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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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Two Lives

Germany | 2012 | 97 minutes | Georg Maas

A former East German spy in Norway has built a family life around a fake identity. With the fall of the Berlin Wall, her happy existence is threatened in this gripping story of trauma, intrigue, and espionage.

Two Mothers

Australia | 2013 | 100 minutes | Anne Fontaine

Based on a novella by Doris Lessing, this gripping tale of love, lust, and the power of friendship, Two Mothers charts the unconventional and passionate affairs embarked upon by two lifelong friends, Lil and Roz, who fall in love with each other's sons.

Una Noche

Cuba | 2012 | 90 minutes | Lucy Mulloy

A young Cuban, Elio, and his sister Lila get wrapped up with Raul, a sexy, volatile fugitive. The trio embarks on a harrowing 90-mile ocean voyage, in this vibrant and intense film.

The Wall

Austria | 2012 | 108 minutes | Julian Roman Pölsler

After returning from a summer walk in the Austrian woods with her dog, a woman is shocked that an invisible wall prevents her from leaving the forest, where she becomes determined to survive and record her thoughts. Based on Marlen Haushofer’s classic novel.

Watchtower

Turkey | 2012 | 100 minutes | Pelin Esmer

Haunted by his past, a fire warden in the Turkish mountains is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a mysterious secret of her own.

What Maisie Knew

USA | 2012 | 93 minutes | David Siegel, Scott McGehee

Precocious six-year-old Maisie develops an understanding of emotional warfare, as her self-absorbed parents (Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan) use her as ammunition against each other during their divorce and subsequent remarriages. A modern New York City version of Henry James's 1897 novel.

When I Saw You

Palestine | 2012 | 93 minutes | Annemarie Jacir

This charming and compassionate film follows an intrepid Palestinian child's adventures in the wake of the Six Day War, as he stumbles through the woods and into a secret volunteer military training site.

The Maldives perform live to The Wind

USA | 1928 | 95 minutes | Victor Sjöström

Lillian Gish stars in one of MGM's last silent films. While on a visit to her cousin's ranch, Letty (Gish) is increasingly bothered by both the wind and three relentlessly aggressive suitors. New live score composed and performed by The Maldives.

Wish You Were Here

Australia | 2012 | 89 minutes | Kieran Darcy-Smith

A tropical holiday to Cambodia turns sinister when a friend from the group goes missing and dark secrets begin to emerge. This psychologically complex Australian thriller is anchored by an incredible performance from rising star Joel Edgerton (Zero Dark Thirty).

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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