The annual Seattle International Film Festival – Renton continues through Wednesday with plenty of movies left to see at the IKEA Performing Arts Center.
Here is a list of the films still to be screened:
The Teacher’s Diary, Thailand; 6 p.m. May 26
Goofy schoolteacher Song begins a job at a rural island school and struggles with his loneliness until he finds a diary left behind by the previous teacher and begins to fall in love with her in this unconventional romantic comedy.
Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains, Kyrgyzstan; 8:30 p.m. May 26
Based on an inspiring true story, this lush and colorful epic follows Kurmanjan Datka, who was told at a young age by a mystic that despite being an ordinary girl, she would band together the warring tribes of her Central Asian nation.
The Grump, Finland; 6 p.m. May 27
After a bad fall, an old curmudgeonly farmer moves into the home of his son and daughter-in-law, where he’s confronted with the modern age and having to leave his ideas about “the good old days” behind. Director Dome Karukoski is expected to attend.
Overheard 3, Hong Kong; 8:30 p.m. May 27
In this superb thriller ending the explosive trilogy, Jau is newly released from prison and seeking out his former employers, the Luk brothers. He weaves a complex web of surveillance to capture their corrupt dealings and set into motion the ultimate revenge.
For further information or to purchase tickets to any of the films being shown, visit http://www.siff.net.