Meet the Programmer: Laura Good

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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 siff.net/festival.

What are your 10 favorite films?
It changes all the time but currently ten of my favourites are:
In the Mood for Love
La Jetée
Breathless
Lost in Translation
Frances Ha
Toni Erdmann
Mommy
Moonlight
The Lobster
Certain Women
 
What is one of your favorite festival moments?
My favourite festival memory is moderating my first Q&A at SIFF for a global short film package with filmmakers from all over the world. I remember how electric the room was and how excited the filmmakers were to connect with SIFF audiences!
 
What is your guilty pleasure film?
Labyrinth, Princess Bride, Great Expectations
 
What's one thing we should know about you that is NOT film related?
I’m obsessed with great light and love to take pictures.
 
Where did you grow up / what do you consider your hometown?
Toronto, Canada. Home of the Blue Jays and Drake watch.