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SIFF Cinema Uptown | Exclusive Presentation
The Shining meets Dead Ringers in this terrifying and atmospheric thriller about nine-year-old twin brothers who begin to question their mother's identity after she comes home heavily bandaged after cosmetic surgery, leading to a battle of wills with fatal consequences. Official Academy Awards Submission, Best Foreign Language Film.

A 15-year-old girl is befallen by a mysterious disease. Her emotionally distant father tries to rebuild their relationship.
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SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Curated by director Christopher Nolan, the groundbreaking stop-motion films from filmmakers, and identical twins, Stephen and Timothy Quay return in all new 35mm prints. The program includes three Quay masterworks–"In Abesntia," "The Comb," and "Street of Crocodiles"–and the premiere of Nolan's short documentary "Quay," which reveals the inner workings of the Brothers’ studio.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
Asa Butterfield (Hugo) stars alongside the great British actors Sally Hawkins, Rafe Spall, and Eddie Marsan in this tender coming-of-age romance about a teenage math prodigy who has trouble relating emotionally to other people, until a trip to the International Mathematics Olympiad in Taipei expands his mind as well as his heart.

Maszeńka, an 11-year-old girl, escapes from an orphanage with a new instructor to audition for a ballet school.

The reunion tour of The Transistors is full of hardships and disappointments. Their new manager, debt collector Czesław Skandal, turns out to be a disaster. Will the musicians’ friendship survive such ordeals?

The life and career of Polish cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa, who in 1985 performed the first successful heart transplant in Poland.

Final Girls

October 9 - 15, 2015

SIFF Film Center


SIFF Film Center | One Week Only, Exclusive Presentation
In this blood-soaked comedy a teenager (Taissa Farmiga) and her friends find themselves trapped inside their favorite movie–an 80s slasher film titled “Camp Bloodbath”–and now they must break all the rules of the genre to survive!