Nov. 15--"Cinema Italian Style" is up and running through Thursday at SIFF Cinema at the Uptown. The weeklong series features "Me and You," a new film by Bernardo Bertolucci; Giuseppe Tornatore's "The Best Offer" (starring Donald Sutherland and Geoffrey Rush); a restoration of Luchino Visconti's 1965 melodrama "Sandra"; and, to close things out, "La Grande Bellezza," Paolo Sorrentino's homage to the city of Rome, a hit at this year's Cannes Film Festival. 511 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle. Festival passes are $75 members, $100 general admission. Single tickets are $6 for SIFF members, $11 general (206-324-9996 or www.siff.net).
Also at the Uptown: Sondheim-philes take note, the filmed-for-HBO "Six by Sondheim" will screen at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Produced by Sondheim, the documentary features performances by Audra McDonald, Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan and America Ferrera. The film will be introduced by David Armstrong, executive producer and artistic director of the 5th Avenue Theatre. Admission is free, but you must register in advance at www.siff.net.
The monthly discussion series "Framing Pictures" is back at the Northwest Film Forum at 5 p.m. on Friday with film critics Richard Jameson, Robert Horton and Kathleen Murphy. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle. Admission is free (206-829-7863 or www.nwfilmforum.org).
The Royal Ballet's staging of Christopher Wheeldon's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" will screen at several area theaters at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. For locations and tickets, call 800-295-8587 or go to www.fathomevents.com.
The documentary "Closure" will screen at 7 p.m. on Thursday in celebration of National Adoption Month. The film follows Angela Tucker, an African-American adoptee, who was raised by a multiracial family in Washington state. Tucker and her filmmaker husband, Bryan Tucker, will lead a Q&A after the screening. Langston Hughes Institute, 104 17th Ave. S., Seattle; $5-$10 (800-838-3006 or www.langstoninstitute.org).
And the award for the strangest double bill goes to the programmer over at Central Cinema. Friday through Tuesday, it will be showing Woody Allen's 1977 Oscar-winning comedy "Annie Hall" at 7 p.m. and the original 1988 blockbuster "Die Hard" at 9:30 p.m. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle. Ticket prices are $6 per film. Yippee-ki-yay! (www.central-cinema.com).
Doug Knoop: email@example.com or on Twitter @dougknoop
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