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Upcoming films and events at SIFF Cinema

NT Live: All My Sons

United Kingdom | 2019 | 165 minutes | Jeremy Herrin

Opens January 26, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (Lost Highway, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons.

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Fly Fishing Film Tour 2020

USA | 2020 | 120 minutes

January 29, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

F3T coming to Seattle on January 29th

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2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animated Program

2019 | 85 minutes

Opens January 31, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films.

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2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action

105 minutes

Opens January 31, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films.

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Cunningham

Germany | 2019 | 93 minutes | Alla Kovgan

Opens January 31, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

An immersive 3D cinematic experience about legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham.

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The Romanians - 30 Years of Cinema Revolution

Opens January 31, 2020

This program curated by Making Waves in NY and ARCS presents internationally acclaimed Romanian films that have never been screened in Seattle. 

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Cléo from 5 to 7

France | 1962 | 90 minutes | Agnès Varda

February 1, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Agnès Varda’s groundbreaking 1962 French New Wave classic returns as part of our Varda mini-retrospective.

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NT Live: Fleabag

United Kingdom | 2019 | 84 minutes | Vicky Jones

Opens February 2, 2020

SIFF Film Center

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge and captured live in London’s West End.

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NT Live: Present Laughter

United Kingdom | 2019 | 180 minutes | Matthew Warchus

Opens February 2, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Join us for The Old Vic in London’s production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter, starring Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag) and directed by Matthew Warchus.

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Bottle Rocket

USA | 1996 | 91 minutes | Wes Anderson

February 5, 2020

SIFF Film Center

After getting his buddy Dignan (Owen Wilson) to help bust him out of a mental health facility, Anthony (Luke Wilson) hatches a plan for a small heist in order to get on the radar of a local criminal (James Caan) in Wes Anderson’s scruffy and loveable first feature.

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Zombi Child

France | 2019 | 103 minutes | Bertrand Bonello

Opens February 7, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Director Bertrand Bonello’s (Nocturama, Saint Laurent) critically adored festival triumph juxtaposes an historical case of zombification and slavery in the Haitian sugar cane fields against the experiences of a Haitian immigrant attending a predominately white, all-girls private school in France.

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Foosballers

USA | 2019 | 95 minutes | Joe Heslinga

February 11, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Most people know foosball as the game they used to play in their parent's basement, but for some die-hard fans, foosball isn't just a game... it's a way of life.

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After Parkland

USA | 2018 | 92 minutes | Emily Taguchi, Jake Lefferman

February 12, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

After Parkland is a rare and intimate portrait of the private journeys of those who rose to challenge the nation to end gun violence. Directors Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman followed students and families directly affected by the shooting from its immediate aftermath to the beginning of the next school year.

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

France | 2019 | 135 minutes | Céline Sciamma

Opens February 12, 2020

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Winner of Best Screenplay and the Queer Palm at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

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After Midnight

USA | 2019 | 83 minutes | Jeremy Gardner, Christian Stella

Opens February 14, 2020

SIFF Film Center

In a classic case of “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone,” Hank (writer/director Jeremy Gardner) spirals into a drunken depression after what appears to be the end of his long-term relationship with Abby (Brea Grant). Just when it seems things couldn’t get any worse, something that lives out in the woods begins attacking his house night after night.

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And Then We Danced

Sweden | 2019 | 113 minutes | Levan Akin

Opens February 14, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

While training for the highly competitive National Georgian Ensemble, dancer Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani) undergoes a sexual awakening when encountering Irakli (Bachi Valishvili), a new addition to the troupe, and learns firsthand of the deeply entrenched homophobia of his homeland.

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Beanpole

Russia | 2019 | 139 minutes | Kantemir Balagov

Opens February 14, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Two women who served together as Russian anti-aircraft gunners in World War II conspire to overcome a major loss in Kantemir Balagov’s stunning new feature. Winner of the Un Certain Regard award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

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Matewan

USA | 1987 | 143 minutes | John Sayles

February 19, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Indie maverick John Sayles' somber depiction of the 1920 bloody struggle between West Virginia coal miners fighting to unionize and the mining company that sought to keep them under their thumb. Film critic A.S. Hamrah in attendance for a post-film conversation.

