Featured Films


October 6 - 7, 2015

SIFF Film Center and PIX McCaw Hall location
SIFF partners with PIX2015 – the unique two-day event featuring hands-on photo activities plus informative presentations by some of the world’s leading photographers – to present three of our favorite recent films about the art of photography: Finding Vivian Maier, The Salt of the Earth, and Frame By Frame.

SIFF Film Center | Ends Thu Oct 8
This emotional documentary tells the incredible story of Gabriel García Márquez - known as “Gabo” throughout Latin America – a law-school dropout and journalist who grew up in the poverty and violence of northern Colombia, and went on to become the writer of globally celebrated, critically-acclaimed books including "Love in the Time of Cholera" and "One Hundred Years of Solitude."


October 2 - 8, 2015

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu Oct 8
The second feature from renowned French actress Melanie Laurent, this dramatic thriller follows two high-school girls who form a sudden and intense friendship that, once it begins to sour, turns into all-out psychological warfare.


October 2 - 7, 2015

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Ends Wed Oct 7
From Swedish director Mikael Håfström comes this Casablanca-style international thriller set in the ancient Chinese city a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor, and starring an international cast that includes John Cusack, Gong Li, and Ken Watanabe.

Goodnight Mommy

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SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
The Shining meets Dead Ringers in this terrifying and atmospheric thriller about nine-year-old twin brothers who begin to question their mother's identity after she comes home heavily bandaged after cosmetic surgery, leading to a battle of wills with fatal consequences. Official Academy Awards Submission, Best Foreign Language Film.

Black Mass

September 17 - October 8, 2015

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu Oct 8
Johnny Depp stars in a critically acclaimed performance as notorious Boston mobster James Whitey Bulger in this gripping true-life crime drama from director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart). Co-stars Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Dakota Johnson, and Kevin Bacon.

Racing Extinction

September 25 - October 8, 2015

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu Oct 8
Oscar®-winning documentary filmmaker Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) and his team expose the disastrous consequences of thoughtless human activity on thousands of the earth’s species, in this thrilling and urgent plea for change before the planet faces its next major extinction event.