For those of who can't get enough of Chinese actress Ruan Ling-yu--or who would like to get caught up on her work--The Goddess (1934) airs tonight on KCTS (channel 9) at 10pm. I'll be setting the VCR for sure.
Meanwhile, The Peach Girl (1931), starring Ruan Ling-yu and featuring live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin, screens at the Egyptian on Sat., 5/28, at 3:45pm. This is a one-time only screening.
Also, it isn't a SIFF film, but the Minutemen documentary We Jam Econo opens at the NWFF this evening at 7pm. Producer Keith Schieron is scheduled to attend both the Friday and Saturday screenings.
I think it would make a particularly nice teaser for Don Letts's Punk: Attitude, which screens tonight at 9pm at the Broadway Performance Hall.