Part of Northwest Film Forum's annual ByDesign series (which explores "the intersection of graphic design and moving image" and features a butt-ton of opportunities for fascination), this talk by curator Peter Lucas covers the history of film title sequences—an art form you might think exists to be endured, tolerated, or, at best, ignored. You might be wrong! Lucas will screen classic sequences from Pablo Ferro, Maurice Binder, and the great Saul Bass. If he were me, he would also show the opening credits from the original The Parent Trap, a tiny, a-goddamn-dorable movie in itself. (Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave, 829-7863. 5 pm, $9.)

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