Swiss Army Man

Opens: June 30

USA | 2016 | 95 Minutes | Daniels (Daniel Scheinert & Daniel Kwan)

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Tickets now on sale!
Wildly original, enormously entertaining, deeply heartfelt, and utterly bizarre, this fantastical, epic adventure follows a man trapped on a deserted island (Paul Dano) and the corpse that washes ashore (Daniel Radcliffe) who becomes his best friend and salvation.

The Lobster

July 1 - 7, 2016

United Kingdom | 2016 | 119 Minutes | Yorgos Lanthimos

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only
In this highly imaginative, delightfully absurdist sci-fi comedy from visionary director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth), Colin Farrell stars as a recently single man in a future society where he has 45 days to find true love–or else be turned into the animal of his choice. But his fate may change after meeting an enigmatic stranger (Rachel Weisz) and a rebel faction known as The Loners, a group founded on a complete rejection of romance.

Mountains May Depart

July 1 - 7, 2016

China | 2015 | 131 minutes | Jia Zhangke

SIFF Film Center | Exclusive Presentation
Masterful Chinese director Jia Zhangke (A Touch of Sin) returns with a story that is both an intimate drama and a decades-spanning epic about a young woman who marries for money, a story which serves as a moving parable for China's embrace of materialism and the ways it has affected the bonds of family and tradition.

An Evening with Steve De Jarnatt: Miracle Mile and Cherry 2000

July 6

240 Minutes

SIFF Film Center
A director with an utterly unique vision of apocalyptic (and post-apocalyptic) romance, Steve De Jarnatt joins us in person with the new remastered editions of his beloved 80s cult movie masterpieces: Miracle Mile and Cherry 2000.

Shakespeare Live! from the RSC

July 7 - 19, 2016

United Kingdom | 160 Mintues

SIFF Film Center | Stage To Screen
Captured live from Stratford-Upon-Avon on the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, David Tennant hosts this star-studded special event celebrating Shakespeare’s extraordinary legacy and his enduring influence on all performance art forms. Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, David Suchet, Rufus Wainwright, and many more.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Opens: July 8

New Zealand | 2016 | 93 minutes | Taika Waititi

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
The latest from New Zealand director Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows) is a heartwarming adventure comedy about a "bad egg" foster kid who triggers a manhunt when he escapes into the forest with his cantankerous new guardian (Sam Neill).

The Fits

July 8 - 14, 2016

USA | 2015 | 72 minutes | Anna Rose Holmer

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only
Gripping, hallucinatory, and thrillingly kinetic, this tale of adolescent mass hysteria is set in a black Cincinnati neighborhood where an 11-year-old tomboy (newcomer Royalty Hightower in a sublime performace) joins an elite dance drill team at her local rec center and discovers that her newfound friends suffer from terrifying episodes known as "the fits."

Unlocking the Cage

Opens: July 8

USA | 2015 | 91 minutes | Chris Hegedus, DA Pennebaker

SIFF Cinema Uptown  | Exclusive Presentation
Film subject Steve Wise and directors Chris Hegedus and DA Pennebaker in person opening night! Animal rights lawyer Steven Wise embarks on an unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans, by filing the first lawsuits that seek to transform a chimpanzee from a “thing” with no rights to a “person” with legal protections.

The Wailing

July 8 - 14, 2016

South Korea | 2016 | 156 Minutes | Na Hong-Jin

SIFF Cinema Uptown
In this tense supernatural thriller from South Korean director Na Hong-Jin, the arrival of a mysterious stranger in a quiet rural village causes suspicion that turns to panic as the villagers begin brutally killing each other for no apparent reason. When a police officer consults a powerful shaman for answers, the situation escalates into something far more dangerous.

Czech That 2016

July 8 - 10, 2016

SIFF Film Center | Mini-Festival
Seven new films celebrating the best of Czech cinema and running the gamut of filmmaking styles: award-winning drama (The Way Out, Home Care), gripping crime thriller (Gangster Ka), live-action puppetry (The Little Man), comedy that is both screwball (Chasing Fifty) and wryly ironic (Schmitke), and a newly remastered sci-fi classic (1961's Invention for Destruction).