Seattle International Film Festival

50th Seattle International Film Festival May 9–19, 2024

Save the date — our 50th Festival will take place May 9–19, 2024 at SIFF Cinemas and venues throughout the city. The 2024 Festival will spotlight new voices alongside established directors, films from more than 70 countries, sensational hit independents, and films that have yet to break through to the US audiences.

Call for Entries

Call for Entries

The Seattle International Film Festival has long championed new voices, unique visions, and film-centered experiences. The Festival’s emphasis on keeping the event aimed first and foremost at filmgoers provides the films themselves with the kind of genuine audience response that has attracted the participation of filmmakers and film distributors for 50 years.

Now accepting submissions.

Submit a Film


We are getting closer to opening the former Seattle Cinerama Theater, but we need your help.

Help us generate $50,000 as we gear up to reopen the iconic theater. Make a gift to SIFF to help us reactivate one of the world’s most memorable cinematic experiences, and allow film to thrive at all of our venues.

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