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Edgar Allan Poe Speakeasy

90 minutes

Now Playing - Jun 22, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

The Edgar Allan Poe Speakeasy is a chilling cocktail experience in Seattle that brings four of his stories off the page and onto the stage as told through the Poe Historians while pairing them with four classic cocktails.

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The Bikeriders

USA | 2023 | 116 min. | Jeff Nichols

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SIFF Cinema Uptown

The Bikeriders captures a rebellious time in America when the culture and people were changing.

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Prestige Sleaze: Basic Instinct

USA | 1992 | 127 min. | Paul Verhoeven

Now Playing - Jun 26, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

In one of Paul Verhoeven's most provocative films, Detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) becomes ensnared in a web of sex, lies, and violence, all leading back to Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone), a seductive, mysterious crime novelist.

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Prestige Sleaze: Cruel Intentions

USA | 1999 | 97 min. | Roger Kumble

Now Playing - Jun 23, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Two vicious step-siblings of an elite Manhattan prep school make a wager: to deflower the new headmaster's daughter before the start of term. A modern classic that keeps audiences captivated with its mix of romance, drama, and dark humor.

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Prestige Sleaze: Fatal Attraction

USA | 1987 | 119 min. | Adrian Lyne

Now Playing - Jun 24, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A torrid affair with unforeseen consequences spins Michael Douglas and Glenn Close into a whirlwind of obsession and danger. What begins as passion becomes a harrowing descent into betrayal and terror, testing the limits of desire and the fragility of trust in this gripping psychological thriller.

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The Early Films of Lee Chang Dong: Green Fish

South Korea | 1997 | 111 min. | Lee Chang-dong

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SIFF Cinema Uptown

Returning home and finding his town drastically changed, a former soldier falls in with gangsters. The gang orders a tough and life-threatening job to the former soldier. New 4K restoration.

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The Early Films of Lee Chang Dong: Poetry

South Korea | 2010 | 139 min. | Lee Chang-dong

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SIFF Cinema Uptown

A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, enrolls in a poetry class. New 4K restoration.

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Prestige Sleaze: Body Heat (35mm)

USA | 1981 | 113 min. | Lawrence Kasdan

Now Playing - Jun 23, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

William Hurt's naive lawyer falls into a seductive trap laid by Kathleen Turner's femme fatale in this scorching neo-noir thriller set in a sultry Florida town. Presented on 35mm.

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Solo

Canada (Québec) | 2023 | 102 min. | Sophie Dupuis

Now Playing - Jun 20, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A Montreal drag queen falls in love with a new French performer just as his estranged mother comes back into his life.

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The Early Films of Lee Chang Dong: Oasis

South Korea | 2002 | 132 min. | Lee Chang-dong

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SIFF Cinema Uptown

Jong-du, a feckless young man with three previous convictions, meets Gong-ju, a young woman with cerebral palsy. Over a series of clandestine meetings, the two come to fall in love with each other, though their connection is not one that is understood by anyone else. New 4K restoration.

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The Early Films of Lee Chang Dong: Peppermint Candy

South Korea | 1999 | 131 min. | Lee Chang-dong

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SIFF Cinema Uptown

Told in reverse chronological order, time traverses back through six chapters of a man’s life to reveal why he committed suicide. New 4K restoration.

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Prestige Sleaze: Stranger by the Lake

France | 2013 | 97 min. | Alain Guiraudie

Now Playing - Jun 23, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

At a cruising spot near a lake, Franck falls in love with Michael, a handsome and lethally dangerous man. Even though Franck is aware of this, he chooses to follow his passion.

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Prestige Sleaze: Body Double

USA | 1984 | 114 min. | Brian De Palma

Now Playing - Jun 26, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences. The June 9 screening will include a 20 minute pre-show talk with Heather Marie Bartels about the film.

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Prestige Sleaze: Crash

United Kingdom | 1996 | 100 min. | David Cronenberg

Now Playing - Jun 24, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife. One of those most provocative films of the 90s, directed by David Cronenberg.

