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The Assassin

Now Playing

Taiwan | 2015 | 104 Minutes | Hou Hsiao-Hsien

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Through Nov 19
SIFF Film Center & SIFF Cinema Uptown | Nov 20–25

Legendary director Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s awe-inspiring take on the traditional wuxia martial arts film, this visually ravishing epic follows a female assassin ordered to kill her former betrothed. Taiwan’s official Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film, and winner of Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival.


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”.

Teton Gravity Research: The Sammy C Project

December 9

USA | 2015 | 90 mins

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Visiting Program
Join Teton Gravity Research for the one-night only big screen premiere of their new ski and snowboard film, The Sammy C Project, a two-year collaboration with pro skier and X Games gold medalist Sammy Carlson.

The Martian

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USA | 2015 | 134 mins | Ridley Scott

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Master director Ridley Scott presents the story of Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon), who finds himself stranded and alone on the surface of Mars with only meager supplies. He must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.