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City of Seattle and NFFTY to host Film Career Day on November 6

Registration now is open for this free virtual event for teens and young adults ages 13-26 interested in turning their passion for film into a career. The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED), and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) will… [ Keep reading ]

News Release: Newly founded LANGSTON to strengthen Black arts and culture in Seattle

New non-profit arts organization announces formation and Board of Directors   SEATTLE (June 30, 2016) — The Office of Arts & Culture is pleased to announce the founding of LANGSTON, an independent non-profit arts organization based in the heart of Seattle’s Central Area. LANGSTON’s mission is to strengthen and advance community… [ Keep reading ]

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute film call, workshops, birthday bash

Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (LHPAI) is seeking independent film entries for its 10th annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival to be held April 13 to 21. The genres/subject areas are narrative, documentary, children’s, youth-made, short, LGBT, experimental and animation films. Filmmakers do not… [ Keep reading ]

Additional screening of “Water Calling” short films this Wednesday

We’ve added an additional free screening of the Water Calling Short Films, 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 9 at SIFF Cinema. Go here for the complete film schedule and locations.  In the 70-minute presentation, five filmmakers tap into the flow of water and invite viewers to reflect on the preservation of our water resources—from drinking… [ Keep reading ]

Performances celebrate water for Seattle Center’s ‘The Next Fifty,’ begin May 4

From rainwater traveling through Seattle’s sewer system to water’s healing power, we presents three performance artworks that illustrate how local artists are contributing to the discussion about our local waterways. The performances are part of several temporary artworks commissioned by the Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs that address environmental… [ Keep reading ]

Film documents issues facing LGBT elderly, free screening April 19

        View a free, public screening of the documentary Ten More Good Years, noon to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 19 at Seattle City Hall’s Bertha Knight Landes room. The 71-minute film focuses on issues facing the elder lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (LGBT) population, including tax laws, Medicaid and Medicare regulations,… [ Keep reading ]

Local filmmaker, Reel Grrls alumna wins PBS award

Naomi Nelson, an emerging filmmaker who trained at Seattle’s Reel Grrls (and who joined Executive Director Malory Graham this summer to accept Reel Grrls’ 2010 Mayor’s Arts Award) has just been awarded the People’s Choice Award from POV’s “This is My Family” competition for her documentary short Why Not.

Watch “Water Calling” films on Seattle Channel starting this Thursday

In case you missed the free screenings of our Water Calling short films last summer, Seattle Channel will broadcast the films on its cable channel in a two-part series beginning this Thursday, Feb. 25.