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FEST24 Photo Gallery

June 10, 2024

Photo highlights from the 50th Seattle International Film Festival, held from May 9-19, 2024 at venues across the city.

Festival, Video

50th Seattle International Film Festival Trailer

April 17, 2024

The official trailer for the 50th Seattle International Film Festival, in theaters May 9–19 and streaming on the SIFF Channel May 20–27.

Cinema, Festival, News

2024 cINeDIGENOUS Program Highlights

April 12, 2024

A sneak preview of some of the films featured in the cINeDIGENOUS program at the 50th Seattle International Film Festival.

Cinema, Festival

SIFFRAFF's Most Surprising Cinema Moments

April 8, 2024

This year’s Seattle International Film Festival ushers in 50 Years of Surprising Cinema for SIFF, a milestone achievement for all the film lovers who have come together over the past half century to delight in films that shock, awe, and inspire. We here at the SIFF office thought it would be fun to kick off the SIFFTY season by sharing some of our most surprising cinema moments with you.

April at SIFF

April 1, 2024

With the new month we welcome a new lineup of films, series, events, and more! See what's happening this April at SIFF Cinemas.

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Cinema, Festival

Individuals and Immortality: Tilda Swinton

March 25, 2024

A 1993 interview with Tilda Swinton about her role in the film Orlando. Interview by Andy Spletzer, a former film critic and current programmer for the Seattle International Film Festival.

Cinema, Events

A Monster of One’s Own

March 21, 2024

Lifelong Godzilla fan Justin Robert Vinall recently introduced a 70th anniversary screening of Godzilla as part of the March Monster Madness series. Justin recalls the movie-going experiences that cemented his place as a Godzilla super-fan, as well as where the film has come in the 70 years since its release.

Events, Festival, Industry

Justine Barda’s Best of Berlinale 2024

March 20, 2024

Berlinale wrapped its 74th annual festival last month, culminating another spectacular 11-day showcase of artistic, forward-thinking, and political films. Justine Barda, one of our Senior Programmers, was there to enjoy some exciting new releases and experience the jubilant atmosphere of this fixture of Berlin culture.

Cinema, Events

SIFF Tiny Mic Interview: Ben Gibbard

March 14, 2024

A SIFF Tiny Mic Interview with SIFF Board Member and luminary Seattle musician Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service) as part of our new Talking Pictures series.

Festival

Festival First Look: Six Films to Celebrate SIFFTY

March 12, 2024

Six films to celebrate SIFFTY. An early lineup preview release.

Cinema, News

An Update to Our In-Person Ticket Pricing

March 6, 2024

As of Friday, March 1, SIFF has introduced a $2.00 service fee per ticket to all in-person purchases.

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