As one of the largest chapters of the nationwide Finlandia Foundation, the Seattle Chapter actively pursues objectives that have been the core of the chapter since its establishment in 1968 by providing Finnish language classes, presenting Finnish movies, organizing a variety of events throughout the year such as the Finnish Independence Day Dinner and Dance, and more!

Upcoming Events

July 12 – 14: Lumberjacks and Logrollers: Icons of Finnish Cinema

Northwest Film Forum invites you to put on your best flannels and come revel at foresting Finns on the silver screen, from silent drama to merry musical, for what will be the most comprehensive survey of the lumberjack and logroller genre to date.

Four films during the 3-day series, with live music during the Saturday evening showing of the silent film Koskenlaskijan Morsiain (The Lumberjack’s Bride). See the Northwest Film Forum website for more information about the film series as well as tickets.