Coming Soon to SIFF Cinema

Grey Gardens

July 4

USA | 1975 | 94 Minutes | Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Spend Independence Day with two American icons: Big Edie and Little Edie, the residents of Grey Gardens. With tasty tuna bites (not for the cats, we swear), and bubbly drink specials!

NT Live: The Audience

July 4 - 6, 2015

United Kingdom | 2013 | 150 Minutes plus intermission | Stephen Daldry

NT Live Encore! Nominated for three Tony Awards, The Audience stars Helen Mirren in a reprise of her Academy Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II, here in the original production captured live in London in 2013.

Czech That 2015

July 7–12

Join us for four days of the newest and greatest films celebrating the variety of Czech cinema, including official Academy Award submission Fair Play; Icing, the latest from acclaimed director Jan Hřebejk (Kawasaki’s Rose, Innocence); our opening night presentation To See the Sea with popular Czech actor and director Jiří Mádl in person; and more!

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.