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Racing Extinction

September 25 - October 1, 2015

USA | 2015 | 94 minutes | Louie Psihoyos

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
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.

Radical Grace

September 19

USA | 2015 | 75 minutes | Rebecca Parrish

Three feisty, feminist nuns pursue social justice work-from serving those on the margins to fighting for Catholic women's equality–and stage a cross-country Nuns on the Bus tour which transforms American politics–and the Vatican itself.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

September 19

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!

Station to Station

September 11 - 13, 2015

USA | 2015 | 71 Mintues | Doug Aitken

SIFF Film Center | Three Days Only, Exclusive Presentation
Contemporary artists from all disciplines come together on a custom designed train for visual artist Doug Aitken's fast moving road trip through modern creativity, chronicled in 62 unique one-minute films.

Stonewall

Opens: September 25

USA | 2015 | 129 Minutes | Roland Emmerich

Egyptian | Exclusive Presentation
With the toss of a single brick in 1969, a crusade for equality is born. Director Roland Emmerich's long-time passion project, this dramatic retelling of the Stonewall riots follows fictional character Danny Winters (Jeremy Irvine) as he befriends a diverse group of New York City gay and trans youth who create a community, only to endure repeated harassment and aggression, igniting the flames of an uprising.

Walk in the Woods

Opens: September 2

USA | 2015 | 104 Minutes | Ken Kwapis

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Nick Nolte and Robert Redford star in this comedic adventure about two old-timers who hike the Appalachian Trail. Based on the best-seller by celebrated travel writer Bill Bryson, the film co-stars Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman, Kristen Schaal, and Mary Steenburgen.

Wayne's World

September 18

USA | 1992 | 94 minutes | Penelope Spheeris

Director Penelope Spheeris scheduled to introduce the film. With a background in the real world of DIY rock and roll, Penelope Spheeris was the perfect choice to take the exploits of SNL fixtures stars Wayne and Garth to the big screen. When the duo is offered a fat contract by sleazy TV exec Rob Lowe they discover that the road from basement to big time is a gnarly one. Party on!