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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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Browse Drama

In the Shadow

Czech Republic | 2012 | 106 minutes | David Ondricek

Set in Cold War Prague as the Soviets tightened their grip on Czechoslovakia, this suspenseful noir crime drama follows an honest cop whose jewelry heist investigation is taken over by State Security. Czech Oscar® submission.

Inch'Allah

Canada (Québec) | 2012 | 101 minutes | Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette

A Québec doctor discovers the heartbreaking absurdity of life in Israel's divided West Bank in this intense, politically charged drama from the producers of the Academy Award® nominated Incendies and Monsieur Lazhar.

Invader

Spain | 2012 | 98 minutes | Daniel Calparsoro

Returned from Iraq, a soldier's fragmented memories of his injuries don't match the official story. He seeks out the truth that others do not want disclosed in this visceral political thriller.

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

Italy | 1970 | 112 minutes | Elio Petri

A Roman police inspector kills his mistress and then purposely leaves clues to see if he'll be charged for the crime, in this 1970 Italian crime drama directed by Elio Petri and scored by the legendary Ennio Morricone. Stunning 4k Digital Restoration.

It's All So Quiet

Netherlands | 2013 | 94 minutes | Nanouk Leopold

This subtle portrait of rural loneliness tells the story of a middle-aged farmer's quest to cast off the shackles of closeted emotional repression he's worn all his life, featuring the last screen performance of the renowned Dutch actor Jeroen Willems.

Jin

Turkey | 2012 | 122 minutes | Reha Erdem

SIFF 2011 Emerging Master Reha Erdem returns to the Festival with this vivid and visually stunning depiction of a teenage Kurdish freedom fighter trekking the Turkish mountains after laying down her arms.

Just Like a Woman

United Kingdom | 2012 | 90 minutes | Rachid Bouchareb

Two Chicago women—one on the run from the law, the other from her cheating husband—head to Santa Fe to compete in a renowned belly dancing competition.

Just the Wind

Hungary | 2012 | 87 minutes | Bence Fliegauf

As rumors of a right-wing death squad fill their community, a marginalized Hungarian Romany family goes about their daily routines in this powerful, intimate work. This chilling tale of life under threat is based on true events.

The Kampala Story

Uganda | 2012 | 62 minutes | Donald Mugisha, Kasper Bisgaard

Apio, a 14-year-old Karamojong girl, and her mother run their household on money wired from her father who works in the capital of Uganda. When the money transfers stop, Apio must travel alone to the big city in search of her father. North American Premiere

The Kings of Summer

USA | 2013 | 93 minutes | Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Two teenage friends and an eccentric tag-along retreat to the woods and build a ramshackle cabin as a declaration of independence, oblivious to the panic their disappearance creates in this smart, deliriously quirky teen comedy.

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