The Seattle Cinema Scene is a guide to the city’s art-houses and theaters that specialize in the old, the unknown and cult classics available to filmgoers on a daily basis. For specific screen-times, click the theatre’s name.
The Seattle International Film Festival rolls on with another stellar looking week on the horizon. The big showcase is on Thursday with “An Evening with Sissy Spacek.” The event includes an awards presentations, Q&A and a screening of Badlands, one of her earliest and finest films. Other notable pictures on the docket are the gothic revenge film The Crown Jewels, the true story of a man claiming to be the Jewish messiah in Daas and Revisionaries, which delves into the Texas Board of Education’s recent creationist-centric revisionism of textbooks.
Since it’s the season of heat and sun, why not partake in such, sort of, summery movies like Vacation or I Know What You Did Last Summer. Dangerous Liaisons and Jason and the Argonauts are available too.
The Grand Illusion Cinema
Two brothers and their obsessions lead to trouble in Ultrasonic, while Sam Jackson’s The Samaritan tells the story of a grifter trying to outrun his past.
Northwest Film Forum
Ballet doc Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance, psychedelic animated picture Huggo the Hippo and the state of modern civilization piece The City Dark are each playing on Cap Hill.