07/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Seattle Celebrates Its Own With 35th "Never-Ending" Fest

It traveled the globe from Sundance to Cannes, but “Humpday” finally came home on Friday night. As the Centerpiece Gala at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), Lynn Shelton’s unequivocal crowd-pleaser about two straight guys attempting to make a gay porn undoubtedly fit the surroundings. Shelton, a native Seattlite, hung the plot around a real amateur porn festival that takes place in the city under the auspices of local alt-weekly The Stranger. The situations and characters …

The Egyptian Theater in Seattle, site of the Seattle International Film Festival. Photo by Eric Kohn.

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