SIFF Cinema

Closet Monster

October 28 - November 3, 2016

SIFF Cinema Egyptian


SIFF Cinema Egyptian | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
In this imaginative, sometimes shocking, and unexpectedly funny coming-of-age story, an aspiring special-effects makeup artist struggling with his sexuality and his fear of his macho father turns for advice to his pet hamster Buffy (named for a certain Vampire Slayer), who hilariously speaks to him in the voice of Isabella Rossellini.

SIFF Cinema Uptown
From celebrated Korean director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Stoker) comes this visually sumptuous and absorbingly original crime revenge story about the relationship between two women in the 1930s–a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and the newly hired Korean handmaiden who is secretly plotting to steal her inheritance.

Miss Hokusai

October 28 - November 3, 2016

SIFF Cinema Uptown

6:00 8:00

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
From award-winning director Keiichi Hara and the creators of Ghost in the Shell comes a rollicking and sumptuously-animated feminist coming-of-age tale about the talented young girl whose masterful portraits, exotic illustrations of mythical creatures, and erotic sketches all became among the most famous works of art in history–but were all credited to her father.

SIFF Film Center | NT Live Encores
Back by popular demand for Halloween, this 2011 production directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) features Benedict Cumberbatch as the creature and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS's "Elementary," Trainspotting) as Victor Frankenstein.

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Thru Thu Oct 27
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Oct 28–Nov 3

Winner of Best Film at the London Film Festival, the latest from filmmaker Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Meek's Cutoff) is a humane and poignant story about three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest. The remarkable ensemble cast features Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, and a stand-out performance from Native American actress Lily Gladstone.

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Special Event
For one night only, SIFF Cinema Egyptian will become a graveyard and your seat – A COFFIN! Collide-O-Scope, Seattle’s premiere purveyors of ephemeral film and video mash-up, montage, and reconstructive mayhem, present a frightfully fun fest of found-footage phantasmagoria filled with laughs, shudders, thrills, and prizes! WITNESS! Actual human monsters roaming the aisles. TREMBLE! As the Tingler breaks loose in the theatre. SHUDDER! As hosts Shane Wahlund and Michael Anderson guide you through their gallery of ghoulish film and video delights.