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Dope

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USA | 2015 | 115 minutes | Rick Famuyiwa

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Like a 21st century urban update of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, this remarkably fresh comedy follows a trio of "Nerdz N the Hood" – straight A students who spend their days listening to ’90s hip-hop and playing video games – as they head down a riotous rabbit hole of mischief after stumbling into a backpack full of designer party drugs.

The Wolfpack

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USA | 2015 | 89 minutes | Crystal Moselle

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
This Sundance award winning documentary is a mesmerizing portrait of six brothers who grew up in a small housing project apartment in the midst of Manhattan, yet were prohibited access to the outside world. But they had access to movies – all kinds of movies – and began staging elaborate reenactments, an act of self-expression that would change the life of the entire family.

The Overnight

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USA | 2015 | 100 minutes | Patrick Brice

SIFF Cinema Uptown
This hilarious and unpredictable comedy follows as a couple new to L.A. (Adam Scott and Taylor Schilling) who find their first new friends (Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godrèche) when their children connect at the neighborhood park, but discover that their first group playdate becomes increasingly more revealing and bizarre once the kids are put to bed.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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USA | 2015 | 104 minutes | Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award, this funny and tender look at the friendships that shape us follows a pair of best friends and goofy filmmakers who form an unexpected bond with a girl in their class who was just diagnosed with cancer.

Sunshine Superman

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USA | 2014 | 96 minutes | Marah Strauch

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
This heart-racing documentary – a mix of adventure story and love story – introduces engineer, filmmaker, and skydiver Carl Boenish and his wife Jean, who dedicated their lives to the sport of BASE jumping, capturing unprecedented feats of human flight in stunning one-of-a-kind film footage.

Dark Star: H. R. Giger's World

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Switzerland | 2014 | 95 Minutes | Belinda Sallin

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Surrealist H. R. Giger's dark, intricate art – including his Oscar-winning monster designs for Alien – have influenced a generation of sci-fi, horror, music, and fetish art fans. This intimate documentary goes behind the ivy-covered walls of the artist's Zurich home, as Giger shares stories about his first skull (given to him by his father), macabre dinner parties, and the tragic muse whose presence reverberates throughout his work.