Film: Spring Arts Preview 2012

A bird's eye view of the best film festivals and film series in Seattle this spring.
Brangien Davis  |   March 2012   |  FROM THE PRINT EDITION

FESTIVALS

Seattle Jewish Film Festival (3/15–3/25), seattlejewishfilmfestival.org

Irish Reels (3/17–3/18), irishreels.org

Seattle Deaf Film Festival (3/30–4/1), deafspotlight.com/SDFF

National Film Festival for Talented Youth (4/26–4/29), nffty.org
Langston Hughes African American Film Festival (4/14–4/22), lhaaff.tumblr.com

Seattle International Film Festival (5/17–6/10), siff.net

SPECIAL SERIES

IF IT’S MONDAY, IT’S THE ’80s

On Monday nights in March and April, SIFF is screening 1980s blockbusters and cult classics at the Uptown (titles TBA). siff.net 

BROADS, GRIFTERS AND BOBBIES

The Seattle Art Museum’s film program presents “Shadow Street: The Best of British Film Noir,” including These Are the Damned and A Deadly Affair. seattleartmuseum.org

IT’S A KEEPER

On weekends in April and May, the Northwest Film Forum is elucidating the importance of film preservation by screening all new prints of classic films—such as Douglas Sirk’s Sleep, My Love and Cecil B. DeMille’s The Crusades—best seen on the big screen. nwfilmforum.org

 

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