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Dead End

September 21

USA | 1937 | 92 Minutes | William Wyler

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
Director William Wyler's adaptation of the powerful stage play about inequality in Depression-era New York City features Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, and the first appearance of the Dead End Kids. Presented by Endangered Species Project.

Decline of Western Civilization Part 1

September 18

USA | 1981 | 100 minutes | Penelope Spheeris

Director Penelope Spheeris scheduled to attend. Director Penelope Spheeris was intimately in tune with the late '70s Los Angeles punk scene-including bands like Germs, Black Flag, X, Fear, and Circle Jerks–giving her unpredicted access for this riveting and unflinching documentary that captured a major cultural phenomenon, and launched an iconic film trilogy.

The Diplomat

September 9

USA | 2015 | 104 Minutes | David Holbrooke

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Free Screening, RSVP here
The son of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke explores his father's singular story of engaging in high stakes diplomacy on the world stage - from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

The End of the Tour

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USA | 2015 | 106 minutes | James Ponsoldt

SIFF Cinema Egyptian thru Aug 27 | SIFF Cinema Uptown starting Aug 28
Imagine the greatest conversation you've ever had... Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg give show-stopping performances in director James Ponsoldt's (The Spectacular Now) funny yet tender dramatization of the unforgettable five-day interview between journalist David Lipsky and the enigmatic author of "Infinite Jest", David Foster Wallace.

Finding Gastón

September 20

Peru | 2014 | 75 minutes | Patricia Perez

In this joyful tour of Peruvian gastronomy, award-winning chef and Peru's unofficial ambassador of cuisine, Gastón Acurio, proves that the best food nourishes the soul as well as the body.

How To Dance In Ohio

October 7

USA | 2015 | 88 Minutes | Alexandra Shiva

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Free Screening, RSVP link coming soon
In Columbus, Ohio, a group of young people with an array of developmental challenges prepares for an iconic event - a spring formal dance.

It's Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong

September 17

USA | 2015 | 79 minutes | Emily Ting

Opening Night Film & Party – Sep 17

Director Emily Ting scheduled to attend. In this sparkling walk-and-talk romance set in the city of Hong Kong, an attraction forms between a Chinese-American girl (Jamie Chung of Eden) visiting for the first time, and a handsome American expat (Bryan Greenberg) who escorts her through the nighttime streets pulsing with energy and possibility.

Join us after the film for our Opening Night Party at Capitol Cider!

Miss You Already

September 19

USA | 2015 | 112 minutes | Catherine Hardwicke

Director Catherine Hardwicke explores the power of BFFs, as two childhood best friends (Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore) find their lives turned upside down when one discovers sheÍs pregnant just as the other learns she has breast cancer.

Mistress America

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USA | 2015 | 84 minutes | Noah Baumbach

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Director Noah Baumbach re-teams with star and co-writer Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) for this madcap comedy about chasing dreams and schemes in the big city, as college freshman Tracy (Lola Kirke) discovers the allures of New York thanks to her adventurous new stepsister Lola (Gerwig).

Nashville

September 16

USA | 1975 | 159 Minutes | Robert Altman

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
40th Anniversary!
Considered by many to be director Robert Altman's defining film, this convention-defying multi-threaded story about affairs of the heart and despairs of the mind is set amidst the celebration of America's bicentennial in the capital city of country music.