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Upcoming films and events at SIFF Cinema

GORILLAZ: REJECT FALSE ICONS

2019 | 100 minutes | Denholm Hewlett

December 16, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Join us as global pop phenoms Gorillaz light up the screen in this one-night-only international screening event, chronicling their most ambitious tour to date.

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A Hidden Life

Germany | 2019 | 173 minutes | Terrence Malick

Opens December 20, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

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White Christmas Sing-Along

USA | 1954 | 120 minutes | Michael Curtiz

Opens December 20, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Irving Berlin's musical favorite with free jingle bells and a pre-film music video sing along featuring some of our favorite Christmas classics.

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NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

United Kingdom | 2019 | 210 minutes | Sam Mendes

Opens December 21, 2019

SIFF Film Center

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

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Uncut Gems

USA | 2019 | 135 minutes | Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie

Opens December 24, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Adam Sandler gives a surprising, Oscar-worthy turn in Josh and Benny Safdie’s (Good Time) frenetic tale of a jeweler who risks it all for a potentially massive payout.

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Fiddler on the Roof Sing-Along

USA | 1971 | 181 minutes + 10 minute intermission | Norman Jewison

December 25, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A holiday party with the best Jewish-themed musical of them all!

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Little Women

USA | 2019 | 135 minutes | Greta Gerwig

Opens December 25, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Writer-director and Oscar®-nominee Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) returns with a distinctive and uniquely structured take on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Timothée Chalamet, Laura Dern, and Meryl Streep.

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Moulin Rouge! New Year’s Eve Sing-Along

USA | 2001 | 127 minutes | Baz Luhrmann

December 31, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Ring in the new year with the classic Baz Luhrmann romantic musical favorite!

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What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael

USA | 2018 | 95 minutes | Rob Garver

Opens January 3, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Pauline Kael wrote about movies in a way they'd never been written about before. Director Rob Garver examines her life and legacy as America's most controversial critic.

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Cléo from 5 to 7

France | 1962 | 90 minutes | Agnès Varda

January 4, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Agnès Varda’s groundbreaking 1962 French New Wave classic returns as part of our Varda mini-retrospective.

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Vagabond

France | 1985 | 105 minutes | Agnès Varda

January 5, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Agnès Varda’s award-winning 1985 feature examines the life of a doomed drifter (Sandrine Bonnaire) after her untimely demise.

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Our Bodies Our Doctors

USA | 2019 | 78 minutes | Jan Haaken

January 8, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

The daily lives of abortion providers, who ensure that women have access to skilled, compassionate care, is chronicled in this intimate documentary that goes behind the scenes of reproductive health centers. Director Jan Haaken in attendance.

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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Spain | 1988 | 88 minutes | Pedro Almodóvar

January 8, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Pedro Almodóvar’s (Pain and Glory, All About My Mother) 1988 breakout involves Pepa (Carmen Maura) who is left by Iván (Fernando Guillén), a blender full of laced gazpacho, a ton of references to classic Hollywood films, and a madcap sensibility that fuels it all.

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Days of Heaven

USA | 1978 | 94 minutes | Terrence Malick

January 9, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Terrence Malick's (The Tree of Life, Badlands) career-defining examination of farmhands toiling under the employ of a wealthy landowner returns to our screen for a one-night collaborative program with Seattle Rep.

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Varda by Agnès

France | 2019 | 120 minutes | Agnès Varda

Opens January 10, 2020

SIFF Film Center

The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s own brilliant career.

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One Sings, the Other Doesn't

France | 1977 | 121 minutes | Agnès Varda

January 11, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Agnès Varda’s unsung feminist anthem is both a buoyant chronicle of a transformative friendship and an empowering vision of universal sisterhood.

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The Hottest August

Canada | 2019 | 94 minutes | Brett Story

Opens January 17, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Director Brett Story follows up her acclaimed documentary The Prison in Twelve Landscapes with a densely woven examination of climate change as viewed through the stories of New Yorkers living through a particularly hot summer.

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The Gleaners & I

France | 2000 | 82 minutes | Agnès Varda

January 18, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Agnès Varda’s ecologically-minded, playful, and engaging 2000 documentary about gleaners who gather to survive, reduce waste, or create new objects out of discarded items.

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Faces Places

France | 2017 | 90 minutes | Agnès Varda, JR

January 19, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Director Agnès Varda and photographer/muralist JR journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

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Little Joe

Austria | 2019 | 105 minutes | Jessica Hausner

Opens January 24, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Emily Beecham won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for her portrayal of plant breeder whose new project involves developing a species whose flower alters the emotional response of those who breathe in its pollen.

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White Snake

China | 2018 | 99 minutes | Amp Wong, Zhao Ji

January 25, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Conceived as a prequel to one of the most ancient and enduring stories in Chinese history, White Snake presents a sumptuous tale of trickster demons, deadly mythical beasts, assassins, wuxia action, and the promise of eternal love.

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NT Live: All My Sons

United Kingdom | 2019 | 165 minutes | Jeremy Herrin

Opens January 26, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (Lost Highway, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons.

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Bottle Rocket

USA | 1996 | 91 minutes | Wes Anderson

February 5, 2020

SIFF Film Center

After getting his buddy Dignan (Owen Wilson) to help bust him out of a mental health facility, Anthony (Luke Wilson) hatches a plan for a small heist in order to get on the radar of a local criminal (James Caan) in Wes Anderson’s scruffy and loveable first feature.

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CatVideoFest 2020

2020 | 80 minutes

Opens February 22, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Dedicated to bringing the joy of cat videos to the masses and raising money for cats in need.

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Nordic Lights Film Festival 2020

Opens February 28, 2020

The Nordic Lights Film Festival shares the richness and diversity of the Nordic cultures through the lens of film.

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Germany | 1926 | 72 minutes | Lotte Reiniger

February 29, 2020

SIFF Film Center

When Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed premiered in Germany on September 23, 1926, it was hailed as the first full-length animated film. More than seventy-five years later, this enchanting film still stands as one of the great classics of animation—beautiful, mesmerizing and utterly seductive.

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Election

USA | 1999 | 103 minutes | Alexander Payne

March 4, 2020

SIFF Film Center

When irrepressible high schooler Tracy Flick (Reese Witherspoon) runs for student body president, the school’s civics teacher (Matthew Broderick) takes it upon himself to make sure she’ll never win.

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Pom Poko

Japan | 1994 | 119 minutes | Isao Takahata

March 28, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

In Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata’s 1994 anime classic, the forests are filled with groups of magical tanuki, mischievous raccoon-like animals from Japanese folklore that are capable of shape-shifting from their standard raccoon form to practically any object.

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The Awful Truth

USA | 1937 | 90 minutes | Leo McCarey

April 1, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Cary Grant and Irene Dunne duke it out in Leo McCarey’s 1937 romantic comedy in which they play a couple whose marriage is on the rocks…or are they just having a laugh at the expense of one another?

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Tales of the Night

France | 2011 | 84 minutes | Michel Ocelot

April 25, 2020

SIFF Cinema Uptown

From renowned animator and storyteller Michel Ocelot (Kirikou and the Sorceress, Azur & Asmar) comes a dazzling and magical new film that is certain to delight children, families, and animation fans of all ages.

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