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April 2017

Danger Diva

April 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

SIFF Cinema and Northwest Film Forum present the World Premiere of Danger Diva on April 13 at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian with a special live performance from Thunderpussy after the screening. Written, directed and produced by Robert McGinley (award-winning filmmaker of Jimmy Zip/Shredder Orpheus), audiences are taken on a journey into the near future with hard rock singer Devi Danger as she is coerced into becoming an electronically enhanced new-music diva. Her singing voice is used to control and energize…

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November 2018

Trixie Mattel in “Troop Beverly Heels” – Seattle

November 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join Qurb Magazine and Peaches Christ Productions as we proudly present another SHE-larious drag stage show parody, “TROOP BEVERLY HEELS” starring TRIXIE MATTEL and PEACHES CHRIST A limited TWO SHOW ONLY engagement on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at the SIFF Egyptian Theater in Seattle. We encourage you to make a night of it, get dressed up in your most GLAMOROUS scout leader realness and join us for a fun night of side-splitting comedy! ALL AGES WELCOME Meet & Greet and…

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February 2019

Peaches Christ’s “MEAN GAYS” Seattle

February 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Qurb Magazine Proudly Presents Peaches Christ's "MEAN GAYS" Starring KIM CHI, WILLAM, and LAGANJA ESTRANJA Don't miss this SHE-larious LIVE drag parody stage show of the hit 2004 film "Mean Girls" coming to the Egyptian Theater in Seattle for one night only on WEDNESDAY (because..."On Wednesdays we wear PINK"), February 27th, 2019. A queeny transfer student from South Korea must adjust to the cruel politics of high school in MEAN GAYS. Starring: Kim Chi as Kimmy, Willam as Regina, Laganja…

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May 2019

SIFF 2019: Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts Screening

May 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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USA | 2019 | 91 minutes | Nick Zeig-Owens "RuPaul's Drag Race" champion/recording artist Trixie Mattel conquers yet another medium, revealing the pleasures and pressures of being a touring stage performer.

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June 2019

SIFF 2019: A Tribute to Regina Hall

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

180 minutes 2 One of America's favorite character actresses, Regina Hall has found much of her success in the most difficult of onscreen endeavors—making people laugh. An actor, activist, spokesperson, and journalist, her body of work is as broad as it is deep in a career that spans nearly three decades. From her career-launching performance in the Scary Movie franchise to her recent dramatic work in such films as Support the Girls and The Hate U Give, her versatility and commitment as an actress is…

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Stand Up for Pride: Seattle

June 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Five Senses Reeling presents another installment of Stand Up for Pride with two shows, a bigger lineup, fabulous local support, and fundraising for Seattle Pridefest. Join us Thursday, June 27th at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian theatre for a night of laughs and queerdom with Seattle’s own Bobby Higley and Woody Shticks hosting and opening for Caitlin Weierhauser, Sabrina Jalees, Patti Harrison, and Matteo Lane! $1 from every ticket sold will benefit Seattle Pridefest. Thursday, June 27th Doors 6 pm Show…

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July 2019

Golden Girls LIVE! Seattle

July 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Golden Girls LIVE! The Golden Girls LIVE is back on tour and returning to Seattle! What could be gayer than The Golden Girls television show? Four drag queens reenacting the genius comedic stylings of Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White and Estelle Getty... that's what. Since 2006, San Francisco drag legends Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger, Matthew Martin and Holotta Tymes have become a Bay Area Christmas tradition, with The Golden Girls LIVE playing to thousands of fans at the historic Victoria…

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September 2019

We Are the Radical Monarchs – Presented by KPMG and SIFF

September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

September 19, 2019 KPMG and SIFF present We Are the Radical Monarchs, winner of the 2019 Golden Space Needle Award for Best Documentary. An Oakland group for young women of color (ages 8-13) is at the front lines of social justice.  POST-FILM Q&A Following the film, SIFF and KPMG present a Q&A with director Linda Goldstein Knowlton, moderated by Ruth Johnston (Vulcan Productions). They'll discuss the challenges and joys of creating films with social justice themes and how to change the…

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The 2019 Teeny Awards: DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA

September 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The annual Teeny Awards Ceremony celebrates the best in our region's arts and culture, all according to teens. Gear up for the biggest little awards show in Seattle! Our theme this year is DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA, so get ready to work the runway! We're elevating and celebrating the ways in which young people are free to express themselves, and how that freedom helps foster a strong, healthy arts community. Join us at SIFF Cinema Egyptian for an awards ceremony that recognizes…

