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SIFF Cinema vouchers (including Member, Volunteer, and other complimentary screening vouchers) are valid for most regular priced shows.

The information on this page reflects the films and classes for which SIFF Cinema vouchers are NOT valid. Please see the specific film page for restrictions or updates. Seattle International Film Festival vouchers are not valid for SIFF Cinema programming. Vouchers may be exchanged in person at the SIFF Cinema box office for admission.

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SQFF24 Opening Night: SID & JUDY

USA | 2019 | 100 minutes | Stephen Kijak

October 10, 2019

Don’t miss your chance to see Judy Garland as you’ve never seen her before.

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7 Emotions

Poland | 2018 | 120 minutes | Marek Koterski

October 12, 2019

Fear, anger, sadness, joy, disgust, jealousy, shame.

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Planet Single 2

Poland | 2018 | 120 minutes | Sam Akina

October 12, 2019

Ania and Tomek are in a relationship going through a serious crisis.

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Playing Hard

Poland | 2018 | 90 minutes | Kinga Debska

October 12, 2019

A drama about three women whose drinking gets out of control.

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The Signs

Poland | 2018 | 56 minutes | Wojciech Klimala

October 12, 2019

A life of a seemingly ordinary woman turns upside down when the Miss Deaf International crown lands on her head.

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53 Wars

Poland | 2018 | 80 minutes | Ewa Bukowska

October 13, 2019

Anna, whose husband Witek is an acclaimed 1990s war correspondent, keeps waiting for him to return safely from each war he reports from. But soon she gets overwhelmed by fear and anxiety.

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Rock'n Roll Eddie

Poland | 2019 | 100 minutes | Tomasz Szafranski

October 13, 2019

Two kids bring in a rock-and-roll fugitive from another world

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SQFF24 Documentary Centerpiece: FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO

USA | 2019 | 91 minutes | Daniel G. Karslake

October 13, 2019

Documentarian Daniel Karslake summarizes the last twelve years of conservative Christian efforts to undermine LGBTQ+ rights

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Werewolf

Poland | 2018 | 90 minutes | Adrian Panek

October 13, 2019

Summer of 1945. Eight children who have just survived the Holocaust and were liberated from the Gross-Rosen camp find a refuge in an abandoned palace.

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Who Will Write Our History

USA | 2018 | 95 minutes | Roberta Grossman

October 13, 2019

They defied their murderous enemy with the ultimate weapon – the truth – and risked everything so that their archive would survive the war, even if they did not.

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Great Screenplays, Great Films?

150 minutes

October 16, 2019

SIFF Film Center

From bad acting to questionable production, the best screenplay can become a sad mess on film. In this three session course, screenwriter Nicole Pouchet examines the good, the bad, and the god-awful.

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Gundermann

Germany | 2018 | 127 minutes | Andreas Dresen

October 18, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Story of East German singer and writer Gerhard Gundermann and his struggles with music, life as a coal miner, and his dealings with the secret police (STASI) of the GDR.

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Planet Single 3

Poland | 2019 | 100 minutes | Sam Akina, Michal Chacinski

October 18, 2019

The third chapter of the wildely successful "Planet Single" series.

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THE COLLECTIVE - a Ski Film By Faction

USA | 2019 | 50 minutes | Etienne Mérel

October 18, 2019

Join us for a night of winter stoke, as Faction unveils its second feature-length ski film.

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All About Me

Germany | 2019 | 100 minutes | Caroline Link

October 19, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Dramatised origin story of one of Germany's most beloved contemporary comedians.

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Butler

Poland | 2018 | 150 minutes | Filip Bajon

October 19, 2019

An epic tale spanning 45 years (1900- 1945) that follows the fate of the Prussian von Krauss family.

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Cinema Dissection: The Omen with Dan Doody

360 mins

October 19, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Richard Donner's portrait of the demon child will be the subject of our cinematic evisceration this October, led by SIFF's horror aficionado Dan Doody.

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Forbidden Songs

Poland | 1947 | 105 minutes | Leonard Buczkokwski

October 19, 2019

A polish musical, It was the first feature film to be created in Poland after World War II.

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Memories of Summer

Poland | 2016 | 90 minutes | Adam Guzinski

October 19, 2019

Twelve-year-old Piotrek has a very strong bond with his mother but their simple and clear relationship starts to get complicated.

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Solid Gold

Poland | 2019 | 145 minutes | Jacek Bromski

October 19, 2019

The investigation goes further and further and exposes the links between the world of business, public services and organised crime.

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The Mover

Germany | 2017 | 100 minutes | David Nawrath

October 19, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Walter is a 60-year-old removal man for forced evictions who recognizes in one of the tenants about to be evicted his estranged son.

