Day 18 of the Seattle International Film Festival features films about New Yorkers trying to survive the emotional turmoil of Manhattan, how knowing the future could endanger your present and a young married couple pursuing romance but finding marital stress.
"X/Y" -- Husband-wife team of director Ryan Piers Williams and actress America Ferrera ("Ugly Betty," "End of Watch") craft this story of six New Yorkers trying to maintain meaningful relationships, while trying to balance their personal and professional lives.
Director Ryan Piers Williams and actor America Ferrera are scheduled to attend this screening.
6:30 p.m. PT at Pacific Place.
11:30 a.m. PT at the SIFF Uptown.
Director Bradley King and producer BP Cooper are scheduled to attend this screening.
"Red Knot" -- Vincent Kartheiser ("Mad Men") and Olivia Thirlby ("Juno) star as a young couple who fall into marital crisis aboard a research vessel lumbering toward Antarctica.
Director Scott Cohen is scheduled to attend this screening.
Finally, these films close their SIFF run June 1:
- "Obama Mama"
- "Rhymes for Young Ghouls"
- "Belle & Sebastien"
- "Once Upon a Forest"
- "Me, Myself and Mum"
- "The Internet’s Own Boy"
- "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared"
- "This May Be the Last Time"
- "Little Accidents"
- "The Disciple"
- "Beautiful Noise"
For a complete list of all films screening at the Seattle International Film Festival on June 1, click here.