The Seattle International Film Festival, or SIFF, began in 1976 and has become one of the top film festivals in North America. Executive Director, Andrew Haines began his tenure right before a global pandemic. Artistic Director, Beth Barrett has been a grounding force in curating the festival. Together, these two leaders have banded collaborated to help guide this important arts organization forward despite all obstacles. This is a must-listen for anyone who loves and supports film and wants to ensure that our arts organizations survive COVID -19