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Seattle International Film Festival 2023 Opening Night Event

May 11, 2023 at the Paramount Theatre

Guests on the red carpet at Opening Night of the 2022 Seattle International Film Festival

May 11, 2023

The 49th Seattle International Film Festival will open with A24's Past Lives, followed by our famous after-party.

Get down and party with the SIFF crew on opening night. Enjoy Past Lives then take to the Paramount’s stage or right outside on 9th Avenue for a night of dancing, drinks, and bites–all complimentary with your ticket. Groove to C89.5 DJs, strike a pose in the 360 photo booth, and dig into Tutta Bella, Where Ya At Matt, Wood Shop BBQ, and Full Tilt Ice Cream.


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Korean-Canadian playwright Celine Song (“Endlings”) makes her directorial debut with this beautiful and delicate romance about the depth of love and connection, as two childhood best friends reunite years after an untimely separation. Writer/Director Celine Song will be in attendance for a Q&A.

Thursday, May 11, 2023 | Paramount Theatre
Red Carpet Experience: 5:00pm | Doors Open to Public: 6:00pm | Screening: 7:00 PM | Party: 9:30 PM

Film & Party* Tickets: $85 ($75 SIFF Members)
Red Carpet Experience Upgrade: $350

*Note: SIFF parties are strictly 21+. Please bring valid photo ID (driver's license, passport, etc.).

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