Arthouse cinemas may have creaky chairs, smaller screens, and the occasional funky smell thanks to the old buildings they occupy, but for film enthusiasts they’re a cinematic haven. Their calendars are often a curated mix of old and new films, and their food and beverage options are usually locally sourced.
Like so many other city specific offerings, the exclusivity of independent movie theaters adds to a city’s uniqueness. In Seattle, these are the eight arthouse cinemas that bring character to its culture.
SIFF Cinema Uptown
Cinema, Movie Theater