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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.

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

Now Playing

France | 2013 | 105 Minutes | Jean-Pierre Jeunet

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Held Over: 2nd week added!
From Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie, Micmacs) comes a tale of pure imagination, as young T.S. Spivet leaves his family’s Montana ranch and hops a freight train to D.C. to claim a prestigious science award - which the curators of the Smithsonian don’t know they have awarded to a precocious 10-year-old genius. 9:15 screenings presented in 3D!

Turbo Kid

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New Zealand | 2014 | 89 minutes | Roadkill Superstar

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Fri & Sat: 11:30PM
Move over Mad Max, here comes The Kid! This blood-splattered love letter to ’80s post-apocalyptic action takes place in the future–1997–when a BMX-riding comic-book lover must save the earth from the evil Zeus (legendary bad-guy Michael Ironside).

Walk in the Woods

Opens: September 2

USA | 2015 | 104 Minutes | Ken Kwapis

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Nick Nolte and Robert Redford star in this comedic adventure about two old-timers who hike the Appalachian Trail. Based on the best-seller by celebrated travel writer Bill Bryson, the film co-stars Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman, Kristen Schaal, and Mary Steenburgen.

Wayne's World

September 18

USA | 1992 | 94 minutes | Penelope Spheeris

Director Penelope Spheeris scheduled to introduce the film. With a background in the real world of DIY rock and roll, Penelope Spheeris was the perfect choice to take the exploits of SNL fixtures stars Wayne and Garth to the big screen. When the duo is offered a fat contract by sleazy TV exec Rob Lowe they discover that the road from basement to big time is a gnarly one. Party on!

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

Women in Cinema

September 17 - 24, 2015

"Woman" is not a genre. SIFF's annual showcase of extraordinary women filmmakers returns, celebrating films from around the world.