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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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Crossing the Line

2012 | 93 minutes |

F**k the Parents, Auschwitz on My Mind, Nude Photos!—these titles and films push boundaries and address taboo topics.

Dog Flesh

Chile | 2012 | 81 minutes | Fernando Guzzoni

This brooding and intimate study tells the tale of Alejandro, a solitary, fragile, and unpredictably dangerous man paralyzed by the hostility of his past with the Pinochet dictatorship. Winner, Best New Director, San Sebastián Film Festival.

Fatal

South Korea | 2012 | 103 minutes | Lee Don-ku

This hard-hitting South Korean drama centers on a 28-year-old man who, ten years earlier, participated in a violent act against a classmate. Attempting to seek forgiveness without confessing his role in her adolescent trauma, guilty Sung-gong forms a relationship with his victim, with unexpected consequences.

The Fifth Season

Belgium | 2012 | 93 minutes | Jessica Woodworth, Peter Brosens

This chilling contemporary fable draws on traditional peasant folklore to chronicle what happens when Mother Nature turns her back on a small Ardennes village and refuses to let winter give way to spring.

Harmony Lessons

Kazakhstan | 2013 | 110 minutes | Emir Baigazin

SIFF 2013 Best New Director: Grand Jury Prize

A stark, surreal, strange, and entirely riveting tale of a marginalized teenage boy. Young Kazakh director Emir Baigazin's accomplished debut creates a poetic and mature study of school bullying and the strength of the survival instinct in a small town in rural Kazakhstan.

Horses of God

Morocco | 2012 | 115 minutes | Nabil Ayouch

Best Director – Nabil Ayouch: SIFF 2013 Golden Space Needle Awards

An intimate portrait of three young boys growing up on the outskirts of Casablanca. Critically acclaimed at Cannes, this film is a major achievement by one of North Africa's most important filmmakers.

The Hunt

Denmark | 2012 | 111 minutes | Thomas Vinterberg

Mads Mikkelsen won the Best Actor prize at Cannes for his performance as an innocent man accused of child molestation in this ferociously powerful new film by Thomas Vinterberg (The Celebration). 

I Declare War

USA | 2012 | 94 minutes | Jason Lapeyre, Robert Wilson

A group of 13-year-old friends armed with sticks gather for a Capture the Flag game in the woods. For them, the weapons are real and the game is deadly serious as they form allegiances, stage rebellions, and discover treacheries that blur fantasy and reality. Ages 13+

In the Name Of

Poland | 2013 | 101 minutes | Malgoska Szumowska

The magnetic Andrzej Chyra (Decalogue IV, Katyn) plays Father Adam, a lonely but loving and kind priest in the Polish countryside struggling with his sexuality in this artfully rendered, unpredictable, and emotional film.

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.

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