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Thursday, May 15, 2014

SIFF takes to the red carpet

Director and writer John Ridley, left, and actress Hayley Atwell, second from left, pose for photos at the red carpet at McCaw Hall before the SIFF Opening Night Gala and Screening of their film "Jimi: All is By My Side," Thursday, May 15, 2014. Ridley is best known by his 2014 Oscar win for Best Adapted Screenplay of 12 Years a Slave, while Atwell is best known for her role as Agent Carter in the Captain America movies. The film focuses on Seattle music legend Jimi Hendrix in the early part of his career, with Andre Benjamin from Outkast in the lead role.