Featured Films & Events
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Special Midnight Event
With special guest Mink Stole live and in-person
Hosted by Joshua Grannell (aka "Peaches Christ")
Special performance by RainbowGore Cake
John Waters’ gloriously grotesque second feature about a traveling Cavalcade of Perversion led by the larger-than-life Divine returns – fully restored and in cinemas for the first time in decades - and replete with all manner of depravity, from robbery to murder to one of cinema’s most memorably blasphemous moments!
SIFF Cinema Uptown | through Thu Sep 29
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Fri Sep 30 – Thu Oct 6
Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard explores the extraordinary phenomenon know as "The Beatles,” starting from their days performing at Liverpool's The Cavern Club to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966. This special theatrical version of the film features an exclusive, fully remastered 30 minute concert of the The Beatles' performance at Shea Stadium in 1965!
Opens: September 30
SIFF Cinema Uptown
Winner: Best Actor, SIFF 2016 Golden Space Needle Award | Sweden's biggest hit of the year is this endearing, crowd-pleasing, and wonderfully curmudgeonly comedy about the quintessential grumpy old man (Rolf Lassgård) who finds his caustic view of the world put to the test when a new family moves in next door.
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Wed Sep 28 | Skype Q&A with director Kirsten Johnson
Theatrical engagement opens Fri Sep 30
Documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson (Citizenfour, Fahrenheit 9/11) has spent decades traveling the world, amassing a treasure trove of footage that she has assembled into an insightful, visually bold memoir about the power of images.
October 7 - 12, 2016
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Exclusive Presentation
Curator Ron Diamond in person Fri Oct 7
The renowned animation festival returns with 16 of this year's most unique and exciting international animated shorts in styles and stories ranging from Chris Ware’s visual interpretation of a "This American Life" segment, to Pixar’s beloved tale of a baby bird, and Academy Award® winner Patrick Osborne’s touching 360º story of a father-daughter journey.
Full program is unrated and for mature audiences only.
All Ages family friendly screenings: Fri 6:00, Sat & Sun 3:30