New independent arthouse films, old favorites, expertly curated film series, and an ever-rotating selection of virtual cinema to enjoy on your own screens.
Virtual SIFF Cinema films are offered a couple of different ways:
- SIFF Channel - Tickets are purchased directly from siff.net for viewing on our own platform. Films are then watchable on your web browser at watch.siff.net or the SIFF Channel app on Roku devices. Member discounts available.
- Distributor VOD - Tickets are purchased externally via a distributor’s web portal. Films are then watchable in a variety of ways.
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Ivory Coast | 2019 | 93 min. | Philippe Lacôte
A young man incarcerated in a prison in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire must spend the whole night recounting a story if he hopes to survive. Ivory Coast’s Official Oscar Submission (Best International Film).
USA | 2019 | 96 min. | Davy Rothbart
In 1999, nine-year-old Emmanuel Sanford-Durant and his Washington, D.C. family began to film their daily lives in America's most dangerous neighborhood—just 17 blocks behind the U.S. Capitol building. They've been filming ever since.
New Zealand | 2020 | 95 min. | Jake Mahaffy
A pregnant woman returns to her recently-deceased grandparents’ old family home to spend time with her estranged mother. What begins as a tenuous reunion slowly turns terrifying.
Russia | 1974 | 106 min. | Andrei Tarkovsky
Using a nonlinear structure interlaced with dreams and flashbacks, director Andrei Tarkovsky’s masterful Mirror is a stream-of-consciousness meditation on war, memory and time that draws heavily on events from his own life.
France | 2019 | 95 min. | Filippo Meneghetti
Pensioners Nina and Madeleine have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades, but their bond is put to the test when they are suddenly unable to move freely between each other's apartments. France’s Official Oscar Submission (Best International Film).
Russia | 2020 | 116 min. | Andrei Konchalovsky
A meticulous reimaging of early 1960s Khrushchev-era Russia, mixing dark humor with a potent recreation of an event shrouded in secrecy by the Soviet government for 30 years. Russia’s Official Oscar Submission (Best International Film)
Italy | 2020 | 109 min. | Gianfranco Rosi
From the Oscar-nominated director of Fire at Sea, this lyrical tour-de-force captures the peoples and places ravaged along the borders between Syria, Iraq, Kurdistan, and Lebanon. Italy's Oscars 2021 Best International Feature Film Submission.
Romania | 2019 | 109 min. | Alexander Nanau
This emotionally wrenching exposé follows the brave work of Romanian journalists who, upon investigating the aftermath of a fatal 2015 nightclub fire, uncover a far-reaching healthcare fraud that led to the deaths of innocents.