SIFF Cinema presents year-round film going experiences, including the best feature films and one of a kind special events.
Director David Fincher (Se7en, The Social Network) brings Gillian Flynn's page-turning mystery to the big screen. On their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) discovers that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. As the clues to her disappearance begin to pile up, the evidence becomes more and more convincing...
Set in 2009, Somali fisherman Abdi (Abdikani Muktar) is attempting to smuggle his family out of the country towards a better life. But along the way he succumbs to the allure of the quick money to be made as a pirate. Winner of the Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival, this empathetic hijacking drama is based on the award-winning short.
The directorial debut of actor and Emmy-winning screenwriter William H. Macy, Rudderless is a sensitive and surprising drama about a grieving father (Billy Crudup) who discovers the music left behind after his college-aged son's death, which encourages him to form a rock band with a talented young musician (Anton Yelchin).
In this warm-hearted documentary, based on the popular blog of the same name, we meet seven unique New York women, aged 62 to 95, whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit are challenging conventional ideas about beauty and our culture's increasing obsession with youth.
You will be amazed at how much goes into a film sound mix. Bad Animals' Dave Howe breaks down the sound design for a variety of projects across the local Seattle and Hollywood spectrum in the October Film Craft Commentary session.
After performing at SIFF Cinema in March of this year, musician James Whetzel headed to Kickstarter and successfully raised the funds for a recorded version of his unique and inspiring original soundtrack for one of the most innovative and influential films of the silent era, Dziga Vertov's 1929 masterpiece The Man With a Movie Camera. He returns for this special encore presentation.
Presented on 35mm! | Based on the stories of Raymond Carver, Altman returns to the style of his classic film Nashville to follow the lives of 22 suburban Los Angeles residents as they intersect over the course of a few days. The stunning ensemble cast is a who's-who of arthouse cinema talents, including Jack Lemmon, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Waits, Robert Downey Jr, Lili Taylor, and Julianne Moore in a career-making performance.