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 film appreciation classes provide a forum for cinema audiences to discuss the history and culturally relevant contemporary issues across the art of film. Classes run the range from single-session conversations to multi-session series.
February 13, 2020
Examine the depiction of racism and the color line in film, and what that teaches us about whiteness.
February 15, 2020
Location scout Dave Drummond takes us on a tour of over 50 years of on-location filming in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.
February 23, 2020
While not every noir film was set in Los Angeles, LA would become a location where the style would flourish. Instructor John Trafton will look at LA noir cinema and its continued influence on Los Angeles-set films up to the present day.