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Robert Horton Recommends: More Like "Clear Cut"

This week, the film critic Robert Horton suggests three films you might like if you liked “Clear Cut.”

Interview with "Clear Cut" Director Peter Richardson

Film critic Robert Horton interviews the filmmaker Peter Richardson, whose film “Clear Cut: The Story of Philomath, Oregon" airs on Reel NW on Monday, Dec. 12, at 10 p.m.

The Particular Character of Northwest Film

Olympic National Park, Washington

The film critic Robert Horton ponders whether there is a particular quality to Northwest film.

TAD Lives on - on YouTube

While the Seattle band TAD broke up in 1999, thanks to their music videos, the band lives on - on YouTube. Here are a few old gems you can find there:

Robert Horton Recommends: More Like "TAD: Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears"

This week, the film critic Robert Horton recommends some music-related movies.

Robert Horton Recommends: More LIke "McCracken & Blank"

This week, the film critic Robert Horton looks at films about artists.

From Old Trees to Glass Trees

In the Reel NW film “Crystal Skin” (online here), the Seattle glass artist Martin Blank finds inspiration in the massive old trees of Orcas Island. He goes back to his hot shop with the idea of recreating those trees in glass.

To see Blank’s inspired handiwork close up, head over to the Museum of Glass in Tacoma. Fluent Steps, his ambitious glass installation over the reflecting pool in the museum’s plaza, includes a tree – and much more.

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Robert Horton Recommends: More Like "One Big Hapa Family"

This week, film critic Robert Horton looks at some other films that deal with Japanese-Canadian internment and multiracial identity.

Japanese-Canadian Interracial Marriage: Echoes of the Internment

Canada is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world, and it’s getting more so. In 2006 Statistics Canada reported that the number of mixed marriages or common-law unions – where one member was from a visible minority group – had increased by 33 percent since 2001.

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