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October 27

France | 2015 | 79 minutes | Philippe Faucon

A sweet, insightful, and emotionally complex portrait of immigrants living in France, Fatima dives into the life of a Moroccan-born mother living in Lyon and struggling to raise her two teenage daughters, one rebellious, the other starting medical school. When she is put on leave from her job as a cleaning woman, Fatima starts to write letters to her daughters in Arabic, telling them all the things she can't express in French.

Final Girls

October 9 - 15, 2015

USA | 2015 | 88 Minutes | Todd Strauss-Schulson

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
In this blood-soaked comedy a teenager (Taissa Farmiga) and her friends find themselves trapped inside their favorite movie–an 80s slasher film titled “Camp Bloodbath”–and now they must break all the rules of the genre to survive!

Finding Vivian Maier

October 6 - 7, 2015

USA | 2013 | 83 Minutes | John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

Now considered one of the 20th century’s greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime.

Frame by Frame

October 7, 2015

Afghanistan | 2014 | 85 minutes | Alexandria Bombach, Mo Scarpelli

Filmmakers in attendance! After decades of war and an oppressive Taliban regime, four Afghan photojournalists face the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own – reframing Afghanistan for the world and for themselves.

French Cinema Now

October 22 - 29, 2015

A SIFF mini-festival showcasing new Francophone cinema, with seasoned directors like Jacques Audiard and Cédric Kahn playing alongside relative newcomers like Elodie Namer and Julie Lopes-Curval. With spectacular performances from celebrated actors in diverse films, explosive dramas to unpredictable comedies, historical epics to family-friendly animation, this year's mini-festival truly offers something for everybody. This week-long event will feature 20 extraordinary features and documentaries.