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Cinema Happenings for the week of January 31st

Here's what's going on in the vicinity of Seattle's cinematic epicenter

Though you may be distracted by the big football game this weekend and may possibly be engaged in some Oscar catch-up there is still a ton of limited screenings happening around town. So what are you waiting for? Let’s watch some films! Let’s get started with…US!

SCARECROW VIDEO SCREENING ROOM- As usual we've got loads of fun going on in our screening room. Admission is free (but you have to be 21 or over after 3pm) and we sell snacks, beer, coffee, tea and popcorn to accommodate your viewing needs.  

FRIDAY 8pm – Dreadnaught

SATURDAY Closed for private event!

SUNDAY  2pm Customer selection from The Story of Film

                5pm Shaw Brothers Tribute Triple Feature!!!!!


TUESDAY 7pm GeeksWhoDrinkTrivia!  

Wednesdays in February present Baadasssss Cinema!

WEDNESDAY 7pm Truck Turner

THURSDAY 7pm The Story of Film: Episode 11 & 12

Trader Joe’s Silent Movie Mondays continues Monday at 7pm at The Paramount Theater. Running through February 10th its one great silent film after another for. All of the pictures will be accompanied by Jim Riggs on the Wurlitzer Organ. This week’s film is Peter Pan which is a special pick done in conjunction with the Northwest Film Forum’s Children’s Film Festival.

Speaking of which, NORTHWEST FILM FORUM ‘s outstanding annual Children’s Film Festival continues. There’s also a world premiere documentary about snowmobilers in Michigan called Northern Light.  Click on the link for details on the numerous films, events and PANCAKES!

THE SEATTLE ART MUSEUM’S Thursday night film series called The Golden Age of Italian Cinema continues with Michelangelo Antonioni’s Le Amiche/The Girlfriends. We hope you bought a season pass but tickets are also buyable at the box-office.

Down the street THE GRAND ILLUSION CINEMA is cramming as much as the can in their modest little space. This week includes the amazing new documentary about a far out rocker, Jobriath A.D., the Sprocket Society’s Secret Sunday matinees continue plus there’s a chance to see the amazing new Academy Award nominated documentary The Art of Killing. Showtimes are complicated so click on the cinema’s link for accurate details.  

SIFF CINEMA UPTOWN Has a bunch of stuff going on including Jan Kounen’s Flight of the Storks and a dirtbike documentary called 12 O’Clock Boys. Also showing is some encore screenings of Knights of Badassdom, one of those quote along deals with Monty Python & The Holy Grail and a potential new “good” bad movie called Fateful Findings. Click on the cinema link for more details.

And, finally, your Oscar catch-up would be incomplete if you didn’t head over to the fabulous Harvard Exit for the Oscar Nominated Shorts Film Collection. There’s two programs, one is live shorts and the other is animated shorts.

As usual Seattle offers an abundance of cinematic delights. Honestly there’s more going on than I have time to share with you, so hopefully you'll have time to visit a cinema or two and be sure to stock up at Scarecrow Video to enhance this week’s viewing pleasures.

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