SIFF's inaugural documentary film festival
September 30–October 7, 2021
Tickets on sale now! The old adage “truth is stranger than fiction” could not be more timely or true this year. Join us for SIFF’s inaugural DocFest, a celebration of all films documentary, with stories of people you know, stories that will floor you, and stories that will make you look outside yourself. Moving from the thought provoking to the tenacious, with stops at tearful and tense, DocFest kicks off the new year of SIFF.
Tickets: $14 | $9 (SIFF members)
Purchase individual tickets on each film detail page.
Passes: $100 | $75 (SIFF members)
SIFF Cinema Egyptian: Sep 30–Oct 4, Oct 7
Proof of vaccination will be required.
SIFF Channel: Oct 4–7
Passholders will be able to view DocFest virtually on the SIFF Channel from 12:01am on Monday, October 4 to 11:59pm on Thursday, October 7.
Films are restricted to Washington State viewers with the following exceptions, which are available to all US audiences: North by Current, Storm Lake, Try Harder!
In-person screening only (not available virtually): Flee, The Sanctity of Space
USA | 2020 | 88 min. | Connie Hochman
October 2, 2021
In Balanchine’s Classroom takes us back to the glory years of George Balanchine’s New York City Ballet through the remembrances of his former dancers and their quest to fulfill the vision of a genius.
France | 2020 | 87 min. | Stéphanie Gillard
October 4, 2021
From the football pitch to the changing room with Olympique Lyonnais, the world’s best female footballers, in a riveting film about team spirit, respect, and recognition. Featuring players from Seattle’s own OL Reign.