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Opens: January 8USA | 2014 | 122 Minutes | Ava DuVernay
4 Golden Globe Nominations including Best Picture (Drama), Best Actor, and Best Director | From acclaimed director Ava DuVernay comes the powerful and historic tale of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the classic Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival you've come to know and love, and enjoy the artistic and imaginative achievements of this lineup of other-worldly films as they are presented on Cinerama's massive 70-foot screen.
February 6 - 8, 2015
EMP Museum in partnership with SIFF presents the tenth annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival, an annual juried festival showcasing animated and live-action science fiction, fantasy, and horror-tinged short films from around the globe. This celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers, and artists for a lineup of illuminating and unconventional films!
Travel back in time and catch all the fantastic (and fantastical) films you missed!
Over the past decade, the groundbreaking films featured in SFFSFF have challenged us to take on alien perspectives, introduced us to new worlds, and encouraged us to believe there's no limit to what the imagination can achieve.
December 11, 201493 Minutes |
Screening followed by panel discussion.
The documentary film Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups and corporate control.
This special screening is sponsored by KBCS 91.3, Seattle Move to Amend and the University of Washington Society of Professional Journalists Chapter.
February 28USA | 2015 | Approx 120 Minutes |
Now accepting submissions! – Feb 28
Artist Home, Seattle Weekly, and SIFF present the 2nd Annual SYNC Music Video Film Festival, featuring an evening of today's most innovative and entertaining music videos in a celebration of the art and craft of the form. Submissions now being accepted!
Opens: December 25United Kingdom | 2014 | 114 Minutes | Morten Tyldum
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Winner of the Audience Award at the Toronto Film Festival, this nail-biting true-life thriller stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the brilliant Cambridge mathematician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist Alan Turing, who was hailed as a hero for cracking the elusive Enigma code during World War II, then later persecuted and imprisoned for being gay.
Now PlayingUSA | 2014 | 101 Minutes | Chris Rock
Writer-director-star Chris Rock's uproarious new film is much like his groundbreaking stand-up, an endearingly honest and unabashedly profane look at modern love and celebrity culture that follows a movie star (Rock) who has an unexpected encounter with a forthright journalist (Rosario Dawson).
November 15, 2014USA | 1958 | 360 minutes | Orson Welles
Well known for its extraordinary opening, Touch of Evil is much more than just that initial tracking shot. Its rich cinematography, bold stylistic choices, and gritty story all coalesce to imagine a dark and atmospheric world of crime and corruption. Seattle film critic Sean Axmaker will facilitate this audience exploration with a six-hour dive into the pioneering mind of Orson Welles and his border town masterpiece.