SIFF 2009

SIFF 2009: Women who are moms, women who are soldiers

  Ever since seeing Léa Pool’s lovely 1999 coming of age film Emporte-moi (Set Me Free), I’ve looked forward to her films. Not that she has gotten close to that lovely, sublime film since, but I keep hoping. Her latest returns to that familiar theme: a seemingly happy suburban family unravels over one fateful summer …

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SIFF 2009: Auto-erotic asphyxiation (not me!) and takin’ a couch day

  Are you ever just tired at the end of the work week? You know, like really really tired? Cancel your social plans tired? “Please, you guys should go out anyway without me…” tired? I knew I had a big-ass frosty microbrew in my fridge that had been beckoning for a couple weeks. One of …

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SIFF 2009: SIFF Cinema to go dark this summer…

  Just saw this on the Seattle Times website: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/movies/2009292481_siff03.html SIFF Cinema plans a summer hiatus SIFF Cinema — the year-round arm of the Seattle International Film Festival — will close its doors for most of July and August to cut costs, says managing director Deborah Person. By Moira Macdonald Seattle Times movie critic As …

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