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I Saw the TV Glow

USA | 2024 | 100 min. | Jane Schoenbrun

Now Playing - Jun 20, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

An eerie slice of reality-f**king cinema, as two lonely suburbanites find solace and obsession in a late-night TV show.

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Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

USA | 2024 | George Miller

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SIFF Cinema Downtown

As the world fell, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a great Biker Horde led by the Warlord Dementus. Sweeping through the Wasteland they come across the Citadel presided over by The Immortan Joe. While the two Tyrants war for dominance, Furiosa must survive many trials as she puts together the means to find her way home.

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Ghostlight

USA | 2024 | 110 min. | Kelly O’Sullivan, Alex Thompson

Opens June 21, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A construction worker joins a production of “Romeo and Juliet,” finding community and a way to work through family troubles.

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Thelma

USA | 2024 | 97 min. | Josh Margolin

Opens June 21, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

June Squibb stars as a woman who gets scammed out of $10,000 and embarks on a daring mission across Los Angeles to recover it.

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Reel Black: Neptune Frost

Rwanda | 2021 | 105 min. | Saul Williams, Anisia Uzeyman

June 23, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

In a cybernetic rebellion, love sparks against technological chains, forging an Afrofuturistic odyssey.

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CLASSIFIED CINEMA

91 min.

Opens June 25, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Immaculately curated films kept top secret until they hit the screen. Still free, always fun, never pretentious.

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Scope Screenings

USA | 3 hours

June 25, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Join us at Scope Screenings for a monthly celebration of cinema and community. Each session features a diverse lineup of narrative shorts, music videos, and feature trailers. Doors open at 6:30 PM for socializing, with screenings kicking off at 7:30 PM, creating a dynamic hub for creatives and film enthusiasts alike.

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A Quiet Place: Day One

USA | 2024 | Michael Sarnoski

Opens June 27, 2024

SIFF Cinema Downtown

Experience the day the world went quiet.

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Kinds of Kindness

USA | 2024 | 164 min. | Yorgos Lanthimos

Opens June 27, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman determined to find a specific someone with a special ability, who is destined to become a prodigious spiritual leader.

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SIFF PRIDE: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

USA | 1995 | 109 | Beeban Kidron

Opens June 28, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. The flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn’t mean they don’t have humanity in common.

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SIFF PRIDE: D.E.B.S.

USA | 2004 | 91 | Angela Robinson

Opens June 29, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are recruited by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

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SIFF PRIDE: Love, Simon

USA | 2018 | 110 | Greg Berlanti

Opens June 29, 2024

SIFF Film Center

A (very) rare major studio movie about a gay teenager, this adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s YA novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” is all the more progressive for how familiar it feels, casually reorienting the time-honored heritage of American high school stories for a modern world that’s more inclusive than the one John Hughes left behind.

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SIFF PRIDE: Strange World

USA | 2022 | 102 | Don Hall, Qui Nguyen

Opens June 29, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Three generations of a legendary family of explorers will find themselves in an uncharted land with strange creatures. If they want to survive from the numerous dangers, they must bridge their differences and work together.

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I Heard it Through the Grapevine

USA | 1982 | 91 min. | Dick Fontaine, Pat Hartley

Opens June 30, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

James Baldwin retraces his time in the South during the Civil Rights Movement, reflecting with his trademark brilliance and insight on the passage of more than two decades. New 4K Restoration.

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MaXXXine

USA | 2024 | 103 min. | Ti West

Opens July 3, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

In 1980s Hollywood, adult film star and aspiring actress Maxine Minx finally gets her big break. But as a mysterious killer stalks the starlets of Hollywood, a trail of blood threatens to reveal her sinister past.

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Movie Club: Love & Basketball

USA | 2000 | 124 min. | Gina Prince-Bythewood

July 3, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Next-door neighbors as kids, Quincy and Monica fall in love as teens and find that they share an all-consuming interest in basketball. Their individual abilities in the sport take them down separate career paths in high school and college, and the couple must struggle to keep their relationship alive as they pursue success as professional athletes. Introduced by Development & Membership Manager Carson Rennekamp.

