SIFF Movie Club
Building community around film with monthly screenings and discussion.
Opens June 7, 2023
Celebrate classics and discover new favorites with SIFF Movie Club, a monthly gathering of film fans. Catch a movie on the big screen at SIFF Cinema Uptown, then meet up with fellow audience members at Queen Anne Beerhall for a cinematic chat. We’ll laugh, cry…and add more titles to our watchlists!
$10 | $5 (SIFF members)
Tickets are available to purchase on individual film detail pages.
Movie Club: Goldfinger
USA | 1964 | 110 min. | Guy Hamilton
June 7, 2023
In Sean Connery’s third outing as James Bond, our titular spy uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve while investigating a gold magnate’s smuggling operation. Selected and introduced by SIFF Development and Membership Manager (and amateur James Bond expert) Carson Rennekamp.
Movie Club: Minari
USA | 2020 | 115 min. | Lee Isaac Chung
July 5, 2023
A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. Selected and introduced by SIFF Marketing Manager Madison Zimmerman.
Movie Club: Funeral Parade of Roses
Japan | 1969 | 105 min. | Matsumoto Toshio
August 2, 2023
In this loose adaptation of Oedipus Rex, we will journey to 1960s Tokyo and experience the life of a young transgender woman named Eddie. Come see why this film inspired Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange and is considered a cornerstone of Japanese New Wave cinema. Selected and introduced by SIFF Graphic Design Manager (and Queer Cinema aficionado) Reese Iliakis.
Movie Club: The Virgin Suicides
USA | 1999 | 97 min. | Sofia Coppola
September 6, 2023
It’s Back-to-(Film)-School time with Movie Club, presenting Sofia Coppola’s 1999 The Virgin Suicides starring Kirsten Dunst, Kathleen Turner, and James Woods, with a stellar soundtrack and score by French music duo Air. Selected and introduced by SIFF Senior Digital Marketing Manager Clare Garvin (who was once a 13-year-old girl).
Movie Club: Eyes of Laura Mars
USA | 1978 | 104 min. | Irvin Kershner
October 4, 2023
Slay goes both ways when a famous fashion photographer (Faye Dunaway) witnesses a series of murders through the eyes of a killer. This stylish slasher, influenced by the Italian giallo genre, boasts an early-career John Carpenter script and Barbra Streisand theme song. Selected and introduced by SIFF Office Manager (and horror writer) Caroline Beston.
Movie Club: Moonstruck
USA | 1987 | 102 min. | Norman Jewison
November 1, 2023
With a murderer’s row of heavy hitter character actors, the indomitable Cher, and an iconic breakout performance from a 23-year-old Nicolas Cage, Moonstruck is a romantic-comedy masterpiece about the unknowable natural forces that pull men and women towards each other like animals in heat. That’s amoré! Selected and introduced by SIFF Cinema staffer Milo Harms.