The SIFF 40 Review Podcast

SIFF 40 is now over, have a listen to Dan & Leroy talk about it!

Over the past 4 weeks, Leroy and I were so fortunate to be a part of the longest running film festival in the world.  This year at SIFF we did so much and it was just a blast.

So, here’s our version of a read along storybook titled:

The BlanketFort.net and the super-awesome, Hella-Fun, Mega Exciting Film Festival.

You’ll know to start looking at other photos when you hear the chimes ring like this (brring!)

Let’s begin.

The SIFF40 member preview (2:53)

Marquee for the SIFF preview event.

Marquee for the SIFF preview event.

LET IT BEGIN!!!

LET IT BEGIN!!!

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MIDNIGHT ADRENALINE

 

Dan and Leroy at the SIFF Preview

Dan and Leroy at the SIFF Preview

SIFF Preview Screen

SIFF IS…

SIFF opening night gala (4:47)

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Dan, D, and Leroy pre-film

Entry to the Gala. Linas Phillips in the center of the shot. We ran into him Everywhere!

Entry to the Gala. Linas Phillips in the center of the shot. We ran into him Everywhere!

Red Carpet

Our first Red Carpet shot!

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Jon Ridley, Hayley Atwell, and Carl Spence at the post Q&A

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Our View from the top

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The After Party

 

The First Week of SIFF (7:40)

Alejandra, Clark Gregg, and Leroy outside the Egyptian

Alejandra, Clark Gregg, and Leroy (w/ chipmunk smile) outside the Egyptian

 

Check out the trailer for Clark’s new film Trust Me

 

 

Renton opening night (10:35)

Dan and Leroy at the Renton SIFF preview

Dan and Leroy at the Renton SIFF preview

 

Sat behind this awesomness...

Sat behind this awesomness…

 

Megan Griffiths introducing her film "Lucky Them"

Megan Griffiths introducing her film “Lucky Them”

 

Cast in attendance post film.

Cast in attendance post film.

 

Renton afterparty

Renton afterparty

 

Check out the trailer for Lucky Them

 

 

An evening with Chiwetel Ejiofor (12:05)

Chiwetel Ejiofor post film Q&A

Chiwetel Ejiofor post film Q&A

Chiwetel Ejiofor introduces Half a Yellow Sun

Chiwetel Ejiofor introduces Half a Yellow Sun

 

Take a look at the trailer for Half A Yellow Sun

 

 

Week 1 continues (13:43)

Quick dinner at Julia's in between movies

Quick dinner at Julia’s in between movies

Leroy and Dan

Leroy and Dan

#IHATELINES

#IHATELINES

Not so Awesome

Not so Awesome

 

Here’s the trailer for Age of Uprising: the Legend of Michel Kohlhaas. You be the judge or read our review here. (13:55)

We Are the Best - Awesome

We Are the Best – Awesome

 

Take a look at the trailer for We Are the Best and read our review here. (16:00)

 Week 2 (16:30)

Director Wil Eubank and Carl Spence after the premiere of The Signal

Director Wil Eubank and Carl Spence after the premiere of The Signal

 

If you haven’t seen it already, check out the trailer for The Signal and read our review here (16:40)

Take a look at the trailer for I Origins (17:38)

Here is the trailer for The Midnight After (20:40)

Here is the trailer for Patema Inverted (21:01)

Here is the trailer for Happy Christmas.  Read our review here (21:42)

 

Read our review of Red Knot here (22:36)

 

Take a look at the website for SOLD (22:46)

 

Here is the link to One Chance with the trailer below:(24:40)

 

 

Here is the website and trailer for one of Dan’s favorites of the fesitval, Frank (26:00)

 Leroy does Catalyst (26:56)

Visit www.seedandspark.com for information on their amazing program!

Leroy at the SIFF Catalyst Panel

Leroy at the SIFF Catalyst Panel

 

Week 3 (28:33)

Leroy’s Favorite film of the festival Dear White People

One of Dan’s favorites, My Last Year With the Nuns has a BlanketFort review that you can read here (29:30)

Once Upon A Time in Shanghai was another one of Dan’s festival favorites, take a look at the trailer below: (29:43)

 40th anniversary screening of The Pawnbroker with Quincy Jones (29:53)

Quincy Jones introducing The Pawnbroker with Carl Spence

Quincy Jones introducing The Pawnbroker with Carl Spence

 

Here’s the trailer and website for Shake the Dust (31:00)

 

Intramural is another one of Leroy’s top picks from the festival (31:55)

Another one of Leroy’s picks was the Aussie horror film The Babadook take a look at the trailer below (32:12)

The Final night of SIFF 40 (32:53)

Dan and Leroy at the final night of SIFF

Dan and Leroy at the final night of SIFF

Dan and Leroy at the final night of SIFF

Dan and Leroy at the final night of SIFF

The view from the good seats in Cinerama

The view from the good seats in Cinerama

Dan and the amazing Mark Duplass

Dan (w/ chipmunk smile) and the amazing Mark Duplass

 

Just a brief clip for the One I Love movie

Leroy and D ending the Festival

Leroy(w/ player smile) and D ending the Festival

So that’s it… Damn I hope that was enough!  Thank you so much for listening, reading, and sharing this experience with us!

Love,

Dan & Leroy

Red Carpet

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