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October 2019

SQFF 24 Opening Night Gala: SID & JUDY

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

It’s been 50 years since the untimely death of diva and gay icon Judy Garland in June of 1969. But she is still a star to many a queer kid, whether through the timeless THE WIZARD OF OZ, emotional ballads sung with her famous intensity, or the many drag queens that still belt out her powerful songs. Judy began performing in vaudeville when she was only two and went on to have an illustrious career on the stage and in…

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SQFF 24 Closing Night Film: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

October 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE Céline Sciamma; 2019; France; 119 min.; in French and Italian, with English subtitles Desire can be a powerful force, capable of consuming the heart like a roaring fire. Set in 18th century France, PORTRAIT OF LADY ON FIRE follows Marianne, a young painter commissioned to undertake the wedding portrait of reluctant bride-to-be Héloïse. Pretending to be her companion, Marianne discreetly observes her muse by day and secretly paints her by night. The intimate moments…

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Collide-O-Scope Halloween 2019

October 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Collide-O-Scope’s annual Halloween Eve celebration returns to the glamorous SIFF Cinema Egyptian! Join us for our one-of-a-kind found-footage Halloween bash – an inspired phantasmagoria of outrageous oddball video, bone-chilling musical mash-ups, hair-raising prize drawings, and a truly monstrous costume contest. Plus, this year we have a special musical performance by Seattle’s own drag chanteuse Adé A Cônnére! $40 VIP Tickets include seating in our front center reserved section, a 2-disc DVD of the show, 11x17 poster, free small popcorn, and…

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November 2019

Alaska Thunderfuck & Jeremy | CANCELLED

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sadly, this show was cancelled. Join world-renowned singer/songwriter duo Alaska & Jeremy as they take you on a musical journey, exploring the intersection of humanity and spirituality-- with inspiring music that asks about the future of our species and our planet. Light up some sage, grab your Tarot cards, and clutch your crystals tightly, as Alaska & Jeremy take you on an "Amethyst Journey." A love of the album "Amethyst Journey" by Alaska & Jeremy is highly recommended. In an…

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Miss Coco Peru in “Have You Heard?”

November 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Qurb Live Proudly Presents: Miss Coco Peru in "Have You Heard?" November 13, 2019 @ SIFF Egyptian Theater One Performance Only! Coco loves to reminisce. In fact, she’s very good at it. In HAVE YOU HEARD? Coco performs some of her favorite monologues and songs spanning her long career, as well as some new stuff too. Whether you’ve heard all or some of these stories, or if you’re a Coco virgin, come see why Lily Tomlin called Coco “one of…

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February 2020

Portrait of a Lady on Fire – Sneak Peek

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Portrait of a Lady on Fire - Sneak Peek Winner of a coveted Cannes prize and one of the best-reviewed films of 2019, Portrait of a Lady on Fire solidifies Céline Sciamma as one of the most exciting filmmakers working in the world today. Join us for this special sneak peek screening before the film opens for its full run on February 21!

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Noir City Opening Night: The Beast Must Die

February 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The world's most popular film noir festival returns to SIFF Cinema Egyptian for the 13th year, kicking off with Argentine director Román Viñoly Barreto's THE BEAST MUST DIE (La bestia debe morir) in a brand new 35mm restoration from the Film Noir Foundation! Before the film, enjoy sultry tango music performed live by the Ben Thomas Trio beginning at 5:45 PM. * * * * * * 35mm restoration by UCLA Film & Television Archive, funded by the Film Noir…

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October 2021

SQFF Opening Night: Potato Dreams of America @ Egyptian Cinema

October 14, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy our Opening Night Film in person screening with local Seattle director Wes Hurley. And afterwards online until October 24th This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! We are so excited to return to the theater with you. We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously and will be requiring full vaccination and mask compliance for all in person events. Wes Hurley; 2021; USA; 95 min. Life in the former USSR…

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Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: BOYS SHORTS

October 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Tickets available now!  tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX BOYS SHORTS Fun, heartfelt, and cheeky—in all senses of the word. Q. Allan Brocka in attendance Featuring: BOY CULTURE (EPISODE 1) Q. Allan Brocka; 2021; USA; 15 min THE TAPE Kayla Craig; 2020; Canada; 5 min 1701: A BLERD STORY Matt Jennings; 2020; USA; 7 min THE LONELY PRINCE Shivin & Sunny; 2020; India; 15 min IDEAL DATING WITH CONDOMS Pia Sun; 2020; Germany; 1 min FLAMENCO QUEER Ana González & Frederick Bernas; 2021; Spain; 23…

