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Cinema Happenings for the week of March 28

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

Hello lovers of cinema, please indulge us as we offer an overview of repertory revivals, films festivals and limited releases. So let’s get the show on the road and start with US!

SCARECROW VIDEO SCREENING ROOM- Admission is free (but you have to be 21 or over after 3pm) and we sell snacks, beer, coffee, tea and popcorn at VHSpresso to accommodate your viewing needs.  

FRIDAY: 8pm SciFi Commons presents Outland

SATURDAY: Private Event – please talk to us if you want to have one too!

SUNDAY: 2pm Hard Fast and Beautiful

                   6pm Best of SIFF - Loveless

MONDAY: 7pm Decline of Western Civilization Part 2: The Metal Years

TUESDAY: 7pm GeeksWhoDrinkTrivia!  

Plus don't forget 2 for 1 Wednesday Rentals.

As usual, NORTHWEST FILM FORUM  has a bunch of cool stuff happening this week. First up is a live performance by Salt Horse called Color Field. The venue’s series Red Renewal: Seattle’s Socialist Spring continues with Bogota Cambio. The ongoing Music Movies series brings about Music Craft: Thin Lizzy and finally it is party time with a free NWFF member event with a Season Launch Party with drinks and film!

Down the street at THE GRAND ILLUSION CINEMA is a busy week of good times including the new Stephen Chow film Journey to the West, a couple of late night screenings of Ben Wheatley’s A Field in England The Sprocket Society’s Secret Saturday Matinees concludes Saturdays at 2pm. Here’s a preview for this week’s show, on April 3rd & 5th is a documentary about the beloved band Slint called Breadcrumb Trail. The director will be there for the screening on Thursday and tickets are going fast, advanced tickets are available. The cinema’s showtimes are complicated so click on the cinema’s link for details.

SIFF CINEMA hosts the travelling Human Rights Watch Film Festival which features several films from around the world. Also showing is the new horror film Almost Human, National Theatre Live’s production of War Horse, Doc Brunch brings about Finding Hillywood a documentary about the Rwandan film industry (the director will be in attendance plus there’s going to be free fried plantains!), and Science on Screen presents Earthquake. Also playing for single shows are Breathe In and Cheap Thrills with star Pat Healy in attendance).

Other films showing on a screen or two include:

Earnest & Celestine at the Seven Gables

The Lunchbox at the Harvard Exit

The Face of Love at Sundance

Fateful Findings at the Central Cinema

Caser Chavez at the Meridian

Undoubtedly we’ve missed a few gems so get out and look around for yourself. There’s plenty of cinematic wonder to be discovered here in town. Hopefully you'll take advantage of all these great opportunities and be sure to stock up at Scarecrow Video to enhance this week’s viewing pleasures. 

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