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Capturing Violence: A Community Discussion

On Saturday, August 9, 2014, Raymond Wilford was maced by a Westlake Center security guard while walking to the mall. The guard had been called in to address a shirtless white man who was harassing a group of pro-Palestine demonstrators.

Join us for a community discussion about what happened at Westlake, and what we can do as a community beyond recognizing this events like this as unjust. Led by Charles Mudede, Christa Bell, Pramila Jayapal, Ijeoma Oluo, and moderated by Revered Harriett G. Walden.

Alex Garland will be present to speak about his experience documenting the event.

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Space and Sound 

How do cinematic space and sound help us understand how and why films are made? Learn more in this film appreciation class about how directors evoke emotion, shade characters and generate suspense through camera, lighting and audio choices.

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Puget Soundtrack

In September we launch a new Music Movies series that invites Seattle musicians and bands to create a live score for a film of their choosing.

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We Support Filmmakers

An important part of Northwest Film Forum's mission is providing access to top-of-the-line film gear and equipment at reasonable rates for local filmmakers. Have you checked out our suite of rental options? If you're still learning a new camera or editing system, not to worry - we offer affordable certification classes too.

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