Coming Soon to SIFF Cinema

The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane

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.

The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter

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.

Iris

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.

Tangerines

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.

NT Live: The Hard Problem

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?"

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

May 9

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.

NT Live: Man and Superman

July 3 - 9, 2015

United Kingdom | 2015 | 240 Minutes | Simon Godwin

Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s ListThe 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.

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.

NT Live: Everyman

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.

NT Live: Hamlet

October 15

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.