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Kenneth Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale

January 4 - 6, 2016

United Kingdom | 2015 | 210 minutes | Rob Ashford, Kenneth Branagh

SIFF Film Center
Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, with the great Dame Judi Dench as Paulina and Branagh as Leontes.


Opens: December 11

United Kingdom | 2015 | 113 minutes | Justin Kurzel

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Micahael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard give mesmerizing performances in this stunning new production of Shakespeare’s classic. Shot on location in Scotland, Australian director Justin Kurzel’s epic update features all the drama, murderous ambition, and brutal action necessary to illustrate how Macbeth is the literary predecessor of “Game of Thrones”.

NT Live: Skylight (Encore)

Now Playing

United Kingdom | 2014 | 135 Minutes | Stephen Daldry

SIFF Film Center | More Screenings Added!
The original 2014 London production of the Tony Award winning play returns, starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan, directed by Stephen Daldry.

NT Live: Jane Eyre (Live Broadcast)

December 8

United Kingdom | 2015 | 225 | Sally Cookson

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Live Via Satellite
Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfillment on her own terms.

NT Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Live Broadcast)

January 28

United Kingdom | 2015 | 180 Minutes (approximate time) | Josie Rourke

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Live Via Satellite
The Donmar Warehouse’s 30th anniversary revival of Christopher Hampton's Olivier Award winning play of seduction, intrigue, and betrayal features a stellar cast that includes Dominic West ("The Wire", "The Affair"), Olivier and Tony Award winner Janet McTeer, and Elaine Cassidy.

The Danish Girl

Opens: December 18

United Kingdom | 2015 | 120 minutes | Tom Hooper

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) and Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina) star in the remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener, whose marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. Directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech).