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Big Stone Gap

September 20

USA | 2014 | 96 | Adriana Trigiani

Adapted from her best-selling novel, writer/director Adriana Trigiani tells a tale of family secrets and self-discovery in an Appalachian coal-mining town of the late 1970's. The award-winning ensemble cast includes Ashley Judd, Whoopi Goldberg, Jane Krakowski, Jenna Elfman, and Patrick Wilson.

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.

Bloodsucking Bastards

September 4 - 10, 2015

USA | 2015 | 84 | Brian James O'Connell

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Fri & Sat 11:30PM
Vampires meet Office Space! In this action-packed horror comedy, an office drone (Fran Kranz, Cabin in the Woods) must save his co-workers from their new boss before his job goes from just dead.

Brand: A Second Coming

September 20

United Kingdom | 2015 | 118 minutes | Ondi Timoner

Director Ondi Timoner scheduled to attend. Maverick documentary director Ondi Timoner (Dig!) follows comedian/author/activist Russell Brand as he dives headlong into drugs, sex, and fame in an attempt to find happiness–only to evolve into an unlikely political disruptor and underground hero.


September 23

France | 2014 | 91 minutes | Mélanie Laurent

The second feature from renowned French actress Mélanie 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.

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.

Can You Dig This

September 20

USA | 2015 | 80 minutes | Delila Vallot

Director Delila Vallot scheduled to attend. South Central LA is on the brink of a food revolution. Following new gardeners over a growing season, including self-proclaimed "gangster gardener" Ron Finley, Delila Vallot's intimate debut calls on people to put their hands in the soil, planting gardens to restore the neighborhood and transform the community in the process.

The Cockettes

November 11

USA | 2002 | 100 Minutes | Bill Weber and David Weissman

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Co-presented by Bellevue Arts Museum
Take a wildly entertaining and exuberant journey into the heart of the 60’s with this award winning documentary chronicling the life of flamboyant San Francisco theatrical troupe, The Cockettes. Post screening discussion with Fayette Hauser, founding Cockettes member, and Michael Cepress, curator of Counter-Couture: Fashioning Identity in the American Counterculture, on view at Bellevue Arts Museum starting September 4.


September 18 - 24, 2015

USA | 2015 | 88 | Jonathan Milott & Cary Murnion

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Zombies meet elementary school! In this outrageous zom-com, a substitute teacher (Elijah Wood) takes over a new class just as an insidious virus hits the playground. Co-starring Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, and Jack McBrayer.

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.