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1001 Grams

July 17 - 23, 2015

Norway | 2014 | 88 minutes | Bent Hamer

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
In this sweet, deadpan, love story from Norwegian master Bent Hamer (Kitchen Stories), recently divorced scientist Marie travels to France to recalibrate the National Norwegian kilo, where she unexpectedly meets a kindly Parisian and finds love amid the beauty of the City of Lights.

3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

July 24 - 30, 2015

USA | 2015 | 98 minutes | Marc Silver

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Engagement
Unravel the prejudices and contradictions behind a 2012 shooting at a Florida gas station, when an interaction between a white middle-aged male and a black teenager lead to devastating consequences. This infuriating and illuminating call-to-action was awarded a Sundance Special Jury prize for Social Impact.

Ardor

July 17 - 23, 2015

Argentina | 2014 | 100 Minutes | Pablo Fendrik

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only, Exclusive Engagement
This visually sumptuous adventure from Argentina stars Gael García Bernal as a mysterious man who emerges from the rainforest to rescue a woman (Alice Braga) who has been kidnapped by ruthless mercenaries bent on stealing her family's land.

Dark Star: H. R. Giger's World

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Switzerland | 2014 | 95 Minutes | Belinda Sallin

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Surrealist H. R. Giger's dark, intricate art – including his Oscar-winning monster designs for Alien – have influenced a generation of sci-fi, horror, music, and fetish art fans. This intimate documentary goes behind the ivy-covered walls of the artist's Zurich home, as Giger shares stories about his first skull (given to him by his father), macabre dinner parties, and the tragic muse whose presence reverberates throughout his work.

Sunshine Superman

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USA | 2014 | 96 minutes | Marah Strauch

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
This heart-racing documentary – a mix of adventure story and love story – introduces engineer, filmmaker, and skydiver Carl Boenish and his wife Jean, who dedicated their lives to the sport of BASE jumping, capturing unprecedented feats of human flight in stunning one-of-a-kind film footage.

When Marnie Was There

Opens: July 3

Japan | 2014 | 103 minutes | Hiromasa Yonebayashi

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Exclusive Engagement
The gorgeous new animated film from Studio Ghibli is a sweeping tale of friendship, mystery and discovery that follows an insular young woman named Anna who meets the mysterious Marnie, forming a unique friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. Winner of 2015 Seattle International Film Festival Films4Families Youth Jury Award.