Coming Soon to SIFF Cinema

Walk in the Woods

Opens: September 2

USA | 2015 | 104 Minutes | Ken Kwapis

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Nick Nolte and Robert Redford star in this comedic adventure about two old-timers who hike the Appalachian Trail. Based on the best-seller by celebrated travel writer Bill Bryson, the film co-stars Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman, Kristen Schaal, and Mary Steenburgen.

Bloodsucking Bastards

September 4 - 10, 2015

USA | 2015 | 84 | Brian James O'Connell

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Fri & Sat 11:30PM
Vampires meet Office Space! In this action-packed horror comedy, an office drone (Fran Kranz, Cabin in the Woods) must save his co-workers from their new boss before his job goes from dead-end...to just dead.

1 Reel Film Festival 2015

Sept 5-7, 2015

SIFF Cinema will once again take part in Bumbershoot: Seattle's extraordinary music and arts festival. The 1 Reel Film Festival will present more than 100 US and international short films at the SIFF Film Center over Labor Day weekend, September 5-7, 2015.

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

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

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.