Utama [In-Person Only]
Fri Jan 13: 7.30pm PDT
Sat Jan 14: 4.30pm PDT, 7.30pm PDT
Sun Jan 15: 4.30pm PDT
Wed Jan 18: 7.30pm PDT
Thu Jan 19: 7.30pm PDT
Fri Jan 20: 7.30pm PDT
Sat Jan 21: 4.30pm PDT, 7.30pm PDT
Sun Jan 22: 4.30pm PDT, 7.30pm PDT
$14 General Admission
*** Public safety notice ***
NWFF patrons will be required to wear masks that cover both nose and mouth while in the building. Disposable masks are available at the door for those who need them. We are not currently checking vaccination cards. Recent variants of COVID-19 readily infect and spread between individuals regardless of vaccination status.
NWFF is adapting to evolving recommendations to protect the public from COVID-19. Read more about their policies regarding cleaning, masks, and capacity limitations here.
Alejandro Loayza Grisi
Bolivia, France & Uruguay
(Alejandro Loayza Grisi, Bolivia, France & Uruguay, 2022, 87 min, in Quechua & Spanish with English subtitles)
In the arid Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple has been living a tranquil life for years. While he takes their small herd of llamas out to graze, she keeps house and walks for miles with the other local women to fetch precious water. When an uncommonly long drought threatens everything they know, Virginio and Sisa must decide whether to stay and maintain their traditional way of life or admit defeat and move in with family members in the city. Their dilemma is precipitated by the arrival of their grandson Clever, who comes to visit with news. The three of them must face, each in their own way, the effects of a changing environment, the importance of tradition, and the meaning of life itself.
This visually jaw-dropping debut feature by photographer-turned-filmmaker Alejandro Loayza Grisi is lensed by award-winning cinematographer Barbara Alvarez (Lucretia Martels The Headless Woman) and won the Grand Jury Prize (World Cinema Dramatic) at the Sundance Film Festival.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
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 Patron Services Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org