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Burning Bush

July 25 - 31, 2014

Czech Republic | 2013 | 230 minutes

Exclusive Engagement! This riveting thriller from Agnieszka Holland (Europa Europa) examines the fallout from Prague student Jan Palach’s 1969 self-immolation in protest of the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia. Winner of seven Czech Lion awards including Best Film, this epic production demands to be seen on the big screen, and is screened in it's original version as three 80 minute chapters with intermission.

deepsouth

July 27

Presented by the Intiman Theatre's The Angels Project

USA | 2012 | 72 Minutes

Beneath layers of history, poverty and now soaring HIV infections, four Americans redefine traditional Southern values to create their own solutions to survive. Followed by Skype Q&A with director Lisa Biagiotti. A program of The Angels Project, presented by Intiman Theatre.

Visitors

July 28

Free for SIFF Members: just show your card at the door!

USA | 2014 | 87 Minutes

Free for SIFF Members! Koyaanisqatsi director Godfrey Reggio and composer Philip Glass present this wordless portrait of modern life, a stunning black and white meditation comprised of only seventy-four shots that takes viewers on a journey to the moon and back.

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

July 29

USA | 2009 | 87 Minutes

Wes Anderson's delightful adaptation of the Roald Dahl story features an outstanding voice cast (including George Clooney, Meryl Streep, and Bill Murray) to tell the whimsical tale of a cunning fox who, with the help of his friends, must outsmart three feeble-minded farmers.

Moonrise Kingdom

July 29

USA | 2012 | 94 minutes

Set on an island off the coast of New England in he summer of 1965, Wes Anderson's wonderfully droll and nostalgic romantic comedy follows 12-year-olds Suzy and Sam, who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness.

The Master

July 30

USA | 2012 | 138 Minutes

Joaquin Phoenix plays a Navy veteran psychologically broken by his experiences, who becomes a disciple of the charismatic leader of The Cause (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and his controlling wife (Amy Adams). Film preceeded by a tribute reel celebrating the career of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Get On Up

Opens: August 1

USA | 2014 | 128 Minutes

From the director of The Help and the star of 42, Chadwick Boseman, comes the incredible story behind the music, moves, and moods of a superstar performer: the Godfather of Soul himself, James Brown.

A Summer's Tale

August 1 - 6, 2014

France | 1996 | 114

A lost classic, this 1996 film from French New Wave master Eric Rohmer, the third in his four seasons cycle, has never before been released in the U.S. Set in a seaside resort, this tale of youthful indiscretion and romance is "a reminder of how moving and funny Rohmer’s comedies of manners could be." (Seattle Times)

Stop Making Sense

August 1 - 3, 2014

USA | 1984 | 88 Minutes

30th Anniversary reissue! The Talking Heads' essential concert film, directed by Jonathan Demme, returns in a special 30th Anniversary re-release. From David Byrne announcing "I’ve got a tape I want to play" before launching into a cassette-and-acoustic-guitar version of "Psycho Killer," to the triumphant, gospel-tinged finale of "Take Me To The River," you won’t want to miss a beat.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

August 1 - 3, 2014

USA | 1974 | 84 Minutes

40th Anniversary 4K restoration! Tobe Hooper's low-budget, visceral film introduced the world to Leatherface, and became one of the most successful slasher films of all time. Now the ultimate in horror returns to the big screen.

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