International films showing at SCC Tuesday - Thursday

Monday, May 30, 2016

The Seattle International Film Festival continues showing films at its new venue at the Shoreline Community College Theatre, 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline 98133 (campus maps). Parking is free in the evenings.

This week there are two films a day.


Therapy for a Vampire
Der Vampir auf der Couch
Austria - 2014 - 87 minutes - David Ruehm 

One night Sigmund Freud discovers a new patient on his couch, a mysterious count who has entered therapy because he can no longer bear his "eternally long" relationship with his wife, in this humorous mashup of vampire legend and neurotic obsessions.  Tuesday, May 31, 2016. 7:00 PM

Battledream Chronicle
Martinique - 2015 - 108 minutes - Alain Bidard 

In a futuristic world where humans have been reduced to virtual-reality slaves, a young woman fights for her freedom in a dazzling and inventive sci-fi adventure, the first feature-length animated film from the Caribbean island of Martinique.  Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 9:00 PM


La Vanité
Switzerland - 2015 - 75 minutes - Lionel Baier

"Euthanasia comedy" seems an odd descriptor, but the latest from Swiss director Lionel Baier (Longwave, SIFF 2014) is a blackly humorous Christmas tale about one man's absurd journey to die with dignity.  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 7:00 PM

The Eyes of My Mother
USA - 2016 - 77 minutes - Nicolas Pesce

When a grinning lunatic attacks a Portuguese-American family living in a secluded farmhouse, it awakens dark desires in a young girl who begins to act on her psychotic impulses in this gorgeous, Lynchian horror fable shot in sinister black and white.  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 9:00 PM


A New High
USA - 2015 - 100 minutes - Samuel Miron, Stephen Scott Scarpulla

An inspiring documentary following ex-Army Ranger Mike Johnson, who enriches the lives of a group of recovering addicts at Seattle's Union Gospel Mission by encouraging them to join him on a mission of personal discovery and redemption–climbing to the 14,400-foot summit of Mt. Rainier. Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Spa Night
USA - 2016 - 93 minutes - Andrew Ahn

A young Korean-American (Joe Seo, in a Sundance-winning breakthrough performance) discovers his burgeoning sexual desires amid the steamy underground world of gay hookups when he takes a job at a spa in Los Angeles' Koreatown.  Thursday, June 2, 2016 9:30 PM


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