FAQ

How do I buy tickets in advance for the festival?
You can purchase them online starting September 10, on this website. From September 30 – October 9 you can also buy tickets in person at our Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Box Office located at Gay City Health Project, 517 E. Pike Street (on Capitol Hill). This box office will be open everyday (including the weekend) from 2pm-7pm.

Where do I pick up tickets I bought online?
Once you buy your tickets online, you have instant access with Print-At-Home or simply saving it to your smart phone. If you prefer to wait in a line, you can pick up tickets at Will Call at any festival Box Office location.

Can I buy advance tickets with cash?
Yes! Cash sales can be done before the festival at our Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Box Office location (see answer to question 1, above).

How do I buy day-of-show tickets?
You can purchase tickets for any screening online up to 30 minutes before the show’s start time.  You can also buy them at any venue Box Office that’s open.

When does the box office open?
Box office and will call open 30 minutes before the first screening each day. On Opening Night, the box office opens one hour in advance.

Where can I pick up a festival program?
Programs will always be available at our Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Box Office at Gay City Health Project, as well as at festival venue locations: Harvard Exit Theatre, Northwest Film Forum, AMC Pacific Place, and the Cinerama. They are also available at other Landmark Theatres, and many other cafes, bars, restaurants, and Video stores.

Are there any free screenings at the film festival this year?
Yes. REEL QUEER YOUTH is a free program. To guarantee a seat, free tickets should be “purchased” in advance (either online, or at a box office location). There are no fees for free tickets. Also, if you sign up to volunteer for the festival, you can earn a free film voucher for each shift worked.

Do you have any discounts or specials?
Yes! We have a Six Pack Special (buy 5 tickets at one time, and get one free), Afterschool Specials ($5 films, at 5pm on weekdays), a Full Series Pass (see almost everything, and get into the theatres first), and a Film Lover Pass (the best deal of the festival...save $26 on five films and parties!).

Do you have discounted tickets for youth and seniors?
Yes! Tickets for youth and seniors for any program regularly priced at $12, can be purchased for $9 at any walk-up Box Office location (including before the festival at the Gay City location). Seniors are 65 and older, youth are 21 and younger.

We are also the first LGBT organization to be a member of Teen Tix. Teen tix members can purchase discounted tickets at all screening venues, day-of-show only. Learn more about teen tix here.

I bought tickets for a screening and changed my mind, can I return them?
No. There are no refunds or exchanges unless there is a program cancellation.

Where are the films shown?
Check out our venues page.

Is there parking?
Street parking and pay-to-park lots can be found around all of our venues, and Pacific Place has a large underground (paid) parking garage. That said, any event drawing hundreds of people may lead to a challenging parking situation. We encourage you to carpool, take taxis, or use public transit.

Why should I become a member?
Becoming a member helps us with year round financial support for all Three Dollar Bill Cinema programs. You also benefit with perks like free tickets, special access, and discounts to all our programs! Find more details and sign up on our website.