Vouchers

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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Screenings and classes NOT accepting vouchers:

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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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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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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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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Dragnet Girl with Live Score by Coupler

Japan | 1933 | 100 minutes | Yasujirō 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 duo Coupler. Co-presented by KEXP.

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Knives Out

USA | 2019 | 130 minutes | Rian Johnson

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SIFF Cinema Uptown

The scheming members of a wealthy and powerful family fight tooth and nail after the death of their patriarch in Rian Johnson’s (Brick, Looper) cleverly constructed homage to the work of Agatha Christie.

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NT Live: Present Laughter

United Kingdom | 2019 | 180 minutes | Matthew Warchus

December 1 - 3, 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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NT Live: Fleabag

United Kingdom | 2019 | 84 minutes | Vicky Jones

December 6 - 8, 2019

SIFF Film Center

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge and captured live in London’s West End.

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Season of Love

USA | 2019 | 104 minutes | Christin Baker

December 9, 2019

SIFF Film Center

The Queer Lady Holiday RomCom you've been waiting for.

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No Dominion: The Ian Horvath Story

USA | 2019 | 40 minutes | Margaret Mullin, Nel Shelby

December 10, 2019

SIFF Film Center

No Dominion: The Ian Horvath Story celebrates the remarkable life and career of the late Ian Horvath who became a dancer, choreographer, director, and champion for the art of dance before losing a harrowing battle with AIDS.

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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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NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy

United Kingdom | 2019 | 210 minutes | Sam Mendes

Opens December 21, 2019

SIFF Film Center

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

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Fiddler on the Roof Sing-Along

USA | 1971 | 181 minutes + 10 minute intermission | Norman Jewison

December 25, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

A holiday party with the best Jewish-themed musical of them all!

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Moulin Rouge! New Year’s Eve Sing-Along

USA | 2001 | 127 minutes | Baz Luhrmann

December 31, 2019

SIFF Cinema Uptown

Ring in the new year with the classic Baz Luhrmann romantic musical favorite!

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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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Cinema DNA: In the Footsteps of Kurosawa

180 mins

February 8, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Spend the afternoon exploring the films, filmmakers, film narratives, and film movements that drew their inspiration from Kurosawa's extraordinary filmography.

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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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Elvis, Evergreens, and Umbrellas: 50 Years of Seattle on the Big Screen

180 mins

February 15, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Location scout Dave Drummond takes us on a tour of over 50 years of on-location filming in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.

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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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LA Noir: Murder, Betrayal, and Sunshine

180 mins

February 23, 2020

SIFF Film Center

While not every noir film was set in Los Angeles, LA would become a location where the style would flourish. Instructor John Trafton will look at LA noir cinema and its continued influence on Los Angeles-set films up to the present day.

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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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What The Femme!: Vamps

180 minutes

February 29, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Explore the history of 'vamps' from silent film sexuality to film noir's femme fatales to otherworldly vampires and succubi with WTF! Programmer Colleen O'Holleran

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Monstrous Marriages

120 minutes

March 5 - 26, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Maidens. Monsters. Castles. Dungeons. Romance. Horror. This four-week class will explore the ways in which fairy tale relationships with animals/gods have become a mainstay of horror and romance.

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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 DNA: Children of Vertigo

180 mins

April 7, 2020

SIFF Film Center

Expand and enrich your appreciation of the power that Hitchcock and Vertigo brought to the cinema through the examination of several great films that owe enormous debt to Vertigo and honor its continuing place in film culture.

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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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What The Femme!: I Will Survive

180 minutes

April 25, 2020

SIFF Film Center

How does female victimization onscreen impact representations of strong, independent women characters? Join pop culture analyst Dr. Allison Palumbo to discuss the woman-as-survivor identity and her role in film since the 1980s.

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