Featured Films & Events

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Director Gay Dillingham in person Sep 24 & Sep 25
Robert Redford narrates the life stories of two Harvard psychology professors who probed the edges of consciousness in the 1960s through their experiments with psychedelics: Timothy Leary, who ignited a global counterculture movement, and Richard Alpert, who journeyed to the East and became the spiritual teacher Ram Dass.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard explores how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become 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!

Snowden

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SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley lead an outstanding cast in Academy Award® winning director Oliver Stone's politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller that tackles one of the most important, fascinating, and polarizing whistle-blowers of the modern era: Edward Snowden. 

Phantasm: Remastered

September 24, 2016

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
With live stream Q&A with Don Coscarelli and J.J. Abrams from Fantastic Fest
Celebrate the new nationwide holiday Arthouse Theatre Day with the 4K restored edition of director Don Coscarelli's 1979 horror masterpiece, an independently made and released horror classic that became a word-of-mouth phenomenon when originally released, and went on to spawn four sequels utilizing the same core team of actors and creators.

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!

Cameraperson

Opens: September 28

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.