Cinerama Announcement

Cinema, Industry, News

Cinerama Announcement

May 11, 2023

SIFF has acquired the Seattle Cinerama Theater and will be reopening the venue in 2023.

Festival, Video

49th Seattle International Film Festival Trailer

April 19, 2023

The official trailer for the 49th Seattle International Film Festival, returning in person May 11–21, 2023.


Film Notes: I Vitelloni

April 18, 2023

I Vitelloni (1953) film notes by Tova Gannana for Greg Olson’s Life is a Feast: The Cinema of Federico Fellini series, running April to June 2023 at SIFF Cinema Uptown.


Festival Tease: Explore the Next 6 Titles

March 31, 2023

Take another peek into the movieverse with more Seattle International Film Festival titles just announced.

Festival, Programmer Picks

Meet the Programmers 2023

March 29, 2023

Meet the 25 programmers who watch films year-round to pluck the best of the best for the Seattle International Film Festival.

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SIFF 2023 Social Media Toolkit

March 20, 2023

The 49th Seattle International Film Festival social media toolkit will help you #ExploretheMovieverse and celebrate all the films and festival fun with your community.

Festival, News

Festival Tease: Explore the First 6 Titles

March 14, 2023

Take a peek into the movieverse with the first six 49th Seattle International Film Festival titles just announced.

Industry, News

Beth's Oscars Recap 2023

March 13, 2023

SIFF Artistic Director Beth Barrett recaps the 95th Academy Awards from Michelle Yeoh's historic moment as first Asian Best Actress winner to the SIFF 2022 Opening Night film (Navalny) winning for Best Documentary.


Key Frames: Reese's Essential Animations

March 8, 2023

Our Graphic Designer and resident animation aficionado Reese Iliakis writes about his favorite animated features and what makes the medium so special.


What's Your (Pass) Type?

February 23, 2023

Wondering what Seattle International Film Festival pass type is right for you? Take our quiz to find your perfect match.

Cinema, Events, Photo Gallery

Noir City 2023 Opening Night

February 10, 2023

Opening night of the 15th annual Noir City film festival at SIFF Cinema Egyptian on February 10, 2023.

Cinema, Festival, Industry, News

Oscar Nominees 2023 x SIFF

January 25, 2023

Full list of nominees for the 2023 Academy Awards, highlighting those that have played at SIFF.


National Popcorn Day

January 19, 2023

Enjoy $1.00 popcorn (any size) at SIFF Cinema Uptown and Egyptian on January 19, 2023 in celebration of National Popcorn Day.

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