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Seattle International Film Festival 2015: Face The Music

Each year, we’re excited to see what musical subjects and evocative themes the Seattle International Film Festival explores in their Face The Music series. This year, the films delve into myths of popular music genius, reach across margins of the economic side of music affairs, expand the histories of dark social scenes, and tantalize viewersRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Metalhead at Nordic Lights Film Festival, SIFF Film Center 1/17

We’ve all heard of music’s power to heal, but, as everyone who was or knew a rebellious teen in their life understands, it can also isolate, alienate or offend. In Ragnar Bragason’s Metalhead (Málmhaus), music can be both a creative and destructive force for young Hera Karlsdottir, who witnessed her brother’s death in a farmingRead more…

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SIFF “Face the Music” Review: Stephin Merritt plays 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

SIFF’s Face the Music series continued on Wednesday night when Stephin Merritt came to the Paramount Theatre to perform music to the 1916 silent film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Accompanying Merritt was Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), for whom Merritt wrote songs to accompany Handler’s A Series of Unfortunate Events books, as well asRead more…

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SIFF “Face the Music” preview: The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls

The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls directed by Leanne Pooley (NZ, 84 minutes) Festival Screenings: May 30, 2010 7:00 PM, Egyptian Theatre May 30, 2010 7:00 PM, Egyptian Theatre

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SIFF “Face The Music” previews: Wheedle’s Groove

Wheedle’s Groove directed by Jennifer Maas (USA, 95 minutes) Festival Screenings: May 28, 2010 4:30 PM, Everett Performing Arts Center May 30, 2010 9:30 PM, SIFF Cinema

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SIFF ’09 preview: My Suicide featuring music from Rocky Votalato!

My Suicide directed by David Lee Miller (USA, 105 minutes) Festival Screenings: June 10, 2009 9:30pm, Pacific Place June 11, 2009 4:30pm, Pacific Place Special performance by Rocky Votolato before the screening at 9pm June 10th! preview by Leigh Bezezekoff We just got a scoop that local indie folk singer/songwriter Rocky Votolato has a fewRead more…

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SIFF ’09 review: True Adolescents

True Adolescents, written & directed by Craig Johnson (USA, 2009) 88 min. Festival Screenings: June 4, 2009 9:30pm, The Egyptian June 6, 2009 1:30pm, The Egyptian Act Your Age: True Adolescents SIFF Party June 6, 2009 8:00pm, The Comet 21+ $7 at the door The Effort (featuring members of The Blakes), The Fucking Eagles, BasemintRead more…

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Three Imaginary Girls are in the mood for celebration; give it up, we’re on vacation!

I am unusually excited for this week, not just because it’ll be the first time I’ll have seen USE in probably about a year and a half but shortly after that I’ll be taking my first actual vacation in well over two years. So, with any luck, next week’s column will be filed, as EddieRead more…

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