Directing

  • Posing at the Posies

    Chances are you live  in Seattle, so you know what moshing is. I knew, too- sort of. Moshing, I discovered, is a...

  • High on Hollywood

    When I talked to Steve Wright recently he was negotiating a deal for a used helicopter from New Mexico. "How much do...

  • Letters

    17th Portland International Film Festival to Open Dear Editor: The Portland Art Museum Northwest Film Center would like to remind our friends...

  • Scapegoat: Hollywood

    In early December, President Clinton appealed to Hollywood’s elite to curb movie violence and "reshape America’s cultural values." The President, calling himself...

  • Joy & Luck in Hollywood

    Success doesn’t exactly come easy to Ron Bass, but Bass, the co-writer and co-producer of The Joy Luck Club and Significant Other,...

  • McElwee’s March – Part 2

    Part 1 Ross McElwee spoke with Paula Hunt recently at the Vancouver film festival. Part One of this interview ran in our...

  • Visions From Down Under

    As anyone who has seen the movies of Kurosawa, Truffaut, or Bergman knows, great filmmakers tend to leave not only a personal...

  • Triumph and Tragedy

    In 1954 two exceptional films on organized labor were produced. Elia Kazan’s On The Waterfront worn innumerable awards and is often recognized...

  • Video Masturbation

    No, I’m not talking about the kind of self-abuse induced by Debbie Does Dallas. But video masturbation is an Old Testament-style waste...

  • Sweet Little Films

    It’s hard for Zola Mumford to watch Hollywood movies. She says there’s very little in them that a young, woman of color...