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The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith

Between 1957 and 1965 in New York, dozens of jazz musicians jam night after night in a dilapidated Sixth Avenue loft, not realizing that much of what they play and say to each other is being captured on audio tape and in still pictures by the gentle and unstable genius, former LIFE Magazine photographer W. Eugene Smith, who lives in the loft space next door.

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The Horror Film

October 20th and 27th (Thursdays) 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Instructor: John Trafton
Tuition: $30 ($25 for Film Forum members)

Since the days of silent cinema, horror has remained a popular film genre, touching upon our deepest fears and visiting us in our darkest places. This two week workshop will examine the horror genre and all its different forms: the ghost, the monster, the vampire, the demon, and the nefarious other.

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TWIST Seattle Queer Film Festival

Oct. 13 - 23

TWIST takes over the Forum's cinemas for a ten-day extravaganza including a wide array of movies, an art exhibit, a pop-up marketplace, live performances, panel discussions, and some of the best parties of the year. The full program, along with tickets and passes, is available at




Cue Northwest Film Residency 

We’ve selected a filmmaker: Congratulations Neely Goniodsky! Learn more about Neely at

Cue Northwest is a partnership between Brick Lane Records and Northwest Film Forum. We believe connecting artists across disciplines creates a fertile environment for building community through art. Through a series of collaborative projects including production residencies and networking events, Cue Northwest will galvanize the film and music communities

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