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The Cockettes

November 11

USA | 2002 | 100 Minutes | Bill Weber and David Weissman

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Co-presented by Bellevue Arts Museum
Take a wildly entertaining and exuberant journey into the heart of the 60’s with this award winning documentary chronicling the life of flamboyant San Francisco theatrical troupe, The Cockettes. Post screening discussion with Fayette Hauser, founding Cockettes member, and Michael Cepress, curator of Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counterculture, on view at Bellevue Arts Museum starting September 4.

Cooties

September 18 - 24, 2015

USA | 2015 | 88 | Jonathan Milott & Cary Murnion

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Zombies meet elementary school! In this outrageous zom-com, a substitute teacher (Elijah Wood) takes over a new class just as an insidious virus hits the playground. Co-starring Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, and Jack McBrayer.

Dead End

September 21

USA | 1937 | 92 Minutes | William Wyler

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
Director William Wyler's adaptation of the powerful stage play about inequality in Depression-era New York City features Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, and the first appearance of the Dead End Kids. Presented by Endangered Species Project.

Decline of Western Civilization Part 1

September 18

USA | 1981 | 100 minutes | Penelope Spheeris

Director Penelope Spheeris scheduled to attend. Director Penelope Spheeris was intimately in tune with the late '70s Los Angeles punk scene-including bands like Germs, Black Flag, X, Fear, and Circle Jerks–giving her unpredicted access for this riveting and unflinching documentary that captured a major cultural phenomenon, and launched an iconic film trilogy.

The Diplomat

September 9

USA | 2015 | 104 Minutes | David Holbrooke

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Free Screening, RSVP here
The son of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke explores his father's singular story of engaging in high stakes diplomacy on the world stage - from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

Doc Hour 1

September 5

49 minutes

Take an hour and listen to these stories and communities.

Doc Hour 2

September 6

42 minutes

Take an hour and watch where passion can take you.

Doc Hour 3

September 7

45 minutes

Take an hour and learn how people express themselves.

The End of the Tour

Now Playing

USA | 2015 | 106 minutes | James Ponsoldt

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Imagine the greatest conversation you've ever had... Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg give show-stopping performances in director James Ponsoldt's (The Spectacular Now) funny yet tender dramatization of the unforgettable five-day interview between journalist David Lipsky and the enigmatic author of "Infinite Jest", David Foster Wallace.

Films4Adults

September 5 - 7, 2015

89 minutes

Thrilling, unsettling and sometimes sweet. Not for the whole family, some adult content.

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