Branagh Theatre Live: The Entertainer

December 5 - 8, 2016

United Kingdom | 2016 | 210 minutes | Kenneth Branagh

SIFF Film Center | Stage to Screen
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh in John Osborneʼs modern classic that conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment.

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

December 7

USA | 120 Minutes | Fisher Stevens and Alexis Bloom

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Free admission, RSVP required
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds is an intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty, in all its eccentricity. At 83 years old, grand dame Debbie Reynolds (Singin' in the Rain) still performs a Las Vegas act, dressed in gold lamé. But performing takes its toll, and Debbie’s health suffers. This devastates her daughter, Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher, whose response is both hilarious and heart-rending. 

National Theatre Live: No Man's Land

December 15

2016 | 150 Minutes | Sean Mathias

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Live Broadcast
Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in this glorious revival of Harold Pinter’s comic classic. Presented LIVE from the stage of Wyndham’s Theatre, London.

National Theatre Live: War Horse

December 18 - 20, 2016

United Kingdom | 2013 | 180 Minutes | Nick Stafford

SIFF Film Center | NT Live Encores
Based on Michael Morpurgo's novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, the National's internationally acclaimed production of War Horse features the astonishing life-size puppets of South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.


Opens: December 21

USA | 2016 | 95 minutes | Pablo Larraín

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Starts Dec 21 
Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of "Camelot" that they created and loved so well. Closed Captioning Available.

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White Christmas Sing Along

December 21 - 24, 2016

USA | 1954 | 120 Minutes | Michael Curtiz

SIFF Film Center | Holiday Favorites
Irving Berlin's musical favorite follows the talented song-and-dance team of Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye, who join forces with the sister act of Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen for a musical Christmas in Vermont. These special screenings come with free jingle bells and a pre-film music video sing along featuring some of our favorite Christmas classics.

Fiddler on the Roof Sing Along

December 25

USA | 1971 | 181 Minutes | Norman Jewison

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Holiday Favorites
Party with the best Jewish-themed musical of them all by singing along to "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise Sunset," and "To Life" all while enjoying our annual pre-film "Tradition" of free Chinese take-out provided by Leah's Gourmet Kosher Foods and live klezmer music by Orkestyr Farfeleh.

Moulin Rouge! New Year’s Eve Party

December 31

USA | 2001 | 127 Minutes | Baz Luhrmann

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Holiday Favorites
C'mon and do the can-can-can and ring in a new year with Baz Luhrmann's musical extravaganza. Sing along, wave your free bling rings in the air, and celebrate with a complimentary glass of liquid diamonds (aka, sparkling wine). Before the film enjoy a Moulin-inspired music video countdown, and the evening ends just in time to head over to the Space Needle to catch the New Year's fireworks while shouting "Rooooooxannnne!" at the sky.

Labyrinth Quote Along and David Bowie Birthday Party

January 8

United Kingdom | 1986 | 101 | Jim Henson

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Holiday Favorites
Showtime and tickets coming soon
Enter the world of the Goblin King at this special interactive screening of the Jim Henson classic. Featuring subtitles of all of your favorite lines ("You have no power over me!") and lyrics ("You remind me of the babe"), Whoopee Cushions for visiting the Bog of Eternal Stench, and a sock-puppet creation station for creating your own goblin! Plus: celebrate the birthday of David Bowie with a pre-film music video sing along. Co-presented by The Alamo Drafthouse.

National Theatre Live: Amadeus

February 2

United Kingdom | 2017 | 210 Minutes

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Live Broadcast
Music. Power. Jealousy. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones, NT Live: The Comedy of Errors) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.