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An investigation into how Polish directors managed to get around the communist government’s censorship.

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The Shining meets Dead Ringers in this terrifying and atmospheric thriller about nine-year-old twin brothers who begin to question their mother's identity after she comes home heavily bandaged after cosmetic surgery, leading to a battle of wills with fatal consequences. Official Academy Awards Submission, Best Foreign Language Film.

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Curated by director Christopher Nolan, the groundbreaking stop-motion films from filmmakers, and identical twins, Stephen and Timothy Quay return in all new 35mm prints. The program includes three Quay masterworks–"In Abesntia," "The Comb," and "Street of Crocodiles"–and the premiere of Nolan's short documentary "Quay," which reveals the inner workings of the Brothers’ studio.

Samuel Willenberg, the last known living survivor of the notorious Nazi extermination camp Treblinka is nearing the end of a life's mission to tell of the horrors that he saw there.

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Asa Butterfield (Hugo) stars alongside the great British actors Sally Hawkins, Rafe Spall, and Eddie Marsan in this tender coming-of-age romance about a teenage math prodigy who has trouble relating emotionally to other people, until a trip to the International Mathematics Olympiad in Taipei expands his mind as well as his heart.

During WWII, against grave odds and at great personal cost, Jan Karski informed Western politicians about the fate of Jews under Nazi occupation.

A romantic thriller set against the confrontation of Eastern and Western cultures. Inspired by the short story by Joseph Conrad.

A young Italian finds himself caught between two women - a novitiate nun and a ruthless corporate ladder-climber - in this lacerating vision of contemporary Poland.

Final Girls

October 9 - 15, 2015

SIFF Film Center


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In this blood-soaked comedy a teenager (Taissa Farmiga) and her friends find themselves trapped inside their favorite movie–an 80s slasher film titled “Camp Bloodbath”–and now they must break all the rules of the genre to survive!