SIFF Cinema

SIFF Film Center | Exclusive Presentation
The Academy Award®-nominated makers of A Cat in Paris introduce this stylish, animated noir caper, set in the shadowy streets and alleyways of New York, that introduces a remarkable new superhero: an 11-year-old boy who can leave his body as a ghostly apparition. Screens in new English language version, or the original French language with subtitles (8:00 shows only).

SIFF Cinema Uptown 
From legendary director Werner Herzog comes a beguiling philosophical exploration of how the internet and technology has changed humanity, chronicling the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches and featuring interviews with visionaries, scientists, hackers, and a group of forest dwellers recovering from "internet overdose".

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
Sat Aug 13: Skype Q&A with Mike Birbiglia after 7:00PM show!
When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets cast on a hit TV show, the rest of the group - all best friends - start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. From the director of Sleepwalk With Me and the creator of "This American Life" comes this critically acclaimed comedy packed with comic stars Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia, Kate Micucci, Chris Gethard and Tami Sagher that presents a hilarious and honest look at the lives of professional funny people.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | ends Thu Aug 25 
The iconic diva-nistas from the hit BBC series "Absolutely Fabulous" are back in a new comic adventure oozing with glitz, glamour, and gin – lots and lots of gin – as Edina (Jennifer Saunders) and Patsy (Joanna Lumley) unleash a media storm that them fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super rich: the French Riviera.

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Through Aug 25
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Starting Aug 26

From the makers of This is the End and Superbad comes a raunchy, juvenile, and utterly hilarious R-Rated animated comedy about a little weenie who makes a big discovery. 

SIFF Film Center | Stage To Screen
Ralph Fiennes stars as Shakespeare's most notorious villain, Richard III, and Vanessa Redgrave co-stars as Queen Margaret in this explosive new production recorded live at London's acclaimed Almeida Theatre, and directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Special Event
Buddy & Friday Hangs host this psychedelic, one-of-a-kind, not-for-kids evening of all-out puppet mania featuring live performances mixed with a selection of rare and unseen puppet television shows, films, and specials from around the world. Brace yourself for an unforgettable evening of live puppetry, music, prizes, and special guests. "Cool shit!" - Bob Odenkirk (Note:  Due to a scheduling conflict, the Skype Q&A with Sid Krofft has been canceled)

SIFF Cinema Uptown | through Aug 25
SIFF Film Center | Aug 26–28

The latest from New Zealand director Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows) is a heartwarming adventure comedy about a "bad egg" foster kid (breakout star Julian Dennison) who triggers a manhunt when he escapes into the forest with his cantankerous new guardian (Sam Neill).