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Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: GIRLS GRRRLS GXRLS SHORTS

October 16, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tickets available now! Sliding scale $ tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX The women in these short films rise to face challenges in dating and self-discovery, realizing along the way that they’re worthy of love and acceptance. Featuring: AND THEN Jenn Ravenna Tran; 2020; USA; 17 min PLAISIR Molly Gillis; 2020; USA/France; 20 min NOOR & LAYLA Fawzia Mirza; 2021; Canada; 13 min THE ONLY BEAUTIFUL THING Elizabeth Irwin; 2020; USA; 15 min BONSOIR Athina Gendry; 2021; France; 17 min BEGUM PARVATHI Radhika Prasidhha; 2021;…

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Yes I Am – The Ric Weiland Story – Seattle Premiere! @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

***SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW!*** https://www.goelevent.com/Thre.../e/YesIAmTheRicWeilandStory FULL FEST PASS ON SALE NOW AT THE LINK BELOW at the bottom of this page. Note: This film can also be viewed online! Yes I Am - The Ric Weiland Story is making its official Seattle debut at the 2021 Seattle Queer Film Festival on October 16th at 5pm - The Egyptian Theatre. This showing is incredibly special to me as it's Ric's hometown and after a 5-year labor of love, I want…

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SQFF Centerpiece: BEING BEBE: THE BEBE ZAHARA BENET DOCUMENTARY @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy our Centerpiece in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th (available virtually in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska!) This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! *COVID protocols for in person: We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously and will be requiring full vaccination and mask compliance for all in person events.* BEING BEBE: THE BEBE ZAHARA BENET DOCUMENTARY Emily Branham; 2021; USA; 93 min. Before…

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Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: BOULEVARD! A HOLLYWOOD STORY

October 23, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tickets available now!  Sliding scale $ tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX Jeffrey Schwarz; 2021; USA; 85 min. Divinely delicious documentarian Jeffrey Schwarz (I AM DIVINE, TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL, VITO, all of which screened at our festival over the years) returns to Tinseltown with this behind-the-scenes look at the infamous creation of Sunset Boulevard’s first trip to Broadway—and the songwriting lovers at the center of it. The leading men of this documentary, composer Dickson Hughes and lyricist Richard Stapley, get caught in Gloria Swanson’s web…

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SQFF: JUMP, DARLING @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Enjoy the in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th (available online in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska!) This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! *COVID protocols for in person: We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously and will be requiring full vaccination and mask compliance for all in person events.* JUMP, DARLING Phil Connell; 2020; Canada; 90 min. Russell (Thomas Duplessie), an up-and-coming drag artiste…

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SQFF Closing Night: FANNY: THE RIGHT TO ROCK @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy our Closing Night in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th. Drummer Alice Du Buhr in attendance at the screening. “They were one of the finest fucking rock bands of their time...Revivify Fanny, and my work is done.” —David Bowie, Rolling Stone, 1999 (available virtually in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska!) This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! *COVID protocols for in person: We are taking all of our staff, volunteer,…

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Collide-O-Scope Halloween @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 31, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We're baaaack! Collide-O-Scope’s annual Halloween celebration returns, live and in-person, with their one-of-a-kind found-footage phantasmagoria of hilariously hair-raising film freakouts and outrageous oddball video! A deliriously demented cavalcade of expertly crafted montage, packed with absurd pop culture ephemera, obscure oddities, and awesome music — all remixed and mashed into an evening of eerily epic entertainment. It’ll leave you gasping with laughter and clutching your little melted face! Plus, fabulous prize drawings, a monstrous costume contest, and a special spooky live…

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December 2021

TDBC Presents: MOMMIE DEAREST Audience Participation Screening w/ Peaches Christ

December 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Drag legend Peaches Christ returns to Seattle for the first time since before the pandemic to engage in some riotous hosting buffoonery as TDBC presents MOMMIE DEAREST, the campy, queer, Joan Crawford-centric cult classic. And, we're taking it up a notch by making in audience participation. We'll have goodie bags and instructions for each and every audience member to help you navigate the insanity that we're putting together. You can get tickets one of three ways: $25 access tickets for…

