The 43rd Annual Seattle International Film Festival, SIFF2017

May 18 – June 11, 2017

More than 400 films from 80 countries. 25 days. 155,000 attendees. Be part of the largest and most highly-attended film festival in the United States, now in its 43rd year.

Opening film on May 18, 2017 : Judd Apatow and Michael Showalter’s The Big Sick, Seattle Premiere.


The film is about smart and complicated romantic comedy. About the Movie:

Co-written by Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon and based on the beginnings of their relationship, Pakistan-born comedian Kumail and grad student Emily fall in love, but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail must navigate the crisis with her parents and the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart. Featuring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, as well as comedian friends Aidy Bryant, Bo Burnham, and Kurt Braunohler.

An evening of FREE events at The Paramount Theatre, May 26, 2017 at 6pm featuring A film presentation of Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World and
a new Indigenous Centered Perspectives art exhibit, movie trailer on http://rezolutionpictures.com/portfolio_page/rumble/

May 20, second day of festival, Japanese master Hirokazu Kore-eda and his new feature, After the Storm, Movie trailer on https://www.siff.net/festival/after-the-storm?utm_medium=SIFFemail&utm_source=MAR_DAILY_0519&utm_campaign=afterthestorm

Jun 11 : Closing Night Gala: The Young Karl Marx

There are more forums * panels, gala, performance and parties.


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