SIFF ends run at Shoreline CC Saturday

Friday, June 3, 2016

The Seattle International Film Festival ends its run at Shoreline Community College with four films on Saturday, June 4.

Truman shows on Friday night at 9pm, but rumors are that there are very few tickets left. Tickets are also going fast for Big Sonia. Two lucky readers of The Shoreline Area News won the give-away for tickets for this movie.

Here's the schedule, starting with Friday night.

director Cesc Gay - Spain, 2015 - 108 min

A wise and tender ode to friendship, of man and dog, two middle-aged men reunite in Madrid and spend four days taking unexpected detours, reflecting on loves, losses, triumphs, and regrets. Winner of five Goya Awards including Best Picture.  Friday, June 3, 2016 - 9:00pm


Sommer of '92
Denmark - 2016 - 90 minutes - Kasper Barfoed

The Danish national football team, a group of ragtag underdogs already knocked out in the 1992 UEFA Euro playoffs, must pull themselves together in only a week when another country forfeits their spot in this Full Monty for footballers.  Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 1:00pm

Iran - 2015 - 90 minutes - Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize, Sonita is the tale of a feisty teenage refugee and aspiring rapper from Afghanistan who, after her mother announces an arranged marriage, upends the foundations of documentary filmmaking with a bold request to her filmmaker: Will you buy me? Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 3:30pm

Big Sonia
USA - 2016 - 90 minutes - Leah Warshawski, Todd Soliday

Diva. Enigma. Holocaust survivor. Meet 90-year-old Kansas City tailor-shop owner Sonia Warshawski. She may be just shy of five feet tall, but her enormous, sparkling personality and stirring stories of survival have earned her the nickname "Big Sonia."  Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 6:00pm
Directors Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday scheduled to attend.

Shu Dai Jiu Fung
Hong Kong - 2016 - 97 minutes - Frank Hui, Jevons Au, Vicky Wong

A trio of directors helmed this noir about three notorious Chinese criminals who cross over into Hong Kong to make their fortune in the days leading up to the 1997 British handover of the territory. Produced by master filmmaker Johnnie To (Drug War). Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 8:30pm


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