SIFF films in Shoreline - schedule released

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Shoreline Community College Theatre
recently remodeled - upgraded sound system
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

The schedule has been released for the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) films which will be played in Shoreline at the Shoreline Community College Theatre. 16101 Greenwood Ave N.

The entire guide is HERE

The films are listed alphabetically below.

A Rough Draft
Action-packed, mind-bending adventure awaits a videogame designer after he is stripped of his identity and recruited by a mysterious force to be the gatekeeper of a multi-dimensional portal in this Russian science-fiction thriller from the makers of Battle of Sevastopol. Ages 15+

Thursday, May 31, 2018 | Shoreline | 8:30 PM

Afghan Cycles
Meet the inspiring women who have come together to fight for their rights - to bicycle. Based in the mountainous province of Bamiyan, the National Cycling Team is Afghanistan's first women's racing league, even though the very act of riding is still considered a "morality crime."

Sunday, May 27, 3018 | Shoreline| 1:00 PM

After the War
An Italian insurgent living with his teenaged daughter in France discovers that he no longer has political asylum, and the family he left behind in Italy are forced to answer for his past sins, in this captivating drama illustrating the unintended fallout that can come from radical idealism.

Saturday, May 26, 2018| Shoreline | 5:45 PM

Bee Nation
Like an indigenous version of Spellbound, this empowering documentary showcases the determination of six young participants in Canada's inaugural First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee who, with the full support and encouragement of their community, dream of competing in the national championships in Toronto.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Shoreline| 1:00 PM

C’est la Vie
Providing a sober, chic, and elegant wedding party in a 17th century French palace proves to be a tall order for a beleaguered caterer and his mishap-prone staff in the latest lovable French farce from the filmmaking team behind The Intouchables.

Friday, June 1, 2018 | Shoreline| 6:30 PM

Cake General
Based on a true story, the directorial debut of popular Swedish personalities Filip and Fredrik is an outrageous, unconventional comedy set in the 1980s about an eccentric resident of "the most boring town in Sweden" who decides to put his sleepy hamlet on the map by assembling the world's longest layer cake.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Shoreline | 3:15 PM

Catwalk: Tales from the Cat Show Circuit
Meet the fascinating felines and the people who pamper then in this whimsical look at the ins and outs of Canada's competitive cat show circuit, where the claws come out when a Turkish Angora and an adorable fluffy red Persian face off to take home the national award for Best in Show.

Saturday, June 2, 2018| Shoreline| 3:30 PM

In this irresistible comedy, a sleepy Swedish province hopes to lure a discount store chain by hiring a pompous commercial director to document their town's worthiness, but two bright, brash high school girls from immigrant families use their cellphones and selfie sticks to tell the real story.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 | Shoreline |6:30 PM

Cook Off
A Zimbabwean single mother and amateur cook competes in a televised cooking competition in the hopes of a better life for her son and in defiance of her own overbearing mom.

Monday, May 28, 2018 | Shoreline | 5:30 PM

Cuban Food Stories
A Cuban-American filmmaker returns to his native country on an exotic culinary road trip to discover the authentic flavors suffusing the island, and the rich cultural traditions behind them, from the bustle of high end dining in Havana to the distinctive cuisines of remote regions, some of which are in danger of becoming a lost art.

Thursday May 31, 2018 | Shoreline | 6:30 PM

Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary
The creators and cast of the beloved and critically acclaimed show reunite to explore how their tale of high school's losers, weirdos, and outcasts was axed by network executives after only one season, yet still launched many of today's biggest stars.

