Check Out Latest Art Films At Seattle Festival

If you plan to be in Seattle this weekend, you might want to catch a few showings of the 21st Seattle International Film Festival.

Beginning tonight, the festival offers a nightly blend of mainstream, foreign-language and art films through June 11. Full schedules are available at all Starbucks Coffee stores.

Ticket prices are $7, $5 for matinee and midnight shows. Weekly, full-run and special cinematic six-packs are available. For ticket information, call the SIFF office at the Broadway Market at (206) 325-6150. For schedule and general festival information, call (206) 325-6828.

The opening weekend schedule is as follows:


Egyptian Theatre (801 E. Pine, south of Capitol Hill): 5 “Jupiter’s Wife,” 7:15 “Pretty Baby,” 9:30 “Smoke,” midnight “Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!”

Harvard Exit (807 E. Roy, in Capitol Hill): 5 “Beyond the Sky,” 7:15 “Heartbreak Kid,” 9:30 “Postcards From America.”

Varsity (4329 University Way, near the University of Washington): 5 “Ecological Design,” 7:15 “Dust of Life,” 9:30 “Spider and Rose.”


Egyptian: 12:30 p.m. “Strange Encounters,” 3:30 “Back to Back, Face to Face,” 6:30 “Burnt by the Sun,” 9:15 Stars Fell on Henrietta,” midnight “Tie Died.”

Harvard Exit: 12:30 “Nothing Sacred,” 3:30 “Heartbreak Kid,” 6:30 “The Promise, 9:15 “Brothers McMullen.”

Varsity: 12:30 “Return of Tommy Tricker,” 3:30 “Northwest Shorts,” 6:30 “The Year of My Japanese Cousin,” 9:15 “Apart From Hugh.”


Egyptian: 12:30 p.m. Secret Festival (Secret Festival pass holders only), 3:30 p.m. “Burnt by the Sun,” 6:30 “Picture Bride,” 9:15 “Blue in the Face.”

Harvard Exit: 12:30 p.m. “The Taeback Mountains,” 3:30 “Postcards From America,” 6:30 “My Family,” 9:15 “L’Enfer.”

Varsity: 12:30 p.m. “Spider and Rose,” 3:30 “Rites of Passage,” 6:30 “Confession of a Pretty Lady,” 9:15 “Pretty Baby.”


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