The SIFF List Is Here!

Woo-hoo! SIFF is just around the bend! Check out this sampling from the lineup (which features many local filmmakers, hurrah!) and start blocking off your calendar. The fest starts May 20, so use these remaining weeks to get yourself into tip-top movie watching condition. Hydrate! (Er, but not too much.)

Here's this year's trailer (enjoy it now... because no matter how good it is, you're bound to get sick of seeing it before every SIFF movie!):

Here's the SIFF scoop on locally made films: 

Never forgetting its roots in the fertile Pacific Northwest film community, SIFF's Northwest Connections program is a proud display of hometown talent. This year's Northwest Connections includes five World Premieres and features local director Linas Phillips' latest work, Bass Ackwards; the psychological thriller The Penitent Man(shot in several Puget Sound locations); Senior Prom, a "mockumentary" directed by a senior at Mountlake Terrace High School; Perfect 10, by Seattle-area husband-and-wife directing team Kris and Lindy Boustedt; Wheedle's Groove, a look back at Seattle's nearly forgotten contributions to the soul music scene; and documentaries about renowned locals including glass artist, Dale Chihuly, outspoken former Washington State Governor, Booth Gardner (in an Academy Award® nominated film), and the tenacious artistic revolutionary, Ginny Ruffner.

And here's a partial list of other featured films:

World Premieres
Amplified Seattle, directed by John Jeffcoat (USA, 2010)
Chihuly Fire & Light, directed by Mark McDonnell (USA, 2010)
I Kissed a Vampire, directed by Chris Sean Nolan (USA, 2010)
A Little Help, directed by Michael J. Weithorn (USA, 2010)
Miss Nobody, directed by Tim Cox (USA, 2010)
Morning, directed by Joseph Mitacek (USA, 2010)
Patagonia, directed by Marc Evans (United Kingdom, 2010)
Perfect 10, directed by Lindy Boustedt (USA, 2010)
REGENERATION, directed by Phillip Montgomery (USA, 2010)
Senior Prom, directed by Nicholas Terry (USA, 2010)
The Family Tree, directed by Vivi Friedman (USA