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June 2022

CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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Film: Between the Shades @ SIFF Cinema at the Egyptian

June 25 @ 12:30 pm

The Washington Health Alliance’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Initiative is working to make the health care system better for all residents of Washington state. EVENT: Free Screening and Panel Discussion (online and in person options) JUNE 25TH | 12:30 pm PDT (doors open at noon) Register to attend in person or remotely. (https://wahealthalliance.org/alliance.../dei-initiative/) You are invited to a public screening of a director’s cut of the documentary “Between the Shades,” 50 frank and heartfelt conversations exploring the many different shades…

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CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2022 at 12:30pm

CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 26 @ 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2022 at 12:30pm

CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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June 2022

CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 26 @ 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2022 at 12:30pm

CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2022 at 12:30pm

CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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Film: Between the Shades @ SIFF Cinema at the Egyptian

June 25 @ 12:30 pm

The Washington Health Alliance’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Initiative is working to make the health care system better for all residents of Washington state. EVENT: Free Screening and Panel Discussion (online and in person options) JUNE 25TH | 12:30 pm PDT (doors open at noon) Register to attend in person or remotely. (https://wahealthalliance.org/alliance.../dei-initiative/) You are […]

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CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2022 at 12:30pm

CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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December 2021

TDBC Presents: MOMMIE DEAREST Audience Participation Screening w/ Peaches Christ

December 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Drag legend Peaches Christ returns to Seattle for the first time since before the pandemic to engage in some riotous hosting buffoonery as TDBC presents MOMMIE DEAREST, the campy, queer, Joan Crawford-centric cult classic. And, we're taking it up a notch by making in audience participation. We'll have goodie bags and instructions for each and […]

Find out more »

October 2021

Collide-O-Scope Halloween @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 31, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We're baaaack! Collide-O-Scope’s annual Halloween celebration returns, live and in-person, with their one-of-a-kind found-footage phantasmagoria of hilariously hair-raising film freakouts and outrageous oddball video! A deliriously demented cavalcade of expertly crafted montage, packed with absurd pop culture ephemera, obscure oddities, and awesome music — all remixed and mashed into an evening of eerily epic entertainment. […]

Find out more »

SQFF Closing Night: FANNY: THE RIGHT TO ROCK @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy our Closing Night in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th. Drummer Alice Du Buhr in attendance at the screening. “They were one of the finest fucking rock bands of their time...Revivify Fanny, and my work is done.” —David Bowie, Rolling Stone, 1999 (available virtually in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and […]

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SQFF: JUMP, DARLING @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Enjoy the in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th (available online in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska!) This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! *COVID protocols for in person: We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously and will be requiring […]

Find out more »

Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: BOULEVARD! A HOLLYWOOD STORY

October 23, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tickets available now!  Sliding scale $ tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX Jeffrey Schwarz; 2021; USA; 85 min. Divinely delicious documentarian Jeffrey Schwarz (I AM DIVINE, TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL, VITO, all of which screened at our festival over the years) returns to Tinseltown with this behind-the-scenes look at the infamous creation of Sunset Boulevard’s first trip to Broadway—and the songwriting […]

Find out more »

SQFF Centerpiece: BEING BEBE: THE BEBE ZAHARA BENET DOCUMENTARY @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy our Centerpiece in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th (available virtually in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska!) This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! *COVID protocols for in person: We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously and will be […]

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Yes I Am – The Ric Weiland Story – Seattle Premiere! @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

***SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW!*** https://www.goelevent.com/Thre.../e/YesIAmTheRicWeilandStory FULL FEST PASS ON SALE NOW AT THE LINK BELOW at the bottom of this page. Note: This film can also be viewed online! Yes I Am - The Ric Weiland Story is making its official Seattle debut at the 2021 Seattle Queer Film Festival on October 16th at […]

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Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: GIRLS GRRRLS GXRLS SHORTS

October 16, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tickets available now! Sliding scale $ tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX The women in these short films rise to face challenges in dating and self-discovery, realizing along the way that they’re worthy of love and acceptance. Featuring: AND THEN Jenn Ravenna Tran; 2020; USA; 17 min PLAISIR Molly Gillis; 2020; USA/France; 20 min NOOR & LAYLA Fawzia Mirza; 2021; […]

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Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: BOYS SHORTS

