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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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Epic

USA | 2013 | 90 minutes | Chris Wedge

A teenager finds herself aligned with a rag-tag group of characters in a battle deep in the forest between the forces of good and evil in this 3D fantasy adventure based on William Joyce’s children’s book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs.

Ernest & Celestine

France | 2012 | 79 minutes | Benjamin Renner, Stephane Aubier, Vincent Patar

Youth Jury Award for Best Films4Families Feature: Grand Jury Prize

Little mice are taught to be afraid of bears, but when little Celestine's dreams of meeting one is realized, the shabby Ernest proves to be the best friend an open-minded mouse could ask for. In French with English subtitles. All ages

The Family Picture Show 2013

2013 | 87 minutes |

Gather your family around the flickering glow of the big screen for this magical set of animation, live action, and documentary short films the whole family will enjoy.

Her Aim Is True

USA | 2013 | 70 minutes | Karen Whitehead

Starting in the 1960s, revered rock music photographer Jini Dellaccio created startling and artistic portraits for bands like The Sonics and The Wailers, rejecting the boring five-member line-up and producing iconic album covers. She’s now 96, living in Seattle, and as cool as ever. World Premiere

Lil Bub & Friendz

USA | 2013 | 65 minutes | Andy Capper, Juliette Eisner

Lil Bub & Friendz, the doc about the cutest toothless, deformed kitty in the known universe (and potentially beyond) also features some of your favorite feline meme generators -- Grumpy Cat, Nyan Cat and Keyboard Cat -- and Bub's adorkable owner Mike Bridavsky.

Monsters University

USA | 2013 | 90 minutes | Dan Scanlon

Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn't always the case. When these two mismatched monsters met they couldn't stand each other. A bright and hilarious prequel unlocking the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.

Moon Man

Germany | 2012 | 95 minutes | Stephan Schesch

With touches of A Cat in Paris and the films of Sylvain Chomet (The Illusionist, The Triplets of Belleville), and based on a book by Tomi Ungerer, this man in the moon will delight all ages.

Safety Last!

USA | 1923 | 67 minutes | Fred Newmeyer, Sam Taylor

A store clerk (Harold Lloyd) organizes a contest to climb the outside of a 12-story building, and ends up dangling from a skyscraper in this 1923 silent romantic comedy classic. All ages

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+