SIFF Cinema

NT Live: The Audience

July 31 - August 2, 2016

SIFF Film Center

12:00

SIFF Film Center | NT Live Encore Series
Helen Mirren stars as Queen Elizabeth II, in this dramatic imagining of the weekly private meetings between the Queen and her her Prime Ministers over the course of 60 years, from Churchill to Cameron. Directed by Stephen Daldry, this original London production came to Broadway in 2015, winning two Tony Awards. (Originally broadcast June 13, 2013)

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 Cinema Uptown | One Week Only Exclusive Engagement
This charming adventure from director Michel Gondry (Mood Indigo, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) is a wildly inventive and sweetly comic celebration of friendship that follows two teenage misfits—Microbe, an artist, and Gasoline, a mechanic—on an unconventional road trip through the French countryside in a homemade house on wheels. Co-staring Audrey Tautou.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
From acclaimed French filmmaker Anne Fontaine (Coco Before Chanel, Gemma Bovery) comes this deeply moving drama set in Poland at the end of World War II, where a young French Red Cross doctor discovers an order of Benedictine nuns facing an unprecedented crisis of faith as their belief and traditions clash with harsh realities.

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 Film Center | Exclusive Weekend Engagement
This wryly comic Australian road movie stars Michael Caton (The Castle) as a laconic, 70-year-old taxi driver who, after discovering he has terminal cancer, embarks on an eye-opening journey across the Outback in search of a pioneering death-with-dignity physician (Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom). Along the way he picks up a few fares, who teach him that before you can end your life, you have to live it.

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Snowpiercer meets World War Z in this harrowing zombie horror-thriller from South Korea that follows a group of terrified passengers fighting their way through a countrywide outbreak while trapped on a suspicion-filled, blood-drenched bullet train ride to Busan, a southern resort city that has managed to hold off the zombie hordes... or so everyone hopes.