SIFF Cinema

Three feisty, feminist nuns pursue social justice work-from serving those on the margins to fighting for Catholic women's equality–and stage a cross-country Nuns on the Bus tour which transforms American politics–and the Vatican itself.

Director Vanessa Hope scheduled to attend. Documentary filmmaker Vanessa Hope explores the complex relations between the U.S. and China through the interlocking stories of U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman, his adopted Chinese daughter, and a blind legal advocate seeking asylum in the U.S.

Director Holly Morris scheduled to attend. In the isolated post-nuclear disaster "dead zone" of Chernobyl, an unlikely community of women have survived for the past 30 years, cultivating the toxic earth and tangling with an assortment of interlopers, all while maintaining an heroic blend of resilience and independence.

Director Catherine Hardwicke explores the power of BFFs, as two childhood best friends (Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore) find their lives turned upside down when one discovers sheÍs pregnant just as the other learns she has breast cancer.

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Midnight Adrenaline
Don't dream it, be it! Join us for the ultimate midnight movie experience filled with camp, horror, sex, music, audience participation, and general insanity. With live shadow casting by Vicarious Theatre Company and interactive prop bags available for purchase. Screens monthly!