Big news from our friends at Seattle's Northwest Film Forum:

"Northwest Film Forum announces the milestone 20th annual edition of Seattle’s only festival dedicated to Pacific Northwest films and filmmakers. Complete with premieres, parties, industry events, and the best in local emerging film talent. Opening weekend will be filmed by the Criterion Channel on FilmStruck.

The complete lineup for Local Sightings 2017 will be released online on Tuesday, August 22. A press event will be held on August 31 at 2pm, announcing the full festival schedule and trailer premiere; screener links will be available for features.

Read the full press release here.

Poster design by Nick Shively.

Poster design by Nick Shively.