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Upcoming films and events at SIFF Cinema

Big Trouble in Seattle

USA | 2017 | 43 minutes | David Fowler

January 22, 2018

La’Marr is going through a court trial for bank robbery

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Awesome I F**kin' Shot That and Fight For Your Right Revisited

120 minutes

January 25, 2018

SIFF Film Center

A seminal look at the music of the Beastie Boys, from the band itself.

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Children's Film Festival: Castle in the Sky

Japan | 1986 | 125 minutes | Hayao Miyazaki

January 25, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Join us for the opening night of the Chidlren's Film Festival Seattle!

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Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey

USA | 2017 | 96 minutes | Dave O'Leske

Opens January 26, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Director Dave O’Leske spent 10 years shadowing Beckey throughout the world as he searched for the next peak to conquer.

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: Song of the Sea

Ireland | 2014 | 93 minutes | Tomm Moore

January 27, 2018

SIFF Film Center

An Irish boy and his little sister go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world.

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The Fits and Polina

180 minutes

February 1, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Two very different young women coming of age in the arts.

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A Ciambra

Italy | 2017 | 118 minutes | Jonas Carpignano

Opens February 2, 2018

SIFF Film Center

A 14-year-old Romani sets out to prove he's ready to step into his older brother's shoes.

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Los Sures, Stations of the Elevated and Dark Days

185 minutes

February 8, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Explore underground arts and communities in New York City.

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Big Sonia

USA | 2016 | 93 minutes | Leah Warshawski, Todd Soliday

Opens February 9, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Holocaust survivor. Grandma. Diva. BIG SONIA.

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Depth Perception

USA | 2017 | 64 minutes | Christopher Murphy, Justin Taylor Smith

Opens February 9, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Travis Rice's latest production draws an unexpected vision on backcountry snowboarding.

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French Truly Salon: Love Street

France | 2002 | 91 minutes | Patrice Leconte

February 14, 2018

SIFF Film Center

A handyman in 1940s Paris attempts to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career.

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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

Spain | 2015 | 76 minutes | Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez

Opens February 16, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, three teenagers hatch a dangerous escape plan.

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Quiet Please, Murder

USA | 1942 | 70 minutes | John Larkin

February 16, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A book thief/forger sells a fake book to a Nazi through a female agent. A detective tries to uncover who the forger is and gets in the middle of a three way struggle for rare books and revenge in a public library.

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The Maltese Falcon

USA | 1941 | 101 minutes | John Huston

Opens February 16, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Opening Night Film! Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart), a cynical, tough-talking private eye, becomes ensnared in a web of deceit when a simple missing persons case becomes a deadly hunt for a missing statuette.

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Address Unknown

USA | 1944 | 75 minutes | William Cameron Menzies

February 17, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

The film tells the story of two families caught up in the rise of Nazism in Germany prior to the start of World War II.

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Destiny

USA | 1944 | 65 minutes | Reginald Le Borg, Julien Duvivier (uncredited)

February 17, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Originally conceived as a fourth "episode" in Flesh and Fantasy, this expanded story is about a cynical ex-con and the blind girl that may be the key to his redemption.

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Flesh and Fantasy

USA | 1943 | 94 minutes | Julien Duvivier

February 17, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Two members of a gentlemen's club tell three tales of the supernatural in this atmospheric pre-cursor to "The Twilight Zone."

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Shadow of a Doubt

USA | 1943 | 108 minutes | Alfred Hitchcock

February 17, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

In Alfred Hitchcock's glimpse into the dark side of suburbia, a young woman discovers her visiting uncle may not be the man he seems to be.

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Jealousy

USA | 1945 | 71 minutes | Gustav Machatý

February 18, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A successful alcoholic writer is murdered and his wife is accused.

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Matthew Bourne's Cinderella

2017 | 120 minutes | Matthew Bourne

Opens February 18, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War.

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Mildred Pierce

USA | 1945 | 111 minutes | Michael Curtiz

Opens February 18, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Joan Crawford delivers a ferocious, Oscar®-winning performance as a hard-working housewife who struggles to provide the best life for her little girl Veda, only to find herself trapped in a dark world of thwarted desires.

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The Big Sleep

USA | 1946 | 116 | Howard Hawks

February 18, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

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The Blue Dahlia

USA | 1946 | 96 minutes | George Marshall

February 18, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Writer Raymond Chandler's only original screenplay is a classic about a returning vet being framed for his unfaithful wife's murder.

