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44th Seattle International Film Festival Opening Night Gala

44th Seattle International Film Festival Opening Night Gala

The Bookshop

Event Details

  • May 17 , 2018
  • 5:00pm
  • $65 - $275
  • Ticket price includes admission to the film and the Opening Night Party. **Please note that SIFF parties are strictly 21+. Please bring valid photo ID (driver's license, passport, etc.)

  • The garage with the shortest wait times for pre and post event parking is the 5th Avenue North Garage. Located on 5th Avenue N, with entrances on Republican Street and Harrison Street, this garage requires a short walk to McCaw Hall.

    Parking is also available at the Mercer Street Garage, conveniently located across the street from McCaw Hall. Entrances to this garage are on 4th Avenue N and 3rd Avenue N.

Spanish director Isabel Coixet heads to the English coast circa 1959, where a headstrong widow (Emily Mortimer) opens a bookstore in a sleepy village and encounters both pride and prejudice from the provincial locals. Winner of Best Film, Director, and Screenplay at Spain's Goya Awards.

OPENING NIGHT RED CARPET EXPERIENCE

The flashiest fundraiser in town! On Opening Night, walk the red carpet and enjoy complimentary valet service as well as access to an exclusive pre-film reception, reserved seating at the film screening, and VIP area to enjoy an open bar at our famous after-party. Don't forget your premium swag gift bag. 

For tickets to the Red Carpet Experience, click here.

About the Film 

Director: Isabel Coixet
Principal Cast: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Patricia Clarkson, Julie Christie
Premiere Status: Seattle
Country: United Kingdom, Spain, Germany
Year: 2017
Running Time: 110 minutes
Producer: Jaume Banacolocha, Joan Bas, Adolfo Blanco, Chris Curling
Screenplay: Isabel Coixet
Cinematographers: Jean-Claude Larrieu
Editors: Bernat Aragonés
Music: Alfonso de Vilallonga
Website: Official Film Website
Awards: Goya 2018 (Best Film, Director, Adapted Screenplay)
Language: English
Format: DCP
US Distributor: Greenwich Entertainment
International Sales: Celsius Entertainment

Event Showings


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Event Details

  • May 17 , 2018
  • 5:00pm
  • $65 - $275
  • Ticket price includes admission to the film and the Opening Night Party. **Please note that SIFF parties are strictly 21+. Please bring valid photo ID (driver's license, passport, etc.)

  • The garage with the shortest wait times for pre and post event parking is the 5th Avenue North Garage. Located on 5th Avenue N, with entrances on Republican Street and Harrison Street, this garage requires a short walk to McCaw Hall.

    Parking is also available at the Mercer Street Garage, conveniently located across the street from McCaw Hall. Entrances to this garage are on 4th Avenue N and 3rd Avenue N.