Cinema education, discussions, and workshops for the public.
Many of the films we screen at SIFF start a conversation, inspire an action, or pose a question. These forums and workshops provide a place for cinema audiences to discuss these issues, as well as learn the basic skills to make a film themselves.
January 9 - February 6, 2019
Dive into socially relevant filmmaking from the past 100 years with a survey of 15 largely underseen and underappreciated films.
January 19, 2019
Location scout Dave Drummond takes us on a tour of over 50 years of on-location filming in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.
February 13 - 27, 2019
Elementary, my dear Cinephile! Investigate the classic to modern cinematic interpretations of literature's most intriguing detective over three Wednesdays with Sherlockian scholar Kris Hambrick.
February 16, 2019
"A Woman's Place is in The Resistance!" Join local geek gal and feminist pop culture historian, Jen Stuller, for an exploration of ways these rebel women parallel a surge of female community leaders, grassroots organizers, and political candidates.