Sssshhhh! It’s a secret. — Anniversary Post

I only wrote two posts for SIFF 2016: the one below, and my highlights post, which is the only one that includes information about the films I saw. The reason I decided to repost this one is because it's unlike any other post I wrote about the festival. More of an exercise in writing style … Continue reading Sssshhhh! It’s a secret. — Anniversary Post

SIFF 2016: Highlights and Observations

Opening Night Gala (Thursday, May 19) For the first time in the seven years I've attended the festival, opening night didn't have great weather. It also didn't have any guests from the opening night film, which makes me wonder if there was a Q&A after the movie ended (the cast were still enjoying the society in … Continue reading SIFF 2016: Highlights and Observations

Sssshhhh! It’s a secret.

Secret Festival. None dare speak of what goes on within this four-day festival-within-a-festival. Those who mention the creations which screen in shadow are never heard from again. What happens in the dark stays in the dark. This year I shall be attending this adumbral ritual. I can never disclose the names of the films I see; they are referred … Continue reading Sssshhhh! It’s a secret.

Another Year, Another Festival

The 2016 edition of the Seattle International Film Festival begins May 19 and continues through June 12, though press screenings began today. I've decided to do mostly tweets this year, so follow me @litdreamer for those (or check out the sidebar on this blog). Most movies I see are worth only 140 characters. Some are worth … Continue reading Another Year, Another Festival