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The best in British theatre and fine arts captured live in high-definition and presented on the big screen.

National Theatre Live: Follies

2017 | 155 min. | Dominic Cooke

January 9 - 11, 2022

SIFF Film Center

Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical was directed by Dominic Cooke and filmed live on stage at the National Theatre in 2017.

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National Theatre Live: King Lear

United Kingdom | 2018 | 220 min. | Jonathan Munby

Opens February 13, 2022

SIFF Film Center

Captured live from London’s West End in 2018, see Ian McKellen’s "extraordinarily moving portrayal" (Independent) of "King Lear" in cinemas.

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National Theatre Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

2020 | 180 min | Jamie Lloyd

Opens March 20, 2022

SIFF Film Center

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of "Cyrano de Bergerac," captured live from the West End in London.

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National Theatre Live: The Book of Dust - La Belle Sauvage

180 min. | Nicholas Hytner

Opens May 8, 2022

SIFF Film Center

Set twelve years before the epic “His Dark Materials” trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.

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National Theatre Live: Henry V

180 min. | Max Webster

Opens June 5, 2022

SIFF Film Center

Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power.

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