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Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes

September 23

USA | 2015 | 110 Minutues | Kahlil Joseph

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | One Night Only Worldwide Screening Event!
Grammy Award-winning band Arcade Fire and director Kahil Joseph travel to Jamaica, Haiti, London, and L.A. to chart the creative journey of their most recent album “Reflektor”. Features a 20 minutes of extra footage exclusively for cinema audiences.

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.

The Diplomat

September 9

USA | 2015 | 104 Minutes | David Holbrooke

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Free Screening, RSVP here
The son of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke explores his father's singular story of engaging in high stakes diplomacy on the world stage - from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

How To Dance In Ohio

October 7

USA | 2015 | 88 Minutes | Alexandra Shiva

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Free Screening, RSVP link coming soon
In Columbus, Ohio, a group of young people with an array of developmental challenges prepares for an iconic event - a spring formal dance.

Listen to Me Marlon

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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.

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.

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.

We Come as Friends

September 11 - 17, 2015

France | 2015 | 110 Mintues | Hubert Sauper

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Oscar-nominated documentarian Hubert Sauper (Darwin's Nightmare) takes a dizzying, science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa for “a surreal, moving, infuriating, and persuasive argument that in South Sudan, there’s nothing post about colonialism.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times