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Upcoming films and events at SIFF Cinema

The Awakening of the Ants

Costa Rica | 2019 | 94 minutes | Antonella Sudasassi Furniss

June 17, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Best of SIFF - Grand Jury Prize: Ibero-American Competition | Isa’s surrealist imaginings suggest a suppressed revolt against the societal and domestic pressures placed on her.

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Vai

New Zealand | 2019 | 90 minutes | Nicole Whippy, ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Matasila Freshwater, Amberley Jo Aumua, Miria George, Marina Alofagia McCartney, Dianna Fuemana, Becs Arahanga

June 17, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Best of SIFF - Best Film, Third Runner-Up: Golden Space Needle Audience Award | Eight vignettes directed by nine female South Pacific filmmakers about eight Indigenous women.

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6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Seattle

120 minutes

June 18, 2019

Join Washington Water Trust for an evening of happy hour, raffles and award-winning environmental films!

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Best of SIFF 2019 Shorts: Jury Award Winners

89 minutes

June 18, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Best of SIFF | The juries have spoken! Don't miss these jury award-winning short films from SIFF 2019.

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Yuli

Spain | 2018 | 104 minutes | Iciar Bollain

June 18, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Best of SIFF | Legendary dancer Carlos Acosta's heartfelt biography with stunning dance sequences.

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Q Ball

USA | 2019 | 97 minutes | Michael Tolajian

June 19, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Best of SIFF - Grand Jury Prize: Documentary Competition | Kevin Durant executive-produced this inspirational doc about the San Quentin Prison basketball squad.

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Tel Aviv On Fire

Luxembourg | 2018 | 97 minutes | Sameh Zoabi

June 19, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Best of SIFF - Best Film: Golden Space Needle Audience Award | An intern on a popular Palestinian telenovela meets an Israeli checkpoint commander with ideas for improving the show.

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Shimano presents Return To Earth by Anthill Films

Canada | 2019 | 50 minutes

June 20, 2019

Anthill Film's Return to Earth is a feature mountain bike film about the simple act of living in those moments. A cinematic journey connected by true to life examples set by riders of all ages around the world.

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The Last Black Man in San Francisco

USA | 2019 | 120 min | Joe Talbot

Opens June 20, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A wistful odyssey populated by skaters, squatters, street preachers, playwrights, and others on the margins of a rapidly gentrifying city.

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The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

Canada | 2018 | 83 minutes | Alison Reid

June 20, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Best of SIFF | Canadian zoologist and feminist trailblazer Anne Innis Dagg is the Jane Goodall of giraffes.

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Nightmare Cinema

USA | 2018 | 119 minutes | Alejandro Brugués, Ryûhei Kitamura, David Slade, Joe Dante, Mick Garris

Opens June 21, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Five strangers face their deepest, darkest fears in a dilapidated movie theater in this omnibus horror film.

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This is Spinal Tap

USA | 1984 | 82 minutes | Rob Reiner

June 21, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The loudest band in the world roars back on screen in Rob Reiner’s mockumentary classic.

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Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival

Opens June 22, 2019

TAP-Seattle is showcasing award-winning Taiwanese movies and short films from aspiring Taiwanese American directors via the second annual Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival (STAFF) on June 22-23,26, 2019.

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Stop Making Sense

USA | 1984 | 88 minutes | Jonathan Demme

June 27, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

One of our favorite concert films of all time returns to our screen for one night ONLY in celebration of its 35th anniversary.

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3 Faces

Iran | 2018 | 100 minutes | Jafar Panahi

Opens June 28, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Internationally renowned filmmaker Jafar Panahi (THE WHITE BALLOON) co-stars in this richly layered metafiction.

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The Quiet One

United Kingdom | 2019 | 107 minutes | Oliver Murray

Opens June 28, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Bill Wyman powered the bottom end of The Rolling Stones from 1962-1993. For the first time on film, the quietest member of the band tells all.

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Bite Me

USA | 2018 | 83 minutes | Meredith Edwards

June 30, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Even if you’re a vampire, the only things that are certain are death and taxes.

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Midsommar

USA | 2019 | 140 minutes | Ari Aster

Opens July 2, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

From the visionary mind of Ari Aster comes a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.

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Meeting Gorbachev

United Kingdom | 2018 | 91 minutes | Werner Herzog, Andrew Singer

Opens July 5, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Director Werner Herzog sits down for a one-on-one conversation with U.S.S.R. leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

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NT Live: Small Island

2019 | 200 minutes | Rufus Norris

Opens July 7, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation

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The Cure - Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London

2019 | 150 minutes | Tim Pope

July 11, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A special one-night event, celebrating 40 years of The Cure, cementing them as one of the defining rock bands of music history.

