SIFF Cinema Egyptian
The Czar of Noir, Eddie Muller, took a break from hosting TCM's Noir Alley to guide Seattle audiences on a journey through Film Noir. The 2018 Noir City festival featured 18 classic films that took audiences to the darkest and most dangerous places a film lover can go. Many of these films were newly restored, and all were introduced by our guest Eddie Muller, the incomparable impresario of Noir City.
Noir City will return will return February 15-21, 2019. Full lineup and schedule coming soon.
2017 PROGRAMMED FILMS
USA | 1941 | 101 minutes | John Huston
February 16 - 19, 2018
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.
USA | 1942 | 70 minutes | John Larkin
February 16, 2018
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.
USA | 1945 | 111 minutes | Michael Curtiz
February 18 - 19, 2018
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.
USA | 1947 | 73 minutes | Robert Gordon
February 19, 2018
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.