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USA | 2014 | 148 Minutes | Julie Taymor
This heralded production of Shakespeare's classic comes from acclaimed director Julie Taymor (Frida, Across the Universe, Broadway's "The Lion King") and was filmed before a live audience by cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto (Birdman, The Wolf of Wall Street) during performance at the Theatre For A New Audience in Brooklyn.
Japan | 1934 | 86 Minutes | Yasujirō Ozu
Aono Jikken Ensemble presents a new live music/sound score – a mixture of traditional Japanese music, experimental soundscapes, klezmer, and African folk influences – for master Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu’s silent classic, the story of a down-on-its-luck Kabuki troupe putting on a performance in a small town. Presented with live bilingual Benshi narration, a Japanese silent film tradition.
Once again, SIFF has partnered with the Northwest Folklife Festival for a weekend of free screenings at the SIFF Film Center. In celebration of the 2015 Cultural Focus “Beats, Rhymes, and Rhythms: Traditional Roots of Today’s Branches,” the program features films on the the foundations of Hip-Hop, as well as other topics relating to this year’s Northwest Folklife Festival.
July 14 - 19, 2015
United Kingdom | 2015 | 180 Minutes | Rufus Norris
Director David Hare adapts the non-fiction work of Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo into a humane and heart-breaking tale, told on an epic scale, that offers a richly detailed insight into life in the slums of Mumbai.
August 7 - 9, 2015
United Kingdom | 2015 | 90 Minutes | Rufus Norris
A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, Everyman explodes onto the stage in a startling new production with BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) in the title role.
United Kingdom | 2015 | 240 | Lyndsey Turner
Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch ("Sherlock", The Imitation Game, and NT Live's Frankenstein) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Captured live and presented the same day as performed in London.
July 3 - 9, 2015
United Kingdom | 2015 | 240 Minutes | Simon Godwin
Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List, The Grand Budapest Hotel) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Bernard Shaw’s witty, provocative classic: a romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, and a fiery philosophical debate that asks fundamental questions about how we live.
July 4 - 6, 2015
United Kingdom | 2013 | 150 Minutes plus intermission | Stephen Daldry
NT Live Encore! Nominated for three Tony Awards, The Audience stars Helen Mirren in a reprise of her Academy Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II, here in the original production captured live in London in 2013.
USA | 1975 | 100 minutes | Jim Sharman
Don't dream it, be it! Join us for the ultimate midnight movie experience filled with camp, horror, sex, music, audience participation, and general insanity. With live shadow casting by Vicarious Theatre Company and interactive prop bags available for purchase.
We have expanded our School Screenings program into year-round opportunities for school classes to realize cinema literacy into their curriculums.