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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.

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Danish director Anders Thomas Jensen (The Green Butchers, Adam's Apples), reunites with star Mads Mikkelsen for a delightfully absurdist comedy of five profoundly strange brothers who gather at an abandoned sanatorium in search of their true family origins, leading to a bizarre video-taped confession, bouts of chronic masturbation, and an unsettling feeling about the chickens who have taken over the basement.

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From Italian filmmaker Piero Messina (assistant director of The Great Beauty) comes this emotional tale, gorgeously filmed and showcasing the stunning landscapes of Sicily, about the strange relationship between a single mother (Juliette Binoche) and a young woman who claims to be her son’s lover.

Hockney

May 6 - 12, 2016

SIFF Film Center

6:00

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One of the great surviving icons of the 1960s, David Hockney’s career may have started with almost instant success but in private he struggled with his art, relationships, and the tragedy of AIDS. Filmmaker Randall Wright presents a unique look at this unconventional artist who, at seventy-seven remains as charming as ever as he reaches new peaks of worldwide popularity.

Neon Bull

May 6 - 12, 2016

SIFF Film Center

8:15

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This wild and sensual slice-of-life drama follows a hard-working Brazilian rodeo cowboy who finds a new calling as a costume designer for his co-worker, an exotic dancer and mother to a spirited and cheeky young girl.