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511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

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April 2016

The Glamour and the Squalor – with Marco Collins in Person

April 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Film subject Marco Collins in person. Seattle DJ Marco Collins–a pioneering force in the 1990s credited with introducing the world to artists like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Beck and Death Cab for Cutie–stars in this unflinching documentary about media fame and addiction, which tracks his rise, fall, and resurrection. The Glamour & the Squalor is the story of Marco Collins, one of America’s last great rock radio DJs and a musical tastemaker that changed our culture. Before the Internet made sourcing…

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April 2017

NFFTY: Come As You Are (Queer Film Screening)

April 29, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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"Transformative" is a short film by Krystelle Kurz - 15, Claire Elliott - 17, Sorcha Marron - 15, Maureen Brown - 16, (Washington) screening at NFFTY's "Come As You Are" screening on Saturday, April 29 at SIFF's Uptown Cinema. NFFTY, the National Film Festival for Talented Youth is an amazing Seattle based film festival that stages a film festival every year showcasing the work of film makers 24 and under. NFFTY 2017 kicks off tonight at Cinerama (it's sold out!!!)…

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October 2017

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – Headlight Far Out Films

October 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Headlight is proud to present the #FarOutFilms Series! In partnership with SIFF and Leafly, Headlight cannabis invites you to bend your mind around iconic films, presented on the big screen once again. Free popcorn will be given out to all ticket holders to help with the munchies! Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss…

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Twist Film Fest: Opening Night!

October 12, 2017 @ 7:15 pm - 11:15 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Co-directors Jennifer Kroot and Bill Weber (previous collaborators on TO BE TAKEI) open our festival with this delightful documentary about Armistead Maupin, one of the world’s most beloved storytellers and creator of Tales of the City (Seattle Premiere)! Director Bill Weber will be in attendance. Come out and play as the 22nd festival kicks off with DJs, food, and drink provided by our generous sponsors. Party to follow at the amazing KEXP's Gathering Space. Ticket or pass required.

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The Fall – Headlight Far Out Films

October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Headlight is proud to present the #FarOutFilms Series! In partnership with SIFF and Leafly, Headlight cannabis invites you to bend your mind around iconic films, presented on the big screen once again. Synopsis: In a hospital in 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl, a fantastical story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality starts to blur. Must…

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Amplify Her – Seattle Purple Carpet Premiere

October 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Five years in the making, Amplify Her is here! Watch the trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0iozSSQ800 The Amplify Purple Carpet Tour is coming to Seattle! As a purple carpet stop we have many surprises including guest appearances from the filmmakers, a few artists, and a lively discussion. Our graphic novels will be hot-off-the-press, and you will be the very first in the world to get your hands on one. Two back-to-back screenings! 7pm (doors at 6:30pm) 9:30pm (doors at 9pm) Note: Film is…

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THE 13TH ANNUAL HUMP! FILM FESTIVAL

October 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Get your tickets before it sells out. We got ours for 5:00pm on Sunday, October 29, 2017. TICKETS GO ON SALE 9/15 10AM! It's almost that time of year again. The 13th Annual HUMP! Film Festival is bringing an all new lineup of films to Seattle October 26th through November 11th. We're giving away $15,000 in cash prizes to your favorite films. All decided by secret audience ballot. Mark your calendars! Tickets go on sale 9/15…

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November 2017

Screening: “Mr. Gay Syria”

November 3, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Yet ANOTHER film festival in Seattle....this one supports films/video from Turkey and includes this gay documentary, MR. GAY SYRIA about Mahmoud Hassino, a gay Syrian refugee and activist in Berlin determined to show the world that gay Syrians are more than just the tragic victims thrown from rooftops by ISIS radicals...as he told Ayşe Toprak, the director of the film. ‘Look, we live. We fight.’ He wanted the world to know about the living gay Syrians, not just the dead…

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Donnie Darko – Headlight Far Out Films

November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Headlight is proud to present the #FarOutFilms Series! In partnership with SIFF and Leafly, Headlight cannabis invites you to bend your mind around iconic films, presented on the big screen once again. Donnie Darko: A troubled teenager (Jake Gyllenhaal) is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit named Frank, who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident. Must be 21+ to attend, and while we probably don't have…

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May 2019

SIFF 2019: Close Encounters of the Gay Kind Shorts Program

May 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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ShortsFest Whether they’re meeting a stranger, confronting themselves, or facing truths, the boys in these shorts invite you to get close and join in on their experiences. SHOWTIMES Sign in to manage your personalized schedule SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2019 SIFF Cinema Uptown  6:00 PM Year:2019 Running Time:96 minutes PACKAGED FILMS Blue Boy Argentina | 2019 | 19 minutes | Manuel AbramovichSeven sex workers in Berlin face their identities as they listen to recordings of themselves. MORE DETAILS Haus Canada |…

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SIFF 2019: #Female Pleasure

May 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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  Switzerland | 2018 | 97 minutes | Barbara Miller 3 Hasidic Jew, Muslim, Shinto Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu: The five repression-battling women profiled in this doc come from different religious backgrounds but find that patriarchal fear of female sexual autonomy is universal. SHOWTIMES FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2019 SIFF Cinema Uptown  6:15 PM

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June 2019

SIFF 2019: Carmen y Lola

June 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 4, 2019 at 3:30pm

SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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  Spain | 2018 | 105 minutes | Arantxa Echevarria 0 Stunning bride-to-be Carmen and ambitious street artist Lola find themselves in the throes of a secret first love, risking safety, status, and their own future within their highly conservative Roma community. SHOWTIMES SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019 SIFF Cinema Uptown  5:00 PM5:00 PMSScreening on standby – tickets may be available at the door. TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019 SIFF Cinema Uptown  3:30 PM3:30 PMSScreening on standby – tickets may be available at the door. The daughter of street vendors eking out…

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July 2019

Dressed to the Nines: Mildred Pierce

July 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Joan Crawford is one hell of a mother in Michael Curtiz’ (CASABLANCA) adaptation of James M. Cain’s pulp novel. Hosted by Rosemarie and Vince Keenan as part of our film series Dressed to the Nines: Style in Cinema. ----- About the Series: Celebrate the art of film costuming with six landmark films of the classic Hollywood era, made available to view again on the big screen through the prism of extraordinary costume design. Come see a host of Hollywood stars…

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August 2019

International Cat Day ft. Kedi

August 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Celebrate International Cat Day with a special screening of KEDI Film, the SIFF 2016 audience favorite documentary about Istanbul's most beloved residents: cats. Get ready for non-stop SQUEE!