October 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Tickets available now!  tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX BOYS SHORTS Fun, heartfelt, and cheeky—in all senses of the word. Q. Allan Brocka in attendance Featuring: BOY CULTURE (EPISODE 1) Q. Allan Brocka; 2021; USA; 15 min THE TAPE Kayla Craig; 2020; Canada; 5 min 1701: A BLERD STORY Matt Jennings; 2020; USA; 7 min THE LONELY PRINCE Shivin & […]

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SQFF Opening Night: Potato Dreams of America @ Egyptian Cinema

October 14, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy our Opening Night Film in person screening with local Seattle director Wes Hurley. And afterwards online until October 24th This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! We are so excited to return to the theater with you. We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously […]

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February 2020

Noir City Opening Night: The Beast Must Die

February 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The world's most popular film noir festival returns to SIFF Cinema Egyptian for the 13th year, kicking off with Argentine director Román Viñoly Barreto's THE BEAST MUST DIE (La bestia debe morir) in a brand new 35mm restoration from the Film Noir Foundation! Before the film, enjoy sultry tango music performed live by the Ben […]

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire – Sneak Peek

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Portrait of a Lady on Fire - Sneak Peek Winner of a coveted Cannes prize and one of the best-reviewed films of 2019, Portrait of a Lady on Fire solidifies Céline Sciamma as one of the most exciting filmmakers working in the world today. Join us for this special sneak peek screening before the film […]

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November 2019

Miss Coco Peru in “Have You Heard?”

November 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Qurb Live Proudly Presents: Miss Coco Peru in "Have You Heard?" November 13, 2019 @ SIFF Egyptian Theater One Performance Only! Coco loves to reminisce. In fact, she’s very good at it. In HAVE YOU HEARD? Coco performs some of her favorite monologues and songs spanning her long career, as well as some new stuff […]

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Alaska Thunderfuck & Jeremy | CANCELLED

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sadly, this show was cancelled. Join world-renowned singer/songwriter duo Alaska & Jeremy as they take you on a musical journey, exploring the intersection of humanity and spirituality-- with inspiring music that asks about the future of our species and our planet. Light up some sage, grab your Tarot cards, and clutch your crystals tightly, as […]

Find out more »

October 2019

Collide-O-Scope Halloween 2019

October 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Collide-O-Scope’s annual Halloween Eve celebration returns to the glamorous SIFF Cinema Egyptian! Join us for our one-of-a-kind found-footage Halloween bash – an inspired phantasmagoria of outrageous oddball video, bone-chilling musical mash-ups, hair-raising prize drawings, and a truly monstrous costume contest. Plus, this year we have a special musical performance by Seattle’s own drag chanteuse Adé […]

Find out more »

SQFF 24 Closing Night Film: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

October 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE Céline Sciamma; 2019; France; 119 min.; in French and Italian, with English subtitles Desire can be a powerful force, capable of consuming the heart like a roaring fire. Set in 18th century France, PORTRAIT OF LADY ON FIRE follows Marianne, a young painter commissioned to undertake the wedding portrait […]

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SQFF 24 Opening Night Gala: SID & JUDY

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

It’s been 50 years since the untimely death of diva and gay icon Judy Garland in June of 1969. But she is still a star to many a queer kid, whether through the timeless THE WIZARD OF OZ, emotional ballads sung with her famous intensity, or the many drag queens that still belt out her […]

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September 2019

The 2019 Teeny Awards: DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA

September 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The annual Teeny Awards Ceremony celebrates the best in our region's arts and culture, all according to teens. Gear up for the biggest little awards show in Seattle! Our theme this year is DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA, so get ready to work the runway! We're elevating and celebrating the ways in which young people are free to […]

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We Are the Radical Monarchs – Presented by KPMG and SIFF

September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

September 19, 2019 KPMG and SIFF present We Are the Radical Monarchs, winner of the 2019 Golden Space Needle Award for Best Documentary. An Oakland group for young women of color (ages 8-13) is at the front lines of social justice.  POST-FILM Q&A Following the film, SIFF and KPMG present a Q&A with director Linda Goldstein […]

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July 2019

Golden Girls LIVE! Seattle

July 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2019 at 9:30pm

Golden Girls LIVE! The Golden Girls LIVE is back on tour and returning to Seattle! What could be gayer than The Golden Girls television show? Four drag queens reenacting the genius comedic stylings of Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White and Estelle Getty... that's what. Since 2006, San Francisco drag legends Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger, Matthew […]

