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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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The Rocket

Australia | 2013 | 96 minutes | Kim Mordaunt

Set in lush, rural Laos, this spirited drama tells the story of scrappy ten-year-old Ahlo, who yearns to break free from his ill-fated destiny. With help from his friend Kia and uncle Purple, he builds a giant rocket to compete in the dangerous Rocket Festival.

Rule the World of Independent Filmmaking – From Indie Distribution to Smart Phone Productions.

120 minutes |

1:00pm - 3:00pm (Film Center Classroom)
$5 - General Audience, Free - SIFF, Northwest Screenwriter's Guild, Women in Film Members

Learn the new entrepreneurial, legal, finance, distribution and marketing strategies and tactics filmmakers in all disciplines need to know to navigate the new landscape of independent film.

Sponsors: Northwest Screenwriters Guild, Women in Film.

Sadourni's Butterflies

Argentina | 2012 | 94 minutes | Dario Nardi

A surrealistic melodrama about a circus dwarf jailed for a crime of passion addresses identity, alienation, and daring to dream. Director Dario Nardi’s strange and magical movie, reminiscent of film noir and German expressionism, is utterly captivating.

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

Salma

United Kingdom | 2013 | 89 minutes | Kim Longinotto

When Salma, a young aspiring poet in South India, reached puberty, her parents locked her away. Twenty-five years later, Salma has fought her way back to the outside world in this beautiful, poignant, and powerful portrait of women in India.

Sand Fishers

Mali | 2012 | 72 minutes | Samouté Andrey Diarra

Having lost their jobs due to climate change and overfishing, a group of fishermen have been dubbed Sand Fishers, and now harvest wet compact sand and gravel from the bottom of waterways for use by the construction industry.

Scrapper

USA | 2013 | 87 minutes | Brady Hall

Hollis Wallace, whose career as a Seattle metal scrapper allows him to support his sick mother, finds his routine challenged when he meets an 18-year-old runaway with her own troubles.

Seattle Supersonic Shorts

2012 | 90 minutes |

Celebrating the past and the future, the awkward and the poignant, this collection of short films captures Seattle.

Secret Festival

Here's what's up: Our annual festival-within-a-festival isn't a Dangerous Liaisons kind of secret thing. It's a Dead Poets Society kind of secret thing. Consider the Egyptian Theatre your cave and the hundreds of fellow Secret Festivalgoers your comrades.

Admission is by Secret Festival Pass only.

Shadowed

USA | 2012 | 88 minutes | Joey Johnson

A group of Seattleites find their backpacking trip interrupted when one of them turns up dead. Now, they must delve into their collective past and figure out whodunit in this locally shot puzzler.

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