New films are slated to start at the SIFF Cinema Uptown on Friday and this weekend’s special event is “$4 Films4Families Matinee” showings of Charlotte’s Web.
Links to film synopses, user ratings, show-times, and ticket purchases are provided below.
Special Events & Short-Run Films:
Charlotte’s Web, September 22 and September 23
$4 Films4Famlies Matinee
All-star voice cast in 2006 version of the classic E.B. White story. Pet pig Wilbur discovers that the harsh realities of farm life, but with the help of Charlotte, a friendly spider that lives in his pen, Wilbur hatches a daring plan to escape his fate by proving that he is a very special pig.
New & Continuing Film Runs:
Samsara, September 21-27
Filmed over a period of almost 5 years and in 25 countries, Samsara transports viewers to sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial sites, and natural wonders. Samsara has no dialogue or text, instead it encourages inner interpretations inspired by images and music that infuses the ancient with the modern.
17 Girls, September 21-27
Based on a headline-grabbing US incident, 17 Girls follows the fallout in a sleepy French coastal town when a group of 17 teenage girls from the same high school all decide to become pregnant at the same time.
Liberal Arts, September 21-27
Dreaming of his halcyon days in college, a 35-year-old liberal arts college graduate returns to his small, Midwestern alma mater. Back on campus, he forms bonds with a spastic stoner, a sardonic literature instructor, a troubled young bookworm, and a spirited sophomore who shares his passions for the liberal arts.
Neighboring Sounds, September 21-27
Delves into the lives of a group of prosperous middle-class families who live near a low-income neighborhood in Recife, Brazil. When a private security firm is reluctantly brought in to protect residents from a recent spate of petty crime, it unleashes the fears, anxieties and resentments of a divided society haunted by its troubled past.