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June 2019

Stand Up for Pride: Seattle

June 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 9:00pm

Five Senses Reeling presents another installment of Stand Up for Pride with two shows, a bigger lineup, fabulous local support, and fundraising for Seattle Pridefest. Join us Thursday, June 27th at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian theatre for a night of laughs and queerdom with Seattle’s own Bobby Higley and Woody Shticks hosting and opening for […]

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SIFF 2019: A Tribute to Regina Hall

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

180 minutes 2 One of America's favorite character actresses, Regina Hall has found much of her success in the most difficult of onscreen endeavors—making people laugh. An actor, activist, spokesperson, and journalist, her body of work is as broad as it is deep in a career that spans nearly three decades. From her career-launching performance […]

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May 2019

SIFF 2019: Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts Screening

May 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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USA | 2019 | 91 minutes | Nick Zeig-Owens "RuPaul's Drag Race" champion/recording artist Trixie Mattel conquers yet another medium, revealing the pleasures and pressures of being a touring stage performer.

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February 2019

Peaches Christ’s “MEAN GAYS” Seattle

February 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Qurb Magazine Proudly Presents Peaches Christ's "MEAN GAYS" Starring KIM CHI, WILLAM, and LAGANJA ESTRANJA Don't miss this SHE-larious LIVE drag parody stage show of the hit 2004 film "Mean Girls" coming to the Egyptian Theater in Seattle for one night only on WEDNESDAY (because..."On Wednesdays we wear PINK"), February 27th, 2019. A queeny transfer […]

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November 2018

Trixie Mattel in “Troop Beverly Heels” – Seattle

November 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join Qurb Magazine and Peaches Christ Productions as we proudly present another SHE-larious drag stage show parody, “TROOP BEVERLY HEELS” starring TRIXIE MATTEL and PEACHES CHRIST A limited TWO SHOW ONLY engagement on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at the SIFF Egyptian Theater in Seattle. We encourage you to make a night of it, get dressed […]

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April 2017

Danger Diva

April 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

SIFF Cinema and Northwest Film Forum present the World Premiere of Danger Diva on April 13 at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian with a special live performance from Thunderpussy after the screening. Written, directed and produced by Robert McGinley (award-winning filmmaker of Jimmy Zip/Shredder Orpheus), audiences are taken on a journey into the near future with […]

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June 2022

CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 26 @ 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2022 at 12:30pm

CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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Film: Between the Shades @ SIFF Cinema at the Egyptian

June 25 @ 12:30 pm

The Washington Health Alliance’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Initiative is working to make the health care system better for all residents of Washington state. EVENT: Free Screening and Panel Discussion (online and in person options) JUNE 25TH | 12:30 pm PDT (doors open at noon) Register to attend in person or remotely. (https://wahealthalliance.org/alliance.../dei-initiative/) You are […]

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CatVideoFest 2022 @ The Egyptian Cinema

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on June 26, 2022 at 12:30pm

CatVideoFest returns with a curated compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket sales goes to support PAWS (​​Progressive Animal Welfare Society). Cat-ch more info at siff.info/catvideofest22fb.

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December 2021

TDBC Presents: MOMMIE DEAREST Audience Participation Screening w/ Peaches Christ

December 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Drag legend Peaches Christ returns to Seattle for the first time since before the pandemic to engage in some riotous hosting buffoonery as TDBC presents MOMMIE DEAREST, the campy, queer, Joan Crawford-centric cult classic. And, we're taking it up a notch by making in audience participation. We'll have goodie bags and instructions for each and […]

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October 2021

Collide-O-Scope Halloween @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 31, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We're baaaack! Collide-O-Scope’s annual Halloween celebration returns, live and in-person, with their one-of-a-kind found-footage phantasmagoria of hilariously hair-raising film freakouts and outrageous oddball video! A deliriously demented cavalcade of expertly crafted montage, packed with absurd pop culture ephemera, obscure oddities, and awesome music — all remixed and mashed into an evening of eerily epic entertainment. […]

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SQFF Closing Night: FANNY: THE RIGHT TO ROCK @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 23, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy our Closing Night in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th. Drummer Alice Du Buhr in attendance at the screening. “They were one of the finest fucking rock bands of their time...Revivify Fanny, and my work is done.” —David Bowie, Rolling Stone, 1999 (available virtually in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and […]

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SQFF: JUMP, DARLING @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Enjoy the in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th (available online in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska!) This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! *COVID protocols for in person: We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously and will be requiring […]

