SIFF in Shoreline: Friday and Saturday schedule

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Twenty-five films will be playing in Shoreline from May 27 to June 4, part of the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). For the first year, Shoreline Community College will be a venue for the event, which attracts thousands of film buffs every year.

Friday, May 27 is opening night, with the film The Tenth Man.

The Tenth Man
director Daniel Burman | Argentina, 2016 | 80 min
A genial and lighthearted affair, in which a New York-based Jewish-Argentinian man returns to the Once district of Buenos Aires for Purim, reconnecting with his father, his faith, his native community, and his heart. More information and Tickets here: Fri May 27 · 7:00 pm · Shoreline CC

Saturday, May 28 there are four films, with the first starting at 1pm.

Belle and Sebastian, the Adventure Continues
Belle et S├ębastien, l'aventure continue
France | 2015 | 97 minutes | Christian Duguay

In a new chapter of the beloved saga of Belle and Sebastian (SIFF 2014), the now-10-year-old hero and his brave, shaggy dog embark on an exciting adventure to rescue Sebastian's mom, who is lost after her plane crashes deep in the forest. Recommended for ages 7+ (includes limited foul language; some scenes [including large-scale forest fires] may be scary; plane crash; threatening animals). Saturday, May 28 - 1pm - Shoreline CC

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
USA | 2015 | 96 minutes | Morgan Neville

From the director of the Oscar®-winning documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom comes the delightful globe-trotting story of celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his multicultural collective of inspiring master musicians from around the world. Saturday, May 28 - 3:30pm - Shoreline CC

The Patriarch
director Lee Tamahori | New Zealand, 2016 | 102 min

Director Lee Tamahori returns to the Maori culture of Once Were Warriors for a family saga about an outspoken teen who dares to challenge his elders. Based on a novel by Witi Ihimaera, the author of Whale Rider. Sat May 28 · 6:00 pm · Shoreline CC

The People vs. Fritz Bauer
Der staat gegen Fritz Bauer
Germany | 2015 | 105 minutes | Lars Kraume

A riveting historical thriller in which a tenacious Jewish lawyer returns from his self-imposed exile in the aftermath of WWII, risking everything as he carefully organizes the prosecution of Germany's greatest war criminals. Saturday May 28 - 8:30pm

Full Shoreline schedule here


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