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7 Chinese Brothers

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USA | 2015 | 76 minutes | Bob Byington

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Jason Schwartzman–and his dog!–star in Bob Byington's off-beat comedy about a misanthropic slacker who struggles to stay employed.

Fri, Aug 28 | 7:00PM show: Skype Q&A with star Jason Schwartzman. Plus: B.Y.O.D. Night! Bring your own dog and we'll have free treats for four legged patrons.

Call Me Lucky

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USA | 2015 | 105 Minutes | Bobcat Goldthwait

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Bobcat Goldthwait directs this inspiring, hilarious, and poignant portrait of one of comedy’s most enigmatic and important figures, Barry Crimmins, the beer-swilling, politically outspoken, whip-smart comic whose efforts in the 70s and 80s fostered the talents of a generation of stand-up superstars.

Guidance

August 21 - 27, 2015

Canada | 2014 | 81 minutes | Pat Mills

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Aug 27
In this wonderfully incorrect indie comedy, a "pathologically immature" former child star (Writer/Director Pat Mills) masquerades as a high school guidance counselor, providing the worst, or possibly the best, advice to troubled teens.

Mistress America

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USA | 2015 | 84 minutes | Noah Baumbach

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Director Noah Baumbach re-teams with star and co-writer Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) for this madcap comedy about chasing dreams and schemes in the big city, as college freshman Tracy (Lola Kirke) discovers the allures of New York thanks to her adventurous new stepsister Lola (Gerwig).

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.