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Join us for new series of film experiences where local luminaries will present a movie of their choice and give an extended introduction about how it has made an impact on them. 

Each Talking Pictures event will offer a VIP ticket option featuring a meet-and-greet reception with the special guest, photo op, libations, and light bites. VIP tickets also include reserved seating at the screening. Proceeds from these ticket sales support SIFF programs.

Talking Pictures: Ben Gibbard Presents Drifting Clouds

Finland | 1996 | 97 min. | Aki Kaurismäki

March 14, 2024

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

The chilly landscapes of Helsinki are warmed by the gentle humanism and wry humor of Aki Kaurismäki in this deadpan tale of everyday survival. As part of our new Talking Pictures series, SIFF Board Member and luminary Seattle musician Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service) will give an extended introduction about what the film means to him.

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