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Upcoming films and events at SIFF Cinema

The Muppet Movie

USA | 1979 | 95 minutes | James Frawley

January 24, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

The Children's Film Festival Opening Night Gala, co-presented with the Northwest Film Forum

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Mirai

Japan | 2018 | 98 minutes | Mamoru Hosoda

Opens January 25, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A magical, and emotionally soaring adventure about the ties that bring families together and make us who we are.

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NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

United Kingdom | 115 minutes | Joe Hill-Gibbins

Opens January 27, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, recorded from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London.

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The Heiresses

Paraguay | 2018 | 95 minutes | Marcelo Martinessi

Opens February 1, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A longtime couple's bond is tested when one is sent to prison and the other begins chauffeuring wealthier older ladies.

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Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration

USA | 2018 | 120 minutes | Martyn Atkins

February 7, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Musicians come together to honor one of the world’s most remarkable artists, Joni Mitchell, on her 75th birthday

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2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation

2018 | 90 minutes

Opens February 8, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films

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2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action

2018 | 120 minutes

Opens February 8, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films

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Capernaum

Lebanon | 2018 | 120 minutes | Nadine Labaki

Opens February 8, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The journey of a clever 12-year-old boy who survives the dangers of the city streets by his wits

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Police Story

Hong Kong | 1985 | 92 minutes | Jackie Chan, Chi-Hwa Chen

Opens February 8, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A police officer must clear his name when he is framed for the murder of a dirty cop

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Police Story 2

Hong Kong | 1988 | 122 minutes | Jackie Chan

Opens February 8, 2019

SIFF Film Center

The Hong Kong supercop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers

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NT Live: I'm Not Running

United Kingdom | 2018 | 180 minutes | David Hare

Opens February 10, 2019

SIFF Film Center

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre

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Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church

USA | 105 minutes | John McDermott

February 13, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The story of the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s involvement as the headliner of the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival

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French Truly Salon: The Women on the 6th Floor

France | 2010 | 102 minutes | Philippe Le Guay

February 14, 2019

SIFF Film Center

The Revolution of Love in Europe & France: transition from arranged to love marriage.

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The Invisibles

Germany | 2017 | 110 minutes | Claus Räfle

Opens February 15, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Four young Jews survive the Third Reich in the middle of Berlin by living so recklessly that they become "invisible"

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Exhibition on Screen: Young Picasso

85 minutes | Phil Grabsky

Opens February 17, 2019

SIFF Film Center

It is time to look at the early years of Picasso

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Burning

South Korea | 2018 | 148 minutes | Chang-dong Lee

Opens February 22, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

When Jongsu learns of Ben’s mysterious hobby and Haemi suddenly disappears, his confusion and obsessions begin to mount

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Never Look Away

Germany | 2018 | Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Opens February 22, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A German artist escapes East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis.

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Kirikou and the Sorceress

France | 1998 | 74 minutes | Michel Ocelot, Raymond Burlet

February 23, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

In a troubled African village, an unusual baby is born.

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Everybody Knows

Spain | 2018 | 133 minutes | Asghar Farhadi

Opens March 1, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A woman from Argentina returns to her hometown outside Madrid when the trip is upset by unexpected events

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To Dust

USA | 2018 | 91 minutes | Shawn Snyder

Opens March 1, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A man, distraught by the untimely death of his wife, obsesses over how her body will decay

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Cat Video Fest 2019

2019 | 70 minutes

Opens March 2, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Dedicated to bringing the joy of cat videos to the masses and raising money for cats in need

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The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

2018 | 98 minutes

Opens March 8, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows returns March 8th, 2019

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Frey: Part 1 & Mies on Scene

123 minutes

Opens March 13, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Space.City w/ SIFF present two stand-out architectural films about early revolutionary modernism in the US and Spain. This is a Seattle premiere for both films released in 2018.

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Styx

Germany | 2018 | 94 minutes | Wolfgang Fischer

Opens March 15, 2019

SIFF Film Center

The transformation of a woman torn from her contented world during a one-woman solo sailing trip

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Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Canada | 2016 | 90 minutes | Ann Marie Fleming

March 30, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A young Canadian poet with Chinese and Persian parents travels to Iran to perform at a poetry festival

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Exhibition on Screen: Rembrandt

90 minutes | Kat Mansoor

Opens April 14, 2019

SIFF Film Center

This deeply moving film seeks to explore the truth about the man behind the legend

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NT Live: Small Island

2019 | 170 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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