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Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: July 18–24

Noir City takes over the Egyptian, Tracy Rocca's paintings soak up the sun, and 'Daisy' dramatizes one of America's most famous political ads.

  • By Kyle Kuhn and Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 07/18/2016

Film Fest

SIFF 2016 Picks: Final Week (June 8–12)

Finish off SIFF 2016 with Mike Birbiglia, a comedic women's rec league basketball team, Buster Keaton, and a historic charlatan.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/08/2016

Film Fest

SIFF 2016 Picks: Week One (May 23–30)

Werner Herzog examines technology, David Byrne accompanies color guards, and a lost Orson Welles masterpiece returns to the big screen.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/24/2016

Film Fest

SIFF 2016 Picks: Opening Weekend (May 19–22)

Start the festival out right with street cats, disgraced politicians, Cuban ballerinas, and more.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/19/2016


Woody Allen's Amazon Studios Film 'Café Society' Opens SIFF 2016

The movie starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, and Steve Carell makes its American premiere on May 19.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/21/2016

Film Fest

SIFF 2015 Picks: The Final Weekend (June 4–7)

A strong slate of documentaries and comedies— featuring Adam Scott, Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, and Tig Notaro—closes out this year's Seattle International Film Festival.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/04/2015

Film Fest

Yesler Terrace Comes to the Big Screen in SIFF's 'Hagereseb'

Zia Mohajerjasbi's short film explores memories of friendship in late-'90s Yesler.

  • By Atoosa Moinzadeh
  • Published 05/20/2015


The Egyptian Theatre Reopens with a Weekend of Free Screenings

The Capitol Hill theater returns as SIFF Cinema Egyptian with showings of 'Risky Business,' 'Amélie,' 'Enter the Dragon,' 'Pan's Labyrinth,' and more.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/02/2014

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Megan Griffiths

The director discusses bringing Seattle—and its music scene—to life in 'Lucky Them.'

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/12/2014

Film Fest

SIFF 2014 Picks: May 15–19

André 3000 becomes Jimi Hendrix, Laura Dern and Chiwetel Ejiofor visit, and more start of SIFF selections.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/13/2014

Met Picks

Seattle Event Picks: May 2014

SIFF turns 40, Ira Glass delights in the afternoon, and Mobile Food Rodeo expands.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/30/2014

Film News

SIFF 2014 Opens with Jimi Hendrix Biopic

'Jimi: All Is By My Side' begins the fest's 40th edition on May 15 at McCaw Hall.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/21/2014
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