Monday, May 28, 2018 | Shoreline | 3:15 PM

Hot Mess
In this laugh-a-minute mumblecore slacker comedy out of Australia, budding playwright, college dropout, and complete screw-up Loz (comedian Sarah Gaul) sets her sights on a sweet-seeming divorcé, hoping that an upswing in her dating life will translate to a boost to everything else she's failing at.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Shoreline | 8:00 PM

Industrial Accident - The Story of Wax Trax! Records
Join Jim Nash and Dannie Flesher on a trip through the '80s underground as their revolutionary Chicago record store transforms into the pioneering label that launched industrial music icons Ministry, Front 242, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, and many more.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 |Shoreline | 9:00 PM

Last Child
When the male half of a grieving middle-aged Korean couple saves a teenage boy from bullying, he learns the shocking truth behind his teenage son's accidental drowning six months prior in this subtle story of how grief can bring people together and drive them apart.

Friday, June 1, 2018 | Shoreline | 9:00 PM

Mademoiselle Paradis
The true story of a blind 18th century Viennese pianist and composer Maria Theresia von Paradis (Maria Dragus, Graduation) and the remarkable physician who worked to restore her sight despite medical conventions, made with exquisite period detail.

Sunday, May 27, 2018 | Shoreline | 8:30 PM

Moomins and the Winter Wonderland
Sweden's beloved Rankin/Bass-style stop motion Christmas special features the adorable fuzzy hippopotamus-like creatures the Moomins, who wake one morning to discover that winter has come to their peaceful valley. This new English-language version features the voices of Alicia Vikander and Bill and Stellan Skarsgård.

Monday, May 28, 2018 | Shoreline | 1:00 PM

On Chesil Beach
Three-time Academy Award®-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan and rising star Billy Howle play young newlyweds whose honeymoon becomes a comedy of sexual errors in this funny and heartbreaking period drama about the fragility of human relationships.

Friday, May 25, 2018 | Shoreline | 7:30 PM

On a remote moon, a teenage girl and her father search for elusive alien gems. But they aren't the only ones roaming the moon's toxic forest in this lean, locally made sci-fi western about survival and wanting to get home.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | Shoreline | 6:30 PM

In this bawdy, warm-hearted, uproariously entertaining romp, a cash-strapped teacher and his bookie/barber come up with a brilliant idea: Instead of betting on soccer matches, why not collect bets on the length of time streakers can stay on the field?

Monday, May 28, 2018 | Shoreline | 8:15 PM

Supa Modo
In this beautiful, bittersweet, and profound film from Kenya, a town comes together to make the wishes of a terminally ill young girl come true - help her achieve her dreams of becoming a superhero through the magic of cinema.

Friday, June 1, 2018 | Shoreline | 4:30 PM

The Captain
As Germany convulses in the Third Reich's death throes, a young Wehrmacht deserter steals a captain's uniform to avoid execution. The uniform transforms Private Willi Herold into "Hauptmann Herold," who readily embraces the brutality of the Nazi war machine.

Sunday, May 27, 2018 | Shoreline | 3:30 PM

The Most Dangerous Year
Two years ago, a group of Washington State families with transgender children banded together with activists and like-minded lawmakers and fought tooth and nail against the wave of anti-trans rights legislation that swept the nation and their home state. This is their story.

Saturday, June 2, 2018| Shoreline | 1:00 PM

The Russian Five
Sports and politics clash in this compelling historical documentary about five Russian hockey stars who defected to America to join the Detroit Red Wings in the 1980s, leading to the team's back-to-back Stanley Cup championships.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018| Shoreline| 9:00 PM

Village Rockstars
A willful 10-year-old girl in rural India decides to form a band, despite the limitations of her impoverished lifestyle, in this observational portrait of self-actualization and the joys and challenges of growing up.

Sunday, May 27, 2018 | Shoreline | 6:15 PM

Virus Tropical
Based on the autobiographical graphic novel by Colombian-Ecuadorian cartoonist Power Paola, this tender and funny animated feature follows a woman— from conception to young adulthood— as she fumbles her way through dysfunctional family life, friendships, new schools, and awkward romances.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | Shoreline | 8:30 PM

Webfest at Shoreline
SIFF launches its new Episodic Content category with this exciting, diverse collection of outstanding new pilots and webisodes. Ranging from absurdist comedies to surprising dramas, this collection captures the excitement of this flourishing new format.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 | Shoreline | 6:00 PM


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