"BEST OF SIFF" TO SCREEN JUNE 12 - 19
Rachel Eggers | 206.315.0683 | firstname.lastname@example.org
SEATTLE -- June 10, 2014 -- The Seattle International Film Festival, the largest and most highly attended film festival in the United States, just wrapped up its 40th anniversary 25-day celebration of film. Today, the organization announced the films that will play their annual "Best of SIFF" program, presented by Alaska Airlines. SIFF programmers curated this list of films based on audience and jury award winners, as well as other favorites from the Festival. If you missed it the first time around - or are ready for an encore - now's your chance!
Best of SIFF screens June 12 - 19 at SIFF Cinema Uptown and SIFF Film Center.
Founded in 1976, SIFF creates experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world with the Seattle International Film Festival, SIFF Cinema, and SIFF Education. Recognized as one of the top film festivals in North America, the Seattle International Film Festival is the largest, most highly attended film festival in the United States, reaching more than 150,000 annually. The 25-day festival is renowned for its wide-ranging and eclectic programming, presenting over 450 features, short films, and documentaries from over 70 countries each year. SIFF Cinema exhibits premiere theatrical engagements, repertory, classic, and revival film showings 365 days a year on four screens at the SIFF Film Center and the historic SIFF Cinema Uptown, reaching more than 120,000 attendees annually. SIFF Education offers educational programs for all audiences serving more than 13,000 students and youth in the community with free programs each year.