Manchester by the Sea

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2016 | 137 minutes | Kenneth Lonergan

SIFF Cinema Uptown
The newest film from Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me, Margaret) is a deeply affecting story of human connection that follows a solitary Boston janitor (Casey Affleck in a career best performance) whose life is transformed when he returns to his hometown to take care of his teenage nephew (Lucas Hedges). Co-stars Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler. Closed Captioning Available.


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USA | 2016 | 95 minutes | Pablo Larraín

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Jan 19
SIFF Film Center | Starts Jan 20 
Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of "Camelot" that they created and loved so well. Closed Captioning Available.

La La Land

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USA | 2016 | 127 minutes | Damien Chazelle

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, La La Land tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. Closed Captioning Available.


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USA | 2016 | 139 minutes | Denzel Washington

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Jan 19
SIFF Film Center | Starts Jan 20 
Based on his Broadway play and adapted for the screen by August Wilson, Denzel Washington directs and stars in this fierce and moving portrait of an inner-city patriarch and his family in 1950's Pittsburgh.
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USA | 2016 | 111 Minutes | Barry Jenkins

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Ends Jan 19 
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Starts Jan 20 
This critically acclaimed drama from writer/director Barry Jenkins is a tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while also grappling with his own sexuality. An intensely personal and poetic tale that is also a vital portrait of contemporary African American life. Closed Captioning Available.

20th Century Women

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USA | 2016 | 118 Minutes | Mike Mills

SIFF Cinema Egyptian
With 20th Century Women, filmmaker Mike Mills (the Academy Award®- winning Beginners) delves into his childhood to bring us a richly multilayered and funny coming-of-age story with Annette Bening as a mother struggling to understand her teenage son.  Closed Captioning Available.

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Dream, Girl

January 19, 2017

USA | 2016 | 85 minutes | Erin Bagwell

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Guests are scheduled to be in attendance for a post-screening panel discussion. We know the names of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg. But what about the female entrepreneurs? What's their story? From brand new startups to million dollar industries, it's time we stop telling girls they can't be anything they want to be and show them what it means to be a leader.