Season 4 Upcoming Screenings

The Last Unicorn

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

September 21, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown 

A charming and spunky musical featuring the voice talents of young Jeff Bridges and Mia Farrow, the Last Unicorn is a tale of resilience, love, and triumph over evil. Taking place in a mystical kingdom where magic is real but slowly disappearing due to greed, mistrust, and hubris, the last unicorn left takes a stand against the evil King Haggard to save unicorns from extinction. In English with no subtitles.

April and the Extraordinary World

France | 2015 | 106 minutes | Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci

October 26, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

From mind of renowned graphic novelist Jacques Tardi comes this riveting sci-fi adventure is set in an alternate steampunk world of 1940's Paris. After her scientist parents mysteriously disappear, young April and her cat, Darwin, find themselves at the center of a shadowy and far-reaching conspiracy, and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered dirigibles, and cyborg rat spies. In French with English subtitles.

Moomins on the Riviera

Finland | 2014 | 77 minutes | Xavier Picard

November 30, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Based off of the comics collection of the same name by legendary lesbian cartoonist and YA novelist Tove Jansson, Moomins on the Riviera follows a happy-go-lucky family of trolls, the Moomins, in this charming tale of culture shock. The Finn Family Moomintroll - along with Little My and the Snorkmaiden, of course - decide to take a vacation to the French Riviera. Much to their surprise, each takes to French culture in a completely different fashion, and drama ensues. Will they make it back to Moominvalley as a family after all..?!

Co-presented by the National Nordic Museum

Image ©2015 Christian Desmares, "April and the Extraordinary World"

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