SIFF & Chill 2024

SIFF & Chill 2024

May 18, 2024

The SIFFTY celebration continues May 20-27 with select films streaming on the SIFF Channel. Purchase a streaming ticket by midnight on Monday, May 20 to be entered to win a limited edition SIFFTY swag bag plus a code for 50% off SIFFTY merch and two medium bags of SIFF Cinema Downtown’s famous chocolate popcorn delivered to your home.

Festival, Industry, News

SIFF 2024 Award Winners

May 19, 2024

A full list of the award-winning films from the 50th Seattle International Film Festival.

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, Industry, News

SIFF Acquires Seattle Cinerama Theater

May 11, 2023

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

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.

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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.

Cinema, Events, Festival, Industry

In Conversation with Cinema Italian Style Programmer, Angelo Acerbi

November 7, 2022

Programmer Angelo Acerbi answers a few questions from SIFF's Director of Marketing, Elodie Rousseau-Vercel, on the Cinema Italian Style festival.

Cinema, Events, Industry

SIFF Interviews Jan Haaken, Director of Our Bodies, Our Doctors

July 19, 2022

SIFF Interviews Jan Haaken, Director of Our Bodies, Our Doctors

Festival, Industry, News

SIFF 2022 Award Winners

April 24, 2022

A full list of the award-winning films from the 48th Seattle International Film Festival (April 14-24, 2022).

Festival, Industry

Special Guests for SIFF 2022

April 5, 2022

A list of guests scheduled to attend the 48th Seattle International Film Festival.

Festival, Industry, News

4th World Filmmakers on Nia Tero’s Seedcast

November 8, 2021

The 4th World Media Lab 2021 fellows talk on Nia Tero's Seedcast about the state of Native filmmaking and how Indigenous-focused spaces make room for growth.

Cinema, Industry, News

An Update on Reopening

July 15, 2021

Returning to cinemas this October!


Jury Duty: Beth Barrett at Milwaukee Film Festival

May 12, 2021

SIFF Artistic Director Beth Barrett enlightens us on what's involved in being a film festival jury member, and recommends some films from the Milwaukee Film Festival 2021 lineup.

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