Seattle, Washington, USA
In the spring of 2007, SIFF opened SIFF Cinema in the heart of Seattle Centers emerging Theater District on Mercer Street at McCaw Hall. The flagship year round 390-seat screening venue is outfitted with the latest state-of-the-art projection and sound technologies. Over 50,000 people have experienced SIFF Cinema to date. SIFF Cinema also serves as one of the Seattle International Film Festivals main venues hosting four weeks of press screenings as well as 25 days of Festival screenings.Performers
Discover extraordinary films every day of the year at SIFF Cinema. Since opening in March 2007, SIFF Cinema has hosted the best in international and independent film. Programming highlights include Academy-Award winning director Ang Lee presenting his film, Lust, Caution to a sold-out crowd and participating in a Q&A that followed, hosted by former Washington State Governor Gary Locke and Golden Globe award winning director Julian Schnabel for a Q&A and screening of his film, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.
Community Outreach to and co-presentations with organizations at SIFF Cinema have included:
- 15th Annual Polish Film Festival
- AJC/Jewish Film Festival
- LifeLong AIDS Alliance
- Northwest Folklife Documentary Film Festival Crossing Borders
- One Reel Film Festival at Bumbershoot
- Seattle Art Museum (SAM)
- Seattle Opera
- The Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
SIFF Cinema is located at 321 Mercer Street at 3rd Avenue. McCaw Hall in the heart of Seattle Centers theatre district.
SIFF Cinema is in the Nelsholm Family Lecture Hall on the lower level of Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center. The main entrance is directly below the skybridge from the Mercer garage at the Corner of 3rd Avenue North and Mercer Street. In addition to the Mercer garage, parking is available on the street (metered and zoned) or in adjacent pay parking lots and garages.
Bus: Several bus routes stop within walking distance of SIFF Cinema and Seattle Center. From downtown Seattle, take routes 2, 3, or 4 to Seattle Center. From Capitol Hill, take route 8 down Denny. Visit the Metro Transit Trip Planner to find other routes to McCaw Hall.
Monorail: For transit information from downtown on the Seattle Center Monorail, visit www.seattlemonorail.com.Times
Daily evenings, plus matinee screenings on the weekends.Admission & Parking
Tickets may be purchased online at www.siff.net or in person at the door. Admission prices are:
$10 General Admission
$9 Students and Seniors
$8 SIFF Supporters
$7 Matinee (1st show Sat. and Sun.)
$5 SIFF Supporter Tuesdays
$2 Films4Families child/youth
$7 Films4Families adult
Special engagement prices may vary.
Parking is available at the Mercer garage at the Corner of 3rd Avenue North and Mercer Street. In addition to the Mercer garage, parking is available on the street (metered aWebsitehttp://www.siff.netInfophone