SIFF Cinema

SIFF Film Center | NT Live Encore Series
James Corden (host of CBS's "The Late Late Show") rose to international fame after staring in this howlingly funny update of Goldoni's 18th century Italian farce about a musician who finds himself in the curious position of simultaneously working for two masters that he must keep apart. (Originally broadcast September 15, 2011)

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only!
Unavailable for years and now back in a brilliant restoration, Orson Welles' groundbreaking adaptation blends five Shakespeare plays into a single gritty tale focusing on the character who was his lifelong obsession, the drunken rapscallion Falstaff.

SIFF Cinema Uptown
From the director of the Oscar®-winning documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom comes the delightful globe-trotting story of celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his multicultural collective of inspiring master musicians from around the world.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation 
Directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow present a lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving look at one of the most talented, influential, and iconoclastic filmmakers of all time, Brian De Palma.

Plus: Special screenings of classic De Palma films June 24–26 at the SIFF Film Center.

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In the atmospheric new horror thriller from Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, Only God Forgives), an aspiring model (Elle Fanning) moves to Los Angeles where her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has.

SIFF Film Center | Only $5.00, Free for SIFF Members*
“Favor gonna kill you faster than a bullet.” De Palma re-teams with star Al Pacino for this gritty, realistic crime thriller about a drug kingpin freed from prison by his high-powered, cocaine-snorting attorney (Sean Penn), who stuns the New York underworld by vowing to go straight, only to find his plans undermined by his ruthless former associates and a deadly young thug (John Leguizamo) out to make a name for himself.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Visiting Program
The world's first film festival for, by and about dogs and their people presented in a Bring-Your-Own-Dog Celebration, The Dog Film Festival features two different 90-minute programs of short, canine-themed films – animated, live action and documentary. 50% of net proceeds go to Seattle Humane, which will have adoptable dogs on hand, looking for their forever homes.

SIFF Film Center | Only $5.00, Free for SIFF Members*
"Say hello to my little friend!" De Palma and screenwriter Oliver Stone redefined the gangster film with this brutal and bloody update of the classic 1932 film, now set in the criminal underworld of Miami, where Cuban deportee Tony Montana (Al Pacino) rises to the top of a criminal empire in a violent and expletive-ridden style that went on to inspire everyone from hard-core rappers to video game designers.