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 fall 2018 Quarter, we meet at 7:30 PM Thursday nights in Paccar 290.

Latest News and Reviews

Review: ‘Widows’ is ‘Ocean’s 8’ With A Dramatic Heft

Upon first announcement, Widows seemed like a peculiar albeit talented coupling of filmmakers. Director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave, Shame) has been known for highlighting the cruelty of the real world through the suffering of the characters in his films, with the aim to make the audience uncomfortable yet understanding and sympathetic. Writer Gillian …

Review: ‘A Private War’ Shows the Horrors of a Shallow Character Study

Matthew Heineman, traditionally a documentary filmmaker, tries his hand in the realm of biographical drama with his newest film A Private War, starring a deathly committed and hardened Rosamund Pike playing the late war journalist Marie Colvin, who most notably covered the siege of Homs in the Syrian civil war. While no doubt a well-conducted …


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