Coming Soon to SIFF Cinema
May 4 - 6, 2015
USA | 2012 | 111 Minutes | Brett Morgen
From director Brett Morgen (Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck) comes this chronicle of the rise of rock legends The Rolling Stones, retelling key periods of the band's career–and their incredible adventures–with a collection of previously unseen historical footage, commentary from band members past and present, and extensive live performance footage.
May 4 - 6, 2015
USA | 1970 | 91 Minutes | Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin
Called the greatest rock film ever made, Direct Cinema pioneers David and Albert Maysles' landmark documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour, including the infamous show at San Francisco’s Altamont Speedway, where three hundred thousand members of the Love Generation collided with a few dozen Hells Angels.
May 7 - 14, 2015
USA | 2015 | 78 Minutes | Albert Maysles
The final film from documentary legend Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens) looks at 93-year-old fashionista Iris Apfel, a quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades.
May 8 - 13, 2015
Estonia | 2013 | 89 minutes | Zaza Urushadze
Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee: Best Foreign Film | Set in 1992 against a beautiful landscape defiled by war, this poetic film makes an eloquent statement for peace, as an older man cares for two wounded soldiers from opposite sides of the war in Georgia.
May 8 - 10, 2015
United Kingdom | 2014 | 120 Minutes | Nicholas Hytner
Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns with a highly-anticipated and intellectually stimulating new play, in which a psychology researcher attempts to answer a troubling question: "What is consciousness?"
USA | 1975 | 100 minutes | Jim Sharman
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.
July 3 - 9, 2015
United Kingdom | 2015 | 240 Minutes | Simon Godwin
Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List, The Grand Budapest Hotel) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Bernard Shaw’s witty, provocative classic: a romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, and a fiery philosophical debate that asks fundamental questions about how we live.
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.
August 7 - 9, 2015
United Kingdom | 2015 | 90 Minutes | Rufus Norris
A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, Everyman explodes onto the stage in a startling new production with BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) in the title role.
United Kingdom | 2015 | 240 | Lyndsey Turner
Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch ("Sherlock", The Imitation Game, and NT Live's Frankenstein) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Captured live and presented the same day as performed in London.