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Dressed to the Nines: The Women

August 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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When a group of friends discover that one of their own (Norma Shearer) is being cheated on by her husband, they rally together to make sure the truth is outed. Also starring Joan Crawford and Rosalind Russell. ----- About the Series: Celebrate the art of film costuming with six landmark films of the classic Hollywood era, made available to view again on the big screen through the prism of extraordinary costume design. Come see a host of Hollywood stars dressed…

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John Cameron Mitchell Q&A @ “Hedwig & The Angry Inch Screening

August 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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    Actor/writer/director John Cameron Mitchell (Shortbus) tears up the screen as the titular character in his feature debut, returning to the big screen in a new 4k restoration. John Cameron Mitchell will introduce the movie and participate in a post-film Q&A at the 6:00 PM show on Saturday, August 17. SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2019 SIFF Cinema Uptown  6:00 PM Based on his own original musical (conceived for the stage in collaboration with composer Stephen Trask), Hedwig and the Angry Inch focuses…

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September 2019

Sneak Preview Screening: Downton Abbey The Movie

September 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Join us for a special sneak preview of Downton Abbey! This fall, the worldwide phenomenon becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawley and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. See it a full week before it begins its run at SIFF CInema Uptown. --- #DowntonAbbeyFilm

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Advance Screening: Downton Abbey the Movie

September 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Join KCTS 9 and SIFF for an exclusive advance screening of the Downton Abbey movie! See the film before it is released in theatres and support KCTS 9 -- a portion of the ticket price supports the on-air programming you love. Your ticket also includes a free popcorn, on us! If a household purchases two (2) or more tickets, they will receive KCTS 9 Passport, an on-demand streaming service that provides access to more than 2,000 programs and episodes that…

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SIFF Presents: Paris Is Burning

September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Made over seven years, Paris Is Burning offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion "houses," from fierce contests for trophies, to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia and transphobia, racism, AIDS, and poverty. Featuring legendary voguers, drag queens, and trans women—including Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija, Dorian Corey, and Venus Xtravaganza—Paris Is Burning brings it, celebrating the joy of movement, the force of eloquence, and the draw of community.

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October 2019

NFFTY Film: Reclaiming Me

October 25, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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How do we see each other? How do we see ourselves? Watch these fearless filmmakers flip perception on its head and reclaim their identities through bold conversations on motherhood, sexuality, self-image, gender identity, and more. A lionhearted line-up of individuals expressing exactly who they are - and aren’t - for the world to see. Learn more and buy tickets NOW: https://www.nffty.org/reclaiming-me

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NFFTY Film: Come as You Are – Presented by Seattle Pride

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Come one, come all! Tall, short, wide, thin, dark, light, whatever your style or preference may be! NFFTY is home to people of all backgrounds, preferences, and lifestyle choices. This showcase shines a light on some of the untold, underrepresented stories and perspectives that you wont see at the multiplex. Learn about the films and buy tickets: https://www.nffty.org/come-as-you-are-2

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December 2019

Holiday Favorites: Moulin Rouge New Year’s Eve Sing-Along

December 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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C'mon and do the can-can-can and ring in a new year with Baz Luhrmann's musical extravaganza. Sing along, wave your free bling rings in the air, and celebrate with us! Before the film enjoy a Moulin-inspired music video countdown, and the evening ends with plenty of time to head over to the Space Needle to catch the New Year's fireworks while shouting "Rooooooxannnne!" at the sky.

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February 2020

CatVideoFest 2020 – Seattle

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 23, 2020 at 1:00pm

SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Opens February 22, 2020 Screenings at 1pm and 3pm. CatVideoFest 2020 features an all-new compilation of the funniest felines from around the globe, culled from countless hours of unique submissions, internet powerhouses, music videos and home movies. Enjoy free cat swag and giveaways all weekend, chat cats with Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) and All the Best Pet Care reps, and create your very own cat toy from scratch. On Saturday February 22 only, celeb-kitty Klaus the Cat will be on paw to take…

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December 2021

Holiday Favorites: Fiddler on the Roof Sing-along @ Uptown Cinema

December 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Party with the best Jewish-themed musical of them all by singing along to "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sunrise Sunset," and "To Life" all while enjoying our annual pre-film "Tradition" of free Kosher Chinese food take-out and live klezmer music by Orkestyr Farfeleh. Doors open at 11:00am; show starts at noon. There will be a 10 minute intermission. Tickets: Special Presentation $25 ($20 SIFF Members) For more info and tickets, visit: https://siff.info/fiddler-fbe

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Holiday Favorites: Moulin Rouge! New Year’s Eve Sing-along @ Uptown Cinema

December 31, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Sing in the new year with Baz Luhrmann's musical spectacular—complete with free bling rings and a Moulin-inspired music video countdown. The show ends in time to head over to the Space Needle and catch the New Year's fireworks while shouting "Rooooooxannnne!" at the sky. For more info and tickets, visit: https://siff.info/moulinrouge-fbe

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