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45 Years

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USA | 2015 | 94 minutes | Andrew Haigh

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Academy Award Nominee, Best Actress
Screen legends Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay won Best Actress & Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival for this emotional tour-de-force about a couple preparing for their 45th anniversary who make a discovery that calls into question the life they have built together.

The Big Short

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USA | 2015 | 130 minutes | Adam McKay

SIFF Cinema Uptown
5 Academy Award Nominations, including Best Picture, Director, and Supporting Actor (Christian Bale)
Scathingly funny yet deadly serious, this true story of the global economic catastrophe of 2008 follows four Wall Street outsiders – Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt – who foresee the collapse of the housing market, and hatch a bold plan to bet against the US economy. Based on the best-selling book by Michael Lewis (Moneyball), and directed by Adam McKay (Anchorman).

Carol

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USA | 2015 | 118 Minutes | Todd Haynes

Now at SIFF Cinema Egyptian  
6 Academy Award Nominations, including Best Actress, Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay, and Cinematography
From director Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven) comes the moving story of two women from very different backgrounds (Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara) who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s seminal novel “The Price of Salt.”

Harold and Maude

February 12 - 14, 2016

USA | 1971 | 91 Minutes | Hal Ashby

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Valentine Classics
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a love story that transcends the ages! Hal Ashby's tender outsider classic explores the relationship between the faux-suicidal young man Harold and his unlikely kindred spirit, goofy septuagenarian Maude. With free custom made tragi-romantic candy hearts and a pre-show Cat Stevens sing along.

The Human Face of Big Data

February 17

USA | 2015 | 55 minutes | Sandy Smolan

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Free Screening, RSVP Here
SIFF, KCTS 9, Washington Filmworks, and SAP invite you to this special documentary sneak preview and panel discussion about Big Data: the real-time collection, analysis and visualization of vast amounts of information. In the hands of data scientists, this raw information enables us to sense, measure and understand aspects of our existence in ways never before possible – yet the accessibility of all this data can come at a steep price.

River of Fundament Act 1

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USA | 2014 | 115 minutes | Matthew Barney

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation | Ages 18+ only!
In the Brooklyn Heights home of Norman Mailer’s family, a wake for the late author is in progress...The spirit of Norman I emerges from the River of Feces...A musical procession accompanies a 1967 Chrysler Imperial to its final resting place...Norman I makes the acquaintance of the reigning Pharaoh (Paul Giamatti).

River of Fundament Act 2

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USA | 2014 | 108 minutes | Matthew Barney

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation | Ages 18+ only!
Norman II emerges as an older, shamanistic sorcerer and Hathfertiti (Maggie Gyllenhaal) welcomes him…A gold 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am embodies the myth of Isis and Osiris…Osiris’s sexual organ is resurrected and Isis becomes pregnant…Set is enraged and cuts the Osiris into fourteen pieces…The molten body of Osiris is resurrected as a massive iron Djed pillar.

River of Fundament Act 3

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USA | 2014 | 96 minutes | Matthew Barney

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation | Ages 18+ only!
Osiris’s son Horus emerges as a young falcon…The great Pharaoh Usermare discovers that his daughter Hathfertiti (Ellen Burstyn) has grown older and is now nearing the end of her life…The spirit of Norman III is embodied as a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor…In Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountain Range, near the cabin of Ernest Hemingway, sockeye salmon make their annual spawning journey.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

December 19, 2015

USA | 1975 | 100 minutes | Jim Sharman

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Don't dream it, be it! Join us for the ultimate midnight movie experience filled with camp, horror, sex, music, audience participation, and general insanity. With live shadow casting by Vicarious Theatre Company and interactive prop bags available for purchase. Screens monthly.

Rosemary's Baby

February 12

USA | 1968 | 136 minutes | Roman Polanski

SIFF Film Center
Free for members! Only $5.00 General Admission | Roman Polanski’s masterpiece of slow-build horror and abject paranoia follows a young couple (Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes) who move into a new apartment building populated by a coven of Satan worshiping witches, including the divine Ruth Gordon in an Academy Award® winning performance.