highlight 541
Now Playing at SIFF Cinema

War Witch, 56 Up, Quartet, The Matchmaker, Dead Man Down, Searching for Sugar Man

Free Parking for patrons of SIFF Cinema
Show your ticket or pass at the box office to collect a parking pass and place it on your dashboard.
Hours: Monday - Friday: 6:00PM - 2:00AM
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 10:00AM - 2:00AM
Parking Lots: 414 First Avenue West and 19 Republican Street

highlight 695
Coming Soon to SIFF Cinema

Turning, Ginger & Rosa, Battle Royale, The Miami Connection, Room 237, The Shining, NT Live: People, Upstream Color, Grey Gardens Mimosa Brunch

Today's showtimes; Ticket prices & theater locations; Upcoming films; Theater rental.

highlight 192
SIFF 2012: Week 1 Filmmaker Interviews (Alain Gomis, Emily Hagins, Sheldon Candis)

Filmmakers Alain Gomis (Tey), Emily Hagins (My Sucky Teen Romance), and Sheldon Candis (LUV) stopped by the SIFFtv studios to discuss the inspirations and challenges behind their films.

highlight 191
SIFF 2012: Week 1 Filmmaker Interviews (Do-Deca-Pentathlon, The Mexican Suitcase, American Addict)

The cast of Do-Deca-Pentathlon (Mark Kelly, Jennifer Lafleur, Steve Zissis) share a laugh and talk about working with the Duplass brothers. Trisha Ziff (d. Mexican Suitcase) Sasha Knezev & Gregory Smith (American Addict) also discuss their incredible documentaries.

highlight 190
Cupcake Royale Neighbors

Our friends at Cupcake Royale enlisted the talents of local filmmakers Taryn Goodman, Luke Knecht, and Sandy Cioffi to help unveil their new bakeshop inspired ice cream.

highlight 189
SIFF 2012: Filmmaker Interview - Megan Griffiths

SIFFtv intervews Megan Griffiths, director of Eden

highlight 188
SIFF 2012: Filmmaker Interview - Matthew Lillard

Matthew Lillard (d. Fat Kid Rules the World) talks about why he chose Seattle for his directorial debut, the message of his movie, and why it took nine years to become a reality.

highlight 187
SIFF 2012: How to SIFF (Pathways & SIFFter)

Need help deciding which films to see at this year's Festival? Use SIFF's Pathways and SIFFter tool to figure it out!

highlight 186
SIFF 2012: Zip to SIFF

SIFFtv host, Molly, and Billy from Zipcar hit the town to surprise three lucky winners with free Zipcar credits and tickets to this year's festival and show everyone how easy it is to 'Zip to SIFF.'

highlight 185
SIFF 2012: Weekly Update (May 21)

Music: 'Million Buxx' to Michael DeBrota - http://soundcloud.com/debrotam Creative Commons

highlight 184
SIFF 2012: Weekend Update (May 18)

Here are the five films you need to check out this weekend at the 38th Seattle International Film Festival.

highlight 183
SIFF 2012: Press Launch

Local Academy Award®-winning director T.J. Martin (Undefeated) stopped by this year's Press Launch to receive the SIFF Outstanding Achievement in Directing Award.

highlight 182
SIFF 2012: How to SIFF (Tickets & Passes)

Need help deciding which tickets and passes to get for this year's Festival? Here's a quick breakdown to help you figure it out!

highlight 181
SIFF 2012: Official Festival Trailer

The official trailer for the 38th Seattle International Film Festival has been released! Imagined by WONGDOODY, the largest independent creative agency in Seattle, and brought to life by the creative geniuses at World Famous, this year's trailer is a visually stunning, kaleidoscopic feast showcasing nearly 50 films from past SIFFs in only on... Read more

highlight 179
SIFF Film Center Fundraiser

Watch this special fundraiser that helped raise money and awareness for the Film School and the new SIFF Film Center, featuring a conversation with Seattle's own Tom Skerritt!

highlight 180
Sponsor Report SIFF 2011

Watch this special thank you to our sponsors for supporting 2011 SIFF and see examples of their impact and presence at the Festival.

highlight 178

As part of the Complete Amateur Filmmaking Workshop on June 5, 2011 at the SIFF Film Center, participants created a short film. We're happy to present their completed project here.

highlight 176
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure

Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure

SIFF Photostream

image of Flickr logo


  • Seattle International Film Festival 2013
    Seattle International Film Festival 2013

    Passes and Ticket Packages
    On Sale Now!

    Buy now and take advantage of great bargains on Festival passes, parties, and ticket packages.

  • Nairobi Half Life
    Nairobi Half Life

    Thursday, March 21

    Kenya's Official Submission for the Academy Awards®. Join us for this one-night-only nationwide screening of Nairobi Half Life, a delightful, fast-paced African film, and Kenya's biggest ever theatrical success.

  • Catalyst First Draft
    Catalyst First Draft

    Thursday, March 28

    SIFF's new screenwriting series provides local writers with the opportunity for immediate and direct feedback from industry professionals and film fans, alike. The evening includes a live reading of a script, followed by audience feedback and a networking reception.