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A CONVERSATION WITH BETH BARRETT AND ROBERT HORTON

Not all great films make it to wide release or streaming services. Beth Barrett, Seattle International Film Festival Artistic Director, will discuss the relevance and importance of film festivals for modern filmmakers and audiences. Film critic Robert Horton (Everett Herald, Seattle Weekly) will leading a conversation about Femme Fatales in Film.

EVENT TIME

Saturday, January 12 | 6:30pm | Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (Zech Hall)


ABOUT ROBERT HORTON

Robert Horton reviews movies for the Everett Herald and Seattle Weekly, and teaches film at Seattle University. He's a regular contributor to Film Comment magazine, the curator of the Magic Lantern series of film lectures at the Frye Art Museum, and a member of the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. He has lectured on film aboard cruise ships through the Smithsonian Journeys program, and blogs regularly at The Crop Duster.

ABOUT BETH BARRETT

Beth Barrett is the Artistic Director of SIFF (organizers of the Seattle International Film Festival, SIFF Cinema, and SIFF Education) and has been working with SIFF programming since 2003. An aficionado of short films, she secured SIFF’s status as an Academy Award® qualifying festival in 2008. Responsible for all aspects of SIFF programming, Beth has been in Seattle for 25 years and holds an MA in Northern Renaissance Art History.