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1001 Grams

July 17 - 23, 2015

Norway | 2014 | 88 minutes | Bent Hamer

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu July 23
In this sweet, deadpan, love story from Norwegian master Bent Hamer (Kitchen Stories), recently divorced scientist Marie travels to France to recalibrate the National Norwegian kilo, where she unexpectedly meets a kindly Parisian and finds love amid the beauty of the City of Lights.

3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

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USA | 2015 | 98 minutes | Marc Silver

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Unravel the prejudices and contradictions behind a 2012 shooting at a Florida gas station, when an interaction between a white middle-aged male and a black teenager lead to devastating consequences. This infuriating and illuminating call-to-action was awarded a Sundance Special Jury prize for Social Impact.

Aparajito (The Unvanquished)

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India | 1957 | 109 minutes | Satyajit Ray

New 4K Restoration | In the second part of Satyajit Ray’s heralded trilogy, Apu and his family now live in the bustling holy city of Benares, where he progresses from wide-eyed child to intellectually curious teenager.

Apur Sansar (The World of Apu)

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India | 1959 | 105 minutes | Satyajit Ray

New 4K Restoration | In the conclusion of Satyajit Ray's award-winning trilogy, Apu (Soumitra Chatterjee), now out of college and hoping to live as a writer, experiences his romantic awakening and impending fatherhood.

Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road)

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India | 1955 | 125 minutes | Satyajit Ray

New 4K Restoration | The debut film from Satyajit Ray follows young Bengali boy Apu and his family through the trials and tribulations of impoverished living. With resplendent photography informed by its young protagonist’s constant sense of discovery, this Cannes-award winning masterpiece of Indian cinema is an immersive cinematic experience.

Ardor

July 17 - 23, 2015

Argentina | 2014 | 100 Minutes | Pablo Fendrik

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu July 23
This visually sumptuous adventure from Argentina stars Gael García Bernal as a mysterious man who emerges from the rainforest to rescue a woman (Alice Braga) who has been kidnapped by ruthless mercenaries bent on stealing her family's land.

Back to the Future

July 17, 2015

USA | 1985 | 116 min | Robert Zemeckis

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline 
30th Anniversary! In 1985, skateboardin' teen Marty McFly entered a souped-up DeLorean and traveled back in time 30 years to fend off amorous advances from his mother, help his dad find inner cool, and invent rock and roll. Now we live in 2015 (aka Back to the Future Part II), and you can travel back in time 30 years just by watching the original movie. As Doc Brown would say, "Whoa. This is heavy."

Battlestar Galactica with Richard Hatch in Person

July 31

USA | 1978 | 125 min | Richard A. Colla

The beginning of a sci-fi legend returns to the big screen with the original 1978 movie version of Battlestar Galactica, and a special in-person appearance by Captain Apollo himself, Richard Hatch. Presented by Galacticon.

Boulevard

July 31 - August 6, 2015

USA | 2014 | 93 minutes | Dito Montiel

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Robin Williams' final performance is also one of his finest in this drama from director Dito Montiel (A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints) about a closeted man who neglects his marriage of convenience to spend time with a young hustler.

Cartel Land

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USA | 2015 | 98 minutes | Matthew Heineman

SIFF Cinema Uptown
One of the most riveting and critically acclaimed films of the year, this stunning documentary looks at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. Produced by Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker).