SIFF: Live Accompaniment to Buster Keaton Films

[UPDATED 7/24: Please note new times and parking info…] The Stanford Club of Western Washington has extended an invitation to all Yalies to join for this Seattle International Film Festival program. The event features two Buster Keaton silent films, Seven Chances (1925) and Steamboat Bill Jr.(1928), with live accompaniment by one of the world’s most famous silent film musicians, Donald Sosin. He will entertain the group afterward with his presentation about music for film and will answer questions. The program is suitable for the entire family.

Thursday, July 26
6:00-7:15pm – Pre-film Performance and Film #1: Seven Chances
7:30pm – Reception at Ten Mercer
8:45-10:00pm – Film #2: Steamboat Bill Jr.

Please arrive just before 6pm for special reserved seating.

Free parking at the Uptown to those who arrive early to obtain one of 60 parking passes available.

Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) – Cinema Uptown
511 Queen Anne Ave. N, Seattle 98109
Price: $30 general. Price includes food, your choice of wine or non-alcoholic beverages, and reserved seating.
>> Register online by Friday, July 20

Getting there:

Parking lots are at 414 First Avenue West 19 Republican Street (corner of First and Republican).
Show your ticket stub or SIFF Cinema pass to collect your parking pass at the Uptown box office and place it on your dash. 
Bus: Several bus routes stop within walking distance of Seattle Center and the lower Queen Anne neighborhood. Visit the metro Transit Trip Planner to find routes.
Monorail: For transit information from downtown on the Seattle Center Monorail, visit
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