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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.

SIFF at Snoqualmie: Smoke Signals

Celebrating Native American Cinema and the 15th Anniversary of Smoke Signals. Free Admission, Ages 21+

May 17, 2013
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Inspiring Native American Short films created by young filmmakers curated and presented by nationally recognized Native media arts organization Longhouse Media.


15th Anniversary Screening of Sherman Alexie's beloved Smoke Signals directed by Chris Eyre. Don't miss this unique occasion to meet the cast; Elaine Miles, Evan Adams and Michelle St. John in attendance.

The first full-length feature film written, directed, and co-produced by Native Americans, weaves a tale of fathers, friends, and forgiveness that captures the Native American experience while also transcending it to relate a poignant, universal, and contemporary story.

Presented by Snoqualmie Tribe, Snoqualmie Tobacco Company & Liquor Store, and Snoqualmie Casino

Director: Chris Eyre
Country: USA
Year: 1998
Running Time: 89 minutes
Producer: Larry Estes, Scott M. Rosenfelt
Screenplay: Sherman Alexie
Cinematographers: Brian Capener
Editors: Brian Berdan
Music: BC Smith
Awards: Sundance Film Festival 1998 (Audience Award, Filmmakers Trophy); American Indian Movie Award 1998 (Best Film)
Filmography: Hide Away (2011); Skins (2002)
Language: English
US Distributor: Miramax
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