SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Ends Thu May 5
Dazed and Confused meets Animal House in the latest from director Richard Linklater (Boyhood). Set in 1980 over the final weekend before college classes begin, a college freshman meets and bonds with his new college baseball teammates, an unruly but lovable group of dancing, partying, pot-smoking, skirt-chasing misfits.
SIFF Cinema Uptown
From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter) comes this heartfelt, thrilling, and utterly original sci-fi tale about a father (Michael Shannon) who goes on the run to protect his son, whose mysterious, possibly dangerous, powers attract the attention of everyone from religious extremists to the federal government. Co-stars Joel Egerton, Kirsten Dunst, Sam Shepard, and Adam Driver.
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Ends Thu May 5
From mind of renowned graphic novelist Jacques Tardi comes this riveting sci-fi adventure set in an alternate steampunk world of 1940’s Paris. After her scientist parents mysteriously disappear, young April and her cat, Darwin, find themselves at the center of a shadowy and far-reaching conspiracy, and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered dirigibles, and cyborg rat spies. Presented in French language and English dubbed versions (see individual showtimes for details).
SIFF Film Center | Encore Presentation
This heralded production of Shakespeare's classic comes from acclaimed director Julie Taymor (Frida, Across the Universe, Broadway's "The Lion King") and was filmed before a live audience by cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto (The Wolf of Wall Street, Brokeback Mountain) during performance at the Theatre For A New Audience in Brooklyn.
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
From physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston comes the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen time on kids and to offer parents proven solutions that work. Co-presented by and featuring post-film discussion with the founders of Global Teen Experience, a Seattle-based nonprofit offering social and emotional awareness and empowerment programs for teens.