SIFF Cinema presents year-round film going experiences, including the best feature films and one of a kind special events.
2015 Oscar Nominations: Best Picture and Original Song. From acclaimed director Ava DuVernay comes the powerful and historic tale of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Mon Jan 19, extra matinee screenings added in celebration of MLK Day!
Director Tim Burton's heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog follows young Victor, who brings his beloved Sparky back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. Based on his classic live-action short film, this feature-length stop-motion animated update was filmed in the style of classic black and white horror films and rendered in 3D.
Nine Oscar Nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. | Topping critics and awards lists for 2014, the new film from Alejandro González Iñárritu (Biutiful, 21 Grams) stars Michael Keaton in an Oscar-nominated performance as an actor struggling to escape his iconic image and mount a Broadway play.
The powerhouse comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello stumble across a beautiful but evil scientist who is in cahoots with Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi) to "re-brain" Frankenstein's monster - perhaps with the gray matter in Lou's own noggin! Also on hand are the Wolfman (Lon Chaney Jr), and the Invisible Man (Vincent Price).
2015 Oscar Nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay, Director, Film Editing, Original Score, and Production Design. This nail-biting true-life thriller stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the brilliant Cambridge mathematician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist Alan Turing, who was hailed as a hero for cracking the elusive Enigma code during World War II, then later persecuted and sentenced for being gay.
Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Jean-Luc Godard's latest is a sensorially immersive experience that employs 3D technology to mind-expanding effect. A late-period masterpiece from a legendary director still very much in control of his craft, Goodbye to Language has been hailed as a "thrilling cinematic experience" (Manohla Dargis, The New York Times).
“Life! Do you hear me? Give my creation…life!" Mel Brooks' inspired parody of the Universal horror classics stars Gene Wilder as a descendant of the original mad doctor.
Film Center through Jan 15 | Uptown starting Jan 16 This utterly original genre mash-up of Spaghetti Western, vampire tale, and Iranian cinema uses gorgeous black-and-white cinematography and a pulsing soundtrack to tell the story of a lonely female bloodsucker living in the ghost town of Bad City. Independent Spirit Award nominee: Best First Feature.
This 2011 production directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) features Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's "Sherlock," The Imitation Game) as the creature and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS's "Elementary," Trainspotting) as Victor Frankenstein.