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The End of the Tour

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USA | 2015 | 106 minutes | James Ponsoldt

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Imagine the greatest conversation you've ever had... Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg give show-stopping performances in director James Ponsoldt's (The Spectacular Now) funny yet tender dramatization of the unforgettable five-day interview between journalist David Lipsky and the enigmatic author of "Infinite Jest", David Foster Wallace.

Phoenix

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Germany | 2014 | 98 minutes | Christian Petzold

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Actress Nina Hoss (Barbara) gives a Golden Space Needle Award-winning performance in the stunning new film from acclaimed director Christian Petzold, a spellbinding Vertigo-esque mystery of identity, illusion, and deception that unfolds against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany.

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

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France | 2013 | 105 Minutes | Jean-Pierre Jeunet

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Final day, Tues Sept 1!
From Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amelie, Micmacs) comes a tale of pure imagination, as young T.S. Spivet leaves his family’s Montana ranch and hops a freight train to D.C. to claim a prestigious science award - which the curators of the Smithsonian don’t know they have awarded to a precocious 10-year-old genius. 9:15 screenings presented in 3D!

Listen to Me Marlon

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United Kingdom | 2015 | 102 minutes | Stevan Riley

SIFF Film Center | Held Over: Second Week Added!
Using clips from his previously unheard audio archives, Hollywood legend Marlon Brando narrates his incredible life and career in his own words.

Mistress America

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USA | 2015 | 84 minutes | Noah Baumbach

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Director Noah Baumbach re-teams with star and co-writer Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) for this madcap comedy about chasing dreams and schemes in the big city, as college freshman Tracy (Lola Kirke) discovers the allures of New York thanks to her adventurous new stepsister Lola (Gerwig).

7 Chinese Brothers

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USA | 2015 | 76 minutes | Bob Byington

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu, Sept 3
Jason Schwartzman–and his dog!–star in Bob Byington's off-beat comedy about a misanthropic slacker who struggles to stay employed.

Call Me Lucky

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USA | 2015 | 105 Minutes | Bobcat Goldthwait

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Bobcat Goldthwait directs this inspiring, hilarious, and poignant portrait of one of comedy’s most enigmatic and important figures, Barry Crimmins, the beer-swilling, politically outspoken, whip-smart comic whose efforts in the 70s and 80s fostered the talents of a generation of stand-up superstars.

Turbo Kid

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New Zealand | 2014 | 89 minutes | Roadkill Superstar

SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Fri & Sat: 11:30PM
Move over Mad Max, here comes The Kid! This blood-splattered love letter to ’80s post-apocalyptic action takes place in the future–1997–when a BMX-riding comic-book lover must save the earth from the evil Zeus (legendary bad-guy Michael Ironside).