David Lynch’s Blue Velvet (1986) is a pop music daydream/deep river night fever coming-of-age masterpiece, that inspired author David Foster Wallace’s celebrated career. Innocent small town youth Kyle MacLachlan explores the light (Laura Dern) and dark (Isabella Rossellini) mysteries of love, and encounters dangerous human wildlife (Dennis Hopper) in the secret heart of America. In 35mm, 120 min.
Plus the Seattle premiere of Blue Velvet Revisited (2017), which features the footage filmmaker Peter Braatz shot of Lynch and company at work in 1986, with a current soundtrack by Tuxedomoon and Cult With No Name. Digital cinema, 90 min.
This film night's partner organizations include: NWFF, SIFF, SFI, The Film School, Scarecrow, and Cornish.
Tickets may be purchased online, at the Ticketing Desk at the Seattle Art Museum or over the phone with a credit card by calling the SAM Customer Service Center at 206.654.3210.
A limited number of tickets may be available on a first-come, first-served basis the day of the show, at 7:25 pm, at the auditorium entrance. (cash/check only).