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Brand: A Second Coming

September 20

United Kingdom | 2015 | 118 minutes | Ondi Timoner

Director Ondi Timoner scheduled to attend. Maverick documentary director Ondi Timoner (Dig!) follows comedian/author/activist Russell Brand as he dives headlong into drugs, sex, and fame in an attempt to find happiness–only to evolve into an unlikely political disruptor and underground hero.

A Brilliant Young Mind

Opens: October 9

United Kingdom | 2014 | 111 minutes | Morgan Matthews

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Asa Butterfield (Hugo) stars alongside the great British actors Sally Hawkins, Rafe Spall, and Eddie Marsan in this tender coming-of-age romance about a teenage math prodigy who has trouble relating emotionally to other people, until a trip to the International Mathematics Olympiad in Taipei expands his mind as well as his heart.

Listen to Me Marlon

August 21 - September 3, 2015

United Kingdom | 2015 | 102 minutes | Stevan Riley

SIFF Film Center | Held Over: Second Week Added!
Using clips from his previously unheard audio archives, Hollywood legend Marlon Brando narrates his incredible life and career in his own words.

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.

NT Live: The Beaux' Stratagem

September 24 - 29, 2015

United Kingdom | 2015 | 180 Minutes | Simon Godwin

SIFF Film Center
Simon Godwin directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash that follows two charming, dissolute young men from Restoration era London who have blown their fortunes but devised a new ‘Stratagem’: to marry for money.

NT Live: Hamlet (Live Broadcast)

October 15

United Kingdom | 2015 | 240 | Lyndsey Turner

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Early performance added!
Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch ("Sherlock", The Imitation Game, and NT Live's Frankenstein) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Broadcast live from the Barbican in London to cinemas around the world.

The Quay Brothers in 35mm

October 9 - 15, 2015

United Kingdom | 2015 | 67 minutes | Stephen and Timothy Quay, Christopher Nolan

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Curated by director Christopher Nolan, the groundbreaking stop-motion films from filmmakers, and identical twins, Stephen and Timothy Quay return in all new 35mm prints. The program includes three Quay masterworks–"In Abesntia," "The Comb," and "Street of Crocodiles"–and the premiere of Nolan's short documentary "Quay," which reveals the inner workings of the Brothers’ studio.