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Four Portraits Eve's Bayou [In-Person Only]
Northwest Film Forum
Seattle, WA
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Four Portraits Eve's Bayou [In-Person Only]
Thu Feb 24: 7.00pm PDT

$13 General Admission
$10 Student/Child/Senior
$7 Member

*** Public safety notice ***
NWFF patrons will be required to double-mask while in the building. Disposable masks are available at the door for those who need them. To be admitted, patrons ages 5+ will also be required to present EITHER proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative result from a COVID-19 test administered within the last 48 hours by an official testing facility. Boosters are strongly recommended, though not required for entry.
NWFF is adapting to evolving recommendations to protect the public from COVID-19. Read more about their policies regarding cleaning, masks, and capacity limitations at bit.ly/nwffcovidsafety

Kasi Lemmons
1h 49m
Series - Four Portraits: Films by African American Women Directors

Telling her story through ten-year-old Eve (Jurnee Smollett), Kasi Lemmonss ambitious independent production uses a pastiche of images, employed like stanzas of poetry, to create a haunting portrait of the upwardly mobile and morally complex Batistes of Louisiana.

Louis Batiste (Samuel L. Jackson), a married doctor who is well-respected in his community, is an unrepentant womanizer. Eve, his youngest daughter, witnesses one instance of his infidelity, but her fathers healing powers and the mythology of his reputation conflict with what shes seen and confuse her. Eve is precociously intelligent, brimming with provocative questions, but she is still too young to grasp the risks and consequences of her knowledge.

Eves sister Mozelle (Debbi Morgan) is another kind of healer, with a deep, intuitive faith in the spiritual world. Her faith influences her little sister, and Eve begins to embrace voodoo as a place where she might be able to find some clarity about the mysteries and secrets of her family.

Eves Bayou is a deeply poetic soujourn through moss-draped Louisiana landscapes. But its setting has an ineffable quality to it, positioning Eves Bayou as a story that takes place somewhere between the material and spiritual worlds, where truth and its perception can change shape depending on the light of day.

(Kasi Lemmons, US, 1997, 109 min, in English)


Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
United States





Ticketing, concessions, cinemas, restrooms, and our public edit lab are located on Northwest Film Forum's ground floor, which is wheelchair accessible. We have a limited number of assistive listening devices available for programs hosted in our larger theater, Cinema 1. These devices are maintained by the Technical Director, and can be requested at the ticketing and concessions counter. The Forum does NOT have assistive devices for the visually impaired, and is not (yet) a scent-free venue. Our commitment to increasing access for our audiences is ongoing, and we welcome all public input on the subject! If you have additional specific questions about accessibility at our venue, please contact our Executive Director Vivian Hua at vivian@nwfilmforum.org

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