Coming Soon to SIFF Cinema

1 Reel Film Festival 2015

Sept 5-7, 2015

SIFF Film Center | Bumbershoot Admission Required
SIFF Cinema once again takes part in Bumbershoot, Seattle's extraordinary music and arts festival, with the 1 Reel Film Festival, presenting more than 100 US and international short films over Labor Day weekend.

The Diplomat

September 9

USA | 2015 | 104 Minutes | David Holbrooke

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Free Screening, RSVP here
The son of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke explores his father's singular story of engaging in high stakes diplomacy on the world stage - from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

We Come as Friends

September 11 - 17, 2015

France | 2015 | 110 Mintues | Hubert Sauper

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Oscar-nominated documentarian Hubert Sauper (Darwin's Nightmare) takes a dizzying, science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa for “a surreal, moving, infuriating, and persuasive argument that in South Sudan, there’s nothing post about colonialism.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times

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.

Nashville

September 16

USA | 1975 | 159 Minutes | Robert Altman

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
40th Anniversary!
Considered by many to be director Robert Altman's defining film, this convention-defying multi-threaded story about affairs of the heart and despairs of the mind is set amidst the celebration of America's bicentennial in the capital city of country music.

Women in Cinema 2015

Sept 17-24, 2015

SIFF Cinema Uptown
"Woman" is not a genre. SIFF's annual showcase of extraordinary women filmmakers returns, celebrating films from around the world. 

Black Mass

Opens: September 18

USA | 2015 | 122 | Scott Cooper

Johnny Depp stars as notorious Boston mobster James Whitey Bulger in this gripping true-life crime drama from director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart). Co-stars Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Dakota Johnson, and Kevin Bacon.

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!

Cooties

September 18 - 24, 2015

USA | 2015 | 88 | Jonathan Milott & Cary Murnion

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Zombies meet elementary school! In this outrageous zom-com, a substitute teacher (Elijah Wood) takes over a new class just as an insidious virus hits the playground. Co-starring Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, and Jack McBrayer.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

September 19

USA | 1975 | 100 minutes | Jim Sharman

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Don't dream it, be it! Join us for the ultimate midnight movie experience filled with camp, horror, sex, music, audience participation, and general insanity. With live shadow casting by Vicarious Theatre Company and interactive prop bags available for purchase. Screens monthly!