Coming Soon to SIFF Cinema

We Are Still Here

July 10 - 11, 2015

USA | 2015 | 84 minutes | Ted Geoghegan

Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Barbara Crampton takes on vengeful spirits in this terrifying tribute to Italian horror. In the cold, wintery fields of New England, a lonely old house wakes up every thirty years - and demands a sacrifice. "Pure, unqualified carnage... A wall-shaking bloodbath!" - Meredith Borders, Badass Digest

A Story of Floating Weeds with live score by Aono Jikken Ensemble

July 11

Japan | 1934 | 86 Minutes | Yasujirō Ozu

Aono Jikken Ensemble presents a new live music/sound score – a mixture of traditional Japanese music, experimental soundscapes, klezmer, and African folk influences – for master Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu’s silent classic, the story of a down-on-its-luck Kabuki troupe putting on a performance in a small town. Presented with live bilingual Benshi narration, a Japanese silent film tradition.

Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream

July 13

USA | 2014 | 148 Minutes | Julie Taymor

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Encore Presentation
This heralded production of Shakespeare's classic comes from acclaimed director Julie Taymor (Frida, Across the Universe, Broadway's "The Lion King") and was filmed before a live audience by cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto (Birdman, The Wolf of Wall Street) during performance at the Theatre For A New Audience in Brooklyn.

NT Live: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

July 14 - 19, 2015

United Kingdom | 2015 | 180 Minutes | Rufus Norris

Director David Hare adapts the non-fiction work of Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo into a humane and heart-breaking tale, told on an epic scale, that offers a richly detailed insight into life in the slums of Mumbai.

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.

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.

Gemma Bovery

Opens: July 17

France | 2014 | 99 minutes | Anne Fontaine

SIFF Cinema Uptown
In this sexy and lighthearted re-imagining of Flaubert’s literary classic, earthy British beauty Gemma Bovery (Gemma Arterton) and her husband move to a charming ramshackle old farmhouse in the very same Norman village where the novel "Madame Bovery" was written a century earlier.

Back to the Future

July 17

USA | 1985 | 116 min | Robert Zemeckis

Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline 
30th Anniversary! In 1985, skateboardin' teen Marty McFly entered a souped-up DeLorean and traveled back in time 30 years to fend off amorous advances from his mother, help his dad find inner cool, and invent rock and roll. Now we live in 2015 (aka Back to the Future Part II), and you can travel back in time 30 years just by watching the original movie. As Doc Brown would say, "Whoa. This is heavy."

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

July 18

USA | 1975 | 100 minutes | Jim Sharman

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline.
Don't dream it, be it! Join us for the ultimate midnight movie experience filled with camp, horror, sex, music, audience participation, and general insanity. With live shadow casting by Vicarious Theatre Company and interactive prop bags available for purchase.

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.