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Goodnight Mommy

Opens: September 25

Austria | 2014 | 99 minutes | Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz

Uptown | Exclusive Engagement
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.

Listen to Me Marlon

August 21 - September 3, 2015

United Kingdom | 2015 | 102 minutes | Stevan Riley

SIFF Film Center | Held Over: Second Week Added!
Using clips from his previously unheard audio archives, Hollywood legend Marlon Brando narrates his incredible life and career in his own words.

Mistress America

Now Playing

USA | 2015 | 84 minutes | Noah Baumbach

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Director Noah Baumbach re-teams with star and co-writer Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) for this madcap comedy about chasing dreams and schemes in the big city, as college freshman Tracy (Lola Kirke) discovers the allures of New York thanks to her adventurous new stepsister Lola (Gerwig).

Paper Planes

September 18 - 24, 2015

Australia | 2014 | 96 minutes | Robert Connolly

Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
In this charming, family friendly tale–a favorite of SIFF 2015–an Australian boy discovers a talent for crafting paper airplanes, leading him to the World Paper Plane Championships.

Sunday Sept 20: Before or after the 1:00 show, visit Seattle Children's Museum for a special paper airplane making workshop. Show your movie ticket at the museum for reduced admission!

Phoenix

Now Playing

Germany | 2014 | 98 minutes | Christian Petzold

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Actress Nina Hoss (Barbara) gives a Golden Space Needle Award-winning performance in the stunning new film from acclaimed director Christian Petzold, a spellbinding Vertigo-esque mystery of identity, illusion, and deception that unfolds against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany.

The Quay Brothers in 35mm

October 9 - 15, 2015

United Kingdom | 2015 | 67 minutes | Stephen and Timothy Quay, Christopher Nolan

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Curated by director Christopher Nolan, the groundbreaking stop-motion films from filmmakers, and identical twins, Stephen and Timothy Quay return in all new 35mm prints. The program includes three Quay masterworks–"In Abesntia," "The Comb," and "Street of Crocodiles"–and the premiere of Nolan's short documentary "Quay," which reveals the inner workings of the Brothers’ studio.

Racing Extinction

September 25 - October 1, 2015

USA | 2015 | 94 minutes | Louie Psihoyos

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
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.

Station to Station

September 11 - 13, 2015

USA | 2015 | 71 Mintues | Doug Aitken

SIFF Film Center | Three Days Only, Exclusive Presentation
Contemporary artists from all disciplines come together on a custom designed train for visual artist Doug Aitken's fast moving road trip through modern creativity, chronicled in 62 unique one-minute films.

Stonewall

Opens: September 25

USA | 2015 | 129 Minutes | Roland Emmerich

Egyptian | Exclusive Presentation
With the toss of a single brick in 1969, a crusade for equality is born. Director Roland Emmerich's long-time passion project, this dramatic retelling of the Stonewall riots follows fictional character Danny Winters (Jeremy Irvine) as he befriends a diverse group of New York City gay and trans youth who create a community, only to endure repeated harassment and aggression, igniting the flames of an uprising.

This Changes Everything

October 14

USA | 2015 | 89 Minutes | Avi Lewis

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Author Naomi Klein and director Avi Lewis in person.
Produced in conjunction with Naomi Klein's bestselling book of the same name, this urgent dispatch on climate change contends that the greatest crisis we have ever faced also offers us the opportunity to address and correct the inhumane systems that have created it.