Browse films by

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.

Films A to Z

All # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Browse Open My Eyes!

Forbidden Voices

Switzerland | 2012 | 96 minutes | Barbara Miller

Despite constant resistance, influential cyber feminists from Cuba, China, and Iran keep blogging about abuses in their countries. Yoani Sánchez, Zeng Jinyan, and Farnaz Seifi courageously write about political issues under increasing scrutiny from their governments and at the risk of their own lives.

The Girl With Nine Wigs

Germany | 2013 | 117 minutes | Marc Rothemund

Based on the bestselling novel. 21-year-old Sophie has just started her studies when she is diagnosed with cancer. Though her world is turned upside down, nine individual wigs become Sophie's elixir of life in this true story.

House With a Turret

Ukraine | 2012 | 81 minutes | Eva Neymann

This b&w wartime drama unfolds in Soviet Russia as an eight-year-old boy travels back to Ukraine from Moscow with his sick mother. Eva Neymann's touching second film creates a stunning visual journey into a country covered in snow and left poor by war.

Inequality for All

USA | 2013 | 100 minutes | Jacob Kornbluth

An Inconvenient Truth for the economy, this Sundance award-winning film introduces former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich as an inspirational and humorous guide in exploring the causes and consequences of the widening income gap in America.

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.

The Land of Eb

Marshall Islands | 2012 | 88 minutes | Andrew Williamson

A tender and personal look at a forgotten Hawaiian community of Marshall Islands natives who still struggle to recover from the nuclear age, reminding us of the consequences and lasting effects of the atom bomb.

The Land of Hope

Japan | 2012 | 133 minutes | Sion Sono

Based on the events following the 2011 Tōhoku disaster, a multigenerational rural family is forced to make impossible choices and painful decisions in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake and the resulting nuclear fallout.

The Last Sentence

Sweden | 2012 | 125 minutes | Jan Troell

An elegant and poetic tale—exquisitely filmed in black and white—about crusading Swedish journalist Torgny Segerstedt and his courageous stand against Fascism during WWII.

Ludwig II

Germany | 2012 | 140 minutes | Marie Noëlle, Peter Sehr

In this lushly art-directed biopic, Sabin Tambrea portrays Bavaria's famous "Mad King Ludwig" as a misunderstood, reluctant monarch who met his downfall by believing music and culture could change the world.

Orange Honey

Spain | 2012 | 100 minutes | Imanol Uribe

A chilling political thriller from acclaimed director Imanol Uribe. Set in the 1950s, it follows Enrique, a conflicted stenographer for a fascist judge who struggles with morality, loyalty, and which side to be on when he witnesses the execution of his mother's doctor.

1 2 3 4