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.

1 Reel Film Festival

August 30 - September 1, 2019

An annual festival of short films curated by SIFF and screened at Bumbershoot annually over Labor Day weekend.

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Issaquah International Film Festival

September 14 - 15, 2019

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.

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French Cinema Now

September 26 - October 3, 2019

SIFF's annual mini-festival celebrates the best in current French-language cinema. The festival will return September 2019.

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KINOFEST

October 17 - 20, 2019

SIFF and the Portland German Film Festival present KINOFEST. Look for its return October 2019!

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Cinema Italian Style

November 7 - 14, 2019

SIFF's Cinema Italian Style showcases the best in Italian cinema past and present. Look for its return November 2019!

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Noir City

February 14 - 20, 2020

SIFF's Noir City showcases the best in film noir. The festival will return February 2020.

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Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival

The Museum of Pop Culture in partnership with SIFF presents the annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival. Look for its return in spring 2020!

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