Michael Ward on Wednesday, May 23
We've reached the mid-week and sell-outs and standby tickets are becoming more and more of a reality. Don't miss your unique chance to check out some award-winning international fare, thrilling and unbelievable documentaries, and groundbreaking, cutting edge cinema every day at the 44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival.
Day Seven finds us with 21 films across 7 different locations.
Here at Should I See It, we will try and see as much as we can, and share coverage from members of the Seattle Film Critics Society linked below. We are trying to make these Daily Journals one stop shopping for your SIFF experiences for 2018!
A FEW CAN'T MISS OPTIONS FOR TODAY:
DEATH OF A POETESS | 75 Minutes - Two women meet on a fateful evening that leads to two very different results for them by the end of the night.
HIGHLANDER | 116 Minutes - Russell Mulcahy's classic 1986 fantasy adventure is reinvented with a live soundtrack by legendary rock band Queen, provided and mixed by Seattle's own DJ NicFit.
MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. | 94 Minutes - Sri Lankan hip-hop artist and activist M.I.A. turns over her personal video diaries for a raucous documentary on the "Paper Planes" singer by director Stephen Loveridge.
PICK OF THE LITTER | 80 Minutes - Is there a more irresistible premise for a movie than this? Five labrador puppies learn to become guide dogs, as Pick of the Litter documents their journey through a 10-week guide dog course, beginning right after their first birthday.
QUEERAMA | 70 Minutes - Calling to mind the groundbreaking documentary The Celluloid Closet, Queerama looks at 100 years of film and television footage from the United Kingdom, uniquely showcasing the LGBTQ+ experience across the pond.
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS | 98 Minutes - An extraordinary true story of three triplets who discover they were separated at birth, while in college in 1980. And that is only the beginning of the story.
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
ON CHESIL BEACH
THE RUSSIAN FIVE
TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
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
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 21 FILMS (all images courtesy of the Seattle International Film Festival, or film distributors)