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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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2+2

Argentina | 2013 | 105 minutes | Diego Kaplan

When Diego and Emilia reveals to long-time friends that they are swingers and would like to swap partners, couplehood takes on a new dimension in this bittersweet comedy.

Bypass

Spain | 2012 | 94 minutes | Aitor Mazo, Patxo Telleria

In this comedy of errors, Xavi pretends to reciprocate the romantic longings of Maria in order to cheer her up following a diagnosis of a terminal illness. But when her health improves, Xavi must balance this new relationship with that of his girlfriend.

Every Blessed Day

Italy | 2012 | 102 minutes | Paolo Virzi

When brilliant Guido and aspiring singer-songwriter Antonia decide that the time is right to have a child, they find that such a task is easier said than done in this spirited Roman comedy.

Fanie Fourie's Lobola

South Africa | 2013 | 90 minutes | Henk Pretorius

Best Film: SIFF 2013 Golden Space Needle Awards

After Fanie takes Dinky, a strong Zulu woman, to his Afrikaans family wedding, the two find an unexpectedly fun cross-cultural romance. But in order to marry Dinky, Fanie must negotiate to pay Lobola (a South African dowry).

Frances Ha

USA | 2012 | 86 minutes | Noah Baumbach

Frances, a post-college aspiring dancer, struggles after her best friend falls in love and moves out. In the vein of television's Girls, Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale) treats his characters candidly but lovingly, as they work to become adults in Brooklyn.

In a World...

USA | 2013 | 93 minutes | Lake Bell

An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie trailer voice-overs, to pursue her secret aspiration of becoming a voiceover star. And then the real trouble begins as she becomes entangled in a web of dysfunction, sexism, unmitigated ego, and pride.

Love Is in the Air

France | 2013 | 96 minutes | Alexandre Castagnetti

On a flight from New York to Paris, exes Julie and Antoine are seated side-by-side for the first time since their break-up, and relive the lows, and highs, of their past. Make sure your seatbelt is securely fastened for this breezy romantic comedy.

Low Profile

France | 2012 | 96 minutes | Cécilia Rouaud

After a fresh breakup with his wife, Yvan (the charismatic Denis Ménochet) decides to leave Paris and start a new life. Except that he finds himself stuck with the son she had with another man.

Mutual Friends

USA | 2013 | 85 minutes | Matthew Watts

Mutual Friends follows the romantic entanglements of young New Yorkers in love as complications ensue at a surprise party over fancy cocktails, individual bags of chips, and an unusual cake.

Populaire

France | 2012 | 111 minutes | Régis Roinsard

Saturday Night Film & Party | Party at Il Fornaio with fashion by Oska follows the screening. – May 18

Rose is a terrible secretary but a fantastic typist, so her boss resolves to make her the fastest typist in the world. Set in 1958, this French rom-com combines a Mad Men aesthetic with an I Love Lucy sensibility.

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