Meet the Programmer: Grace Mosqueda

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Meet our talented team of programmers – the people who work and watch movies all year long to curate the best films possible for the Seattle International Film Festival, celebrating its 47th year from April 8 to 18, 2021. Full program info siff.net/festival.

What are your 10 favorite films ever?
I find it difficult making a list of 10 since I love so many, and my favorites change from decade to decade, so for now here are five of my current favorites:
Muriel’s Wedding
Orlando
Withnail & I
The Rules of the Game
E.T. 

What is one of your favorite festival moments?
Meeting fellow SIFF programmers, staff and volunteers in person when I first moved to Seattle several years ago.

What is your guilty pleasure film?
My Big Fat Greek Wedding or the first Sex and the City film.

What's one thing we should know about you that is NOT film related?
Obsessed with my two dogs, Bertie and Cricket.

What do you consider your hometown?
Both Las Vegas and Los Angeles