Shockingly, this weekend might actually be sunny here in the Puget Sound. If you're like me, you'll be out and about soaking in some rays that don't come from a lamp, but that's okay. Once the sun goes down, you'll still be wanting something to do, though --  and as always, Seattle has your movie fix.

UW Film Club 

This week brings us the 5th Annual Native Voices Film Festival. Check out the schedule - all events are free, so if you don't want to spend $20 to go see something at the multiplex, this might be a good option. p>Central Cinema

Dangerous Liaisons - See Glenn Close and John Malkovich being mean and depraved while wearing fabulous costumes on the big screen. April 5-8 @ 6:45 and 9:30PM

Independent Exposure - Microcinema's touring program of indie films, videos and digital art. This month's theme: Up in Smoke: Architecture in Translation. April 12 @7PM and 9PM.

Deliverance - The classic film about a vacation trip gone terribly, terribly wrong, which forever typecast poor Ned Beatty as "that guy who got ... you know ... in Deliverance". April 13-16 @ 7PM and 9:30PM.

Northwest Film Forum

The Intruder - Don't miss the Seattle premiere of Claire Denis' film about a man who secures a black-market heart for a transplant -- with unexpected consequences. April 7-13 @ 7PM and 9:30PM

Mansex Agitprop -  A special event of gender-bender and leftist film. Proceeds benefit completion of filmmaker Oakie Treadwell's upcoming feature. Live music by Infernal Noise Brigade! Sat., April 8 @ 8PM

Innocence - Supernatural French fairy tale about an all-girls boarding school in the middle of the woods. April 14-20 @ 7PM and 9:30PM

Currently showing at Landmark Theaters

The Egyptian:  Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School -- and a midnight showing of The Goonies!

Harvard Exit: Tsotsi and L'Enfant

Guild 45th: Thank You For Smoking (on both screens)

Metro:   The Three Burials of Melquiades EstradaLucky Number Slevin; Inside Man; V for Vendetta;  Slither

The Neptune: Brick

Seven Gables: Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Varsity:  Brokeback Mountain; The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things; Shakespeare Behind Bars; Summer Storm

Random Roundup

Grand Illusion:

Private - This film, which ran last week as part of the Seattle Arab and Iranian Film Festival, was Italy's official submission to this year's Academy Awards for Best Film in a Foreign Language, but was rejected because its primary language is not Italian. - Daily @ 7PM and 9PM plus  Sat and Sun @ 3PM and 5PM

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