News from the Office of Film + Music - February 21, 2019

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News from the Office of Film + Music | Vol. 12, No. 27 | February 21, 2019

The Paper Tigers movie poster

Join us for panel discussion on representation in film

As more diverse films such as Crazy Rich Asians and Black Panther reshape the Hollywood landscape, independent films continue to evolve as a launching pad for new talents of color. This month at The Mixer, Director Bao Tran and producers Al’n Duong and Dan Gildark will speak about their journey in creating the upcoming Kung Fu action comedy film, The Paper Tigers. Executive Director of the Northwest Film Forum Vivian Hua will also share her efforts in creating more inclusive spaces for film production and exhibition through institutional change, as well as finding new pathways to support filmmakers of color. Join us Wednesday, February 27 from 5-7 PM at the Vera Project for this amazing panel discussion and to network with fellow creatives! RSVP on Facebook or check out the event page.

Souls of Mischief performing

206 Zulu celebrates 15 years with hiphop legends Souls of Mischief

Seattle Asian American Film Festival logo

Seattle Asian American Film Festival begins tonight


Jessica Hopper on abuse in the music industry - Ryan Adams is the latest musician to incur a slew of accusations of abuse. KEXP’s Sound and Vision invited author and music journalist Jessica Hopper to discuss how the music industry should be held accountable. Listen to the segment and read a transcription of the conversation here.

Youryoungbody band

This week on Band in Seattle, you'll be entranced by the dark electronic sounds of Youryoungbody. Band in Seattle airs Friday nights at midnight on KONG Channel 6 and Sunday nights at 11:30 PM on KING 5, as well as on Alaska Airlines and


Local filmmaker Bao Tran is making a modern kung fu movie, “The Paper Tigers” - International Examiner

In an increasingly expensive Seattle, artist residencies provide much-needed space and support - Seattle Times 

Basement rock den Screwdriver Bar opens a new venue space, hosting local and touring bands - Seattle Times