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Only Yesterday

Opens: February 26

Japan | 1991 | 118 minutes | Isao Takahata

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
This previously unreleased gem from Studio Ghibli, a touching story of remembrance and growing up from animator Isao Takahata, comes to US screens for the first time in a new English language version featuring the voices of Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire). Plus: late shows of the original Japanese language version with English subtitles.

The Club

March 4 - 10, 2016

Chile | 2015 | 98 minutes | Pablo Larrain

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Golden Globe Nominee: Best Foreign Film
Acclaimed director Pablo Larraín’s taut, blackly comic commentary on individual responsibility and organized religion takes place in a secluded house in a small seaside town where four former priests live in quiet exile until their fragile stability is disrupted by the arrival of an fifth party.

The Wave

March 4 - 10, 2016

Norway | 2015 | 104 minutes | Roar Uthaug

SIFF Film Center | Exclusive Presentation
This thrilling disaster film – whose impressive scope on a small budget lead director Roar Uthaug to a gig directing Hollywood's new Tomb Raider film – follows geologist Kristian Eikfjord, who discovers changes in the cliffs along the fjords near the resort town of Geiranger which could lead to a destructive tsunami. With less than 10 minutes to react, Kristian must save as many townspeople as possible – including his own family.

The Witch

Opens: February 19

USA | 2015 | 90 minutes | Robert Eggers

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
In this exquisitely made and terrifying new horror film the age-old concepts of witchcraft, black magic and possession are innovatively brought together to tell the riveting story of one family’s frightful unraveling in the New England wilderness circa 1630. Winner of Best Director at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.