Guests Scheduled for DocFest 2023

Thursday, September 21, 2023

DocFest - Guests Attending

Pictured: Amelia Bonow (Shout Your Abortion) at a 2019 Q&A and screening of Our Bodies Our Doctors. Photo by Alexa Glossen.

SIFF's third annual DocFest returns October 5-12, 2023 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. Join us for a celebration of all films documentary, with the very filmmakers and experts who brought these films to life. See who's scheduled to attend below:

Going Varsity in Mariachi
Thursday, October 5 @ 7:00PM
Live performance from Mariachi Monarcas. 

Passholders and ticket buyers are invited to join us afterwards at Agave Cocina & Tequilas (15% off for DocFest attendees).

Saturday, October 7 @ 1:00pm
Sunny Xia (Douglas F. King Assistant Conductor, Seattle Symphony) scheduled to attend.

Invisible Nation
Saturday, October 7 @ 4:00PM
Director Vanessa Hope, Executive Producer Patrick Pfupajena, and Producers Ted Hope, Arie Thompson, and Ivan Orlic are scheduled to attend, along with James Lin (Associate Chair, UW Taiwan Studies Program).

Plan C
Saturday, October 7 @ 7:00PM
Post-film discussion with Amy Merrill (one of the founders of PLAN C), lead editor Meredith Perry, Amelia Bonow (Shout Your Abortion), Mercedes Sanchez (Cedar River Clinics), and Dr. Ying Zhang (UW Assoc Professor of Family Medicine).

A Song Film by Kishi Bashi: "Omoiyari"
Sunday, October 8 @ 7:00PM
Producer JJ Gerber scheduled to attend. 

Join us beforehand at Traveling Goat from 5:00-7:00pm for a happy hour sponsored by Seattle Documentary Association.

Copa 71
Tuesday, October 10 @ 7:30PM

Producer Kim Nyhous and former OL Reign Academy coach Jan Smisek scheduled to attend.

Between the Rains
Wednesday, October 11 @ 5:00PM
Director Andrew H. Brown and Executive Producer Michal Pietrzyk scheduled to attend.

Wednesday, October 11 @ 7:30PM
Director Irene Lusztig, Kathleen Flenniken (2012 Poet Laureate of Washington State), and Shannon Cram (University of Washington Department of Geography) scheduled to attend.

See full SIFF DocFest lineup and details.

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