SIFF Cinema

SIFF Cinema Uptown
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).

SIFF Cinema Uptown | through July 28
SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Starting July 29

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 Film Center | Exclusive Presentation
A compelling, chronicle of the life, work, and political activism of trailblazing writer and producer Norman Lear, who brought prime time into the modern era in the 1970s through a string of influential shows: "All in the Family," "Good Times," "Maude," "The Jeffersons," "Sanford and Son," and more.

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Noir City
A young man falls under the spell of a carnival sharpshooter, leading to a cross-country crime spree. No picture before or since has more deliriously used side arms as sexual symbols. Loopy, corny, overheated, but one big adrenaline rush of creative moviemaking from start to finish, fueled by an audacious script from blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. One of the essential noir titles.


July 22 - 28, 2016

SIFF Film Center


SIFF Film Center | Exclusive Presentation
A young Israeli ultra-Orthodox man experiences a crisis of faith in this formally daring, Kafkaesque black-and-white psychological drama that draws on the cinematic style of early David Lynch mixed with the nightmarishness of spirituality’s darker side found in Aronofsky's π.

SIFF Cinema Egyptian | Noir City
This slam-bang crime drama from the King Brothers (producers of Gun Crazy) is highlighted by shot-on-location scenes in downtown L.A., Hollywood and San Quentin and crafted by much of the same team responsible for Gun Crazy. Don DeFore is an undercover agent trying to smash a counterfeiting ring operated by sultry Andrea King. 35mm preservation funded by the Film Noir Foundation.