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Originally published Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 3:05 PM

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From a ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ singalong to ‘Elf’

Screenings and events in the Seattle area include a singalong version of “Fiddler on the Roof”; a “Framing Pictures” film discussion; and several holiday movies, including “Holy Night,” “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Elf.”

Seattle Times staff

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“Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match.” A singalong version of Norman Jewison’s 1971 film version of “Fiddler on the Roof” comes to SIFF Cinema at the Uptown at 1 p.m. on Christmas Day. Tickets are $15 for SIFF members, $20 general admission. 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle. The “quote along” edition of “The Princess Bride” and the “Smell-O-Vision” version of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” continue at SIFF Cinema at the Film Center (Northwest Rooms, Seattle Center) through Tuesday. Tickets for both presentations are $10 for SIFF members, $15 general admission (206-324-9996 or

“Framing Pictures,” a free film discussion featuring Richard Jameson, Robert Horton, Kathleen Murphy and Bruce Reid, happens at 6 p.m. Friday at the Northwest Film Forum (followed by the annual NWFF holiday party). Tickets for both events are free but must be reserved in advance. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle (206-829-7863 or

The Historic Everett Theatre continues with the Northwest premiere of Juan Galiñanes’ holiday-themed animated film “Holy Night” at 7 p.m. through Sunday. Tickets are $5 for kids 12 and under, $8 for adults. 2911 Colby Ave., Everett (425-258-6766 or

The Grand Illusion continues with Frank Capra’s 1946 classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” through Jan. 2. Tickets are $5 for members, $6-$8 general admission. 1403 N.E. 50th St., Seattle (206-523-3935 or ).

And before he was an anchorman, Will Ferrell played the enthusiastic title character in Jon Favreau’s 2003 holiday comedy “Elf.” It plays Friday-Monday at Central Cinema, 1411 21st Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $6 (

Doug Knoop: or on Twitter @dougknoop

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