Opening Night Gala: The Big Sick

The Big Sick

USA | 2017 | 119 Minutes | Michael Showalter

Based on the real-life courtship: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) and grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) fall in love, but they struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail must navigate the crisis with her parents and the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

  • Purchased Tickets
  • Limited Availability
  • On Standby
  • Matinee

Tickets
General Admission:  $75 | $65 Members 
Includes admission to the film, entry to the Opening Night Party, and two drink tickets.

Premium Admission: $100 | $90 Members 
Includes admission to film, entry to the Opening Night Party, and unlimited drinks.

Red Carpet Experience: $275 Members/Non-Members
Includes admission to the film with reserved seating, valet parking, a premium gift bag, entry to the Opening Night Party, and unlimited drinks. *This is a fundraiser for SIFF*


  • Director: Michael Showalter
  • Principal Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher
  • Premier Status: Seattle
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2017
  • Running Time: 119 Minutes
  • Producer: Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel
  • Screenplay: Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani
  • Cinematographers: Brian Burgoyne
  • Editors: Robert Nassau
  • Music: Michael Andrews
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: English, Urdu
  • US Distributor: Amazon Studios
  • International Sales: UTA