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Green Border

Poland | 2023 | 147 min. | Agnieszka Holland

Opens July 5, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The refugee crisis along the Belarus-Poland border, seen through the eyes of a Syrian family fleeing their war-torn home.

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The Immigration Resident

USA | 2023 | 60 min. | Nando Carter

July 8, 2024

SIFF Film Center

On The Horizon Films captures the realities Latinos live through to overcome the unjust immigration system, a global pandemic, the Trump era, and systemic community barriers to justice.

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Fly Me to the Moon

USA | 2024 | Greg Berlanti

Opens July 11, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Starring Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum, Fly Me to the Moon is a sharp, stylish comedy-drama set against the high-stakes backdrop of NASA’s historic Apollo 11 moon landing.

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Mother, Couch

USA | 2023 | 96 min. | Niclas Larsson

Opens July 12, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Taylor Russell, Ewan McGregor and Ellen Burstyn star in this story of three estranged children who are brought together when their mother refuses to move from a couch in a furniture store.

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Macbeth: Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma

2024 | 150 min. | Simon Godwin

Opens July 13, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Directed by Simon Godwin, Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C, Macbeth: Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma will be filmed live at a custom-built theatre space at Dock X in London, giving audiences the chance to be even closer to the action.

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BFDI & Inanimate Insanity 2024 Tour

60 min.

July 14, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Experience a live premiere of a new BFDI and Inanimate Insanity episode - followed by a Q&A with the series creators!

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Who is Stan Smith?

USA | 2022 | 95 min. | Danny Lee

Opens July 17, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

More than the namesake of one of the most iconic sneakers, Stan Smith has lived a champion’s life on and off the tennis court. Complete with intimate first-person accounts and dynamic archival materials, Danny Lee’s film brings us closer to the man behind the shoe.

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Fantastic Fungi

USA | 2019 | 80 min. | Louie Schwartzberg

Opens July 19, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Originally released in 2019, Fantastic Fungi quickly dazzled critics and moviegoers worldwide with its stunning visuals, captivating storytelling, and enlightening exploration of the interconnectedness of all life forms. Now, five years later, audiences will have the opportunity to rediscover this cinematic masterpiece in a whole new light.

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Seven Samurai: 70th Anniversary Restoration

Japan | 1954 | 207 min. | Akira Kurosawa

Opens July 19, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A sixteenth century farming village requests protection from seven samurai against a horde of bandits. 70th Anniversary 4K restoration.

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Reel Black: The Brother from Another Planet

USA | 1984 | 108 min. | John Sayles

July 21, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem.

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Lynden

USA | 2024 | 72 min. | Chris Baron, Bryan Tucker

July 22, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A racial justice march in a small town ignites a fierce cultural battle that divides friends, families and church members. Q&A with the filmmakers and subject after the screening.

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Deadpool & Wolverine

USA | 2024 | 127 min. | Shawn Levy

Opens July 25, 2024

SIFF Cinema Downtown

Marvel Studios’ Deadpool & Wolverine delivers the ultimate team-up throwdown.

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Suburbia

USA | 1983 | 94 min. | Penelope Spheeris

July 25, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

The narrative directorial debut of Penelope Spheeris (Wayne's World, The Decline of Western Civilization), Suburbia will kick your ass.

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The Terminator

USA | 1984 | 107 min. | James Cameron

July 25, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

In 2029, the war between man and machine has desolated the Earth, leaving humanity all but wiped out. Pockets of survivors remain - either living as slaves serving their technological overlords, or as resistance fighters attempting to overthrow the sentient defence network that controls the machines.

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The Spirit Of Ubuntu

Zimbabwe | 2024 | 90 min. | Kudzai Tinagao

July 28, 2024

SIFF Film Center

Award-winning director Kudzai Tiago and Grammy-nominated reggae legend Pato Banton embark on a journey through ten countries across Africa, exploring the ancient philosophy of Ubuntu.

