Chiwetel Ejiofor is one of the modern acting world's most treasured and versatile performers. Prior to the evening's screening of Half of a Yellow Sun, Ejiofor will receive the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting. A Q&A with the actor will follow.
Join acclaimed artist Quincy Jones for a special screening of his film Keep On Keepin' On, featuring the jazz-legend Clark Terry and blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin. Mr. Jones will be honored with the Festival's Lifetime Achievement Award before the screening, and will take part in a conversation following the film.
Join acclaimed actress, director, and producer Laura Dern for a special tribute followed by a screening of David Lynch's Wild at Heart. Dern will be honored with the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Outstanding Achievement in Acting, and a Q&A before the screening.