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Super Yaki x SIFF Film Festival: July 26-28

Super Yaki x SIFF Film Festival: July 26-28

July 18, 2024

It's a SIFF x Super Yaki summer! Get ready for our new series, Rewind, Be Kind, presenting ten films in partnership with the hottest movie merch and apparel shop, Super Yaki. In this series, we’ll be revisiting critical or commercial disappointments from 1999 through 2009 and asking ourselves to watch them again (or for the first time) with a kinder perspective.

Cinema, Events

June at SIFF

June 5, 2024

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

Events, Festival

Forty Years of a Fantasy Cult Classic

May 8, 2024

It’s been 40 years since The NeverEnding Story first transported kids and adults alike to its fantasy realm of cutting-edge practical effects, and the Seattle International Film Festival is partnering with Cross-Faded Cinema again this year to bring you a special presentation of the beloved classic.

Events, Festival

SIFFTY Passport

April 24, 2024

Three cheers for SIFFTY years! If you loved exploring the movieverse last year with your handy dandy Captain’s Log, then hold onto your party hat because we’ve brought back the fun this year in the form of the SIFFTY Passport.

Events, Festival

Celebrate SIFF’s Golden Anniversary with 16 Golden Tickets

April 22, 2024

Get ready to party! It’s our golden anniversary, and to kick things off right, SIFF is working with 16 local businesses and organizations to hide a limited number of Golden Tickets all around Seattle.

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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.

Cinema, Events

March at SIFF

February 29, 2024

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

Cinema, Events

Mean Girls: Events and Giveaways

January 8, 2024

Join SIFF for exciting Mean Girls events and a giveaway - from Mean Girls-inspired Top Pot doughnuts to the groolest movie event with Armoire, and more!

Cinema, Events, Video

SIFF Cinema Downtown Grand Opening

December 18, 2023

Enjoy these highlights from the opening of SIFF Cinema Downtown. Video created by our friends at Seattle Video Productions.

Cinema, Events

Win a Golden Ticket at Wonka

December 13, 2023

You’ll be leaping out of bed like Grandpa Joe with this news! Five (5) patrons attending Wonka at SIFF Cinema Downtown will have the chance to win a Golden Ticket, redeeming a year of free chocolate popcorn at Downtown AND a Film Pass to the 2024 Seattle International Film Festival. Golden Tickets are on the backs of five (5) random SIFF chocolate bars. 

Cinema, Events, Video

Twilight 15th Anniversary Recap

November 20, 2023

A recap of the 15 Year Anniversary screening of Twilight with Director Catherine Hardwicke on November 17, 2023. A super sparkly event that we’ll remember forever and ever!

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