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Kneecap

Ireland | 2024 | Rich Peppiatt

Opens August 2, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

There are 80,000 native Irish speakers in Ireland. 6,000 live in the North of Ireland. Three of them became a rap group called Kneecap. This anarchic Belfast trio becomes the unlikely figurehead of a civil rights movement to save the mother tongue.

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Movie Club: The Crow

USA | 1994 | 102 min. | Alex Proyas

August 7, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The tale of a young musician Eric Draven who, along with his fiancé, is murdered on the eve of their Halloween wedding. Exactly one year after their deaths, Eric is risen from the grave by a mysterious crow to seek out his killers and force them to answer for their crimes. Introduced by SIFF Cinema staffer Milo Harms.

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Crossing

Sweden | 2024 | 106 min. | Levan Akin

Opens August 9, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A retired Georgian history teacher travels to Istanbul in search of her missing niece, who was kicked out of her house for being trans.

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Made in England: The Films of Powell & Pressburger

United Kingdom | 2024 | 131 min. | David Hinton

Opens August 16, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Martin Scorsese first encountered the films of Powell and Pressburger as a child, sitting in front of the family TV. When The Archers’ famous logo appeared on screen, Scorsese recalls: “You knew you were in for fantasy, wonder, magic – real film magic.” Now, in this documentary, he tells the story of his lifelong love affair with their movies.

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Big Salad Comes to Seattle

60 min.

August 21, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Cup of Jo and Big Salad founder Joanna Goddard in conversation with poet Kate Baer.

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Sugarcane

USA | 2024 | 107 min. | Julian Brave NoiseCat (Secwepemc Nation), Emily Kassie

Opens August 23, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A gutwrenching doc on the horrors of residential schools, centering on the abuse suffered at the hands of B.C.’s St. Joseph Mission. 2024 Seattle International Film Festival Official Competition Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Documentary.

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Reel Black: Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song

USA | 1971 | 97 min. | Melvin Van Peebles

August 25, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A Revolutionary outsider challenges norms in a gritty quest for justice, passion, and empowerment in this influential 1971 cinematic milestone.

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Movie Club: Irma Vep

France | 1996 | 99 min. | Olivier Assayas

September 4, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Olivier Assayas’s live-wire international breakthrough stars a magnetic Maggie Cheung as a version of herself: a Hong Kong action movie star who arrives in Paris to play the latex-clad lead in a remake of Louis Feuillade’s classic 1915 crime serial Les vampires. Introduced by Social Media Manager Shelby Smout.

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Reel Black: Soul (2020)

USA | 2020 | 100 min. | Pete Docter, Kemp Powers

September 22, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Journey with a music teacher's Soul, exploring life's mysteries through humor, heart, and an extraordinary symphony of emotions.

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Movie Club: Practical Magic

USA | 1998 | 104 min. | Griffin Dunne

October 2, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Enchanting international superstars Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman sparkle in this wry, romantic tale of two sisters who discover the gift of Practical Magic. Introduced by Digital Marketing Associate Helen Paulini.

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Reel Black: The People Under the Stairs

USA | 1991 | 102 min. | Wes Craven

October 27, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

In a sinister mansion, a family stumbles upon a dark secret beneath the stairs, unveiling a twisted realm of horror and oppression.

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Movie Club: Koyaanisqatsi

USA | 1982 | 87 min. | Godfrey Reggio

November 6, 2024

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Drawing its title from the Hopi word meaning "life out of balance," this renowned documentary reveals how humanity has grown apart from nature. Introduced by Cinema Rentals Manager Patrick McFarland.

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Reel Black: A Wrinkle in Time

USA | 2018 | 109 min. | Ava DuVernay

November 17, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Guided by celestial beings, a girl battles darkness to find her father in a visually stunning 2018 adventure of love and self-discovery.

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