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    May 19–June 12

    Tickets On Sale Now!    Tickets are on sale now for all Festival screenings and events. Browse our film and event listings to learn more about our exciting lineup for the 2011 Seattle International Film Festival. Visit our Updates page for the latest ticket information, Festival guests, and to download our list of programmers picks.

    Discover extraordinary films year-round at SIFF Cinema

    SIFF Cinema Uptown 
    Located at 511 Queen Anne Avenue North.

    SIFF Film Center
    Seattle Center, Northwest Rooms (formerly the Alki Room) just south of the Seattle Repertory Theater and next to the Vera Project.

    Tickets, showtimes, and information: 206-324-9996

    Parking at the Uptown

    We offer FREE PARKING for Uptown film-goers!

    Monday - Friday                 Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
    6:00PM - 2:00AM               10:00AM - 2:00AM

    Parking Lots
    414 First Avenue West       19 Republican Street (corner of First and Republican)

    Show your ticket stub or SIFF Cinema pass to collect your parking pass at the Uptown box office and place it on your dash. Easy! 60 passes available each day.

    Bus: Several bus routes stop within walking distance of Seattle Center and the lower Queen Anne neighborhood. Visit the metro Transit Trip Planner to find routes.

    Monorail: For transit information from downtown on the Seattle Center Monorail, visit www.seattlemonorail.com.

    Traffic alerts: Keep posted with the latest traffic information by calling the Seattle Center Traffic Hotline at 206.233.3989 or by visiting www.seattlecenter.com/transportation/traffic/

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    SIFF members receive 10% discount on the best available rate and complimentary parking.

    Now Playing

    • Tangerine

      July 29 - August 6

      This refreshingly hilarious and raunchy comedy follows scrappy transgender prostitute besties Sin-Dee and Alexandra on a wild night in L.A. filled with sassy repartee (Merry Christmas Eve, bitch), adultering pimps, nightclub debuts, and capital d D-RAMA!

    • Southpaw

      July 29 - August 6

    • Apu Trilogy: Apur Sansar
      Apu Trilogy: Apur Sansar

      July 29 - 30

      In the conclusion of Satyajit’s award-winning neorealistic trilogy, Apu (Soumitra Chatterjee), now out of college and hoping to live as a writer, experiences his romantic awakening and eventual fraught fatherhood.


      July 29 - 30

      In 2012, Michael Dunn shot at four African American teenagers over the volume of their rap music, killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis. This riveting Sundance prizewinner dives right in, combining trial footage, exclusive interviews, and even the defendant’s phone calls from prison.

    • Cartel Land
      Cartel Land

      July 29 - 30

      With unprecedented access to vigilante groups both north and south of the U.S./Mexico border, this vibrant and electrifying cinematic expose captures searing footage from the front lines of the drug wars, tackling an issue that cannot be conveniently remedied or ignored.

    • Gemma Bovery
      Gemma Bovery

      July 29

      Adapted from Gustave Flaubert’s classic tale via Posy Simmonds’ popular graphic novel, this sexy, lighthearted take on everyone’s favorite housewife gone astray stars a delectable Gemma Arterton and a hilariously hapless Fabrice Luchini.

    Coming Soon

    • Apu Trilogy: Pather Panchali
      Apu Trilogy: Pather Panchali

      July 30

      The first part of the world-renowned film series by Satyajit Ray, based on the books by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, follows young Bengali boy Apu and his family through the trials and tribulations of impoverished living. Brilliant 4k digital restoration.

    • Apu Trilogy: Aparajito
      Apu Trilogy: Aparajito

      July 30

      In the second part of Satyajit Ray’s heralded trilogy, considered by many to be the greatest of all Indian filmmaking, Apu contends with adolescence, schooling, and the harsh truths of death. Brilliant 4k digital restoration.

    • Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
      Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

      July 30 - August 6