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

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

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Issaquah International Film Festival

September 15 - 16, 2018

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. This year's mini-festival was held on September 15 & 16, 2018. Look for its return next September 2019!

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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. This year's festival was held September 27 - October 4, 2018. Look for its return next September 2019!

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KINOFEST

October 19 - 21, 2018

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

November 8 - 15, 2018

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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Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival

March 24, 2018

The Museum of Pop Culture in partnership with SIFF presented the thirteenth annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival Mseries 24, 2018. The series will return in 2019!

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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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