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May 16 - June 9, 2013   Start the Festival in style with the SIFF 2013 Opening Night Gala! The evening features the Seattle premiere of Much Ado About Nothing, with director Joss Whedon and cast members Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Nathan Fillion, and Clark Gregg scheduled to attend.

The Bling Ring: Closing Night Gala

Actors Israel Broussard & Katie Chang scheduled to attend | June 9

Ripped from the headlines, five celebrity-obsessed teenagers barrel through the glitz and glamor of Los Angeles, illegally pilfering the goods of the rich and famous, in Sofia Coppola's bitingly funny satire with a razor-sharp edge.

Schedule
June 9, 2013 6:50 PM Cinerama Date has passed

The June 9 screening is on STANDBY. There are no advance tickets available.

Born into Hollywood royalty, writer/director Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides) has long since managed to made her mark with her patented brand of intensely personal, leisurely paced, deeply emotional drama. This time, Coppola sets her sights on the fame- and celebrity-obsessed teens of Los Angeles in a story ripped from the tabloid headlines and gossip news programs, a story as strange as it is true. Five Tinseltown teenagers (including Emma Watson and Taissa Farmiga) wish to live like the rich and famous, but they'll settle for robbing them instead. The gang, referring to themselves as "The Bling Ring," track the internet goings-on of SoCal's A-list celebs with ease, waiting for just the right moment to break into their vast mansions and run off with their high-class goods. But when rebelliousness turns to recklessness, the group's crimes catch up with them, in this bitingly funny satire with a razor-sharp edge.

Sponsored in part by The Boeing Company, MOHAI, Cinerama


Following the screening, join us in celebrating the Closing Night of the 39th Annual Seattle International Film Festival with tasty hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and cocktails at MOHAI.

Closing Night General Admission
$50 | $45 SIFF members
Ticket includes two complementary drink tickets

Closing Night Premium Admission
$100 | $90 SIFF Members
Ticket includes open bar at the post-film reception and preferred entry into the Gala screening


Director: Sofia Coppola
Principal Cast: Emma Watson, Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Katie Chang, Claire Julien
Premiere Status: North American
Country: USA
Year: 2013
Running Time: 90 minutes
Producer: Roman Coppola, Sofia Coppola, Youree Henley
Screenplay: Sofia Coppola
Cinematographers: Christopher Blauvelt, Harris Savides
Editors: Sarah Flack
Music: Daniel Lopatin, Brian Reitzell
Website: http://www.theblingring.com/
Filmography: Somewhere (2010); Marie Antoinette (2006); Lost in Translation (2003); The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Language: English
Format: DCP
US Distributor: A24
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