The Scottsdale International Film Festival, (SIFF) a yearly 10-day event that connects audiences with award-winning cinema from around the globe, is returning for its 19th annual festival on Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 10, 2019. 

Enhanced and expanded from previous years, SIFF will kick off opening night at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, November 1, moving to Harkins Shea 14 from November 2 through November 3, and adds a third location at the Harkins Camelview at Fashion Square from November 4 through November 7. SIFF will return to Harkins Shea 14 on November 8, for the remainder of its film screenings. 

SIFF’s annual lineup will be announced on Tuesday, October 1, and will showcase more than 55 films from dozens of countries, originating from both first-time and seasoned filmmakers.

As a part of the 2019 programming team, SIFF is excited to announce the addition of film consultant, Gary Meyer.

“Mr. Meyer is a veteran of the film industry. He has consulted for Sundance Cinemas, revived the 1926 Balboa Theatre in San Francisco and is former Co-Director for the Telluride Film Festival from 2006-2015. We are overjoyed to have him join our team and know that Gary’s contribution will elevate SIFF to the next level,” stated SIFF Executive Director, Amy Ettinger. 

With a curated selection of comedies, dramas, documentaries, thrillers and more, audience members will be sure to find their niche. SIFF encourages all attendees to bring their critical thinking skills and appreciation for the arts and get ready to immerse themselves into the world of cinema.

To learn more about the Scottsdale International Film Festival and ticket information, please visit Featured films, as well as the film schedule, will be announced on October 1st.