SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST WRAP – Joan Amenn reports

Since 1976, the Seattle International Film Festival has been a welcoming venue for those underrepresented creatives who have struggled to have their voices heard and their visions seen. SIFF has grown to be a year-round source of inspiration with many events being offered and even a summer camp for kids, but the festival is its heart. Held this year from Apr 14 – 24), the festival’s focus was — as it has always been — on diversity.

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NOTHING COMPARES (Sundance FF 2022) – Review by Leslie Combemale

In this cinematic and visually inventive documentary, Belfast director Kathryn Ferguson uses a feminist lens to shine a brighter light on singer/songwriter Sinéad O’Connor, with a focus on the early part of her career between 1987 and 1993, a time that highlights her meteoric rise and subsequent boot from the top for being a woman who spoke too loudly and too honestly.

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