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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".

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Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender star in this heart-breaking new drama from Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines) about a lighthouse keeper and his wife who raise a baby they discover drifting in a rowboat. Based of the acclaimed novel by M.L. Stedman.

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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.

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Spend a disarmingly romantic 1989 summer afternoon in a real-life version of Before Sunrise, as a young law firm associate named Barack Obama (aka, future President of the United States) woos his co-worker Michelle Robinson (aka, the future First Lady) on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side. Take a picture at our "Obama date night photo spot" in the lobby, tag @SIFFNews, and get a free heart shaped lollipop at our concession stand.

Yoga Hosers

September 2 - 9, 2016

SIFF Cinema Uptown

5:10 9:40

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Clerks meets Strange Brew in Kevin Smith's joyously juvenile comedy about two sarcastic, butt-kicking rock-’n’-roll teenage heroines who tangle with knife-wielding Satanists, sausage Nazis, and the return of Johnny Depp's Canuck detective Guy Lapointe.