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Seattle International Film Festiva films come to the Kirkland Performance Center

The Kirkland Performance Center is located in downtown Kirkland. - Courtesy of the Kirkland Performance Center
The Kirkland Performance Center is located in downtown Kirkland.
— image credit: Courtesy of the Kirkland Performance Center

For the sixth year, Kirkland welcomes the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) to the Kirkland Performance Center. Recognized as one of the top film festivals in North America, the 40th Seattle International Film Festival brings the world’s greatest films to Kirkland on May, 29 - June 1, 2014.  Over four days, see 11 films from Japan, United States, France, Spain, and Poland.  Showcased films star celebrated actors Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Banks, Chloë Sevigny, Gillian Anderson, David Arquette, Josh Lucas, and Taylor Kitsch.  Documentary films about Stanley Ann Dunham, President Obama's mother, Aaron Swartz, the founder of Reddit, and a new film from Luc Jacquet, director of March of the Penguins are featured.  The Kirkland Performance Center is located at 350 Kirkland Ave.

Visit the SIFF Box Office site or call 206-324-9996. Single Tickets, Festival Passes, and Ticket Packages are available.

SIFF Schedule at Kirkland Performance Center

Thursday, May 29

8 p.m. - The Grand Seduction

Friday, May 30

6 p.m. - Family United / La Gran Familia Española

8:30 p.m. - Yves Saint Laurent

Saturday, May 31

12 p.m.  - Sold

3 p.m.  - The Internet’s Own Boy

6 p.m. - Obama Mama

8:30 p.m. - Unforgiven / Yurusarezarumono

Sunday, June 1

12 p.m. - Belle & Sebastien / Belle et Sébastien

2:30 p.m. - Once Upon A Forest / Il Etait une Forêt

5:00 p.m. - Walesa. Man of Hope / Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei

8:00 p.m. - Little Accidents

Learn more about the films at

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