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Racing Extinction

September 25 - October 8, 2015

USA | 2015 | 94 minutes | Louie Psihoyos

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu Oct 8
Oscar®-winning documentary filmmaker Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) and his team expose the disastrous consequences of thoughtless human activity on thousands of the earth’s species, in this thrilling and urgent plea for change before the planet faces its next major extinction event.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 31

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!

The Salt of the Earth

October 6 - 7, 2015

USA | 2014 | 100 Minutes | Wim Wenders

Director Wim Wenders teams up with the son of photographer Sebastião Salgado for this intimate portrait of the artist as he travels throughout the world transforming moments of terror and beauty into grandiose photographic landscapes.


October 2 - 7, 2015

China | 2010 | Mikael Håfström

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Ends Wed Oct 7
From Swedish director Mikael Håfström comes this Casablanca-style international thriller set in the ancient Chinese city a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor, and starring an international cast that includes John Cusack, Gong Li, and Ken Watanabe.

This Changes Everything

October 14

USA | 2015 | 89 Minutes | Avi Lewis

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Author Naomi Klein and director Avi Lewis in person.
Produced in conjunction with Naomi Klein's bestselling book of the same name, this urgent dispatch on climate change contends that the greatest crisis we have ever faced also offers us the opportunity to address and correct the inhumane systems that have created it.