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The Strange Little Cat

Seattle premiere!

Aug 22 - Aug 28

(Ramon Z├╝rcher, Germany, 2013, 72 min)

Developed in a workshop with Bela Tarr, Ramon Zürcher’s feature debut turns the domestic drama formula inside out by playfully unearthing the everyday rituals of a family of ten in a Berlin flat. Loosely adapted from Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis, Little Cat’s style has inspired comparisons to filmmakers ranging from Chantal Ackerman to Jacques Tati to Bresson to Ozu.

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Expedition to the End of the World

Seattle premiere!

Aug 29 - Sep 04

(Daniel Dencik, Denmark, 2013, 90 min)

In 2011, a crew of scientists and artists boarded a three mast schooner and set out for the rugged fjords of Northeast Greenland. Their mission? Simply to explore. Encounters with polar bears, new species, and lingering existential questions are accompanied in this documentary by an eclectic soundtrack featuring Mozart and Metallica.

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Special Events

Free events

Scour our calendar for regular free and extra-affordable events for Seattle film lovers. Have you checked out Framing Pictures? We have the best film critic chat in town. 

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Series

Children's Film Festival Seattle

See the world and feed your mind at the ninth annual Children's Film Festival Seattle, the largest film festival on the West Coast for kids and their families. The fun starts on January 23!

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Programs

Music Movies

The Film Forum has some of the strongest music film programming in the country - come enjoy live music performance, music documentaries, soundscapes + multimedia and everything in between.

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