Film Festivals

Seattle International Film Festival

The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is dedicated to fostering an informed, aware, and vibrant community of film lovers.


Founded in 1976, SIFF is Seattle’s leading year-round film organization that brings the best in international and independent film to the Seattle area with the Seattle International Film Festival, SIFF Cinema, and SIFF Education.

Recognized as one of the top film festivals in North America, the Seattle International Film Festival is the largest, most highly-attended film festival in the United States, with over 155,000 attendees annually and was named one of the 50 unmissable film festivals by Variety.

The 25-day festival has continued to maintain relevance as Seattle’s most accessible and highly publicized film event, and is renowned for its eclectic programming with over 450 features, short films and documentaries from over 80 countries annually.

You can find out more information about SIFF by visiting their website.