Guide to the 2023 Seattle International Film Festival

So many movies to see, so little time.

A scene from independent film "ANU" showing two main characters strolling through the woods.

The SIFF Cinema Uptown will be one of the main sites of the Seattle International Film Festival. | Photo by SEAtoday Staff

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Grab some Milk Duds and an oversized soda — the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) arrives this week.

While SIFF shows movies all year long at various venues, this is the month the organization really shines. Its popular fest runs Thursday, May 11 through Sunday, May 21 for its in-person screenings, with a week of flick-streaming at home to follow.

The sheer number of cinematic options can be overwhelming, so here are some pro tips:

Passes and individual tickets are on sale now.

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