Category Archives: SIFF

SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde scored by The Invincible Czars

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with live soundtrack by The Invincible Czars Festival Screenings:  Thursday, June 8 at 7:00 PM – The Triple Door During the last week of this year’s Seattle International Film Festival, Austin band The Invincible Czars will perform an original soundtrack to the 1920 silent film classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,Read more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Puget Soundtrack presents Prom Queen

Puget Soundtrack presents Prom Queen Festival Screenings: Thursday, June 1 at 7:00 PM – Triple Door Two of our favorite local non-profits are combining forces for one incredible night of music. Northwest Film Forum’s “Puget Soundtrack” series pairs local bands with films of their choosing to perform a unique, live soundtrack. Tonight, Thursday, June 1st,Read more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall

Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall (USA | 2017 | 100 minutes | directed by Katherine Fairfax Wright) Festival Screenings: Monday, May 29 at 7:00 PM – SIFF Cinema Egyptian Thursday, June 1 at 4:00 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown When people talk about the DIY scene, it usually conjures up thoughts of the ’70s punkRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: On The Road

On The Road (UK, 2016, 112 Minutes, Directed by Michael Winterbottom.) Festival Screenings: Wednesday, May 31, 2017- SIFF Cinema Egyptian Friday, June 2nd, 2017- SIFF Cinema Uptown Wednesday, June 7th, 2017- SIFF Cinema Uptown Michael Winterbottom has made a career out of keeping busy, constantly reinventing his directorial style with every new film. His second-most-recent film, one ofRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World (Canada | 2017 | 103 minutes | directed by Catherine Bainbridge, Alfonso Maiorana) Festival Screenings: Friday, May 26 at 7:00 PM – Paramount Theatre Saturday, May 27 at 11:30 AM – SIFF Cinema Uptown (Executive Producer Ernest Webb and Producers Lisa Roth & Tracy Rector scheduled to attendRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Review: Bill Frisell, A Portrait

Bill Frisell, A Portrait (Australia | 2017 | 114 minutes | directed by Emma Franz) Festival Screenings: Sunday, May 21 at 2:30 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Tuesday, May 23 at 4:00 PM – AMC Pacific Place You may very well have passed Bill Frisell on the streets of Seattle, and not even realized youRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Give Me Future

Give Me Future (Directed by Austin Peters, 2017, 85 minutes) Festival Screenings: Friday, May 19 at 8:30PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Saturday, May 20 at 3:30PM – Majestic Bay Friday, June 2 at 9:00PM – Ark Lodge Cinemas [Director Austin Peters scheduled to attend this weekend’s screenings] Remember how long you waited for that one band toRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Chavela

Chavela (Directed by Catherine Gund, 2017, 90 minutes) Festival Screenings: Friday, May 19 at 6PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Saturday, May 20 at 11AM- AMC Pacific Place [Director Catherine Gund scheduled to attend the Friday screening] Chavela Vargas seems an ideal candidate for a documentary. Born in Costa Rica, Chavela rose to fame in 1950s MexicoRead more…

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Seattle International Film Festival 2017: Face The Music

The sun is finally here, which means, it’s time to hide in a dark, cool movie theatre for the 43rd annual Seattle International Film Festival, May 18th through June 11th. This year’s schedule boasts more than 400 films from 80 countries over 25 days. As always, KEXP is thrilled to host the “Face the Music”Read more…

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SIFF Face The Music 2016 Review: We Are X

We Are X (Directed by Stephen Kijak, USA, 2016, 89 minutes) Festival screenings: Sunday, June 5th at 8:30 PM – Ark Lodge Cinemas Wednesday, June 8th at 9:30 PM – SIFF Cinema Egyptian Although there’s an L.A. band who would disagree, We Are X is the story of Japan’s most successful rock band of allRead more…

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