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
SIFF 2017: Picks for Memorial Day Weekend (staff, The SunBreak) NEW
SIFF 2017: week two highlights (Michael Bracy, Three Imaginary Girls) NEW