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. Below are some upcoming rental presentations that are open to the public.

Seattle Queer Film Festival

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The latest and greatest in queer cinema comes to Seattle October 10-20.

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Seattle Polish Film Festival 2019

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The Seattle Polish Film Festival (SPFF) is an annual event showcasing the best of Polish cinema since 1992.

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"...and the winners are..."

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The German Film Academy and the Goethe-Institut join together to exhibit award-winning German films around the world.

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THE COLLECTIVE - a Ski Film By Faction

USA | 2019 | 50 minutes | Etienne Mérel

October 18, 2019

Join us for a night of winter stoke, as Faction unveils its second feature-length ski film.

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120 minutes

Opens October 21, 2019

An annual tour of the world's best climbing films.

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The Night of a Thousand Scares

60 minutes

October 23, 2019

I'm looking at Andy and thinking, "Maybe that's our next meal."

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Seattle 48 Hour Horror Film Project

USA | 2019 | 100 minutes

Opens October 28, 2019

Premiere screenings for the 2019 Seattle 48 Hour Horror Film Project.

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Collide-O-Scope Halloween 2019

USA | 2019 | 120 minutes

October 31, 2019

Collide-O-Scope is back with the best found-footage Halloween party in town!

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Romanian Film Festival: Stories OFF the Wall (6th Edition)

Opens November 15, 2019

Join us in celebrating 30 years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall with Romanian and Eastern European cinema.

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