SIFF Cinema

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Back By Popular Demand!
Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard explores the extraordinary phenomenon know as "The Beatles,” starting from their days performing at Liverpool's The Cavern Club to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966. This special theatrical version of the film features an exclusive, fully remastered 30 minute concert of the The Beatles' performance at Shea Stadium in 1965!

SIFF Film Center | Stage to Screen
Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece comes to life in Carrie Cracknell’s critically acclaimed new production that features one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama - and stars one of the greatest actresses from the National Theatre, Helen McCrory, previously seen in NT Live productions of Medea and The Last of the Haussmans, and in acclaimed roles on the shows "Penny Dreadful" and "Peaky Blinders".

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Seattle Polish Film Festival
Free Event: Tickets at the Door
Two short films about the history of Poland's Jewish community.
In Search of Lost Landscape (dir. Leo Kantor, 40 min): The poignant story of the Jewish community in Breslau/Wroclaw and Lower Silesia, their lives, hopes and dilemmas, and their final emigration after 1968.
Alfred Schreyer of Drohobycz (dir. Marcin Gizycki, 45 min): A story of an extraordinary life of Alfred Schreyer, the last Jew of Drohobycz, Ukraine, who was born and still lives in this town.

SIFF Cinema Uptown
Winner: Best Actor, SIFF 2016 Golden Space Needle Award  | Sweden's biggest hit of the year is this endearing, crowd-pleasing, and wonderfully curmudgeonly comedy about the quintessential grumpy old man (Rolf Lassgård) who finds his caustic view of the world put to the test when a new family moves in next door.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Seattle Polish Film Festival
Artists Rick and Laura Brown are not Jewish and not Polish, and yet they set out to rebuild Gwoździec, one of the magnificent 18th-century wooden synagogues of Poland, the last of which were destroyed by Nazis during World War II.

Oct 21–27 exclusively at SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Starting Oct 28 at SIFF Cinema Uptown

The latest from filmmaker Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Meek's Cutoff) showcases a remarkable ensemble - including Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and Laura Dern - for a stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Seattle Polish Film Festival
Considered a tight-lipped sort and freak, Pajtek befriends a six year old orphan named Hania. The bonds that connect them shall empower them to survive the horrors of war, human jealousy and loneliness. At the end of the long journey, they will ultimately find justice and good inside them.


October 21 - 23, 2016

SIFF Film Center

4:30 8:30

SIFF Film Center | Three Days Only!
In this lush, visually breathtaking film, the first shot entirely on the island nation of Vanuatu, rebellious Wawa must choose between loyalty to her clan and her own heart when she is betrothed to a man from another tribe.

SIFF Film Center | Fri–Sun & Thu
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Mon–Wed

Fri Oct 21 | Skype Q&A with star Mark Duplass
Produced by Seattle's Genius Award-nominated Mel Eslyn, this tender and affecting romantic drama stars Mark Duplass and Sarah Paulson as a pair of former high school sweethearts who have been out of touch for more than 20 years — but by sheer coincidence, run into each other at a grocery store and find themselves reconnecting as if nothing has changed.

SIFF Cinema Uptown | Seattle Polish Film Festival
A nightclub bouncer tries to give up his connections to the criminal underworld when he is reunited with his disabled brother and falls in love with his caretaker.