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The Human Face of Big Data

February 17

USA | 2015 | 55 minutes | Sandy Smolan

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Free Screening | Reservations are full for this event
SIFF, KCTS 9, Washington Filmworks, and SAP invite you to this special documentary sneak preview and panel discussion about Big Data: the real-time collection, analysis and visualization of vast amounts of information. In the hands of data scientists, this raw information enables us to sense, measure and understand aspects of our existence in ways never before possible – yet the accessibility of all this data can come at a steep price.

Nosferatu with live soundtrack by The Invincible Czars

March 14

Germany | 1922 | 84 Minutes | F.W. Murnau

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
For over a decade, Austin music ensemble The Invincible Czars have been crafting original silent film scores that combine rock and orchestral music. The group joins us for a special live performance accompanying F.W. Murnau's 1922 vampire classic Nosferatu, in an original score that blends their unique sound with vocals, sampling, and elements of Bela Bartok's “Six Romanian Folk Dances”.

Stephen Tobolowsky in person: The Primary Instinct and Groundhog Day

February 29

240 min (est)

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Leap Day happens only once ever four years, and we're celebrating this rare occurrence with one of our favorite people: prolific actor and master storyteller Stephen Tobolowsky. Stephen joins us in person for a special double feature and Q&A the includes his spoken word concert film The Primary Instinct and the beloved comedy Groundhog Day.

The Mask You Live In

March 10

USA | 2015 | 89 minutes | Jennifer Siebel Newsom

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Special screening and panel discussion presented by Wholehearted Masculine.
From the team behind Miss Representation comes a new film–and a new movement–which examines and questions America’s narrow definition of masculinity in order to illustrate how our society can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men.

The Witch sneak preview with director Robert Eggers in person

February 14

USA | 2015 | 90 minutes | Robert Eggers

SIFF Cinema Uptown  | Free Screening, Pass Required
Director Robert Eggers joins us in person for a sneak preview of this exquisitely made and terrifying new horror film, which brings together witchcraft, black magic, and possession to tell the riveting story of one family’s frightful unraveling in the New England wilderness circa 1630.
Pass Required: Attend any of the Witches Brew films Feb 12 & 13 to receive a free pass good for two admissions to this special sneak preview.