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.

Issaquah International Film Festival

September 15 - 16, 2018

Every year, 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 on September 15 & 16, 2018!

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French Cinema Now

September 27 - October 4, 2018

SIFF's annual mini-festival celebrates the best in current French language Cinema. Showcasing more than 17 films from five countries and four continents

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Now Playing

SIFF and the Portland German Film Festival Presents KINOFEST Seattle 2018

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Cinema Italian Style

Opens November 8, 2018

SIFF's Cinema Italian Style showcases the best in Italian cinema past and present. The festival will return November 8 - 15, 2018.

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Noir City

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

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Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival

March 24, 2018

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

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1 Reel Film Festival

August 31 - September 2, 2018

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

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