The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years

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USA | 2016 | 129 Minutes (99 min + 30 min concert footage) | Ron Howard

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Through Oct 27
SIFF Film Center | Oct 28–30

Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard explores the extraordinary phenomenon know as "The Beatles,” starting from their days performing at Liverpool's The Cavern Club to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966. This special theatrical version of the film features an exclusive, fully remastered 30 minute concert of the The Beatles' performance at Shea Stadium in 1965!

Certain Women

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USA | 2016 | 107 Minutes | Kelly Reichardt

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Thru Thu Oct 27
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Oct 28–Nov 3

Winner of Best Film at the London Film Festival, the latest from filmmaker Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Meek's Cutoff) is a humane and poignant story about three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest. The remarkable ensemble cast features Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, and a stand-out performance from Native American actress Lily Gladstone.

The Handmaiden

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South Korea | 2016 | 145 Minutes | Park Chan-wook

SIFF Cinema Uptown
From celebrated Korean director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Stoker) comes this visually sumptuous and absorbingly original crime revenge story about the relationship between two women in the 1930s–a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and the newly hired Korean handmaiden who is secretly plotting to steal her inheritance.

Closet Monster

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Canada | 2015 | 90 minutes | Stephen Dunn

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
In this imaginative, sometimes shocking, and unexpectedly funny coming-of-age story, an aspiring special-effects makeup artist struggling with his sexuality and his fear of his macho father turns for advice to his pet hamster Buffy (named for a certain Vampire Slayer), who hilariously speaks to him in the voice of Isabella Rossellini.

Miss Hokusai

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Japan | 2015 | 93 Minutes | Keiichi Hara

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
From award-winning director Keiichi Hara and the creators of Ghost in the Shell comes a rollicking and sumptuously-animated feminist coming-of-age tale about the talented young girl whose masterful portraits, exotic illustrations of mythical creatures, and erotic sketches all became among the most famous works of art in history–but were all credited to her father. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including sexual situations and images.
Sat & Sun matinee screenings presented in English Dubbed version, all other screenings in Japanese with English subtitles.

The Pit

October 28, 2016

Canada | 1981 | 96 Minutes | Lew Lehman

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Thrills & Chills
New 2K restoration! This baffling and insanely entertaining Canadian classic of WTF-ery combines a horror movie with an After-School Special gone terribly, terribly wrong. Creepy, sex-obsessed 12-year-old Jamie is bullied at school, and his only friend is his evil, possessed teddy bear. But Jamie discovers some new friends when he finds a deep hole in the forest filled with a ravenous pack of mutants straight out of Troll 2. Instead of trick or treating for Halloween, he decides to teach his haters a lesson – by throwing them into The Pit!