The 43rd Annual Seattle International Film Festival opens on Thursday, May 18, with the opening night gala presentation of The Big Sick, from director Michael Showalter and writer/star Kumail Nanjiani, and closes 24 days later on Sunday, June 11 with the North American premiere of Raoul Peck’s The Young Karl Marx. In between there are (at last count) 161 feature films, 58 documentary features, 14 archival films, and 163 short films. All told: 400 films representing 80 countries (as of opening night).
Here is Parallax View’s coverage and guide to SIFF resources from around the web. We will update a few times a week.
SIFF Week by Week, Day by Day:
The 28 Best Movies To See At SIFF Over Memorial Day Weekend (staff, The Stranger) NEW
SIFF 2017: Highlights of the film festival’s second week (staff, Seattle Times) NEW
Festival Roundtable (Opening Week) (The SunBreak) NEW
Roll out the red carpet: Seattle International Film Fest opens Thursday (Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times)
SIFF 2017: Highlights of film festival’s first week (John Hartl, Moira Macdonald, Brent McKnight, Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times)
Sifting through SIFF (Robert Horton, Seattle Weekly)
A Bookish Movie Buff’s Guide to SIFF (Paul Constant, Seattle Weekly)
SIFF 2017: Picks for Opening Weekend (May 19-21) (staff, The SunBreak)
SIFF 2017: Week One Highlights (Michael Bracy, Three Imaginary Girls)
SIFF 2017: Week One Preview (Sean Gilman, Seattle Screen Scene)