A Man Called Ove

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Sweden | 2015 | 116 minutes | Hannes Holm

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu Oct 27
Winner: Best Actor, SIFF 2016 Golden Space Needle Award  | Sweden's biggest hit of the year is this endearing, crowd-pleasing, and wonderfully curmudgeonly comedy about the quintessential grumpy old man (Rolf Lassgård) who finds his caustic view of the world put to the test when a new family moves in next door.

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.

Blue Jay

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USA | 2016 | 85 Minutes | Alex Lehmann

SIFF Film Center | Fri–Sun & Thu
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Mon–Wed

Fri Oct 21 | Skype Q&A with star Mark Duplass
Produced by Seattle's Genius Award-nominated Mel Eslyn, this tender and affecting romantic drama stars Mark Duplass and Sarah Paulson as a pair of former high school sweethearts who have been out of touch for more than 20 years — but by sheer coincidence, run into each other at a grocery store and find themselves reconnecting as if nothing has changed.

National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea

October 23 - 25, 2016

United Kingdom | 2016 | Carrie Cracknell

SIFF Film Center | Stage to Screen
Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece comes to life in Carrie Cracknell’s critically acclaimed new production that features one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama - and stars one of the greatest actresses from the National Theatre, Helen McCrory, previously seen in NT Live productions of Medea and The Last of the Haussmans, and in acclaimed roles on the shows "Penny Dreadful" and "Peaky Blinders".

SEED: The Untold Story

October 25, 2016

USA | 2016 | 94 minutes | Jon Betz, Taggart Siegel

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds, but in the last century, a staggering 94% of Earth's seed varieties have disappeared, and many more are near extinction. This harrowing and heartening documentary follows passionate advocates – including farmers, scientists, and indigenous seed stewards – who are waging a David and Goliath battle against the biotech industry in order to defend a 12,000 year food legacy and protect the diversity of our agricultural heritage. Director Taggart Siegel and special guests in person for discussion.