49th Seattle International Film Festival

The Seattle International Film Festival will take place May 11–21, 2023.

Seattle International Film Festival 2023

In 2023, the 49th annual Seattle International Film Festival will be a hybrid experience, with films screened at SIFF Theaters and venues throughout the city, followed by a week of virtual screenings on the SIFF Channel, making the festival available to its wide variety of avid film lovers.

The 49th Seattle International Film Festival will run in-person May 11–21, and virtually May 22–28.

Passes and ticket packages are on sale now.

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Call for Entries is now open. We are accepting submissions for Features and Shorts until December 16, and for FutureWave Shorts until January 27.

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This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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