Category Archives: Films

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
Through deeply personal interviews and never-before-seen home videos, this is a beautiful, accomplished, and moving portrait of Caroll Spinney, who has performed as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street” for over 40 years.

May 25, 2014 | 1:30pm | Egyptian Theatre
May 26, 2014 | 4:30pm | Harvard Exit
May 27, 2014 | 7:00pm | AMC Pacific Place

‘Big Bird’ Caroll Spinney & Directors Dave LaMattina and Chat Walker in attendance!

You can also use the promo code DOCS2014 to get $2 off a regularly priced ticket purchased online, over the phone, or at the SIFF box office. Anyone can use this promo code, so please share it with everyone who is interested!

SIFF presents “War Horse”

SIFF is presenting the film of the stage version of War Horse, featuring the “astonishing life-size puppets of South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging hoses to thrilling life on stage.”

Showing March 24, 25 and 26, 6:30pm,

SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle, 206-464-5830.

$20/ $15 SIFF members/ $19 seniors and youth.

Buy online.

Puppet Films at Northwest Puppet Center

Northwest Puppet Center’s series of puppet films starts off with:

Sat. Oct. 19th at 2pm
Stop-motion puppetry from the creators of “Coraline”
FREE admission

Sat. Oct. 26th at 2pm
“Muppets Take Manhattan”
Classic muppet mayhem.
FREE admission

More films to be announced. In addition to popular hits like these, there will be some documentaries, cult films and even some bizarre artsy stuff. Stay tuned!

When you visit, make sure to take time to look at the new exhibit of Chinese puppet traditions. Looking forward to sharing all the 2013-2014 programs with you and the rest of our community. Thanks for your continued interest in the art of puppetry and thanks for your support of this unique non-profit organization.

Dmitri Carter

Carter Family Marionettes
Northwest Puppet Center
9123 – 15th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98115

tel: 206 523 2579
fax: 206 523 8078