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Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award, this funny and tender look at the friendships that shape us follows a pair of best friends and goofy filmmakers who form an unexpected bond with a girl in their class who was just diagnosed with cancer.

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Exclusive Engagement
The gorgeous new animated film from Studio Ghibli is a sweeping tale of friendship, mystery and discovery that follows an insular young woman named Anna who meets the mysterious Marnie, forming a unique friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. Winner of 2015 Seattle International Film Festival Films4Families Youth Jury Award.

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Like a 21st century urban update of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, this remarkably fresh comedy follows a trio of "Nerdz N the Hood" – straight A students who spend their days listening to ’90s hip-hop and playing video games – as they head down a riotous rabbit hole of mischief after stumbling into a backpack full of designer party drugs.

SIFF Cinema Uptown
This hilarious and unpredictable comedy follows as a couple new to L.A. (Adam Scott and Taylor Schilling) who find their first new friends (Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godrèche) when their children connect at the neighborhood park, but discover that their first group playdate becomes increasingly more revealing and bizarre once the kids are put to bed.

This year's official Czech entry for the Academy Awards, and nominee for 15 Czech Lion Awards (including Best Film, Director, Actor, and Actress), this intimate drama follows talented teen sprinter Anna, who is gunning for a spot on the 1984 Czech Olympic team when she is placed by her trainers in a "special care" program – one which administers medical enhancements to boost her performance.

The 1989 Velvet Revolution was led by Václav Havel, a playwright and poet who became Czechoslovakia’s first democratically elected president and one of the great figures of twentieth century Europe. Director Andrea Sedláĉková maps Havel’s life with extensive film clips and interviews to fashion an elegant portrait of a bohemian artist whose life below and then above ground was rich in paradoxes.

Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Barbara Crampton takes on vengeful spirits in this terrifying tribute to Italian horror. In the cold, wintery fields of New England, a lonely old house wakes up every thirty years - and demands a sacrifice. "Pure, unqualified carnage... A wall-shaking bloodbath!" - Meredith Borders, Badass Digest