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43rd Seattle International Film Festival Opening Night Gala

43rd Seattle International Film Festival Opening Night Gala

The Big Sick

Event Details

  • May 18 , 2017
  • 5:00pm
  • $65 - $275
  • Ticket price includes admission to the film and the Opening Night Party.

  • The garage with the shortest wait times for pre and post event parking is the 5th Avenue North Garage. Located on 5th Avenue N, with entrances on Republican Street and Harrison Street, this garage requires a short walk to McCaw Hall.

    Parking is also available at the Mercer Street Garage, conveniently located across the street from McCaw Hall. Entrances to this garage are on 4th Avenue N and 3rd Avenue N.

Based on the real-life courtship: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) and grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) fall in love, but they struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail must navigate the crisis with her parents and the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

OPENING NIGHT RED CARPET EXPERIENCE

Reserved seating, valet parking, a premium gift bag, and open bar! Access to an exclusive pre-reception and after-party in the Red Carpet Lounge.

Proceeds from the Red Carpet support SIFF's exceptional programs.

For tickets to the Red Carpet Experience, click here.

About the Film

Director: Michael Showalter
Principal Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher
Country: USA
Year: 2017
Running Time: 119
Producer: Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel
Screenplay: Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani
Cinematographers: Brian Burgoyne
Editors: Robert Nassau
Music: Michael Andrews
Website: Official Film Website
Language: English, Urdu
US Distributor: Amazon Studios
International Sales: UTA

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Views expressed during events held at McCaw Hall facilities do not constitute endorsement by McCaw Hall or the City of Seattle.

Event Details

  • May 18 , 2017
  • 5:00pm
  • $65 - $275
  • Ticket price includes admission to the film and the Opening Night Party.

  • The garage with the shortest wait times for pre and post event parking is the 5th Avenue North Garage. Located on 5th Avenue N, with entrances on Republican Street and Harrison Street, this garage requires a short walk to McCaw Hall.

    Parking is also available at the Mercer Street Garage, conveniently located across the street from McCaw Hall. Entrances to this garage are on 4th Avenue N and 3rd Avenue N.

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