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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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Geography Club

Director Gary Entin, Screenwriter Edmund Entin, Producer Michael Huffington scheduled to attend | May 22

With nobody to turn to but each other, a group of repressed gay teens form an after-school club in this adaptation of the cherished 2003 young adult novel by Seattle-based author Brent Hartinger. Ages 13+

Schedule
May 22, 2013
Wednesday
7:00 PM Egyptian Theatre Date has passed
May 25, 2013
Saturday
11:00 AM Harvard Exit Date has passed

High school can be one of the most awkward experiences of our lives, and young love is never easy. Nerdy kid Russell (Cameron Stewart) is questioning his sexuality, and arranges online to meet up for a date with another guy in his high school. He ends up seeing a popular football player named Kevin (Justin Deeley). The date is a secret, but they are seen by Min (Ally Maki), who slips them both a note. Will she reveal their secret? Will Kevin's goofy best friend Gunnar (Andrew Caldwell) ever lose his virginity? Based on the popular novel by Brent Hartinger, this is a sweet and funny look at teenaged angst. Quirky characters and unusual plot twists help to lift this movie above its all-too-familiar setting, and SNL alum Ana Gasteyer appears as an offbeat teacher who knows her way around a cucumber. Come see why the Geography Club is so important to some kids, and experience the drama and laughter of high school again, at a safe distance.

Director Biography
Director Gary Entin has appeared as a performer in nine films, including Love or Whatever and Seconds Apart, and directed his short film Simply Joys in 2006. Geography Club is his first full-length feature film.

Sponsored in part by Seattle Met

Director: Gary Entin
Principal Cast: Cameron Stewart,Justin Deeley, Andrew Caldwell, Ally Maki, Allie Gonino, Ana Gasteyer, Scott Bakula, Meaghan Martin
Country: USA
Year: 2013
Running Time: 90 minutes
Producer: Michael Huffington, Anthony Bretti
Screenplay: Edmund Entin
Cinematographers: Matthew Irving
Editors: William Yeh
Music: Lior Rosner
Website: Shoreline Entertainment: Geography Club
Filmography: Debut Feature Film
Language: English
Format: HDCAM
International Sales: Shoreline Entertainment
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