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Black Mass

Now Playing

USA | 2015 | 122 | Scott Cooper

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Johnny Depp stars in a critically acclaimed performance as notorious Boston mobster James Whitey Bulger in this gripping true-life crime drama from director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart). Co-stars Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Dakota Johnson, and Kevin Bacon.

Black Orpheus

October 5

Brazil | 1959 | 107 Minutes | Marcel Camus

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
35mm presentation, hosted by David Schmader! Marcel Camus' eye-popping masterpiece–winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or–moves the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to 1950s Rio de Janeiro and features a bossa nova soundtrack by Brazilian composers Antonio Carlos Jobim and Luiz Bonfa.


Now Playing

France | 2014 | 91 minutes | Mélanie Laurent

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
The second feature from renowned French actress Melanie Laurent, this dramatic thriller follows two high-school girls who form a sudden and intense friendship that, once it begins to sour, turns into all-out psychological warfare.

Dead End

September 21, 2015

USA | 1937 | 92 Minutes | William Wyler

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
Director William Wyler's adaptation of the powerful stage play about inequality in Depression-era New York City features Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart, and the first appearance of the Dead End Kids. Presented by Endangered Species Project.

NT Live: Frankenstein

October 30 - November 1, 2015

United Kingdom | 2011 | 2hr 14min | Danny Boyle

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Back by popular demand for Halloween, this 2011 production directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) features Benedict Cumberbatch as the creature and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS's "Elementary," Trainspotting) as Victor Frankenstein.

NT Live: Frankenstein (Reverse Cast)

October 30 - November 1, 2015

United Kingdom | 2011 | 2hr 9min | Danny Boyle

SIFF Cinema Uptown
In this alternate version of Danny Boyle's stage adaptation of the classic monster story, the stars swap roles with Jonny Lee Miller taking on the role of the creature, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein.

NT Live: Skylight (Encore)

November 17 - 18, 2015

United Kingdom | 2014 | 135 Minutes | Stephen Daldry

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


September 24 - October 1, 2015

USA | 2015 | 129 Minutes | Roland Emmerich

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Ends Thu Oct 1
With the toss of a single brick in 1969, a crusade for equality is born. Director Roland Emmerich's long-time passion project, this dramatic retelling of the Stonewall riots follows fictional character Danny Winters (Jeremy Irvine) as he befriends a diverse group of New York City gay and trans youth who create a community, only to endure repeated harassment and aggression, igniting the flames of an uprising.