SIFF Cinema presents year-round film going experiences, including the best feature films and one of a kind special events.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful has only a single remaining vacancy; meaning changes are afoot as Sonny (Dev Patel) makes plans for expansion – and his upcoming wedding. The enchanting cast of the original beloved film returns, including Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, and new lodger Richard Gere.
Ends Thu Mar 5 at Egyptian | Starts Fri Mar 6 at Uptown | Director Matthew Vaughn (Layer Cake, Kick–Ass) reinvents the secret agent movie with this action-packed, blood-soaked, subversive comedy starring Colin Firth as a debonair recruiter who brings a young street punk into the world of international espionage.
Ends Thu Mar 12 | Marion Cotillard stars in this masterfully humanist film from the Dardenne brothers which follows a working-class mother who loses her job, but is given a fighting chance to get it back over the course of a single weekend.
Now Playing Uptown plus Egyptian Midnights Mar 6 & 7 | From the creators of "Flight of the Conchords" comes this hilarious mockumentary about four vampire roommates who squabble over household chores, struggle to keep up with the latest trends, cruise the clubs, and antagonize the local werewolves. Oh yeah, they also have a very, very strict diet.
The First Draft screenplay series offers local screenwriters the opportunity to stage readings of their work using professional actors in front of a live audience, followed by feedback from industry insiders and audience members, alike. The scripts for Monday, March 9 will be The Little Drummer Grrrl written by Jess Grant and Czar of Detroit by Guy Steele and Arthur Rains-McNally.
Ah, the essence of champagne: a cork explodes, tiny bubbles float in the glass, and then, indulgence. Follow renowned wine importer Martine Saunier on a rare glimpse behind the scenes to meet the producers of this world renowned beverage. Post film Q&A with Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen, head sommelier for RN47.
Mads Mikkelsen and Eva Green star in this a rip-roaring, blood-spattered saga about a Danish soldier who moves to the American Wild West and undertakes a journey of sin and redemption.
From director David Cronenberg comes this modern Hollywood gothic, a darkly comic peek into the heart of a Hollywood family's need for fame and validation. With Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, John Cusack, and Robert Pattinson. "Hilariously funny and, dare I say it, yes, pernicious. I love this film more than I love my own mustache." - John Waters