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Sophia Mitri Schloss in Megan Griffiths' Sadie. Photo by: TJ Williams Jr.

SIFF 2018 Preview: Northwest Connections

Who’s ready for another batch of films connected to the Puget Sound region? SIFF’s Northwest Connections program celebrates cinema filmed in and around Seattle, as well as homegrown filmmakers, cinematographers, and local actors. Y’all know I’m a big fan of Megan Griffith’s films, and I am SUPER excited to finally see Sadie, her dark drama […]

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SIFF 2018 Preview: Face the Music

This week, the 44th Seattle International Film Festival kicks off, and, as usual, TIG is laser-focused on the Face the Music program! Let’s talk about one of the incredible LIVE events first: THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE film awesome enough to have DJ NicFit reimagine it with an ALL QUEEN playlist, and that film, of […]

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Without Name

SIFF Review: Without Name {May 28, June 2, June 4}

I’ve never heard of “hallucinogenic eco-terror” before, but it’s definitely the perfect way to describe Without Name. Surveyor Eric {Alan McKenna. He has such a nice face! I really like his face} heads out into the middle of an Irish forest to escape his falling-apart marriage and try to save his business. The forest is […]

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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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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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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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SIFF 2017 Preview: Face the Music

IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! The 43rd Seattle International Film Festival kicks off this Thursday night, and TIG is stoked to see all the amaze Face the Music screenings they have lined up. Documentaries reign supreme this year, covering everything from EDM to opera—plus there’s a few incredible live events lined up […]

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