Cinema Box Office

Ticket information for year-round programming at SIFF Cinema venues.

Box Office Support:
Call 206.464.5830 or email
Staffed 10am-5pm PST Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. Inboxes may be monitored for urgent requests outside these hours.

The following prices are for regular priced screenings. Special events and programs may have different prices reflected on their web pages.

SIFF Cinemas use all-in pricing; the ticket prices listed include fees. Read more.

SIFF Cinema Downtown
     $19.50 Online ($16.50 SIFF Member) | $20 In-Person ($17 SIFF Member)
Senior (65+)
     $18.50 Online | $19 In-Person
Student (with valid ID)
     $18.50 Online | $19 In-Person
Child (12 and Under)
     $14.50 Online | $15.00 In-Person

SIFF Cinema Uptown, SIFF Cinema Egyptian, SIFF Film Center
     $15.50 Online ($10.50 SIFF Member) | $16.00 In-Person ($11.00 SIFF Member)
     $12.50 Online ($10.50 SIFF Member) | $13.00 In-Person ($11.00 SIFF Member)
Senior (65+)
     $14.50 Online | $15.00 In-Person
Student (with valid ID)
     $14.50 Online | $15.00 In-Person

$6 Movie Mondays:
Tickets for all Monday showtimes* will be $6 for all patrons at SIFF Cinema Uptown, Egyptian, and Film Center.

*Excludes Seattle International Film Festival, SIFF DocFest, Cinema Italian Style, Noir City, third-party rentals, and special engagements. Does not apply if a film's opening date falls on a Monday.

Group Rates:
We offer a $12 ticket price to groups of 10 or more attending the same screening at SIFF Cinema Uptown, Egyptian, and Film Center.

Special events, third-party rentals, and SIFF Cinema Downtown may be excluded from the group rate option. Contact the Box Office Manager at for more information.

Purchasing Tickets

Where can I purchase tickets?

  • Online - Visit a film’s page on and select the blue showtime to purchase tickets, or select a film and showtime on SIFF’s page on
  • Phone - Staff is available to process phone orders 10:00am–5:00pm weekdays at 206.464.5830.
  • SIFF Box Offices - Box office staff can sell tickets in person at SIFF Cinema Uptown, SIFF Cinema Egyptian, SIFF Cinema Downtown, or SIFF Film Center. The box office opens 30 minutes before the first showtime of the day.

What is Elevent?

SIFF uses the ticketing platform Elevent to sell tickets, memberships, and passes. Use the same email and password you log in with at on to access or update your purchases, membership, and account information.

How do I get member discounts?

  • Online - Log in to or using the email and password associated with your membership account. Once you are logged in, the member discount will automatically be applied to Regular priced tickets, passes, or packages.
  • Box Office and Phone - Provide SIFF staff with the name and/or email address associated with your membership. Staff will be able to look up your account and apply the member discount to your purchase.

Want to support SIFF and save on tickets at the same time? Become a member today.

Do I need to print my tickets ahead of time?

Tickets are attached to your confirmation email and can be scanned off your phone at the theater. Alternatively, provide our box office staff with your order number and they can print your tickets at the venue.

My order is complete, but I didn't receive a confirmation email.

On weekdays, contact or call 206.464.5830 to have your confirmation email resent. On evenings or weekends, view tickets by logging into and selecting Get Tickets on your Account page, or search for your order here. Box office staff can also look up your order at the cinema using your order confirmation number, name, or email.

I purchased the wrong tickets.

Email with your order number to request updated tickets.

What is SIFF’s refund policy?

All sales are final; SIFF’s policy is no refunds or exchanges. Please read our Terms and Conditions for more information.

If you have a refund or exchange request, please contact

How can I tell if a screening does not accept vouchers or passes?

SIFF Cinema vouchers (including Member, Volunteer, and other complimentary screening vouchers) are valid for most regular priced shows. However, some have restrictions. For a list of the films and events for which SIFF Cinema year-round passes and vouchers will not be accepted, visit our Pass and Voucher Exclusions page.

Does SIFF still offer streaming films?

Availability of streaming films is limited due to distributors prioritizing in-theater releases.
If streaming titles become available to watch on the SIFF Channel, we will announce them via weekly enews and on the website.

My question hasn’t been answered here.

If you have a question regarding membership, visit our Membership page.

For questions about streaming films, visit our Virtual FAQ.

For other inquiries, please email or call 206.464.5830.

Attending SIFF Cinema

What is SIFF’s COVID policy?

For more information about SIFF’s COVID policy, visit our COVID page.

Where are SIFF Cinema venues located?

SIFF Cinema operates in four venues: SIFF Cinema Downtown in Belltown, SIFF Cinema Uptown in Lower Queen Anne, SIFF Film Center at the Seattle Center, and SIFF Cinema Egyptian in Capitol Hill. For more information about our locations, visit our Venues page.

Do SIFF Cinema venues have reserved seating?

The SIFF Film Center, Uptown, and Egyptian have open seating. Seats are filled on a first come, first served basis beginning 30 minutes before showtime.

SIFF Cinema Downtown features reserved seating. Select your seats at the point of purchase.

Is parking available at SIFF Cinemas?

SIFF does not provide parking for guests at this time. Paid street parking and lots are available near our locations. See our Getting Here page for more information about public transportation and parking.

Can children attend SIFF Cinema screenings?

Children under six years old will only be admitted to Films4Families in-person events unless otherwise noted. When permitted, children must occupy their own seats. Children who cannot sit in a seat by themselves will not be admitted. Admission will be at the discretion of the manager of the SIFF Cinema Venue.

What concessions are available at SIFF Cinemas?

Selections vary between theaters, but SIFF Cinemas offer snacks and beverages such as:

  • Popcorn
  • Candy
  • Nuts
  • Soft drinks (Coke products)
  • Beer, Cider, Wine
  • Coffee and Tea

Does SIFF have a bag policy at its venues?

Personal bags, including backpacks, are accepted at SIFF venues. SIFF reserves the right to inspect all bags and packages you bring to a SIFF Cinema Venue or other venue where a SIFF Film Festival event is being held. See Terms and Conditions for details.

Does SIFF have a lost and found?

Yes, each SIFF venue keeps a lost and found. Call 206.464.5830 and select the venue to leave a lost and found message, or email with a description of the item and your contact information.