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April 19, 2014USA | 1973 | 108 | Norman Jewison
An Easter weekend event! – Apr 19
Free Jesus guitar picks! Director Nornam Jewison (Fiddler on the Roof) brings Tim Rice and Anderw Lloyd Webber's rock opera, one of the most successful musicals of the 1970s, to the big screen. This groundbreaking reimagining of the final weeks of Christ was filmed on location in Israel.
May 2 - 14, 2014USA | 2014 | 88 Minutes | Frank Pavich
In 1975, visionary director Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo, The Holy Mountain) began work on an epic adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel "Dune" with a group of collaborators that included Pink Floyd, HR Giger, Salvador Dali, and Orson Welles. It would become 'The Greatest Movie Never Made.'
May 4 - 7, 2014USA | 1933 | 100 Minutes | Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
The original story of the 50-foot-ape remains one of the most exciting and well-made adventure movies of all time and is filled with iconic movie moments: the arrival at the mysterious Skull Island, Kong fighting with dinosaurs, Fay Wray in the giant ape's hand, and of course the final showdown at the top of the Empire State Building.
May 4Japan | 1962 | 91 Minutes | Ishirô Honda
The two mightiest monsters of all time! As the Mighty Kong escapes from his island of magical berries(!), a submarine crew in deep ocean release Godzilla from his icy lair. They clash in a brawl that goes from Tokyo to the top of Mt. Fiji. Made more for kids than horror fans, this is also the first film to feature either iconic monster in glorious color.
April 19, 2014USA | 1986 | 94 Minutes | Frank Oz
Co-presented by ACT Theatre and 5th Avenue Theatre – Apr 19
Feed me, Seymour! Director Frank Oz's playful big screen adaptation of the carnivorously hilarious musical returns to the big screen. Pre-film introduction by Seattle's favorite plant lover Ciscoe Morris.
May 3Japan | 1961 | 88 Minutes | Ishirô Honda
The first female beast in the Toho giant-monster line-up, Mothra appears a giant larva worshipped by island tribesmen and guarded by inch-high twin sisters (cute!), then transforms into a beautiful giant moth and takes on the Japanese air force. Original Japanese version with English subtitles.
April 22, 2014USA | 1992 | 121 Minutes | Kenny Ortega
Now a hit Broadway musical, Disney's film about the 1899 Newsboy Strike was a failure on its initial release, but this high-energy musical has become a fan favorite thanks to a rousing soundtrack and an exuberant young cast featuring a young Christian Bale leading the way.
Presented by the National Film Festival for Talented Youth
The premier showcase of the world's best new directors. The films of NFFTY represent the voice of this generation, covering all topics and genres, from compelling and provocative to hilarious and uplifting. NFFTY has the perfect film for film fans of any age. Click here to see the full line up of NFFTY flms and events, and to purchase advance tickets.
Presented by UNICEF and Zonta Club of East King County. Free screening of Not My Life followed by a panel discussion on human trafficking and wine+cheese reception. Doors open at 6:30, screening begins at 7:00 pm.
June 20 - 22, 2014United Kingdom | 2012 | 180 Minutes | Elliott Marianne
Now on Broadway, the National Theatre presents this special encore of their original adaptation of Mark Haddon's best-selling novel, the story of an autistic young man who is suspected of a violent act, leading him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.