Face the Music

SIFF programmers agree that regular exposure to music and film are essential to your overall well-being. With that in mind, the Face the Music program has been specifically designed to provide a holistic regimen for your audio-visual health.

Dreamin’ Wild

USA | 2022 | 110 min. | Bill Pohlad

Casey Affleck plays musician Donnie Emerson, who finds fame and purpose decades after he thought his career was over.

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Even Hell has its Heroes

USA | 2023 | 110 min. | Clyde Petersen

Clyde Petersen directs this incendiary doc on the Olympia-based Earth, “the slowest metal band on the planet.”

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It’s Only Life After All

USA | 2023 | 123 min. | Alexandria Bombach

Get an all-access pass to the life and times of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, a.k.a. queer folk-rock duo the Indigo Girls.

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Love to Love You, Donna Summer

USA | 2023 | 105 min. | Brooklyn Sudano, Roger Ross Williams

The Queen of Disco in all her glory, focusing on her illustrious music career and her personal life through her family’s eyes.

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Max Roach: The Drum Also Waltzes

USA | 2023 | 82 min. | Sam Pollard, Ben Shapiro

The life of drummer Max Roach, who forever changed the landscape of America through his timeless music and cultural activism.

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Poland | 2023 | 89 min. | Jakub Piątek

It’s the International Chopin Piano Competition, and young musicians from the world over are ready to prove their dedication.

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SIFF & CFC Present The Craft with DJ NicFit

USA | 1996 | 101 min. | Andrew Fleming

May 16, 2023

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Seattle’s own DJ NicFit creates a live soundtrack to accompany the 1996 cult classic The Craft, about a coven of teen witches.

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