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Music Video Monday: a Kithkin Double Feature


Seattle band Kithkin released their latest collaboration with Altrac Productions yesterday.

Local Sightings 2013 in Review


Local Sightings 2013 in Review

Music Video Monday featuring Tacocat's "Hey Girl"




"Sweaty jerks" get called out in this "lovingly handmade" video for Seattle band Tacocat's "Hey Girl," directed by fellow Seattleites Eric J. Olson and James Smith. Sweaty jerks they are not.

Where have you gone $5 COVER: SEATTLE?


Today I had intended to post a link to Lynn Shelton's Seattle music series $5 COVER (in keeping with the April 4th broadcast of music doc WELCOME TO DOE BAY). I watched this series when I moved to the city three years ago, and from the first episode, I could not stop buzzing with excitement. I was living in a city with all of these creative minds? And would have opportunities aplenty to see this sort of amazing music live?? It seemed too good to be true.

TBT with NORTHWEST VISIONARIES

TBT with NORTHWEST VISIONARIES

Ken Levine's film NORTHWEST VISIONARIES first broadcast on PBS in 1988. Today, it still holds up as a fascinating look at the Puget Sound art scene in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. #TBT

End Women's History Month with a bang...courtesy of the Rat City Rollergirls!

Blood on the Flat Track, Rat City Rollergirls

End Women's History Month with a bang...courtesy of the Rat City Rollergirls!

In celebration of Women's History Month, we encourage you to check out BLOOD ON THE FLAT TRACK: THE RISE OF THE RAT CITY ROLLERGIRLS. Co-directed by Seattle-based filmmakers Lainy Bagwell and Lacey Leavitt, this film has entertainment value for roller derby fanatics and novices alike. BLOOD ON THE FLAT TRACK is available for purchase and rent on Amazon.
Warning: helmets not included.

Update to the Reel NW Blog

Reel NW brings you the very best in independent films from or about the Northwest. But even with an extensive lineup, there will always be film projects we love, but are unable to include in the series. We aim to make this blog a place where we can go beyond the films we broadcast and/or stream. Visit the Reel NW Blog to learn about regional productions that we feel are compelling and worth checking out.

Reel NW Shorts Nominated for NW Regional Emmy Awards

The 50th Annual Northwest Regional Emmy® Awards are taking place this weekend and we are rooting for the following three Reel NW short films nominated for the aw

And the 2013 Reel NW Award Goes to...

2013 Reel NW Award
Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton wins second annual Reel NW Award

KCTS 9 and SIFF are pleased to announce that Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton—directed by Northwest filmmakers Eric Slade and Stephen Silha—is the winner of the second annual Reel NW Award, presented to a distinguished feature-length film with Pacific Northwest connections appearing in the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival.

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