Coming Soon to SIFF Cinema
United Kingdom | 2014 | 90 Minutes
Some of the best emerging film and video artists from the UK are showcased in this diverse program of experimental short films celebrating the moving image. Presented in person by program curator Jamie Wyld.
Opens: April 17
United Kingdom | 2014 | 119 Minutes
Wally Pfister, the longtime cinematographer for Christopher Nolan, steps into the director's chair with this mind-bending SciFi thriller about an Artificial Intelligence expert (Johnny Depp) who creates a sentient computer that combines all known intelligence with the full range of human emotions–and which will lead to his transcendence.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Director in person!
USA | 2013 | 91 Minutes
Director Bryan Poyser in person and live Air Sex competition. 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!
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.
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.
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.