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25km/h

Germany | 2018 | 116 minutes | Markus Goller

October 20, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Two very different brothers reunite and start for a very special journey through Germany.

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Dolce Fine Giornata

Poland | 2019 | 95 minutes | Jacek Borcuch

October 20, 2019

Maria, a free-spirited poetess with decades of carrier, learns about she as Nobel Prize-winner for literature - but ...

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Messenger

Poland | 2019 | 115 minutes | Wladyslaw Pasikowski

October 20, 2019

His solitary mission was to be decisive in the fates of Poland and World War II.

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Modjeska. Woman Triumphant & Bridging Urban America. The Story of Ralph Modjeski

USA | 2016 | 90 minutes | Basia Myszynski, Leonard Myszynski

October 20, 2019

This is a documentary about one of America's greatest bridge designers.

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Mr. Jones

Poland | 2019 | 120 minutes | Agnieszka Holland

October 20, 2019

The extraordinary untold story of Gareth Jones, an ambitious young Welsh journalist who traveled to the Soviet Union in 1933 and uncovered the appalling truth behind the Soviet “utopia” and Stalin’s regime.

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Of Fathers and Sons

Germany | 2017 | 98 minutes | Talal Derki

October 20, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years.

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SQFF24 Closing Night Film + Party: PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

France | 2019 | 119 minutes | Céline Sciamma

October 20, 2019

Desire can be a powerful force, capable of consuming the heart like a roaring fire.

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REEL ROCK 14

120 minutes

October 21 - 22, 2019

An annual tour of the world's best climbing films.

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The Films of Buster Keaton

180 minutes

October 22 - November 12, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Join Dr. Richard J. Meyer for an in-depth exploration of the art of the great silent filmmaker/comedian Buster Keaton.

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NT Live: Frankenstein (Reverse Cast)

United Kingdom | 2011 | 2hr 9min | Danny Boyle

October 23, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Danny Boyle directs Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in the dramatic stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic monster tale. Reverse cast version.

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Teton Gravity Research: Roadless

USA | 2019 | 65 minutes | Steve Jones, Todd Jones

October 23, 2019

Follow snowboarding legends Travis Rice, Bryan Iguchi and Jeremy Jones on a foot-powered mission through some of the most remote terrain in the lower-48.

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The Night of a Thousand Scares

60 minutes

October 23, 2019

I'm looking at Andy and thinking, "Maybe that's our next meal."

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NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream

2019 | 180 minutes | Nicholas Hytner

Opens October 27, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Join us for the Bridge Theatre production of William Shakespeare’s classic play, starring Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) and directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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Seattle 48 Hour Horror Film Project

USA | 2019 | 100 minutes

Opens October 28, 2019

Premiere screenings for the 2019 Seattle 48 Hour Horror Film Project.

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NT Live: Frankenstein

United Kingdom | 2011 | 134 minutes | Danny Boyle

October 30, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Danny Boyle directs Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller in the dramatic stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic monster tale.

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Collide-O-Scope Halloween 2019

USA | 2019 | 120 minutes

October 31, 2019

Collide-O-Scope is back with the best found-footage Halloween party in town!

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Belted. Buckled. Booted. Badass: Tura Satana on Screen

180 minutes

November 2, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Join feminist pop culture historian, Jen Stuller, for a What The Femme! event celebrating the glorious bad girl goodness of the legendary Ms. Satana.

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Suspenseful Symbiosis: Hitchcock in Pairs

120 minutes

November 7 - 21, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Three double helpings of Hitchcock provide a look at the Master's evolving style and vision and his risk-taking innovativeness. Taught by Robert C. Cumbow.

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Cinema Dissection: The Night of the Hunter with Nick Bruno

360 mins

November 9, 2019

SIFF Film Center

An expressionistic masterpiece, Charles Laughton's only feature film is well deserving for every chilling moment and angled perspective to be examined by the audience hive mind.

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NT Live: Hansard

2019 | 100 minutes | Simon Godwin

Opens November 10, 2019

SIFF Film Center

See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman) and Alex Jennings (The Queen), in this brand new play from Simon Woods, captured live from the National Theatre in London.

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Moon Hotel Kabul

Romania | 2018 | 100 minutes | Anca Damian

November 15, 2019

Ivan Semciuc (Florin Piersic Jr.) is a cynical investigative journalist who is skillfully combining truth and fiction in his reports.

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Heritage Shorts: ARCS Shorts (2019), A Distance (2018), The Call (2018), My Father's Shoes (2019)

Romania | 100 minutes | Misc

November 16, 2019

A collection of shorts made by ARCS heritage students, alongside with professional works by reputed filmmakers.

