SIFF serves the community by offering our cinemas for film premieres, special events, and other programs on a rental basis.

Partnering with filmmakers, artists, nonprofit organizations, and community film festivals is key to our mission: to create experiences that bring people together around film. Through SIFFsupports, we provide benefits such as discounted rental rates, ticketing, marketing opportunities, co-branding, and technical support to select partners. We believe in a strong film community full of diverse voices and perspectives.

Interested in hosting an event? Please visit Venue Rentals for details. These are some upcoming rental presentations that are open to the public.

Absinthe Films and B4BC Present Stay Tuned

USA | 2018 | 60 minutes | Justin Hostynek

October 18, 2018

Stay Tuned: Physically, mentally, intuitively… but really it’s just a movie about having fun...and keeping your board tuned.

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Seattle Polish Film Festival

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Seattle Polish Film Festival (SPFF) is an annual event showcasing the best of Polish cinema since the early 1990’s

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Seattle 48 Hour Film Horror Project

USA | 2018 | 90 minutes | Kirk Jon Nordenstrom

October 23, 2018

The bloody aftermath of a weekend of indie filmmaking

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The Bob Ufer Story

USA | 2018 | 115 minutes | Dan Chace

October 23, 2018

SIFF Film Center

A new documentary about Bob Ufer, the legendary radio broadcaster for the Michigan Wolverines.

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Seattle Radio Theatre's War of the Worlds

October 25, 2018

Town Hall, Seattle Radio Theatre and KIRO Radio are teaming up to present a live 80th anniversary radio broadcast of the classic 1938 panic-inducing production of Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds."

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Toxic-Free Future Presents "The Devil We Know"

USA | 2018 | 85 minutes | Stephanie Soechtig

October 25, 2018

A group of citizens in West Virginia take on a powerful corporation after they discover it has knowingly been dumping a toxic chemical - now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans - into the drinking water supply. Panel discussion to follow film.

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Collide-O-Scope Halloween 2018

USA | 2018 | 135 minutes | Shane Wahlund, Michael Anderson

October 31, 2018

SIFF Cinema Egyptian

Collide-O-Scope's annual night to dis-member, an All Hallows themed mash-up of oddball video, movies, music, and PRIZES!

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Romanian Film Festival "One Eye Laughing, One Eye Crying:Uncanny Worlds"

Opens November 2, 2018

In tune with the Halloween spirit, travel to Romania’s "Uncanny Worlds" through films that explore the unusual of everyday life.

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The Reluctant Radical

USA | 2018 | 77 minutes | Lindsey Grayzel

Opens November 6, 2018

The Reluctant Radicalfollows activist Ken Ward as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change.

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Descent into the Maelstrom: The Untold Story of Radio Birdman

Australia | 2017 | 109 minutes | Jonathan Sequeira

November 9, 2018

One-night-only Seattle screening of the Radio Birdman documentary Descent into the Maelstrom, with director Q&A and DJ Bret Kibele to follow.

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Seattle Turkish Film Festival 2018

Opens November 9, 2018

STFF endeavors to bring the very best of contemporary Turkish cinema to Pacific Northwest audiences.

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