When is the festival?
The festival will be from April 3-5, 2020.
How many programs are there?
There will be 8 film programs during the festival.
Are all films subtitled?
All except one film are subtitled in English.
How many films will be shown?
We will announce our final selections in January 2020.
When will you announce the schedule?
The schedule will be shared when the ticketing website is live.
Where is the festival?
Northwest Film Forum (NWFF)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Where can I buy a ticket?
If not sold out, the weekend passes, day passes, and individual tickets will be available at the door. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before each showing to get your ticket or pass.
Online ticketing sales will end on Thursday, April 2nd at midnight.
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How much will it cost to see an individual film program?
An adult individual ticket is $14. A student/ SC (65+) individual ticket is $12.
Are there weekend pass options?
Yes, there are! Between February 1 - 28, 2018, Early Bird weekend passes rates are $60/adult and $40 for students/senior citizens (65+).
The regular prices will begin on March 1st. To purchase an adult weekend festival pass, it will be $80. For a student/senior citizen (65+) weekend pass, it will be $60.
Are there day pass options?
Yes, this is new this year! A day pass is only applicable for Saturday or Sunday.
Saturday Pass for student/ senior citizen | $40
Saturday Pass for adult | $50
Sunday Pass for student/ senior citizen | $31
Sunday Pass for adult | $39
I heard there will be a reception at the festival. When is it?
We will have two receptions after the last program of the day: Friday evening at a nearby venue and Sunday evening in the NWFF lobby area.
Is there a group discount?
We do not offer a group discount this time.
How long will a film screening last?
Each program will last around one hour and half to two hours.
What if I have an ACCESS request, and I would like to attend?
Please send in your request with specific needs BY MARCH 15, 2020. We will try our best to accommodate.
Where can I park my vehicle?
Metered street and lot parking are available until 10 pm throughout the neighborhood. After 10 pm, street parking becomes free but lots may become free or close. These lots are not associated with Deaf Spotlight and have varying rates and hours please check for all associated costs or rules for these locations.
We always encourage you to use the environment-friendly options: public transportation and carpooling.
Are there restaurants nearby?
There are several wonderful cafes, restaurants and bars in walking distance, based on Yelp. Here are some examples below:
Cafe Pettirosso- American Bar, 1101 E Pike St
Caffe Vita- Coffee, 1005 E Pike St
Stumptown Coffee Roasters- Coffee, 616 E Pine St
Cafe Presse- French Bar/Cafe, 1117 12th Ave
Rachel's Ginger Beer- Drinks/Appetizer, 1610 12th Ave
Mighty-O Donuts, 1400 12th Ave
Regent Bakery & Cafe, 1404 E Pine St
Cupcake Royale, 1111 E Pike St
Molly Moon's- Ice Cream, 917 E Pine St
Lost Lake Cafe- American, 1505 10th Ave
Panera Bread- Sandwich/Salad, 1620 Broadway
Momiji- Japanese Sushi Bar, 1522 12th Ave
Pel'Meni Dumpling Tzar- Russian, 1630 12th Ave
U:Don- Japanese Noodle, 1640 12th Ave
8 oz Burger & Co., 1401 Broadway
Skillet- American, 1400 E Union St
Marination Station- Korean/Hawaiian Fusion, 1412 Harvard Ave
Via Tribunali- Italian/Pizza, 913 E Pike St
Rancho Bravo Tacos- Mexican, 1001 E Pine St
Oddfellows Cafe & Car- American, 1525 10th Ave
Elysian Brewing- American Pub, 1221 E Pike St
Poquitos- Mexican, 1000 E Pike St
Mano Thai Street Eats- Thai, 1222 E Pine St
Are food and drinks available at the movie theatre?
Yes, you can purchase snacks and drinks from the NWFF concession stand. In turn, we ask you to help keep the theaters clean for the next screenings by picking up after yourself when you leave.
Can I volunteer?
Yes, you can by filling out the online form.
Is there any merchandise available for purchase?
Posters, and limited edition t-shirts will be available for purchase.
What if I have a question that is not covered in the FAQ?
Email us with your question, we will get back to you.
I would like to share my feedback, who should I contact?
We always strive to do our best at every event! Please do share your thoughts with us via email.
Have questions about ticket sales?
Email the Ticketing Manager.