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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL SIFF’s 25 days will feature over 430 features, short films, and documentaries gathered from around the world. More than 70% of the films screened at the Festival will not return to theaters, making SIFF an amazing place to discover and celebrate new stories and perspectives.
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FRI, MAY 18 • 6:30 PM PACIFIC PLACE* SAT, MAY 19 • 3:00 PM • MAJESTIC BAY* SAT, MAY 26 • 8:00PM • SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Writer/Director Lucy Coleman and Actor Sarah Gaul scheduled to attend*
A budding playwright sets her sights on a sweetseeming divorce in the hopes of lifting her spirits.
FRI, MAY 18 • 9:00 PM • LINCOLN SQUARE SUN, MAY 20 • 3:30 PM • ARK LODGE CINEMAS* MON, MAY 21 • 9:00 PM • SIFF CINEMA UPTOWN*
Writer/Director Pascal Plante Scheduled to Attend*
Introverted punk rocker Theo falls in love with the free spirited Mag on the streets of Montreal.
Cake General + Saturday Party at the Nordic Museum
Highlander w/Live Soundtrack by DJ NicFit
SAT, MAY 19 • 5:30 PM • MAJESTIC BAY Directors Fredrik Wikingsson and Filip Hammar, Actor Agnes Lindström Bolmgren, and Cinematographer Simon Rudholm scheduled to attend.
WED, MAY 23 • 6:30 PM • SIFF CINEMA EGYPTIAN
An eccentric Swedish man decides to put his sleepy town on the map by assembling the world’s longest layer cake.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Won’t You Be My Neighbor
An Afternoon with Melanie Lynskey
FRI, MAY 25 • 6:30 PM • SIFF CINEMA UPTOWN SAT, MAY 26 • 3:00 PM • SIFF CINEMA UPTOWN
FILM: SAT, MAY 26 • 6:00 PM • SIFF CINEMA UPTOWN PARTY: THE HOUSE STUDIO SUN, MAY 27 • 1:30 PM • SIFF CINEMA UPTOWN
SUN, MAY 27 • 2:30 PM • SIFF CINEMA EGYPTIAN
Actor Forrest Goodluck Scheduled to Attend
Director Megan Griffiths and Producers Jenessa West, Jonathan Caso, and Lacey Levitt Scheduled to attend.
See Seattle’s own DJ NicFit reimagine the cult classic with a decades-spanning all Queen playlist performed live on two turntables.
L’Inferno with Live Score by My Goodness THU, MAY 31 • 7:00 PM • THE TRIPLE DOOR
Documentary that focuses on the life and career of Fred Rogers and his inspiring influences on children.
SIFF will welcome Melanie Lynskey to the stage for an interview featuring film clips from her career, followed by a screening of one of Lynskey’s latest films, Sadie.
Join My Goodness for a live accompaniment to the 1911 Italian silent film, a macabre tour de force inspired by Dante’s “Divine Comedy” featuring groundbreaking special effects and a cast of thousands.
Wild Nights with Emily
A Tribute to Ethan Hawke
MON, JUNE 4 • 7:00 PM • SIFF CINEMA UPTOWN TUE, JUNE 5 • 4:30 PM • SIFF CINEMA UPTOWN Subject Tiler Peck, Director Steven Cantor, and Producer Jamie Schutz Scheduled to Attend.
THU, JUNE 7 • 6:30 PM • SIFF CINEMA EGYPTIAN SAT, JUNE 9 • 4:00 PM • SIFF CINEMA EGYPTIAN Actors Kevin Seal and Amy Seimetz Scheduled to Attend.
FRI, JUNE 8 • 7:30 PM • SIFF CINEMA EGYPTIAN Director Ethan Hawke, and Actor Benjamin Dickey Scheduled to Attend.
SAT, JUNE 9 • 9:30 PM • SIFF CINEMA EGYPTIAN SUN, JUNE 10 • 9:15 PM • SIFF CINEMA EGYPTIAN
A biopic about famed poet Emily Dickinson and her supposed relationship with her sister-in-law, Susan.
Ethan Hawke will receive the Seattle International Film Festival Award for Outstanding Achievevment in Cinema and present his directorial debut, Blaze, about the life of burly singer-songwriter Blaze Foley.
Gay teens in a conversion therapy camp learn instead to embrace each other and themselves in this arresting drama.
Follows an ambitious New York City ballet dancer as she singlehandedly puts on her show Ballet Now.
Director Morgan Neville Scheduled to Attend
Director Joseph Kahn Scheduled to Attend.
A white Berkeley grad student discovers an unexpected talent for battle rapping in this gleefully transgressive satire produced by Eminem.