The world premiere of Tomer Almagor’s 9 Full Moons at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) on Thursday  is expected to be among the highlights of Premieres Week.
Amy Seimetz, Bret Roberts, Donal Logue, Harry Dean Stanton and Dale Dickey are among the cast on the love story [pictured] set against the hipster music scene of southern California. Medialuna handles international sales and the producers expect to announce a US deal in due course.
Fourteen out of the festival’s 62 world, North American and US premieres screen in Premieres Week along with 38 other entries from the 272-strong selection.
World premieres include the comedy Clutter starring Carol Kane, AIDS drama Test from director Chris Mason Johnson and Riley Morton’s marijuana documentary Evergreen: The Road To Legalization In Washington.
The North American premiere of The Bling Ring, Sofia Coppola’s recent Un Certain Regard opening night film in Cannes, will close SIFF on Sunday . Festival top brass will announce the winners of the Golden Space Needles on the day.
The festival kicked off on May 16 and runs until Jun 9.