SIFF Cinema presents year-round film going experiences, including the best feature films and one of a kind special events.
The new documentary from Ron Mann (Grass) is an in-depth look at the life and times of filmmaker Robert Altman. With the late director himself acting as guide, Altman takes the audience on an expansive and revelatory road trip through the highs and lows of this uncompromising visionary in his life and career.
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...
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.
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).
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.