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In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras received encrypted e-mails from someone identified only as "citizen four" who claimed to have information about covert surveillance programs run by US government agencies. This informant became one of the most divisive figures in modern political history: Edward Snowden.
Ends Thu Dec 18 | This wickedly funny psychodrama from visionary Swedish director Ruben Östlund tells the story of a family on a skiing holiday in the French Alps who find their lives changed after staring down an avalanche during lunch at a mountainside restaurant. A prize winner at this year's Cannes Film Festival and Sweden's Oscar® submission for Best Foreign Language film.
The most terrifying and popular Midnight Adrenaline program from SIFF 2014 returns! When a mother finds a picture book entitled “Mister Babadook” among her son’s possessions, it portends a chilling, spectral descent into fear and paranoia.
Writer-director-star Chris Rock's uproarious new film is much like his groundbreaking stand-up, an endearingly honest and unabashedly profane look at modern love and celebrity culture that follows a movie star (Rock) who has an unexpected encounter with a forthright journalist (Rosario Dawson).