Day 10 of the Seattle International Film Festival features films that explore the space between science and spirituality, between hope and giving up, and between tension and bloody retribution.
"I Origins" -- This metaphysical sci-fi has already received wide acclaim during its film festival run, including winning the Alfred P. Sloan Prize at Sundance. A molecular biologist's discovery may have far-reaching implications not only in the realm of science, but also spirituality. (watch the trailer)
This Saturday Night Party featured film screens at 6 p.m. PT at SIFF Uptown, with a reception to follow.
"One Chance" -- This true story follows a shy, aspiring opera enthusiast whose last chance as a vocalist may be a shot on “Britain’s Got Talent." (watch the trailer)
This film screens at 7 p.m. PT at Lincoln Square.
"Why Don’t You Play in Hell?" -- A flash-mob group of amateur filmmakers bring together the two rival Yakuza clans to film the ultimate gang-war showdown, which culminates in a blood-soaked, sword-slashing finale.
This Midnight Adrenaline film screens at 11:55 p.m. PT at the Egyptian Theatre, with a follow-up screening May 26.
Finally, these films close their SIFF run May 24:
- "Rags and Tatters"
- "Ignasi M."
- "Desert Runners"
- "The Two Faces of January"
- "Hard to Be a God"
- "You Must Be Joking"
- "Remote Control"
- "Amazing Journeys"
- "The Congress"
- "A Street in Palermo"
For a complete list of all films screening at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 24, click here.