SIFF 2014: Press Launch and Week One of Press Screenings

Wednesday, April 30 Today I went to my first ever press launch.  I came directly from getting a small cavity filled, so there was still some sensitivity when snacking on the Continental Breakfast.  And, although I reached for an orange juice, one of my fellow staff members traded it for a Mimosa.  "It's your birthday," … Continue reading SIFF 2014: Press Launch and Week One of Press Screenings

The Seattle International Film Festival Turns Forty

This year, the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) turns 40, which means that some surprises are in store.  In addition to announcing the opening night film before the festival begins (as is customary), Moira Macdonald published an article today in The Seattle Times that lists some of the guests, including Richard Linklater (for Boyhood, which will … Continue reading The Seattle International Film Festival Turns Forty