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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/

    SIFF Cinema Map

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

    Now Playing

    • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
      Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

      June 30 - July 2

      Two aspiring filmmakers who excel in goofy Criterion film parodies find there is more to life when they befriend a girl with a potentially fatal disease. This Sundance audience and grand jury prize-winning film will tickle your funny bone and tug at your heart.

    • The Overnight
      The Overnight

      June 30 - July 9

      In an attempt to acclimate to Los Angeles, a young Seattle couple spends an increasingly bizarre evening with the parents of their son's new friend. A hilarious take on parenthood, marriage, and sexual frustration.

    • Dope

      June 30 - July 4

      Like a 21st century urban update of Ferris Bueller, this remarkably fresh comedy follows a trio of friends, fronted by college-bound ’90s hip-hop head Malcolm, who stumble into a duffle bag full of designer party drugs, leading them down a riotous rabbit hole into the criminal underbelly of the hood.

    • The Wolfpack
      The Wolfpack

      June 30 - July 2

      The true story of six brothers who grew up locked in a housing project in Manhattan with little access to the real world but lots of access to film. This Sundance award-winner shows their obsession with movies and what happens when one of the brothers finally escapes.

    • Sunshine Superman
      Sunshine Superman

      June 30 - July 2

      A thrilling documentary about Carl Boenish, an aerial cinematographer and pioneer of the extreme sport of BASE jumping, Sunshine Superman catapults us head-first into his turbulent life through breathtaking archival video and interviews.

    • Dark Star: H. R. Giger's World
      Dark Star: H. R. Giger's World

      June 30 - July 2

    Coming Soon

    • When Marnie Was There
      When Marnie Was There

      July 3 - 9

      Miyazaki protégé Yonebayashi adds Studio Ghibli magic to Joan G. Robinson’s classic ghost story of a shy teenage tomboy who befriends a young blonde girl who may not be of this world. Subtitled, Ages 8+

    • NT Live: Man and Superman
      NT Live: Man and Superman

      July 3 - 9

    • NT Live: The Audience
      NT Live: The Audience

      July 4 - 6