Visiting Programs

SIFF serves the community by making our cinemas available for film premieres, special events, and other programs on a rental basis.  Please visit our rental page for details. These are some upcoming rental presentations that are open to the public.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Seattle

Prepare to be inspired! Join Washington Water Trust and special guest emcee, Ashley Ahearn —Environmental Reporter for Seattle NPR affiliate KUOW and contributor to EarthFix— for a night of adventure, conservation and activism. For one night only we will screen a special collection of environmental films celebrating the very best of our natural and wild world! Come celebrate Earth Week with us and experience the Wild and Scenic!

Seattle Jewish Film Festival

SJFF is the largest and most highly anticipated Jewish event in the Pacific NW showcasing and celebrating the diversity and complexity of Jewish and Israeli life, history, culture and cinema for everyone who loves film.

Post Alley Film Festival

March 25, 2017

 SIFF Film Center | Visiting Program
ALL DAY! The 10th Edition of Post Alley Film Festival not in Post Alley! A day-long festival of 30 female-centric/eccentric short films by women (and a few good men) from around the world - a venue for established and emerging filmmakers with creative voices whose thought-provoking films entertain and challenge. This unique event is served up in thematic segments w/stretch breaks, including one for late lunch. A silent auction, raffle, Q&As, and reception add to the festivities.

BoneBat "Comedy of Horrors" Film Fest 2017

April 8

The BoneBat "Comedy of Horrors" Film Fest is an annual evening of giggles and gore, where we present the finest in independent Comedy/Horror features and shorts from around the world, amazing live music and prizes galore, all hosted by Steve and Gord of The BoneBat Show! Additional information at

NFFTY 2017

April 27 - 30, 2017

The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), is the world's largest film festival for emerging directors. NFFTY is the premier showcase of the best young directors, age 24 and younger, from around the world. The films of NFFTY represent the voice of this generation, covering all topics and genres, from compelling and provocative, to hilarious and uplifting.