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The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden

Opens: April 18

USA | 2013 | 120 minutes

Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of a 1930s murder mystery that is as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself, a gripping parable of Robinson Crusoe adventure and utopian dreams gone awry.

Go Fish

April 18

Guinevere Turner in person!

USA | 1994 | 83 Minutes

Actress, screenwriter, and queer film icon Guinevere Turner joins for a special 20th Anniversary screening of the seminal 1994 lesbian romance film Go Fish, which she co-wrote and co-produced with her then-girlfriend, Rose Troche. Followed by Q&A with University of Washington Professor Jennifer Bean. 

Big Screen Musicals

April 18–24

Join us for a week of our favorite musicals on the big screen, featuring blood-hungry plants, dancing street gangs, Broadway adaptations, and icons like Bob Fosse, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Prince. Oh, and don't forget our Easter Day celebration of some of our favorite contemporary dance movies in an all day movie marathon!

Film Craft Commentary: Screenwriting with Guinevere Turner

April 19

Discussing the film American Psycho

USA | 2000 | 102 Minutes

Screenwriter Guinevere Turner joins us in person for a special Film Craft Commentary to discuss the intricacies of adapting Bret Easton Ellis' controversial novel "American Psycho" for the big screen.

Love & Air Sex

April 19

Director in person!

USA | 2013 | 91 Minutes

Director Bryan Poyser in person, live Air Sex competition, and Q&A moderated by Lynn Shelton. This whip-smart romantic indie follows a brokenhearted beau who attempts to win back his ex-girlfriend during a crazed weekend, culminating in a trip to the Air Sex World Championships – a combination of Air Guitar, karaoke, mime, and perversion!

Documented

April 21

Director in person!

USA | 2014 | 89 Minutes

Free screening! In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in the New York Times. Documented chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child, through America as an immigration reform activist, and as he re-connects with the mother he hasn't seen in over 20 years.  Followed by Q&A with writer/director Jose Antonio Vargas and Eric Liu, founder and CEO of Citizen University.

Ade Adepitan: Journey of My Lifetime

April 23

Free screening!

United Kingdom | 2013 | 60 Minutes

This moving documentary follows legendary Paralympic medalist Ade Adepitan as he returns to his native Nigeria to find out why Polio is still a widespread threat to children in the country. Free screening presented by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of their Community Film Series.

Hateship Loveship

May 2 - 9, 2014

USA | 2014 | 101 Minutes

Kristen Wiig stars in this romantic drama from director Liza Johnson (Return) that follows an introverted caretaker who becomes the butt of a cruel practical joke when her teenaged charge fabricates a series of love letters. With Guy Pearce, Nick Nolte, and Hailee Steinfeld.

Godzilla : The Japanese Original

May 2 - 8, 2014

Japan | 1954 | 96 Minutes

Uncut, uncensored, and undubbed, the original “Monster of Mass Destruction” returns to the big screen like you’ve never seen him before, fully restored with 40 minutes of unseen footage and completely revised subtitles.

Giant Monsters All­–Out Attack

May 2 - 8, 2014

Now that 1954's Godzilla: The Japanese Original is back in a newly restored version, we've invited some of his giant monster friends (and enemies) to join him for a full week of Kaiju madness! Watch out for King Kong, Mothra, Ghidorah, Destoroyah, Gorgo, Infra-Man, and an "It" from beneath the sea. 

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