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Heart of a Dog

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USA | 2015 | 75 minutes | Laurie Anderson

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Musician, artist, filmmaker and creative pioneer Laurie Anderson presents this wry, wondrous, and unforgettable cinematic essay. Using animation, home movies, and Anderson’s signature music, she explores the relationship between woman and dog, the Buddhist conception of the afterlife, post 9/11 surveillance culture, and the influence of inspiring thinkers–including her late husband, the great Lou Reed.

Internet Cat Video Festival

November 23 - 25, 2015

2015 | 70 minutes

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Three Days Only!
Transforming the internet phenomenon of cat cuteness from a solitary online experience to a real-world social event, the Internet Cat Video Festival features over 85 viral cat videos in one engaging and exciting non stop parade of **squee!** that will leave you with a smile on your face and a purr in your heart! Produced and curated by the Walker Art Center.

Janis: Little Girl Blue

December 4 - 10, 2015

USA | 2015 | 106 minutes | Amy Berg

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Janis Joplin’s ferocious, soulful voice dominated the music scene of the late 1960’s, while personally she grappled with inner demons and addictions. From Oscar nominated director Amy J. Berg (West of Memphis) comes this insightful portrait of the original “Rock Chick”, narrated by Chan Marshall (musician Cat Power) and featuring wonderful archival footage, Janis’s personal correspondence, and interviews with the singer’s friends and family.


Opens: December 11

United Kingdom | 2015 | 113 minutes | Justin Kurzel

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Micahael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard give mesmerizing performances in this stunning new production of Shakespeare’s classic. Shot on location in Scotland, Australian director Justin Kurzel’s epic update features all the drama, murderous ambition, and brutal action necessary to illustrate how Macbeth is the literary predecessor of “Game of Thrones”.

Metropolitan: 25th Anniversary

November 30

USA | 1990 | 98 Minutes | Whit Stillman

SIFF Film Center | Special Event
Skype Q&A with director Whit Stillman.
This Academy Award-nominated indie classic chronicles the rise and ultimate decline of a group of young Park Avenue socialites who gather nightly to discuss love, honor, and the impending demise of their class. 25 years later, Metropolitan remains as crisp, ironically comic, and socially relevant as when first released.

Moulin Rouge! New Year’s Eve Sing Along

December 31

USA | 2001 | 127 Minutes | Baz Luhrmann

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Ring in a new year filled with truth, beauty, freedom, and capital-L Love with Baz Luhrmann's musical extravaganza. Sing along, wave your free bling rings in the air, and celebrate the Bohemian lifestyle while sipping a glass of liquid diamonds (champagne). C'mon and do the can-can-can! 

NT Live: Skylight (Encore)

December 1 - 2, 2015

United Kingdom | 2014 | 135 Minutes | Stephen Daldry

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

NT Live: Jane Eyre (Live Broadcast)

December 8

United Kingdom | 2015 | 225 | Sally Cookson

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Live Via Satellite
Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfillment on her own terms.

NT Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Live Broadcast)

January 28

United Kingdom | 2015 | 180 Minutes (approximate time) | Josie Rourke

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Live Via Satellite
The Donmar Warehouse’s 30th anniversary revival of Christopher Hampton's Olivier Award winning play of seduction, intrigue, and betrayal features a stellar cast that includes Dominic West ("The Wire", "The Affair"), Olivier and Tony Award winner Janet McTeer, and Elaine Cassidy.

OUT 1: Noli me tangere

January 8 - 14, 2016

Exclusive Presentation
Jan 8–13: SIFF Film Center | Jan 14, marathon: SIFF Cinema Uptown
French New Wave pioneer Jacques Rivette’s magnum opus is a unique and addictive blend of cinema, theatre, and literature, featuring a cast of cinema icons lead by Jean-Pierre Léaud. Hailed as the Holy Grail of modern French cinema, this stunning restoration is presented in four programs each featuring 2 chapters; or in one 13-hour marathon screening of binge-watching cinema pleasure.