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Black Mass

Opens: September 18

USA | 2015 | 122 | Scott Cooper

Johnny Depp stars 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.

Breathe

October 2 - 8, 2015

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

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.

The End of the Tour

Now Playing

USA | 2015 | 106 minutes | James Ponsoldt

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Imagine the greatest conversation you've ever had... Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg give show-stopping performances in director James Ponsoldt's (The Spectacular Now) funny yet tender dramatization of the unforgettable five-day interview between journalist David Lipsky and the enigmatic author of "Infinite Jest", David Foster Wallace.

Nashville

September 16

USA | 1975 | 159 Minutes | Robert Altman

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
40th Anniversary!
Considered by many to be director Robert Altman's defining film, this convention-defying multi-threaded story about affairs of the heart and despairs of the mind is set amidst the celebration of America's bicentennial in the capital city of country music.

Stonewall

Opens: September 25

USA | 2015 | 129 Minutes | Roland Emmerich

Egyptian | Exclusive Presentation
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.