Archive | May 2012

So Much To Celebrate at SIFF

The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is one of North America’s preeminent film events, and is the most highly attended film festival in the U.S., hosting more than 150,000 patrons in 2011.  The 25-day event offers huge exposure for the talented filmmakers who are fortunate enough to earn a coveted slot. Washington-produced films have been featured throughout SIFF’s 38-year history, but 2012 is a year for the record books.  For the first time SIFF will showcase a locally produced Opening Night Gala Film. Seattle’s own Lynn Shelton directed “Your Sister’s Sister”.  The film stars Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt and Mark Duplass, but it also showcases the talents of many local cast and crew, as well as the natural beauty of the film’s principal location – the San Juan Islands. Read More…