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44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival

SIFFing: Parallax View’s SIFF 2018 Guide

The 44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival opens on Thursday, May 17, with the opening night gala presentation of Goya-winning feature The Bookshop with Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, and Bill Nighy from Spanish filmmaker Isabel Coixet, and closes 24 days later on Sunday, June 10 with Portland-based filmmaker Gus Van Sant’s Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot. In between there are (at last count) 168 feature films, 66 documentary features, 10 archival films, and 164 short films among the multimedia presentations. All told: 433 films representing 90 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:

SIFF 2018: The best of the fest’s first week (staff, Seattle Times)
SIFF 2018 Picks: Opening Weekend (Seth Sommerfeld and Robert Horton, Seattle Weekly)
The 22 Best Movies To See At SIFF This Weekend: May 18-20 (staff, The Stranger)
SIFF 2018 Preview: Week One (Sean Gilman, Seattle Screen Scene)
9 things to do in Seattle (Michael Upchurch, Crosscut)

Reviews and capsules:

SIFF 2018: Afghan Cycles (Tony Kaye, CityArts)
Movie Review: The Bookshop (Eric Lundegaard)
SIFF Review: Revenge (Amie Simon, Three Imaginary Girls)
The Stranger’s SIFF Notes (staff, The Stranger)
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