Dina

SIFF 2017 Preview: Dina {May 23, 24}

What can I say? I’m a sucker for love stories. Part rom-com, part documentary and Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury prize-winner Dina explores what happens when two people with complicated baggage try to make it work—in their case, Scott’s Asperger syndrome and Dina’s autism. But like any couple, they’re determined to work through their problems and […]

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Rat Fancy - Suck A Lemon

TIG Exclusive: Hear Rat Fancy’s New EP of Snarky Sunny Twee-Punk

As the weather warms and we shed our headphone-ear-muffs for backyard party mix tapes, the time is perfect for Rat Fancy to release their debut EP: Suck A Lemon. Rat Fancy is ex-Sweater Girl Diana Barraza (vocals/guitar), Gregory Johnson (guitar / keyboard) and Gavin Glidewell (drums). Hailing from Los Angeles, they know a thing or […]

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Heal the Living

SIFF 2017: week one highlights

Seattle’s beloved movie gorge-a-thon gets underway this evening, gala-style, with The Big Sick, and will be followed by 24 days of an ever-varied (and ever-bloated) lineup. TIG’s intrepid SIFFers have already been watching films — like, LOTS — and once again we’ll be around for the duration to help you peruse and choose. So let’s […]

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Voyager-The-Farthest-2

SIFF 2017 Preview: The Farthest {May 19, 20, 24}

Now that we live under a dystopia-administration that doesn’t trust BASIC SCIENCE FACTS, it’s more important than ever for us to remember and celebrate our stunning achievements in this sphere. Written and directed by multi-IFTA-award-winner, Emer Reynolds, this space-centric documentary explores the journey and making of the twin Voyager space probes launched in the autumn […]

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Lane 1974

SIFF 2017 Preview: Northwest Connections

Get your calendars out and get ready to plan your screenings of NW films this year! Northwest Connections at SIFF honors films that are connected to the Puget Sound region—celebrating cinema filmed in and around Seattle, local filmmakers, and local actors. Helmed by The Stranger Genius Award winner Webster Crowell, Rocketmen looks like a fun time. […]

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