If you haven’t left your house in weeks, then you might not be aware, but The 37th Seattle International Film Festival is kicking off this week with its massive Opening Night Gala celebration and screening of THE FIRST GRADER. So, this week on the podcast we welcome our beautiful and brilliant guest BETH BARRETT, Programming Director of the Seattle International Film Festival for an extra long, extra SIFF-ful episode! We talk queer film, we go on film-geek tangents, we even talk about films that are not queer at all! Imagine that!
The biggies, of course, are the Gay-La screening of AUGUST, and the Gay-La Party at Pnk! François Sagat comes to Seattle with his new film MAN AT BATH (so hot, so sexy… so brilliant!) and a bunch of pretty outstanding Short Films that fall into L, G, B or T categories. Beth was kind to stop by for a glass of pinot, and to share some insights into the festival, the films, the parties and all matters SIFF.
It’s a BIG OL’ SIFF-Y episode, so if you need to take it in doses, we understand completely. And we will never judge you. Okay, maybe a little