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Blind Spot

USA | 1947 | 73 minutes | Robert Gordon

February 19, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Veteran Columbia star Chester Morris delivers a terrific performance as a hard-drinking, hard-luck writer who pitches his skeptical publisher an ingenious "locked room" mystery . . . only to have the crime come true.

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Kiss of Death

USA | 1947 | 99 minutes | Henry Hathaway

February 19, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise.

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Bodyguard

USA | 1948 | 62 minutes | Richard Fleischer

February 20, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

An ousted Los Angeles homicide detective goes to work for a widow and is framed for murder.

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I Walk Alone

USA | 1948 | 97 minutes | Byron Haskin

February 20, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

An ex-convict leaves prison expecting his equal share from his ex-partner. But his partner has no intention of sharing.

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The Accused

USA | 1949 | 101 minutes | William Dieterle

February 21, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

When a college student grows inappropriately fond of his psychology professor and tries to rape her, she fights back. But as she defends herself, she accidentally kills her attacker.

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The Threat

USA | 1949 | 66 minutes | Felix E. Feist

February 21, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Murderer Arnold "Red" Kluger has a score to settle: when he was convicted, he promised revenge on the people who put him in prison.

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NT Live: Cat On a Hot Tin Roof

185 minutes | Benedict Andrews

Opens February 22, 2018

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell start in Tennessee William’s Cat On a Hot Tin Roof

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Roadblock

USA | 1951 | 73 minutes | Harold Daniels

February 22, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

An honest LA insurance detective becomes corrupt and turns to crime after falling in love with a gold-digger model.

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The Man Who Cheated Himself

USA | 1950 | 81 minutes | Felix E. Feist

February 22, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A woman in the process of divorce shoots her husband and gets her police lieutenant boyfriend to help hide the body.

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We Need to Talk About Kevin and The Messenger

225 minutes

February 22, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Find the dark within all of us.

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A Fantastic Woman

Chile | 2017 | 104 minutes | Sebastian Lelio

Opens February 23, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Marina, a transgender woman, battles with institutional prejudice after the death of her boyfriend.

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: Boy and the World

Brazil | 2013 | 80 minutes | Alê Abreu

February 24, 2018

SIFF Film Center

A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

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Shut Up and Play the Hits and Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

179 minutes

March 1, 2018

SIFF Film Center

A dive in to some of music's most iconic figures.

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Big Time

Denmark | 2017 | 93 minutes | Kaspar Astrup Schröder

Opens March 8, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Follow Bjarke Ingels while he struggles to finish his biggest architecture project yet.

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The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows

2017 | 93 minutes | Misc

Opens March 9, 2018

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The 19th Annual Animation Show of Shows offers a wealth of humor, insight and profundity

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NT Live: Follies

2017 | 150 minutes | Dominic Cooke

Opens March 10, 2018

SIFF Film Center

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre.

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NT Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

United Kingdom | 2017 | 180 minutes | David Leveaux

March 10, 2018

SIFF Film Center

David Leveaux’s new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight.

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NT Live: Hamlet (Encore)

United Kingdom | 2015 | 210 minutes | Lyndsey Turner

Opens March 11, 2018

SIFF Film Center

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

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French Truly Salon: Step Up to the Plate

France | 2011 | 90 minutes | Paul Lacoste

March 14, 2018

SIFF Film Center

This culinary documentary is a touching father and son portrait of food, family, and the love that goes into all of it.

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RSC: Twelfth Night

210 minutes | Christopher Luscombe

Opens March 18, 2018

SIFF Film Center

A hilarious and heartbreaking tale of unrequited love.

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NT Live: Julius Caesar

United Kingdom | 180 minutes | Nicholas Hytner

Opens March 22, 2018

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Michelle Fairley (“Game of Thrones”) and David Morrissey (“The Walking Dead”) round out a riveting cast in Shakespeare’s classic.

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The IF Project

USA | 2016 | 88 minutes | Kathlyn Horan

March 25, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

A compassionate Seattle police officer creates a unique writing program along with a group of inmates at a maximum-security women's prison, challenging them to answer a simple question with a difficult answer: What if things had been different?

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: Ernest & Celestine

France | 2012 | 80 minutes | Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner

March 31, 2018

SIFF Film Center

The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine. French with English subtitles.

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Saturday Morning Cartoons: My Neighbors the Yamadas

Japan | 1999 | 104 minutes | Isao Takahata

April 28, 2018

SIFF Film Center

The life and misadventures of a family in contemporary Japan. Japanese with English subtitles.

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NT Live: Macbeth

210 minutes | Rufus Norris

May 10, 2018

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy

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