Day 11 of the Seattle International Film Festival features the follow-up film from the director of an acclaimed musical drama, an American remake of a beloved Spanish film and a collection of short films that pack plenty of surprises.
"Begin Again" -- Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo in the latest film from director/writer John Carney, whose first film stands as one of the great musical dramas of all time: "Once." (watch the trailer)
This film's final SIFF screening is scheduled for 4 p.m. PT at the Egyptian Theatre.
"Elsa & Fred" -- Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer star as two lovers at the end of their roads, who discover that it's never too late to love and realize life-long dreams. This is a remake of the Spanish original that won the 2005 SIFF Golden Space Needle Award.
This film's final SIFF screening is scheduled for 7 p.m. PT at the Egyptian Theatre.
"WTF! 2014" -- The SIFF ShortsFest program rolls on with this collections of stories about elementary pranks gone awry, a Rat Pack impersonator delivering Last Rites and a husband resorting to supernatural means to help his wife.
Finally, these films close their SIFF run May 25:
- "The Sunfish"
- "Trace Amounts"
- "Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger"
- "From Neurons to Nirvana"
- "Electro Chaabi"
- "The Foxy Merkins"
- "Begin Again"
- "1,000 Times Good Night"
- "The Nightingale"
- "Standing Aside, Watching"
- "Elsa & Fred"
- "Fasten Your Seatbelts"
- "The Keeper of Lost Causes"
- "Rigor Mortis"
For a complete list of all films screening at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 25, click here.