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Seattle International Film Festival 2014 day 6 suggestions

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Day 6 of the Seattle International Film Festival includes films about old men fulfilling promises, young leaders of a revolution and the stuff of nightmares for anyone in their 20s.

"The Nightingale" -- An old man and his spoiled granddaughter embark on a road trip from Beijing to the Chinese countryside to fulfill a promise made to his late wife. (watch the trailer)

This film screens at 7 p.m. PT at Pacific Place, with a follow-up screening on May 25.

"Obvious Child" -- 'SNL' alum Jenny Slate stars as a twentysomething who loses her job, boyfriend and gets pregnant within a short time frame. (watch the trailer)

Director Gillian Robespierre and actor Jenny Slate scheduled to attend this screening.

This film screens at 7 p.m. PT at the Egyptian Theatre, with a follow-up screening May 21.

"Razing the Bar" -- This documentary spotlights The Funhouse, the now defunct Seattle punk rock venue that became a breeding ground for local talent and rocked the music scene from just below the Space Needle.

Director Ryan Worsley scheduled to attend this screening.

This film screens at 9 p.m. PT at the SIFF Uptown, with a follow-up showtime on May 27.

"#ChicagoGirl - The Social Network Takes on a Dictator" -- Meet the 19-year-old, Damascus-born girl who uses her social media savvy to coordinate and manage anti-government protestors across Syria ... all from the comfort of her Chicago home. (watch the trailer)

Director Joe Piscatella and subject Ala'a Bastaneh are scheduled to attend this screening.

This film screens at 4 p.m. PT at the SIFF Uptown.

"Muse of Fire" -- A pair of actors travel the globe -- interviewing renowned actors including Ralph Fiennes, Tom Hiddleston and Ian McKellen -- to learn by the famed works of William Shakespeare have endured for hundreds of years, yet remain distant to modern audiences.

This film screens at 7 p.m. PT at the SIFF Uptown.

Finally, these films close their SIFF run May 20:

For a complete list of all films screening at SIFF on May 20, click here.

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