We create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films.
The Social Justice Film Festival & Institute showcases brave and creative films on social issues that shape our humanity.
We provide access to films by, for, and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people and their families, and a forum for LGBTQ+ filmmakers to share and discuss their work with audiences. We curate themed screenings throughout the year and produce programs in partnership with other arts, cultural, and service delivery organizations in the Greater Seattle area.
Inaugurated in 2012 by the TACAWA Film Committee, Seattle Turkish Film Festival has become one of the most admired and venerated events of the Turkish American Cultural Association of Washington. The film festival is a non-profit, volunteer-driven event, committed to bringing the best of Turkish films to Seattle in an effort to provide an international platform for talented filmmakers working in both short and feature length formats to showcase their work.
Latinx, Portugese, Spanish
Seattle Latino Film Festival is a nonprofit organization that discovers and presents independent films, documentaries and short films from Ibero & Latin-American countries.
Pacific 'Ohana Foundation helps perpetuate, preserve, and protect the rich culture of the Pacific Basin communities and the relationships among them. We honor people’s cultural values to make this a better world for all.
We envision an informed and just society where honest stories of lived experiences are heard loud and clear. And through this we strive to empower, transform, inspire, heal, and entertain the community. Our mission is to always go one step further to inspire social change in the changing times.
Seattle Film Institute has prepared students for successful careers in the film industry since 1994.
American, Queer, Multicultural
queer, mixed, 1st gen American filmmaker/artist/activist/writer/mama who believes in the power of story
This multi-media web site brings the vital history of Seattle's civil rights movements to life with scores of video oral histories, hundreds of rare photographs, documents, movement histories, and personal biographies, more than 300 pages in all.
Ed Hartman is an award-winning composer, who has scored music for film, T.V., radio, and even a planetarium.
The Inland Northwest is home to a rich community of Native American artists, writers, filmmakers, and musicians. One Heart Native Arts & Film Festival celebrates their collective contributions to the cultural life of the region with a two-day festival at the Bing Crosby Theatre and the newly renovated Unfinished Space in downtown Spokane.
Longhouse Media, a Washington State non-profit organization, was launched in January 2005. Our vision was to start an Indigenous media arts organization that would nurture the expression and development of Native artists, drawing from traditional and modern forms of storytelling, cultural identity, teaching and inquiry, based in the technologies of today.
African American, Black
BlackPast.org, an online reference center makes available a wealth of materials on African American history in one central location on the Internet. Blackpast is made possible by the content contributions of over 800 volunteers from six continents who give of their time and energy to bring this information to a global audience. Click on the images to read their stories or find them in the yellow tabs below in the three main categories: Academic, Independent, and Student. We need more volunteer content contributors.
Wa Na Wari creates space for Black ownership, possibility, and belonging through art, historic preservation, and connection. Wa Na Wari means "Our Home" in Kalabari. Co-founder, Inye Wokoma, is Kalabari through his father's lineage. The name Wa Na Wari evokes a sense of purpose and intention to remain present in a place we consider home.
African American, Latinx, Jewish, Black, Japanese, Native American, Settler
Living Voices is a nationally touring educational theatre bringing life to history through the power of live theatre, video, and personal discussion
The Stroum Center for Jewish Studies promotes the study of Jewish histories, cultures, societies, ideas, languages, and religion and integrates insights from these fields into broader scholarly and public conversations.