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Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
WA, Black
Location
, WA
We screen + examine local and global works of African + African diasporic filmmakers.
Community Focus
Native American
Location
Los Angeles, CA
The Native American Media Alliance (NAMA) is a new initiative designed to advocate for Native American representation in the entertainment industry. This initiative functions as a resource for industry personnel to work with Native Americans who have an authentic voice for film, television and new media.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Boise, ID
Community Focus
Asian, Hawaiian / Kanaka Maoli, Pasifika
Location
Eugene, OR
Started in 2005 by Jason Mak & features juried films that support social justice themes and break the Asian American and Pacific Islander stereotypes
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Anchorage, AK
Community Focus
Hispanic, Latina/e/o/x, Mexican, Mexican American, For All, Multicultural
Location
Portland, OR
The Portland Latin American Film Festival (PDXLAFF) serves the community as a non-profit cultural promoter under the guidance of the Hollywood Theatre. We are dedicated to showcasing perspectives of Latin American culture through an exploration of Latin film and increasing the visibility of Latin American cinema locally. PDXLAFF presents films with universal appeal that can be enjoyed by native Spanish, Portuguese, and English speakers, and other lovers of the Latin culture. To receive email notifications about upcoming screenings. We screen at the Hollywood Theater.
Community Focus
American (US), Asian
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) showcases feature-length and short format films by and about Asian Americans across North America, with an emphasis on filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
A nonprofit film and arts center located in Seattle, Northwest Film Forum presents hundreds of films, festivals, community events, multidisciplinary performances, and public discussions each year. A comprehensive visual media organization, the Forum offers educational workshops and artist services for film and media makers at all stages of their development. Artist services include access to space, gear, fiscal sponsorship, and an edit lab. Northwest Film Forum is a member-based organization.
Community Focus
Native American
Location
Spokane, WA
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.
Community Focus
Latina/e/o/x, Portugese, Spanish
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Latino Film Festival is a nonprofit organization that discovers and presents independent films, documentaries and short films from Ibero & Latin-American countries.
Community Focus
People with Disabilities, Gender Non-Conforming, LGBTQ, Queer, Trans, Two Spirit, Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), Indigenous, Latina/e/o/x, For All, Multicultural
Location
Tacoma, WA
Destiny City Film Festival’s mission is to use the power of vibrant cinematic storytelling to curate an engaged community audience for independent film. Part of that mission is providing a safe space for stories that have not historically received equal representation. We strive to be inclusive, welcoming, accessible and encouraging of all BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and Disability communities and all marginalized voices as we continue to evolve and learn.
Community Focus
Women
Location
Bellingham, WA
Festival of exceptional films directed by women with workshops, panels, and educational events. Based in Bellingham, WA.
Community Focus
South Asian
Location
Redmond, WA
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.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
The Social Justice Film Festival & Institute showcases brave and creative films on social issues that shape our humanity.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
We create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films.
Community Focus
Polish
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle Polish Film Festival (SPFF) is an annual event showcasing the best of Polish cinema since the early 1990s. The SPFF is produced and presented by the Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Association.
Community Focus
Turkish
Location
Seattle, WA
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. ​
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Spokane, WA
The Spokane International Film Festival (SpIFF) is a small, selective offering of world-class films. These are the very best features, documentaries and shorts from around the world that have not yet been commercially released for wide distribution or on virtual platforms.
Community Focus
Japanese
Location
Bringing Japanese film to you.
Community Focus
WA, African American, Black
Location
Seattle, WA
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.