Featured Films

7 Chinese Brothers

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SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu, Sept 3
Jason Schwartzman–and his dog!–star in Bob Byington's off-beat comedy about a misanthropic slacker who struggles to stay employed.

Mistress America

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SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Director Noah Baumbach re-teams with star and co-writer Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) for this madcap comedy about chasing dreams and schemes in the big city, as college freshman Tracy (Lola Kirke) discovers the allures of New York thanks to her adventurous new stepsister Lola (Gerwig).

Call Me Lucky

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SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Bobcat Goldthwait directs this inspiring, hilarious, and poignant portrait of one of comedy’s most enigmatic and important figures, Barry Crimmins, the beer-swilling, politically outspoken, whip-smart comic whose efforts in the 70s and 80s fostered the talents of a generation of stand-up superstars.

Turbo Kid

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SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Fri & Sat: 11:30PM
Move over Mad Max, here comes The Kid! This blood-splattered love letter to ’80s post-apocalyptic action takes place in the future–1997–when a BMX-riding comic-book lover must save the earth from the evil Zeus (legendary bad-guy Michael Ironside).

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Final day, Tues Sept 1!
From Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie, Micmacs) comes a tale of pure imagination, as young T.S. Spivet leaves his family’s Montana ranch and hops a freight train to D.C. to claim a prestigious science award - which the curators of the Smithsonian don’t know they have awarded to a precocious 10-year-old genius. 9:15 screenings presented in 3D!

Listen to Me Marlon

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SIFF Film Center | Held Over: Second Week Added!
Using clips from his previously unheard audio archives, Hollywood legend Marlon Brando narrates his incredible life and career in his own words.