Michael Ward on Friday, June 01
SIFF pushes ahead to the second-to-last weekend of the 44th annual festival, capping a busy week of guest appearances, North American and World Premieres, with the weekend Centerpiece Gala screening of Boots Riley's Sorry To Bother You on June 2.
Here at Should I See It, we will try and see and cover as much as we can, and share coverage from members of the Seattle Film Critics Society linked below. We post Daily Journals to help enhance and inform your SIFF experiences for 2018!
Come back and visit our daily journals, see additional SIFF coverage from members of the Seattle Film Critics Society, and look for more and more reviews from us as we move through the remaining days of SIFF 2018.
At all times, you can purchase tickets at the online SIFF box office.
The sortable online film guide and daily schedule is always a click away.
Day Sixteen finds 19 feature films for you to ponder and consider.
A FEW CAN'T MISS OPTIONS FOR TODAY:
THE DRUMMER AND THE KEEPER | 93 Minutes - From Ireland, The Drummer and the Keeper, sharing the story of a drummer in a rock band, rocked by a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. As he struggles to come to terms with his condition, he becomes friends with a 17-year-old, recently diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome.
LEAVE NO TRACE | 108 Minutes - Debra Granik's new film (Winter's Bone) stars Ben Foster as a former soldier, wrestling with PTSD, who lives far "off the grid" in the Pacific Northwest with his teenage daughter (Thomasin McKenzie). When their lives are interrupted and they are forced to re-enter society with the help of a guidance counselor, life takes on a completely different meaning for father and daughter.
NONA | 90 Minutes - A searing, visceral drama, Nona tells the story of a Honduran woman who falls for a man, who is headed to the United States. Nona joins him with the hopes of reconnecting with her mother, however she soon finds herself caught up in a journey that she never anticipated possible.
RUST | 100 Minutes - A girl's missing cell phone changes the lives of a number of high school students in Rust, a Brazilian film that becomes a sobering, cautionary tale of school dynamics, politics, and bullying in the age of social media and smartphones.
SUPA MODO | 74 Minutes - If you see it, you cannot forget it. Supa Modo tells the story of a young girl, faced with a terminal illness, who has her community rally around her and give her the dream she has of being a real-life superhero.
SHOULD I SEE IT'S SIFF 2018 REVIEWS:
CATWALK: TALES FROM THE CAT SHOW CIRCUIT
DEATH OF A POETESS
FREAKS & GEEKS: THE DOCUMENTARY
HEARTS BEAT LOUD
I MISS YOU WHEN I SEE YOU
MAKING THE GRADE
THE MOST DANGEROUS YEAR
ON CHESIL BEACH
PICK OF THE LITTER
THE RUSSIAN FIVE
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS
TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?
COVERAGE FROM MEMBERS OF THE SEATTLE FILM CRITICS SOCIETY!
WARREN CANTRELL, SCENE STEALERS | SIFF 2018 REVIEWS
PAUL CARLSON, ESCAPE INTO FILM | SIFF 2018 CAPSULE REVIEWS
KATHY FENNESSY | SIFF BLOG
SARA MICHELLE FETTERS, MOVIEFREAK.COM | SIFF 2018 COVERAGE
SEAN GILMAN & THE SEATTLE SCREEN SCENE TEAM
BRENT MCKNIGHT, THE LAST THING I SEE | SIFF 2018 REVIEWS
MATT OAKES, SILVER SCREEN RIOT | SIFF 2018 REVIEWS
MOIRA MACDONALD, BRENT MCKNIGHT & JR KINNARD, THE SEATTLE TIMES
RENE SANCHEZ, CINE SIN FRONTERAS | SIFF 2018 REVIEWS
AARON WHITE, FEELIN' FILM | SIFF 2018 CAPSULE REVIEWS | SIFF 2018 PODCASTS
TODAY'S 29 FEATURE FILMS PRESENTATIONS (all images courtesy of the Seattle International Film Festival, or film distributors)