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Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: BOULEVARD! A HOLLYWOOD STORY

October 23, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tickets available now!  Sliding scale $ tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX Jeffrey Schwarz; 2021; USA; 85 min. Divinely delicious documentarian Jeffrey Schwarz (I AM DIVINE, TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL, VITO, all of which screened at our festival over the years) returns to Tinseltown with this behind-the-scenes look at the infamous creation of Sunset Boulevard’s first trip to Broadway—and the songwriting […]

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SQFF Centerpiece: BEING BEBE: THE BEBE ZAHARA BENET DOCUMENTARY @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy our Centerpiece in person screening or watch virtually online from October 14-24th (available virtually in all of Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and Alaska!) This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! *COVID protocols for in person: We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously and will be […]

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Yes I Am – The Ric Weiland Story – Seattle Premiere! @ The Egyptian Cinema

October 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

***SINGLE TICKETS ON SALE NOW!*** https://www.goelevent.com/Thre.../e/YesIAmTheRicWeilandStory FULL FEST PASS ON SALE NOW AT THE LINK BELOW at the bottom of this page. Note: This film can also be viewed online! Yes I Am - The Ric Weiland Story is making its official Seattle debut at the 2021 Seattle Queer Film Festival on October 16th at […]

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Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: GIRLS GRRRLS GXRLS SHORTS

October 16, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tickets available now! Sliding scale $ tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX The women in these short films rise to face challenges in dating and self-discovery, realizing along the way that they’re worthy of love and acceptance. Featuring: AND THEN Jenn Ravenna Tran; 2020; USA; 17 min PLAISIR Molly Gillis; 2020; USA/France; 20 min NOOR & LAYLA Fawzia Mirza; 2021; […]

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Seattle Queer Film Festival 2021: BOYS SHORTS

October 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Tickets available now!  tinyurl.com/SQFFTIX BOYS SHORTS Fun, heartfelt, and cheeky—in all senses of the word. Q. Allan Brocka in attendance Featuring: BOY CULTURE (EPISODE 1) Q. Allan Brocka; 2021; USA; 15 min THE TAPE Kayla Craig; 2020; Canada; 5 min 1701: A BLERD STORY Matt Jennings; 2020; USA; 7 min THE LONELY PRINCE Shivin & […]

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SQFF Opening Night: Potato Dreams of America @ Egyptian Cinema

October 14, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy our Opening Night Film in person screening with local Seattle director Wes Hurley. And afterwards online until October 24th This year's SQFF fest will be both virtual and in person! We are so excited to return to the theater with you. We are taking all of our staff, volunteer, and audience's safety very seriously […]

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February 2020

Noir City Opening Night: The Beast Must Die

February 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The world's most popular film noir festival returns to SIFF Cinema Egyptian for the 13th year, kicking off with Argentine director Román Viñoly Barreto's THE BEAST MUST DIE (La bestia debe morir) in a brand new 35mm restoration from the Film Noir Foundation! Before the film, enjoy sultry tango music performed live by the Ben […]

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire – Sneak Peek

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Portrait of a Lady on Fire - Sneak Peek Winner of a coveted Cannes prize and one of the best-reviewed films of 2019, Portrait of a Lady on Fire solidifies Céline Sciamma as one of the most exciting filmmakers working in the world today. Join us for this special sneak peek screening before the film […]

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November 2019

Miss Coco Peru in “Have You Heard?”

November 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Qurb Live Proudly Presents: Miss Coco Peru in "Have You Heard?" November 13, 2019 @ SIFF Egyptian Theater One Performance Only! Coco loves to reminisce. In fact, she’s very good at it. In HAVE YOU HEARD? Coco performs some of her favorite monologues and songs spanning her long career, as well as some new stuff […]

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Alaska Thunderfuck & Jeremy | CANCELLED

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sadly, this show was cancelled. Join world-renowned singer/songwriter duo Alaska & Jeremy as they take you on a musical journey, exploring the intersection of humanity and spirituality-- with inspiring music that asks about the future of our species and our planet. Light up some sage, grab your Tarot cards, and clutch your crystals tightly, as […]

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October 2019

Collide-O-Scope Halloween 2019

October 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Collide-O-Scope’s annual Halloween Eve celebration returns to the glamorous SIFF Cinema Egyptian! Join us for our one-of-a-kind found-footage Halloween bash – an inspired phantasmagoria of outrageous oddball video, bone-chilling musical mash-ups, hair-raising prize drawings, and a truly monstrous costume contest. Plus, this year we have a special musical performance by Seattle’s own drag chanteuse Adé […]

