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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
American, Asian
Location
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
African American, Black
Location
Seattle, WA
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.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
"The best video store in Seattle? No, the world." --Not For Tourists Seattle 2009
Community Focus
Lummi, Native American
Location
Bellingham, WA
Children of the Setting Sun Productions follows the Lummi Family tradition of Native Storytelling. By utilizing both traditional and modern art mediums, Setting Sun embraces the instructions left by great grandfather Frank Hillaire to keep the family culture alive.
Community Focus
Indigenous, Native American
Location
Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Deaf, People with Disabilities
Location
Seattle, WA
Deaf Spotlight illuminates the artist within every Deaf person.
Community Focus
Hawaiian, Asian, 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
Japanese
Location
Bringing Japanese film to you.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
This free program offers youth a direct link to SIFF Cinema, the Seattle International Film Festival, and our diverse local filmmaking community.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
We are Girl Scouts of Western Washington! With our HQ in Seattle, we currently serve more than 25k girls (with the invaluable help of more than 12k volunteers) across 17 counties. We also maintain offices DuPont, Bellevue, Everett and Bremerton. We are also proud of our six camp properties located in Carnation, Lilliwaup on Hood Canal, Longview, Hoquiam and Belfair.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
We create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films.
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
Queer
Location
Seattle, WA
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.
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
Community Focus
Latinx, 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
Hawaiian, Pasifika
Location
Gig harbor, WA
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.
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
Seattle Film Institute has prepared students for successful careers in the film industry since 1994.