Meet the Programmer: Faridah Gbadamosi

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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?
Too hard to pick but these are some films I adore -
The Fifth Element
Love & Basketball
Me Without You
Black Orpheus
Lovers Rock
Clue
Thunder Soul
Girlfight
Sunny
You've Got Mail

What is your guilty pleasure film?
The Other End of Line

What's one thing we should know about you that is NOT film related?
I lived in South Korea for 2 years!

What do you consider your hometown?
New York