This coming weekend is one that Pacific Northwest film fans have been waiting a whole year for. It marks the opening of the Seattle International Film Festival, which begins Thursday with its opening film — "Jimi: All Is by My Side" — and then continues through June 8. Its length, and the sheer number of movies — comprising some 539 hours of film — make it one of the biggest, if not best, film festivals in the country. You can find all the ticket and schedule information you need by clicking on the link above. And if you need a bit of navigational help, check out this handy guide from the Seattle Times. And enjoy the movies.