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.

06/08/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week May 16–22

Celebrate a new season with the Storm, prepare for SIFF's cinematic overload, and drink up during Seattle Beer Week.

05/16/2016 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld By Scott Johnson

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week April 18–24

Celebrate Shakespeare, groove with Fly Moon Royalty, and pay tribute to one of the greatest female film directors.

04/18/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week April 11–17

Check out the Pacific Northwest's best new music videos on the big screen, explore space at Pivot, and honor the memory of Noah Davis at the Frye.

04/11/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Butch Blum

Slide Show: The True Cost

On September 21st, as a cap to SIFF’s Women in Cinema week, BUTCH BLUM screened Livia Firth’s documentary “The True Cost.”

09/22/2015

Film News

Seattle International Film Festival Unveils Its 2015 Lineup

This year's offerings include big comedies, Pixar, foodie flicks, David Foster Wallace, and SIFF degrees of separation with Kevin Bacon.

04/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: February 23–March 1

A belated symphonic celebration of the Chinese New Year and writing on (and about) the Metro: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

02/23/2015 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: December 2014

Stevie Wonder and Deck The Hall Ball come to KeyArena, and see Willy Wonka in Smell-O-Vision at SIFF.

12/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

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.

10/02/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: September 15–21

Popup parks liberate parking spaces around town, and Lynn Shelton's star-studded flick 'Laggies' premieres locally: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

09/15/2014 By Conor Romack

Film

Lynn Shelton's 'Laggies' To Premiere Locally at SIFF's Women in Cinema

The local director's biggest feature to date kicks off SIFF's yearly celebration of female filmmakers in September

08/26/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film News

Scarecrow Video Becomes a Non-Profit and SIFF Lays Out Egyptian Theatre Reopening Plans

Scarecrow turns to Kickstarter, while SIFF Cinema Egyptian targets a fall revival

08/13/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: May 14–20

This week: A Creole pop-up pops up, and two places to drink rosé and eat oysters are still not enough.

05/13/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

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.

04/21/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Copper and Poverty, Stair Walks Day, and Post Alley Film Fest

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/07/2014 By Genie Leslie

Film

Magnifico: SIFF's Cinema Italian Style 2013

The annual mini-festival offers a full week of new Italian films.

11/14/2013 By Zosha Millman

Article

SIFF Brings Back David Sedaris Movie ‘C.O.G.’

The 2013 SIFF Grand Jury Prize winner is the first on-screen adaptation of the humorist’s work.

09/03/2013 By Laura Dannen

Film

Seattle Musicians Score 'The Hitchcock 9' at SIFF

We talk to local performers about the process of scoring the director's early silent films.

07/15/2013 By Mike Lydon

Film Fest

SIFF 2013 Trailer: A Short Film Unto Itself

See decades of festival films recreated in 3D miniature.

05/09/2013 By Laura Dannen