SIFFing: Parallax View’s SIFF 2014 Guide

The 40th Annual Seattle International Film Festival opens on Thursday, May 15, with a screening of John Ridley’s Jimi: All is By My Side, and complete its 25-day run on Sunday, June 8 with The One I Love as the Closing Night Film. Here is Parallax View’s coverage and guide to SIFF resources for all 25 days. * Updated 6/9/2014 *

SIFF Week by Week, Day by Day:

SIFF 2014 Winners and Returning film (Sean Axmaker, Parallax View)
SIFF Notes: Pick of the Day (Stranger)
Closing Weekend: Seattle International Film Festival highlights (Moira Macdonald and John Hartl, Seattle Times)
SIFF Week 4 (Seattle Weekly, Brian Miller)
SIFF Roundtable: Final Days (The Sunbreak)
Week 3: Seattle International Film Festival highlights (Moira Macdonald and John Hartl, Seattle Times)
Week 3 at SIFF (Brian Miller, Seattle Weekly)
Week Three Highlights (Three Imaginary Girls)
SIFF 2014: Picks for Centerpiece Weekend (The Sunbreak)
Week 2: Seattle International Film Festival highlights (Moira Macdonald and John Hartl, Seattle Times)
Week 2 at SIFF (Brian Miller, Seattle Weekly)
Week Two Highlights (Three Imaginary Girls)
Tom Tangney’s best bets for SIFF (MyNorthwest)
Week 1: Seattle International Film Festival highlights (Moira Macdonald and John Hartl, Seattle Times)
Week One Highlights (Three Imaginary Girls)

Spotlight Features and Commentary:

Seattle International Film Festival at Forty (Sean Axmaker, Keyframe)
Alan Hicks, director of ‘Keep On Keepin’ On (Florangela Davila, KPLU)
Quincy Jones at SIFF (Paul de Barros, Seattle Times)
Keep On Keepin’ On (Chris Estey, KEXP Blog)
‘Lady Be Good’: Kay D. Ray Uncovers Musical History (Gillian Gaar, City Arts)
Interview with Regarding Susan Sontag director Nancy Kates (Chris Burlingame, The Sunbreak)
John Ridley and Hayley Atwell discuss Jimi: All Is By My Side (Anthony James Kay, City Arts)
Did Jimi Hendrix Beat His Girlfriend? New Film Says Yes, Seattle Biographer Says No (Rachel Belle, MyNorthwest)
KEXP Q&A: Phillip Peterson of Tennis Pro (Jacob Uitti, KEXP)
SIFF Guide: Taylor Guterson Treats Seniors Seriously (and for Laughs) in His Burkholder (Sean Axmaker, Seattle Weekly)
SIFF Guide: Director John Ridley on His New Hendrix Biopic (Brian Miller, Seattle Weekly)
SIFF Guide: Director Craig Johnson on His The Skeleton Twins (Brian Miller, Seattle Weekly)
SIFF Guide: The Family Roots Behind Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble (Matt Driscoll, Seattle Weekly)
SIFF Guide: The Fall of The Funhouse (Gwendolyn Elliott, Seattle Weekly)
SIFF Guide: Tennis Pro and John Jeffcoat Discuss Their Big in Japan (Seattle Weekly, Brian Miller)

Reviews and capsules:

Weird Tales, True Confession: Love, Death, and the Imagination in Dan Ireland’s The Whole Wide World (Kathleen Murphy, Parallax View)
The Pawnbroker (Sean Axmaker, Parallax View)
The Haunted Palace: Alain Resnais’ ‘Last Year at Marienbad’ (Kathleen Murphy, Parallax View)
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round: David Lynch’s Wild at Heart (Kathleen Murphy, Parallax View)
Haute couture on the screen at SIFF (Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times)

Previews:

SIFF Guide: Robert Horton’s Festival Preview (Robert Horton, Seattle Weekly)
SIFF Guide: Brian Miller’s Festival Preview (Brian Miller, Seattle Weekly)
SIFF’s Archival Films (Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times)
SIFF 2014 Preview: NW Connections (Amie Simon, Three Imaginary Girls)
SIFF 2014 Preview: Face the Music (Amie Simon, Three Imaginary Girls)
It’s Time to Face the Music (Chris Estey, KEXP Blog)
SIFF 2014: All is by my SIFF Guide (Sean Axmaker, Parallax View)
Pre-Festival Roundtable (The Sunbreak)
How Do You Solve a Problem Like SIFF? (Erik Lundegaard)
A Look at Seattle International Film Fest’s New ‘African Pictures’ Program Selections For 2014 (Indiewire)

News:

SIFF To Renovate and Reopen the Egyptian Theatre (David Schmader, The Stranger)

Official sites:

SIFF 2014 homepage
SIFF 2014 calendar
SIFF Films A to Z
SIFFtv (video shorts and interviews from the festival)

And other resources:

Seattle Weekly SIFF page
The Stranger’s SIFF Notes
City Arts
Three Imaginary Girls
KEXP Blog
The SunBreak
How to SIFF (Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times)
Which SIFF films are coming back? (Moira Macdonald, Seattle Weekly)

SIFFing 2013 Guide
SIFFing 2012 Guide
SIFFing 2011 Guide


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