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SQFF 24 Closing Night Film: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

October 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE Céline Sciamma; 2019; France; 119 min.; in French and Italian, with English subtitles Desire can be a powerful force, capable of consuming the heart like a roaring fire. Set in 18th century France, PORTRAIT OF LADY ON FIRE follows Marianne, a young painter commissioned to undertake the wedding portrait […]

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SQFF 24 Opening Night Gala: SID & JUDY

October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

It’s been 50 years since the untimely death of diva and gay icon Judy Garland in June of 1969. But she is still a star to many a queer kid, whether through the timeless THE WIZARD OF OZ, emotional ballads sung with her famous intensity, or the many drag queens that still belt out her […]

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September 2019

The 2019 Teeny Awards: DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA

September 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The annual Teeny Awards Ceremony celebrates the best in our region's arts and culture, all according to teens. Gear up for the biggest little awards show in Seattle! Our theme this year is DRAG EXTRAVAGANZA, so get ready to work the runway! We're elevating and celebrating the ways in which young people are free to […]

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We Are the Radical Monarchs – Presented by KPMG and SIFF

September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

September 19, 2019 KPMG and SIFF present We Are the Radical Monarchs, winner of the 2019 Golden Space Needle Award for Best Documentary. An Oakland group for young women of color (ages 8-13) is at the front lines of social justice.  POST-FILM Q&A Following the film, SIFF and KPMG present a Q&A with director Linda Goldstein […]

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July 2019

Golden Girls LIVE! Seattle

July 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Golden Girls LIVE! The Golden Girls LIVE is back on tour and returning to Seattle! What could be gayer than The Golden Girls television show? Four drag queens reenacting the genius comedic stylings of Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White and Estelle Getty... that's what. Since 2006, San Francisco drag legends Heklina, D'Arcy Drollinger, Matthew […]

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June 2019

Stand Up for Pride: Seattle

June 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 9:00pm

Five Senses Reeling presents another installment of Stand Up for Pride with two shows, a bigger lineup, fabulous local support, and fundraising for Seattle Pridefest. Join us Thursday, June 27th at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian theatre for a night of laughs and queerdom with Seattle’s own Bobby Higley and Woody Shticks hosting and opening for […]

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SIFF 2019: A Tribute to Regina Hall

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

180 minutes 2 One of America's favorite character actresses, Regina Hall has found much of her success in the most difficult of onscreen endeavors—making people laugh. An actor, activist, spokesperson, and journalist, her body of work is as broad as it is deep in a career that spans nearly three decades. From her career-launching performance […]

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May 2019

SIFF 2019: Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts Screening

May 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 4:00pm

USA | 2019 | 91 minutes | Nick Zeig-Owens "RuPaul's Drag Race" champion/recording artist Trixie Mattel conquers yet another medium, revealing the pleasures and pressures of being a touring stage performer.

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February 2019

Peaches Christ’s “MEAN GAYS” Seattle

February 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 27, 2019 at 9:30pm

Qurb Magazine Proudly Presents Peaches Christ's "MEAN GAYS" Starring KIM CHI, WILLAM, and LAGANJA ESTRANJA Don't miss this SHE-larious LIVE drag parody stage show of the hit 2004 film "Mean Girls" coming to the Egyptian Theater in Seattle for one night only on WEDNESDAY (because..."On Wednesdays we wear PINK"), February 27th, 2019. A queeny transfer […]

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November 2018

Trixie Mattel in “Troop Beverly Heels” – Seattle

November 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 29, 2018 at 9:30pm

Join Qurb Magazine and Peaches Christ Productions as we proudly present another SHE-larious drag stage show parody, “TROOP BEVERLY HEELS” starring TRIXIE MATTEL and PEACHES CHRIST A limited TWO SHOW ONLY engagement on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at the SIFF Egyptian Theater in Seattle. We encourage you to make a night of it, get dressed […]

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April 2017

Danger Diva

April 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

SIFF Cinema and Northwest Film Forum present the World Premiere of Danger Diva on April 13 at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian with a special live performance from Thunderpussy after the screening. Written, directed and produced by Robert McGinley (award-winning filmmaker of Jimmy Zip/Shredder Orpheus), audiences are taken on a journey into the near future with […]

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