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Bird

USA | 1988 | 161 minutes | Clint Eastwood

February 20, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A biographical film set during the 1930s, '40s, and '50s that traces the life of jazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker--from his Bebop Jazz, to his drug problem and legal difficulties.

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63 Up

United Kingdom | 2019 | 144 minutes | Michael Apted

Opens February 21, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Captured over six decades, Michael Apted’s Up series has documented a group of individuals as they became adults and entered middle-age. Now, as the group reaches retirement age, the latest installment is back to discover where they are in their lives.

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Corpus Christi

Poland | 2019 | 116 minutes | Jan Komasa

Opens February 21, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A young man with strong religious leanings is released from a juvenile detention center in Poland and lies his way into the pulpit of a small church. Nominated for the Best International Feature Film Academy Award.

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The Cordillera of Dreams

France | 2019 | 85 minutes | Patricio Guzmán

Opens February 21, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzmán’s (Nostalgia for the Light, The Battle of Chile) lyrical rumination on the mountainous region of the Chilean Andes and their role as witness to the trauma and exploitation experienced in his homeland from the terror of Pinochet-era to the present day. Winner of the Golden Eye award at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

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CatVideoFest 2020

2020 | 80 minutes

Opens February 22, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

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

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NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

2020 | 180 minutes | Jamie Lloyd

Opens February 23, 2020

SIFF Film Center

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, captured live from the West End in London.

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Emma

United Kingdom | 2020 | Autumn de Wilde

Opens February 28, 2020

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch, Thoroughbreds) stars as Emma Woodhouse in director Autumn de Wilde’s adaptation of the beloved Jane Austen novel.

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Nordic Lights Film Festival 2020

Opens February 28, 2020

The Nordic Lights Film Festival shares the richness and diversity of the Nordic cultures through the lens of film.

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Vitalina Varela

Portugal | 2019 | 124 minutes | Pedro Costa

Opens February 28, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Winner of the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival, Pedro Costa’s (Horse Money, Colossal Youth) latest, greatest film chronicles the journey of a widow through the slums of Lisbon as she attempts to learn more about the last years of her long-estranged husband’s life.

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Germany | 1926 | 72 minutes | Lotte Reiniger

February 29, 2020

SIFF Film Center

When Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed premiered in Germany on September 23, 1926, it was hailed as the first full-length animated film. More than seventy-five years later, this enchanting film still stands as one of the great classics of animation—beautiful, mesmerizing and utterly seductive.

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Election

USA | 1999 | 103 minutes | Alexander Payne

March 4, 2020

SIFF Film Center

When irrepressible high schooler Tracy Flick (Reese Witherspoon) runs for student body president, the school’s civics teacher (Matthew Broderick) takes it upon himself to make sure she’ll never win.

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Exhibition on Screen: Lucian Freud - A Self Portrait

80 minutes | David Bickerstaff

Opens March 8, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Join us as the work of 20th-century master Lucian Freud’s revealing self-portraits are brought into full view via an unprecedented exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

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Pom Poko

Japan | 1994 | 119 minutes | Isao Takahata

March 28, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

In Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata’s 1994 anime classic, the forests are filled with groups of magical tanuki, mischievous raccoon-like animals from Japanese folklore that are capable of shape-shifting from their standard raccoon form to practically any object.

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The Awful Truth

USA | 1937 | 90 minutes | Leo McCarey

April 1, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Cary Grant and Irene Dunne duke it out in Leo McCarey’s 1937 romantic comedy in which they play a couple whose marriage is on the rocks…or are they just having a laugh at the expense of one another?

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Tales of the Night

France | 2011 | 84 minutes | Michel Ocelot

April 25, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

From renowned animator and storyteller Michel Ocelot (Kirikou and the Sorceress, Azur & Asmar) comes a dazzling and magical new film that is certain to delight children, families, and animation fans of all ages.

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