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SIFF Film Center

Near the corner of Warren and Republican, on the Seattle Center Campus

SIFF Film Center is a state-of-the-art 90-seat jewelbox cinema, with seats rescued from the balcony of Seattle's Cinerama Theatre. Programming at the Film Center focuses on boutique arthouse hits, repertory runs, National Theater Live, SIFF Education, and more.


The Film Center is located on the Seattle Center campus in the Northwest Rooms, near the corner of Warren Ave N and Republican St. A leased, shared parking lot is located just around the corner on 1st Ave W and Republican (across from the Safeway) and is available from 6 PM on weekdays and from 10 AM on weekends and holidays. Obtain a parking pass from the Uptown or Film Center and display on dash. The SIFF Film Center Box Office opens 30 minutes before the first show of the day.

Parking Map

SIFF Film Center is served by the following bus lines: 1, 2, 8, 13, 29, 32, 994, D Line.

Seattle Center Monorail provides fast, direct transportation between downtown's Westlake Center (5th Avenue and Pine Street) and Seattle Center.

You can use Metro Trip Planner or One Bus Away to help plan your trip.


  • 90 seats
  • 2k digital projection (in most any digital format), archival-ready 35mm print projection
  • Dolby surround sound
  • ADA compliant with closed captioning and assisted listening devices
  • All ages venue with wine and beer license


Free parking available at Uptown and Film Center!

Monday through Friday after 6:00 PM | Saturday, Sunday, and holidays after 10:00 AM. Parking lots are located at the corner of 1st Avenue W and Republican. Collect your parking pass at the box office and place it on your dashboard.