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In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras received encrypted e-mails from someone identified only as "citizen four" who claimed to have information about covert surveillance programs run by US government agencies. This informant became one of the most divisive figures in modern political history: Edward Snowden.
French director Alain Resnais' 1959 drama returns to once again captivate audiences in this stunning new 4K restoration. Emmanuelle Riva (recently Oscar® nominated for her role in Amour), and Eiji Okada star as a pair who enter a brief relationship after World War II. Told using an innovative blend of non-linear narrative and voice-over, the film became a major influence on the French New Wave movement.
Director David Fincher (Se7en, The Social Network) brings Gillian Flynn's page-turning mystery to the big screen. On their fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) discovers that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. As the clues to her disappearance begin to pile up, the evidence becomes more and more convincing...
In 2002 City of God provided a hyper-stylized view into the favela culture of Rio de Janeiro. The kinetic film still packs an emotional punch but the violence in the favelas became topical again as Brazil controversially attempted to 'clean up' it's slums for the World Cup. Our post-screening discussion will focus on not just the aftermath of Brazil's decision but also how any city can begin to effectively turn around the violence within a community in a more positive way.
See it first on 35mm film at SIFF Cinema Uptown - tickets now on sale!
One of the most highly anticipated films of the year, the latest epic from Christopher Nolan (Inception) comes to the Uptown in glorious, original 35mm format.
See it first on 35mm film at SIFF Cinema Egyptian!
One of the most highly anticipated films of the year, the latest epic from Christopher Nolan (Inception) comes to the GIANT screen at the historic Egyptian Theatre in glorious, original 35mm format with Dolby digital sound.