About Film Club

The UW Film Club is the foremost organization for exploring film culture at the University of Washington. Each week we get together, watch a film, and discuss it and everything else going on in the entertainment world. Additionally, we program quarterly filmmaking competitions, have access to prescreenings for many of the biggest releases of the year, and provide an outlet for our UW film community. For the Winter 2020 Quarter, we meet at 7:30 PM Thursday nights in Physics-Astronomy Auditorium A114.

Latest News and Reviews

Review: ‘Becoming Cousteau’ Provides an Intimtate Look at the Underwater Explorer

“The only field in which I know I am gifted is cinema,” writes Jacques-Yves Cousteau, a man more remembered for his technological innovations, scientific discoveries, and charming personage than for the dozens of films and television specials that he directed. The documentary Becoming Cousteau revises the conception of the deep-sea explorer in the popular imagination, …

Review: ‘Flee’ is a Beautifully Intimate Portrait of an Afghan Refugee

What does it mean to have a home? Comfort? Security? Privacy? According to Amin, the mononymous subject of the recent Danish documentary Flee, home is somewhere permanent, a place where you no longer have to run. Amin Nawabi, a name that the film directly acknowledges is a pseudonym, fled his home in Afghanistan at a …


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