SIFF's mini-festival returns to give you a front-row seat to the latest in French language cinema from around the world, featuring legendary directors like Cédric Klapisch, Bertrand Tavernier, and Agnès Varda working alongside the new wave of filmmakers such as Anne Émond, Alain Gomis, Karim Drifi, and Raja Amari.

This year's festival showcases 20 films from thirteen countries and three continents, with a strong representation of women filmmakers and universal stories. From surprising comedies to explosive dramas, this year's mini-festival truly offers something for everyone.

TICKETS:
$14 | $9 SIFF Members
Series Pass: $100 | $75 SIFF Members
Buy a pass here.

SCHEDULE:
The full listing of screenings will be announced on Wednesday  Sept. 6th!

PROGRAMMED FILMS:

Chouf

France | 2016 | 108 minutes | Karim Dridi
When Sofiane’s brother is gunned down, he abandons his studies and joins his brother’s gang.
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Django

France | 2017 | 117 minutes | Etienne Comar
September 28, 2017
Opening Night Film! When guitarist Django Reinhardt refuses to compromise his music for the Nazis, he’s must flee for his life.
View Trailer |  More Details

The Eavesdropper

France | 2016 | 88 minutes | Thomas Kruithof
Duval’s new job plunges him in a shadowy world of intrigue and danger.
View Trailer | More Details

Mum's Wrong

France | 2016 | 101 minutes | Marc Fitoussi
Anouk’s internship with her mother reveals a surprising side to the woman that she never knew.
View Trailer | More Details

Open at Night

France | 2016 | 96 minutes | Edouard Baer
Chaos ensues as Luigi goes on a quest through the streets of Paris to find a trained monkey to perform in his show, or risk losing his theater.
View Trailer | More Details

Orphan

France | 2016 | 111 minutes | Arnaud des Pallieres
In this compelling drama, four different actresses portray a woman’s struggle to move beyond her past.
View Trailer |  More Details

Paris la Blanche

France | 2016 | 83 minutes | Lidia Terki
When Rekia suddenly stops hearing from her husband, she sets out on a hunt to find him.
View Trailer | More Details

Superlovers

France | 2017 | 93 minutes | Guilhem Amesland
When Michel falls in love with a client, he must keep his conniving brother Franck from ruining everything.
View Trailer | More Details 

Upstream

Belgium | 2016 | 88 minutes | Marion Hänsel
Homer and Joé head into the Croatian wilderness, hoping to discover more about their father’s death.
View Trailer | More Details

Seattle Seattle

Seattle French Cinema Now 2017

When
September 29, 2017 - October 5, 2017
Where
Seattle
Seattle

SIFF's mini-festival returns to give you a front-row seat to the latest in French language cinema from around the world, featuring legendary directors like Cédric Klapisch, Bertrand Tavernier, and Agnès Varda working alongside the new wave of filmmakers such as Anne Émond, Alain Gomis, Karim Drifi, and Raja Amari.

This year's festival showcases 20 films from thirteen countries and three continents, with a strong representation of women filmmakers and universal stories. From surprising comedies to explosive dramas, this year's mini-festival truly offers something for everyone.

TICKETS:
$14 | $9 SIFF Members
Series Pass: $100 | $75 SIFF Members
Buy a pass here.

SCHEDULE:
The full listing of screenings will be announced on Wednesday  Sept. 6th!

PROGRAMMED FILMS:

Chouf

France | 2016 | 108 minutes | Karim Dridi
When Sofiane’s brother is gunned down, he abandons his studies and joins his brother’s gang.
View Trailer | More Details

Django

France | 2017 | 117 minutes | Etienne Comar
September 28, 2017
Opening Night Film! When guitarist Django Reinhardt refuses to compromise his music for the Nazis, he’s must flee for his life.
View Trailer |  More Details

The Eavesdropper

France | 2016 | 88 minutes | Thomas Kruithof
Duval’s new job plunges him in a shadowy world of intrigue and danger.
View Trailer | More Details

Mum's Wrong

France | 2016 | 101 minutes | Marc Fitoussi
Anouk’s internship with her mother reveals a surprising side to the woman that she never knew.
View Trailer | More Details

Open at Night

France | 2016 | 96 minutes | Edouard Baer
Chaos ensues as Luigi goes on a quest through the streets of Paris to find a trained monkey to perform in his show, or risk losing his theater.
View Trailer | More Details

Orphan

France | 2016 | 111 minutes | Arnaud des Pallieres
In this compelling drama, four different actresses portray a woman’s struggle to move beyond her past.
View Trailer |  More Details

Paris la Blanche

France | 2016 | 83 minutes | Lidia Terki
When Rekia suddenly stops hearing from her husband, she sets out on a hunt to find him.
View Trailer | More Details

Superlovers

France | 2017 | 93 minutes | Guilhem Amesland
When Michel falls in love with a client, he must keep his conniving brother Franck from ruining everything.
View Trailer | More Details 

Upstream

Belgium | 2016 | 88 minutes | Marion Hänsel
Homer and Joé head into the Croatian wilderness, hoping to discover more about their father’s death.
View Trailer | More Details

 

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