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Stage To Screen Ongoing

Great performances from The National Theatre in London and The Royal Shakespeare Company stunningly captured in high-definition before a live audience and presented on the big screen. Plus other fine arts programming.

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NT Live: The Hard Problem

United Kingdom | 2014 | 120 Minutes

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?"

May 8 - 10
SIFF Film Center

NT Live: Man and Superman

United Kingdom | 2015 | 240 Minutes

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.

July 3 - 09
SIFF Film Center

NT Live: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

United Kingdom | 2015 | 180 Minutes

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.

July 14 - 19
SIFF Film Center

NT Live: Everyman

United Kingdom | 2015 | 90 Minutes

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.

August 7 - 09
SIFF Film Center

NT Live: Hamlet

United Kingdom | 2015 | 240

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.

October 15
SIFF Cinema Uptown