Meet the Programmer: Kimberly Dinehart

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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 48th year from April 14 to 24, 2022. Full program info

What are your 10 favorite films ever?
All About Eve
The Bourne Ultimatum
LA Confidential
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Paris, Texas
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Raiders of the Lost Ark
The Third Man

What is one of your favorite festival moments?
I have really loved my time volunteering as a House Coordinator! I spent most of my time at Lincoln Square and the team of volunteers there is really incredible and welcoming.

What is your guilty pleasure film?
Ocean's 11

What's one thing we should know about you that is NOT film related?
I love learning languages! I've studied Spanish, German, Russian, and Arabic in school and outside of school dabbled in Italian and Portuguese as well. Watching movies is a great way to learn!

What do you consider your hometown?
Bellevue, WA