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Halston

USA | 2019 | 105 minutes | Frédéric Tcheng

Opens July 12, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Relive the roller-coaster career of the designer who fabulously heightened the role of American fashion on the world stage.

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The Silence of Others

Spain | 2018 | 96 minutes | Robert Bahar, Almudena Carracedo

Opens July 12, 2019

SIFF Film Center

In modern day Spain, those whose lives and families were touched by the cruelty of Franco struggle to find justice.

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NT Live: Hamlet (Encore)

United Kingdom | 2015 | 210 minutes | Lyndsey Turner

Opens July 14, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Benedict Cumberbatch returns to the National in the starring role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, Hamlet.

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Rock 'n' Roll High School

USA | 1979 | 93 minutes | Allan Arkush

July 18, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

All hell breaks loose at Vince Lombardi High School when punk rock sensations The Ramones roll into town.

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Diamantino

Portugal | 2018 | 92 minutes | Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt

Opens July 19, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A dim soccer star who sees fluffy puppies on the field is sold out by his scheming twin sisters to anti-EU agents.

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For All Mankind

USA | 1989 | 80 minutes | Al Reinert

Opens July 19, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Documentary filmmaker Al Reinert’s definitive chronicle of the Apollo moon missions return to our screen to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing.

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Singin' In the Rain

USA | 1952 | 103 minutes | Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

July 20, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds dance their way from the end of the silent era and into the birth of the talkies in Stanley Donen’s most beloved film.

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Artifishal

80 minutes | Josh Murphy

July 24, 2019

Patagonia's new documentary film, Artifishal followed by Q&A with director, producer and panel.

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Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood

USA | 2019 | 159 minutes | Quentin Tarantino

Opens July 26, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The ninth film from genre auteur and enthusiast Quentin Tarantino pulls back the curtain on late 60s Hollywood.

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Sword of Trust

USA | 2019 | 89 minutes | Lynn shelton

Opens July 26, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Two women attempt to unload an inherited Civil War sword onto a curmudgeonly pawnshop owner.

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The Farewell

USA | 2019 | 98 minutes | Lulu Wang

Opens July 26, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A woman travels back home to China to assist in an elaborate ruse to keep a truth from her terminally ill grandmother.

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The Third Wife

Vietnam | 2018 | 96 minutes | Ash Mayfair

Opens July 26, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A 14-year-old girl in 19th-century Vietnam enters a polygamous marriage to an older wealthy landlord.

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Mildred Pierce

USA | 1945 | 111 minutes | Michael Curtiz

July 27, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Joan Crawford is one hell of a mother in Michael Curtiz’ (Casablanca) adaptation of James M. Cain’s pulp novel.

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NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

United Kingdom | 2019 | 240 minutes | Sam Mendes

Opens July 28, 2019

SIFF Film Center

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

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42nd Street

USA | 1933 | 89 minutes | Lloyd Bacon

August 3, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Peggy (Ruby Keeler) dreams of Broadway glory in this pre-code classic, featuring thrillingly zany choreographed numbers by the legendary Busby Berkeley.

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Exhibition on Screen: Van Gogh & Japan

2019 | 90 minutes | David Bickerstaff

Opens August 4, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Van Gogh & Japan journeys from the critically acclaimed exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, to the beauty of Provence and the enigma of Japan itself.

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Phantom Mary

USA | 2019 | 118 minutes | Aniello De Angelis

August 6, 2019

A young couple navigates their supernatural romance in a sleepless eternity.

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National Cat Day Celebration featuring Kedi

Turkey | 2016 | 79 minutes | Ceyda Torun

August 8, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Join us on National Cat Day; Kedi for one night only.

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Gilda

USA | 1946 | 110 minute | Charles Vidor

August 10, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Gilda (Rita Hayworth) turns all the heads in Charles Vidor’s 1946 film noir. And Poor Johnny (Glenn Ford) spends all his time trying to keep her out of trouble.

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The Women

USA | 1939 | 133 minutes | George Cukor

August 17, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

When a group of friends discover that one of their own (Norma Shearer) is being cheated on by her husband, they rally together to make sure the truth is outed.

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown

USA | 1969 | 86 minutes | Bill Melendez

August 18, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Come join us for a special 50th anniversary celebration of the big screen debut of Charles M. Schulz’s iconic Peanuts gang.

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Rear Window

USA | 1954 | 112 minutes | Alfred Hitchcock

August 24, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 masterful thriller about a photographer (James Stewart) whose bad habit of spying on his neighbors yields dangerous results.

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Chulas Fronteras & Del Mero Corazón

USA | 1976 | 58 minutes | Les Blank

Opens September 13, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A zesty introduction to Norteña music and culture that exists along the Texas-Mexican border.

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