Day 22 of the Seattle International Film Festival gives the spotlight to a blind jazz piano prodigy, a favorite of the 2014 film festival season and a Slovenian film that made the shortlist for last year's Best Foreign Film Oscar.
"An Evening with the Justin Kauflin Trio" -- The 22-year-old pianist prodigy Justin Kauflin, who was the subject of the documentary "Keep On Keepin' On," takes centerstage at the Triple Door for a one-night-only performance of jazz piano.
7 p.m. PT at the Triple Door -- tickets are on standby.
"Dear White People" -- This sharp satire follows four black students attending an Ivy League college when a riot breaks out after a group of white students throw a 'African American' themed party. This film festival favorite has won awards at several festivals, including Sundance.
7 p.m. PT at the Harvard Exit, with a follow-up screening June 7. Both screenings are sold out, with tickets available on stand-by.
"Class Enemy" -- In this Slovenian drama, which made the shortlist for 2013 Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award, a class of high school students blames their cold new teacher for pushing a sensitive young pianist to her suicide. (watch the trailer)
8:30 p.m. PT at the SIFF Uptown.
Finally, these films close their SIFF run June 5:
- "Helicopter Mom"
- "The Better Angels"
- "History of Fear"
- "Liar’s Dice"
- "Class Enemy"
For a complete list of all films screening at the Seattle International Film Festival on June 5, click here.