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Cooties

September 18 - 24, 2015

USA | 2015 | 88 | Jonathan Milott & Cary Murnion

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Zombies meet elementary school! In this outrageous zom-com, a substitute teacher (Elijah Wood) takes over a new class just as an insidious virus hits the playground. Co-starring Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, and Jack McBrayer.

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 Uptown
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.

The Heart of the Game

October 13

USA | 2005 | 87 Minutes | Ward Serrill

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
10th Anniversary, with director Ward Serrill and film subjects in person!
Released in 2005 by Miramax Films to wide critical acclaim, this thrilling and humanistic documentary is a portrait of Seattle's Roosevelt High School girls' basketball team, as their eccentric new coach and troubled star player transformed the struggling team into serious contenders.

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 woman (Jamie Chung, 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.