Preems pervasive at Seattle Film Fest

The 19th Seattle Intl. Film Festival, which runs from Friday through June 6, has added 10 world premieres and more than a dozen U.S. premieres to its eclectic and varied schedule.

The films making their world premieres, announced by fest director Darryl Macdonald, are Sam Irvin’s “Acting on Impulse” (U.S.); Nicholas Kendall’s “Cadillac Girls” (Canada); Richard Linklater’s “Dazed and Confused” (U.S.); Thomas Lee Wright’s “Eight-Tray Gangster” (U.S.); Will Berliner’s “Heresay!” (U.S.); Don Scardino’s “Me and Veronica” (U.S.); Vera Belmont’s “Melina” (France); Rick King’s “Quick” (U.S.); John Akomfrah’s “Seven Songs for Malcolm X” (Great Britain); and Phil Roman’s “Tom and Jerry: The Movie” (U.S.).

The U.S. premieres include Thomas Fucci’s “Don’t Call Me Frankie” (U.S.); Stephen Soderbergh’s “King of the Hill” (U.S.); Allen and Albert Hughes’ “Menace II Society” (U.S.); Alex de Iglesia’s “Accion Mutante” (Spain); Aurelio Grimaldi’s “Acla” (Italy); Julio Blairs’ “The Red Squirrel” (Spain); Kristin Johannesdottir’s “As in Heaven” (Iceland);

And, Les Blair’s “Bad Behavior” (Great Britain); Claude Sautet’s “Un Coeur en Hiver” (France); Stuart Gordon’s “Fortress” (U.S./France); Ann Turner’s “Hammers Over the Anvil” (Australia); Philippe Muyl’s “Kitchens and Other Rooms” (France); Sylvia Chang’s “Mary From Beijing” (Hong Kong); Timothy Forder’s “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” (Great Britain); Gordian Maugg’s “Olympic Summer” (Germany); Jean-Marie Poire’s “Les Visiteurs” (France); and Busi Cortes’ “Snakes and Ladders” (Mexico).

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