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‘Best of SIFF’; midnight series returns with ‘Casablanca’

Screenings at Seattle-area theaters include “Best of SIFF 2013”; Anthony Perkins’ “Pretty Poison” and “Play It As It Lays”; and “Casablanca,” as part of the midnight-movie series returning to the Egyptian.

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IFF may be over, but you can check out the “Best of SIFF 2013” series at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown through Thursday. Titles include “Decoding Annie Parker,” “Our Nixon,” “C.O.G.,” “Fanie Fourie’s Lobola” and “Twenty Feet from Stardom.” Tickets are $7-$10 for SIFF members and $9-$12 general admission. Also, James Graham’s political play “This House” will screen live from London’s National Theatre at 1 p.m. Saturday and June 22, and 7 p.m. Monday and June 24. Tickets are $15 for SIFF members and $20 general admission. 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle (206-324-9996 or )

The Seattle Art Museum offers up a two-film series titled “Gay Pride Month Salutes Anthony Perkins.” It kicks off Friday with the 1968 drama “Pretty Poison,” starring Perkins and Tuesday Weld. The 1972 Hollywood drama “Play It As It Lays” (also co-starring Weld) plays June 21. Both screenings are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $13-$15. 1300 First Ave., Seattle (206-654-3121 or

The Seattle Public Library will host a free screening of Drew Emery’s 2005 documentary “Inlaws & Outlaws” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle (206-386-4636 or

An encore screening of Richard Eyre’s production of Bizet’s opera “Carmen,” starring Elina Garanca and Roberto Alagna, comes to several theaters on Wednesday. For showtimes and locations, go to

And (sing along with me now) “you must remember this, a kiss is still a kiss. ...” The midnight-movie series returns to the Egyptian with the classic 1942 romance “Casablanca,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, screening Friday and Saturday at midnight, 805 E. Pine St., Seattle. Tickets are $8.25 (206-729-4560 or

Doug Knoop: or on Twitter @dougknoop

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