Film Festivals

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Film festivals and special events that are both worldly and uniquely Seattle, fostering a dialogue between contemporary cinema, arts, and culture.

Noir City

February 15 - 21, 2019

SIFF's Noir City showcases the best in film noir. The festival returns February 15-21, 2019.

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Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival

March 9 - 10, 2019

The Museum of Pop Culture in partnership with SIFF presents the fourteenth annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival.

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Issaquah International Film Festival

SIFF takes the show on the road to the "Trailhead City" of Issaquah with this special weekend program featuring some of the world's best films. Look for its return in September 2019!

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French Cinema Now

SIFF's annual mini-festival celebrates the best in current French language Cinema. Look for its return next September 2019!

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SIFF and the Portland German Film Festival presented KINOFEST Seattle 2018 the weekend of October 19-21. Look for its return October 2019!

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Cinema Italian Style

SIFF's Cinema Italian Style showcases the best in Italian cinema past and present. This year's mini-festival was held November 8 - 15. Look for its return November 2019!

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1 Reel Film Festival

An annual festival of short films curated by SIFF and screened at Bumbershoot. The 2018 mini-festival was held on August 31 - September 2, 2018.

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