Q&A with Jeff Nichols

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Director Jeff Nichols discusses his new sci-fi film, Midnight Special with SIFF's Artistic Director, Carl Spence.

Movie synopsis: From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter) comes this heartfelt, thrilling, and utterly original sci-fi tale about a father (Michael Shannon) who goes on the run to protect his son, whose mysterious, possibly dangerous, powers attract the attention of everyone from religious extremists to the federal government. Co-stars Joel Egerton, Kirsten Dunst, Sam Shepard, and Adam Driver.

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