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.

The Mixer: April - Explore SIFF 2019

USA | 120 minutes

April 24, 2019

This month at The Mixer, join us for preview of this year’s Seattle International Film Festival with SIFF Artistic Director Beth Barrett and Festival Programming Manager Stan Shields.

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Calcutta is My Mother

USA | 2019 | 115 minutes | Michael Hirtzel

April 27, 2019

Screening of Calcutta is My Mother; a documentary about a transracial adoptee returning to her birth city.

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14th Annual HUMP! Film Festival

USA | 2019 | 105 minutes

Opens May 3, 2019

14th Annual HUMP! Film Festival

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Special Screening Dammed to Extinction

USA | 2019 | 51 minutes | Michael Peterson

May 9, 2019

A sneak preview of Dammed to Extinction, depicting the plight of the Salish Sea's beloved killer whales and their desperate relationship to dwindling numbers of chinook salmon.

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