The Fort Report: November 18th – 24th

The Seattle Turkish film Festival, R.E.M. and Pulp Music Documentaries,  Music and Movies at the Film Forum, and More!!!

November 18th – 24th

Tuesday the 18th



Wednesday the 19th

    • Northwest Film Forum: The forum hosts Join the Crowd, a forum focused on the importance of crowdsourcing as a viable and necessary tool in funding short and feature films in the current industry.
    • The Grand Illusion: Pulp: a film about Life, Death, and Supermarkets. PULP found fame on the world stage in the 1990’s with anthems including ‘Common People’ and ‘Disco 2000’. 25 years (and 10 million album sales) later, they return to Sheffield for their last UK concert. Giving a career best performance exclusive to the film, the band share their thoughts on fame, love, mortality—& car maintenance. Join the Grand Illusion for Pulp Karaoke after party following the opening night showing. This presentation plays through the week.


Thursday the 20th


Friday the 21st

    • Northwest Film Forum: Part of a multimedia that traces the history of African-American photography, Thomas Allen Harris’s Through a Lens Darkly explores how African American communities have used the medium of photography to construct political, aesthetic, and cultural representations of themselves and their world. Through a Lens Darkly screens through the week with introductions by some of the photographers involved in the project.
    • The Central Cinema: Opening their runs through the weekend are Planes, Trains, and Automobiles and Night of the Comet.

    • SiFF Uptown: Seattle Turkish Film Festival: My Child
    • SiFF Film Center: Seattle Turkish Film Festival: Are We Ok?
    • Varsity Theater: Based on Amy-Jo Albany’s powerful memoir of growing up in the care of her gifted, tormented and frequently absent musician father, the bebop jazz pianist Joe Albany,Low Down focuses on the years 1974 to 1976, when Amy (Elle Fanning, Maleficent, Ginger & Rosa) had few resources other than the love of her aging grandmother (Glenn Close) and a ragtag bunch of Hollywood outcasts and eccentrics that were her friends.

    • Seven Gables: Festival favorite Force Majeure opens today! This wickedly funny and precisely observed psychodrama tells the story of a model Swedish family—handsome businessman Tomas, his willowy wife Ebba and their two blond children—on a skiing holiday in the French Alps.

  • Crest Cinema Center: Guardians of the Galaxy makes its second run debut in 2D & 3D
  • Tin Theater: The Skeleton Twins plays through the weekend



Saturday the 22nd



Sunday the 23rd


Monday the 24th


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