Friday November 13 – Thursday November 19

Featured Film:

Jafar Panahi’s Taxi at the Northwest Film Forum

The acclaimed Iran director Jafar Panahi has smuggled another film to the outside world in contravention of his government-imposed 20 year ban on filmmaking. Driving a taxi through the streets of Teheran, digital camera attached to the dashboard, Panahi talks with a variety of locals as he maneuvers around the city’s traffic tangles. Notable are his precocious niece, a dealer in bootleg DVDs, and a pair of women in a hurry to transport some goldfish. Like much of his previous work, it melts the line between fiction and reality, while documenting the poignant struggle of a artist in exile.
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Playing This Week:

Ark Lodge Cinemas:

East Side Sushi (Anthony Lucero) Fri-Thurs

Central Cinema:

Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock, 1951) Fri-Weds
Throw Momma from the Train (Danny DeVito, 1987) Fri-Weds

SIFF Cinema Egyptian:

The Assassin (Hou Hsiao-hsien) Fri-Thurs Our ReviewOur Other Review 
Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (Gregory Hatanaka) Fri Midnight

Century Federal Way:

Fantasia (Various, 1940) Sun & Weds Only

Grand Cinema:

A Brilliant Young Mind (Morgan Matthews) Fri-Thurs
The Second Mother (Anna Muylaert) Fri-Thurs
Unbranded (Phillip Baribeau) Tues Only
Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder, 1944) Weds Only

Grand Illusion Cinema:

Dangerous Men (John S. Rad, 2005) Fri-Thurs 35mm Our Review

Landmark Guild 45th:

Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie (Kazuya Nomura) Mon Only
Fantasia (Various, 1940) Sun & Weds Only

Cinemark Lincoln Square:

Spotlight (Tom McCarthy) Fri-Thurs
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
(Sooraj Barjatya) Fri-Thurs
Akhil (Nithin) Fri-Thurs
Fantasia (Various, 1940) Sun & Weds Only

Regal Meridian:

Spotlight (Tom McCarthy) Fri-Thurs

Northwest Film Forum:

Taxi (Jafar Panahi) Fri-Thurs
Homemakers (Colin Healey) Fri & Sat Only
The Devil’s Sword (Ratio Timoer, 1984) Fri Only
Obvious Child (Gillian Robespierre) Sun Only Plus shorts and Panel Discussion
Bob Birdnow’s Remarkable Tale of Human Survival and the Transcendence of Self (Eric Steele, 2013) Weds Only
It Is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE (Crispin Hellion Glover, 2007) Thurs Only with Performance, Q & A, Slide Show, etc

AMC Pacific Place:

Ex Files 2: The Backup Tsrikes Back (Tian Yusheng) Fri-Thurs
The Last Women Standing (Luo Luo) Fri-Thurs
The Witness (Ahn Sang-hoon) Fri-Thurs

Regal Parkway Plaza:

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (Sooraj Barjatya) Fri-Thurs
Heneral Luna
 (Jerrold Tarog) Fri-Thurs
Felix Manalo (Joel Lamangan) Fri-Thurs
Everyday I Love You (Mae Czarina Cruz) Fri-Thurs

Scarecrow Video Screening Room:

Swamp Women (Roger Corman, 1956) Fri Only
Danger: Diabolik (Mario Bava, 1968) Sat Only
Ikiru (Akira Kurosawa, 1952) Sun Only
Animation Room: Pick A Winner Sun Only
Framing Pictures: A Floating Conversation About Film Mon Only
The Fly (David Cronenberg, 1986) Tues Only
Pandora’s Box (GW Pabst, 1929) Weds Only
Suspicion (Alfred Hitchcock, 1941) Thurs Only

Seattle Art Museum:

Nightfall (Jacques Tourneur, 1957) Thurs Only 35mm

Landmark Seven Gables:

Goodnight Mommy (Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz) Fri-Thurs

Sundance Cinemas Seattle:

East Side Sushi (Anthony Lucero) Fri-Thurs
All Things Must Pass (Colin Hanks) Fri-Thurs

SIFF Cinema Uptown:

Spartacus (Stanley Kubrick, 1960) Fri-Sun, Thurs
Cinema Italian Style Festival Fri-Thurs Only
Gun Crazy (Joseph H. Lewis, 1950) Sat-Sun & Tues Only Our Podcast
Papillon (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1973) Sat & Weds Only
Exodus (Otto Preminger, 1960) Sun & Mon Only

In Wide Release:

Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg) Our Review
The Martian (Ridley Scott) Our Review
Crimson Peak (Guillermo del Toro) Our Review
Steve Jobs (Danny Boyle) Our Review
Sicario (Denis Villeneuve) Our Review
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