A Conversation + Screening with Jean Smart @ SIFF 2024

A local trailblazer 🏆

📸: SIFF 2024

This screens as part of Seattle International Film Festival 2024

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📆 Saturday, May 18th
⏰ 2:30 pm
📍 SIFF Cinema Downtown: 2100 4th Ave, Seattle

Literal legend Jean Smart got her start in regional theater here in the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle-born actress would go on to star as Marlene Dietrich in Piaf on Broadway, serve as a main cast member in the beloved TV series Designing Women, and win gobs of awards as a washed-up Vegas comedienne in Max series Hacks. SIFF is hosting Smart to honor her career as she receives The Hollywood Reporter’s Trailblazer Award. She’ll be in conversation with THR contributing editor Stacey Wilson. Stay after their talk to watch a special preview screening of the unreleased seventh episode from Hacks’ upcoming third season. 

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Jas Keimig

Jas Keimig is an arts and culture writer in Seattle. Their work has previously appeared in The Stranger, i-D, Netflix, and Feast Portland. They won a game show once and have a thing for stickers.