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The Distance Between Me and Me

Romania | 2018 | 89 minutes | Mona Nicoară

November 16, 2019

Romanian Jewish avant-garde poet, musician, visual artist and femme fatale, Nina Cassian had more to wrestle with than most of us.

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The Father

Bulgaria | 2019 | 87 minutes | Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov

November 16, 2019

A day after Valentina’s passing, her bereaved husband Vassil and son Pavel discover that she persistently kept trying to call the neighbor on the phone.

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The Whistlers

Romania | 2019 | 97 minutes | Corneliu Porumboiu

November 16, 2019

A police inspector in Bucharest plays both sides of the law.

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Toto and His Sisters

Romania | 2014 | 94 minutes | Alexandru Nanau

November 16, 2019

Toto (10) and his sisters Ana (17) and Andreea (15) conquer life on their own during their mother's imprisonment.

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Donbass

Ukraine | 2018 | 122 minutes | Sergey Loznitsa

November 17, 2019

Donbass is about the hybrid war in Eastern Ukraine, involving an armed conflict alongside killings and robberies perpetrated by separatist gangs.

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Moldovan Stories

Lucia Lupu, Mihai Brumă, Ion Borsh, Evgheni Dudceac

November 17, 2019

A collection of shorts dealing with Moldovan identity and society challenges.

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Parking

Romania | 2019 | 110 minutes | Tudor Giurgiu

November 17, 2019

Adrian is a poet, a Romanian immigrant working as a night guard at a car dealership in Cordoba.

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That Trip We Took with Dad

Romania | 2016 | 111 minutes | Anca Miruna Lăzărescu

November 17, 2019

A Romanian German family living in the heart of Transylvania starts a journey to the German Democratic Republic in 1968.

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The Escape

Romania | 2013 | 130 minutes | Andrei Gruzsnickzki

November 17, 2019

A feature film preceded by a short about life in communist Romania.

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Dragnet Girl with Live Score by Coupler

Japan | 1933 | 100 minutes | Yasujirô Ozu

November 21, 2019

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Japanese master filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu’s thrilling 1933 gangster tale takes on new life when paired with an original score by ambient/electronic trio Coupler.

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NT Live: Present Laughter

United Kingdom | 2019 | 180 minutes | Matthew Warchus

Opens December 1, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Join us for The Old Vic in London’s production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter, starring Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag) and directed by Matthew Warchus.

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Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale

United Kingdom | 2015 | 184 minutes | Rob Ashford, Kenneth Branagh

Opens December 13, 2019

SIFF Film Center

Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy with the great Dame Judi Dench as Paulina and Kenneth Branagh as Leontes.

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Radical Films: 15 Movies That Shook the World

120 mins

January 9 - February 6, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Dive into socially relevant filmmaking from the past 100 years with a survey of 15 largely underseen and underappreciated films.

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Cinema Dissection: The Babadook with Amie Simon

total event: 360 minutes

January 18, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Jennifer Kent's exploration of grief through a childhood monster is perfectly pitched for maximum emotional depth and primal horror. Join film scholar Amie Simon to uncover what makes The Babadook tick.

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Confronting Whiteness in Hollywood: The Color Line

120 minutes

February 13, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Examine the depiction of racism and the color line in film, and what that teaches us about whiteness.

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Confronting Whiteness in Hollywood: The Frontier

120 minutes

February 20, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Explore what the depictions of westward expansion on film tells us about violence, gender, and the white imagination in the United States.

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Cinema Dissection: His Girl Friday with Sara Michelle Fetters

total event = 360 minutes

February 22, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Keeping up with Rosalind Russell and Cary Grant is just part of the fun. Hawks' screwball comedy is a masterclass of craft that will be a delight to unveil with the guidance of film journalist Sara Michelle Fetters.

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Confronting Whiteness in Hollywood: Abroad

120 minutes

February 27, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Investigate films about Americans abroad, and what they reveal about how the US sees itself in the world over time.

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Cinema Dissection: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind with Vivian Hua

total event = 360 mins

March 7, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Michel Gondry's surprisingly balanced Romantic-SciFi-Comedy-Drama affords a wonderful opportunity to uncover its cinematic secrets with NWFF's Vivian Hua as our fearless leader.

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Cinema Dissection: The New World with Jeff Crouse

total event = 360 mins

April 18, 2020

SIFF Film Center

The lush visual and aural landscape of Malick's investigation into the first interaction of European Settlers and Indigenous Americans is a perfect opportunity to find deeper understanding in the methods of his collage-like structure.

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