Best of SIFF 2019
See some of the audience favorites and jury award winners from the 45th Seattle International Film Festival.
June 14 - 20, 2019
USA | 2019 | 91 minutes | Janice Engel
June 15, 2019
Best of SIFF - Best Documentary, Second Runner-Up: Golden Space Needle Audience Award | Political columnist Molly Ivins skewered both right and left with ferocious devotion to the powerless and to the First Amendment.
USA | 2019 | 112 minutes | Gavin Hood
June 15, 2019
Best of SIFF - Best Film, Second Runner-Up: Golden Space Needle Audience Award | Keira Knightley plays Katherine Gun, who goes on trial for leaking a memo that revealed a U.S. espionage plan to gain support for the Iraq War.
Cuba | 2018 | 92 minutes | Arturo Infante
June 16, 2019
Best of SIFF - Grand Jury Prize: New Directors Competition | Stuck in a rut, former schoolteacher and planetarium guide Celeste Garcia is chosen to begin a new life on the planet Gyrok.
New Zealand | 2019 | 90 minutes | Nicole Whippy, ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Matasila Freshwater, Amberley Jo Aumua, Miria George, Marina Alofagia McCartney, Dianna Fuemana, Becs Arahanga
June 17, 2019
Best of SIFF - Best Film, Third Runner-Up: Golden Space Needle Audience Award | Eight vignettes directed by nine female South Pacific filmmakers about eight Indigenous women.