It's cold and rainy here in blustery Seattle, so why not go catch a movie? Here's a roundup of some of the film offerings around the Emerald City:
Aaina: Southeast Asian Women Film Focus, March 24-26
Seattle Arab and Iranian Film Festival 2006, March 31-April 6 - The festival has some promising films lined up, including Sundance winner Iraq in Fragments.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival The festival winds up this weekend, but there's still time to catch some great films:
Thursday, March 16 - Ushpizin @ 6:30PM and Checking Out @ 8:50PM
Saturday, March 18 - Campfire @ 7PM and Joy @ 9:10PM
Sunday, March 19 - Rashevski's Tango @ 11AM; Becoming Rachel @ 1PM; Awake Zion @ 3PM; Schwartz Dynasty @ 5PM; and Go for Zucker! @ 7:45pm
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Bring your favorite tree hugger to see Mama Earth, March 15, 16 and 17 @ 7PM and 9PM
US Women and Cuba: Portrait of Teresa @ 6:30PM and 9:30PM
Duma (Carroll Ballard, USA/South Africa, 2005, 35mm, 100 mins): This long-awaited and critically-acclaimed film was shelved after it finished filming, and is now finally getting released. The film is about a boy named Xan who must return his best friend - a cheetah named Duma- to his native habitat. HELD OVER!!! March 18-19 and 25-26 @ 2PM
The Cinema Alone: A History of Jean-Luc Godard : Includes the Seattle premiere of Historie(s) du Cinema, and rare screenings of some of Godard's most treasured films.
Seattle premiere of Historie(s) du Cinema, March 17-18: Part One Friday @7PM and Part Two Saturday @ 7PM
Band of Outsiders - March 18-20, Saturday @ 12pm, 4pm; Sunday at 12PM, 4pm and 7PM; Monday at 7PM
Weekend - March 18-20, Saturday and Sunday @2PM; Monday @ 9PM
In Praise of Love - March 21 @ 7PM and 9PM
Every Man for Himself - March 22 @ 7PM and 9PM
The Neptune: V for Vendetta
Seven Gables: Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Grand Illusion: Neighbor No. 13 - A Japanese horror film by Yasuo Inoue.
NOTE: If you're in the Seattle area and have a film event you'd like listed here, email me at email@example.com.