Now Showing

Expedition to the End of the World

Seattle premiere!

Aug 29 - Sep 04

(Daniel Dencik, Denmark, 2013, 90 min)

In 2011, a crew of scientists and artists boarded a three mast schooner and set out for the rugged fjords of Northeast Greenland. Their mission? Simply to explore. Encounters with polar bears, new species, and lingering existential questions are accompanied in this documentary by an eclectic soundtrack featuring Mozart and Metallica.



No No: A Dockumentary

U.S. premiere!

Join us for a conversation with Producer Chris Cortez following Friday's opening night screening!

Sep 05 - Sep 11

(Jeff Radice, United States, 2014, 100 min)

On June 12, 1970, baseball player Dock Ellis threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates—while tripping on LSD. Known for wearing curlers under his baseball cap and refusing to accept the second-class treatment African Americans so often faced in the league, No No: A Dockumentary traces the history of the acid-fueled no-hitter and Dock’s legacy as an outspoken leader of a new wave of civil rights in sports.



Take Three 2014

Sep 05

An evening of new video and animation work by Seattle area artists Rick Bidlack; Pete Fleming; Stephanie Hargrave with RobRoy Chalmers; Tim Marsden; Joseph Pentheroudakis; Barbara Robertson with sound artist Johanna Melamed; Liz Tran; and Allyce Wood.



Special Events

Free events

Scour our calendar for regular free and extra-affordable events for Seattle film lovers. Have you checked out Framing Pictures? We have the best film critic chat in town. 



Children's Film Festival Seattle

See the world and feed your mind at the ninth annual Children's Film Festival Seattle, the largest film festival on the West Coast for kids and their families. The fun starts on January 23!




Music Movies

The Film Forum has some of the strongest music film programming in the country - come enjoy live music performance, music documentaries, soundscapes + multimedia and everything in between.