SIFF Cinema presents year-round film going experiences, including the best feature films and one of a kind special events.
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.
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.
The latest cinematic treat from director Wes Anderson, which opened the Berlin Film Festival to rave reviews, is a delightful and dapper comedy that follows the exploits of Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes), the beloved concierge at the famous Grand Budapest Hotel, and lobby boy Zero Moustafa, his most trusted companion.
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.
Feed me, Seymour! Director Frank Oz's playful big screen adaptation of the carnivorously hilarious musical returns to the big screen. Pre-film introduction by Seattle's favorite plant lover Ciscoe Morris.
Free Jesus guitar picks! Director Nornam Jewison (Fiddler on the Roof) brings Tim Rice and Anderw Lloyd Webber's rock opera, one of the most successful musicals of the 1970s, to the big screen. This groundbreaking reimagining of the final weeks of Christ was filmed on location in Israel.
Director Bryan Poyser in person, live Air Sex competition, and Q&A moderated by Lynn Shelton. 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!