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Upcoming films and events at SIFF Cinema

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

Spain | 2018 | 77 minutes | Salvador Simó

Opens August 23, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Filmmaker Luis Buñuel struggles to move on to his next project after the controversy that surrounded the release of L’age D’or, his collaboration with Salvador Dali.

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Mike Wallace is Here

USA | 2019 | 90 minutes | Avi Belkin

Opens August 23, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A look at the career of 60 Minutes newsman, Mike Wallace.

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Rear Window

USA | 1954 | 112 minutes | Alfred Hitchcock

August 24, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 masterful thriller about a photographer (James Stewart) whose bad habit of spying on his neighbors yields dangerous results.

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Try A Screenwriting Class Free!

August 24, 2019

Get a sneak peek at a different type of screenwriting class from Geof Miller; screenwriter, producer, development consultant, and teacher.

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Brittany Runs A Marathon

USA | 2019 | 103 minutes | Paul Downs Colaizzo

Opens August 30, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Jillian Bell stars as a slacker who reluctantly takes up running, hoping to put her life back on track one block at a time.

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The Nightingale

Australia | 2018 | 136 minutes | Jennifer Kent

Opens August 30, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

In director Jennifer Kent’s brutal western, her follow-up to arthouse horror hit The Babadook, a vengeful Irish convict-woman and an Aboriginal tracker stalk a group of British soldiers through the Tasmanian wilderness.

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Rashomon

Japan | 1950 | 88 minutes | Akira Kurosawa

Opens September 6, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A horrible crime is told and retold from multiple--and vastly divergent perspectives--in the classic film that brought Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa to the global stage.

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Tigers Are Not Afraid

Mexico | 2017 | 83 minutes | Issa Lopez

Opens September 6, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A young girl forms an alliance with a gang of orphaned boys in a Mexican town ravaged by drug wars.

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Seattle Free Screening of "A Prayer for Compassion" #BeInspired

USA | 2019 | 97 minutes | Thomas Wade Jackson

September 11, 2019

Be inspired to live the teachings of compassion that are the heart of all spiritual and religious traditions.

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NT Live: Fleabag

United Kingdom | 2019 | 100 minutes | Vicky Jones

Opens September 12, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge and captured live in London’s West End.

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Chulas Fronteras & Del Mero Corazón

USA | 1976 | 58 minutes | Les Blank

Opens September 13, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A zesty introduction to Norteña music and culture that exists along the Texas-Mexican border.

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Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins

USA | 2019 | 91 minutes | Janice Engel

Opens September 13, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

With a personality as big as her native Texas, political columnist Molly Ivins skewered both right and left (but mostly right) with ferocious wit and equally ferocious devotion to the powerless and to the First Amendment.

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One Cut of the Dead

Japan | 2017 | 97 minutes | Shinichiro Ueda

September 17, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Real life zombies attacking the cast and crew of a horror film are just the beginning in this incredibly innovative genre comedy sensation.

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Downton Abbey

United Kingdom | 2019 | 121 minutes | Michael Engler

Opens September 19, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Return with us to Downton Abbey where the upstairs-downstairs drama between the aristocratic Crawley family and their domestic servants continues to unfold in an unexpected and scintillating manner.

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We Are the Radical Monarchs

USA | 2019 | 96 minutes | Linda Goldstein Knowlton

September 19, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

An Oakland group for young women of color (ages 8-13) is at the front lines of social justice.

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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

USA | 2019 | 115 minutes | Stanley Nelson

Opens September 20, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Blending never before seen footage with both unheard music tracks and narration drawn from his own autobiography, Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool paints a vibrant portrait of the trailblazing and hard-living jazzman that was Miles Davis.

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Paris is Burning

USA | 1990 | 78 minutes | Jennie Livingston

Opens September 20, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Decades ahead of its time, director Jennie Livingston’s insightful and revelatory exploration of drag culture in New York City returns in a brand new restoration.

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Taste of Cherry

Iran | 1997 | 95 minutes | Abbas Kiarostami

Opens September 20, 2019

SIFF Film Center

A solitary man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.

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And Life Goes On

Iran | 1992 | 95 minutes | Abbas Kiarostami

Opens September 21, 2019

SIFF Film Center

The third chapter in Abbas Kiarostami’s loose Koker Trilogy returns in a brand new restoration.

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The Last Unicorn

United Kingdom | 1982 | 93 minutes | Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

September 21, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil King who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns.

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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Canada | 2018 | 87 minutes | Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky

September 25, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Alicia Vikander narrates this beautiful and timely meditation on the ways in which humanity has altered the planet’s climate.

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Chained for Life

USA | 2019 | 91 minutes | Aaron Schimberg

Opens October 4, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Director Aaron Shimberg (Go Down Death) examines Hollywood’s fascination and misrepresentation of disfigured and disabled performers and characters in his masterfully meta film, involving an actress cast in a horribly misguided production.

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NT Live: One Man Two Guvnors

180 mintues | Nicholas Hytner, Cal McCrystal

Opens October 6, 2019

SIFF Film Center

James Corden rose to international fame after staring in this howlingly funny farce.

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Metallica & San Francisco Symphony: S&M2

USA | 2019 | 150 minutes | Wayne Isham

October 9, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Join us for a national one-night special event featuring legendary metal band Metallica as they commemorate the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking S&M album in collaboration with The San Francisco Symphony.

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NT Live: Frankenstein (Reverse Cast)

United Kingdom | 2011 | 2hr 9min | Danny Boyle

October 23, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Danny Boyle directs Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in the dramatic stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic monster tale. Reverse cast version.

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April and the Extraordinary World

France | 2015 | 103 minutes | Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci

October 26, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

In an alternate steampunk world of 1940’s Paris, a young girl finds herself at the center of a far-reaching conspiracy. Based on the work of renowned graphic novelist Jacques Tardi.

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NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

2019 | 180 minutes | Nicholas Hytner

Opens October 27, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Join us for the Bridge Theatre production of William Shakespeare’s classic play, starring Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) and directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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NT Live: Frankenstein

United Kingdom | 2011 | 2hr 14min | Danny Boyle

October 30, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Danny Boyle directs Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in the dramatic stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic monster tale.

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Exhibition on Screen - Leonardo: The Works

2019 | 85 minutes | Phil Grabsky

Opens November 3, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Released on the 500th anniversary of his death, this is the definitive film about Leonardo: the first to truly tell the whole story.

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NT Live: Hansard

2019 | 180 minutes | Simon Godwin

Opens November 10, 2019

SIFF Film Center

See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman) and Alex Jennings (The Queen), in this brand new play from Simon Woods, captured live from the National Theatre in London.

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NT Live: Present Laughter

United Kingdom | 2019 | 180 minutes | Matthew Warchus

Opens December 1, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Join us for The Old Vic in London’s production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter, starring Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag) and directed by Matthew Warchus.

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