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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.

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The Guillotines

Hong Kong | 2012 | 112 minutes | Andrew Lau

Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) directs this "wuxia" extravaganza in which a fearsome Qing Dynasty assassination squad must contend with the whims of their bloodthirsty new emperor.

The Horde

Russia | 2012 | 128 minutes | Andrei Proshkin

In this exciting and bloody historical epic set in 14th-century Eurasia, Saint Alexius is given a world-defining task: heal the blind mother of the recently deceased Khan, or allow Europe to perish at the hands of the fearsome Mongolian Golden Horde.

I Declare War

USA | 2012 | 94 minutes | Jason Lapeyre, Robert Wilson

A group of 13-year-old friends armed with sticks gather for a Capture the Flag game in the woods. For them, the weapons are real and the game is deadly serious as they form allegiances, stage rebellions, and discover treacheries that blur fantasy and reality. Ages 13+

Jump

Ireland | 2012 | 88 minutes | Kieron J. Walsh

A fateful New Year's Eve throws half a dozen characters into collision in this complex, wildly inventive and occasionally giddy tale from Northern Ireland. Does Jump refer to potential suicide or playing with chronological narrative?

The Repentant

Algeria | 2012 | 87 minutes | Merzak Allouache

Nearly a decade into the country's civil war, a young Algerian jihadist takes advantage of a national amnesty to leave the mountains and rejoin civil society. But the past is not so easily set aside. A beautifully made, deeply felt drama from a veteran director.

Storm Surfers 3D

Australia | 2012 | 95 minutes | Chris Nelius, Justin McMillan

Storm Surfers 3D places you at the very front of the surfboard on the world's craziest waves—found only in extreme conditions in the middle of the ocean—with a pair of legendary big-wave riders, all in unbelievable, heart-stopping, giant-screen 3D.

The Summit

Ireland | 2012 | 100 minutes | Nick Ryan

Chronicling the 2008 tragedy that claimed 11 adventurers hell-bent on conquering K2, the deadliest mountain in the world, this documentary attempts to answer what happened over those fateful three days utilizing found footage, interviews, and seamlessly realistic reenactments.

Tai Chi Hero

China | 2012 | 100 minutes | Stephen Fung

This fantastic sequel to Tai Chi Zero follows the larger-than-life adventures of Yang Luchan, who must use his fiancée's kung fu lessons to protect his family from an invading horde of steampunk soldiers.

Wolf Children

Japan | 2012 | 117 minutes | Mamoru Hosoda

Mamoru Hosoda exhibits his mastery of understated drama and the subtleties of emotion in this beautifully animated film. Hana's decisions will leave you aching with sweet melancholia. In Japanese with English subtitles. Ages 8+

Worm

USA | 2013 | 93 minutes | Andrew Bowser

Shot entirely with a Gopro Hero 2 mounted to a Snorricam and featuring one seamless edit, Worm is part neo-noir, part experiment, and ultimately a satisfying indie thriller that hooks you from the beginning and doesn't let up until the adrenaline-fueled finale.

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