‘Grey Gardens’ brunch and a ‘Comedy of Horrors’ fest
Screenings and events around the Seattle area include a “Grey Gardens Mimosa Brunch” at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown, which includes a screening of Albert and David Maysles’ 1975 documentary; and the “BoneBat ‘Comedy of Horrors’ Film Fest III at Central Cinema.
Seattle Times staff
To celebrate the musical version of “Grey Gardens” (currently playing at ACT Theatre), you can ruminate over Edith and Edie Beale in the original at the “Grey Gardens Mimosa Brunch” at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown. The event kicks off at 11 a.m. Sunday with a reception, a screening of Albert and David Maysles’ 1975 documentary, a continental brunch and the 2006 follow-up film “The Beales of Grey Gardens.” Tickets are $10-$15. Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle; 206-324-9996 or www.siff.net.
The “BoneBat ‘Comedy of Horrors’ Film Fest III” lands at Central Cinema on Saturday. The festival — featuring the Seattle premieres of “Grabbers,” “Buck Wild” and “The Puppet Monster Massacre” — is hosted by Steve and Gord of “The BoneBat Show” and promises “an evening of giggles and gore.” Tickets are $30. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Central Cinema, 1411 21st Ave., Seattle; 206-328-3230 or .
Two different events come to the Northwest Film Forum this week. “Cine Independiente: Discoveries from Argentina,” a series featuring a handful of films from Argentina’s “new wave,” runs Friday through Sunday. Beginning Thursday, as part of the “Live at the Film Forum” series, writer and historian Luc Sante presents his performance piece “The Other Paris.” It runs through April 20. All events at the NWFF, 1515 12th Ave., Seattle; 206-267-5380 or www.nwfilmforum.org.
Three Dollar Bill Cinema’s happens Saturday and features silent and live auctions, a sit-down family-style dinner and some “cinematic surprises.” Ticket sales have ended. To check on availability, go to .
The film noir series continues at the Historic Everett Theatre with the 1950 film starring Robert Young and Betsy Drake. The film screens at 7 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $5. 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-6766 .
And surely you know that the midnight movie at the Egyptian this weekend is “Airplane!” — the 1980 sendup of airport disaster movies. It screens Friday and Saturday, 805 E. Pine St., Seattle; 206-781-5755 or www.landmarktheatres.com. And don’t call me Shirley.
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