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About Tacoma Sister Cities International Film Festival

The Tacoma Sister Cities International Film Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary! For 2022 we will feature films from 8 of our TSC countries, including Norway, Mexico, Croatia, Korea, Cuba, Morocco, Japan, and Taiwan. Our committees are excited to bring you a lineup that includes films both old and new—all critical favorites spanning the past 20 years and showcasing the filmmaking of our sister city countries. Each film showing will feature a cultural demonstration by the presenting committee. Kicking things off on Opening Night will be a special panel of notable Pacific Northwest filmmakers and advocates to speak about filmmaking on the Tacoma side of our Sister City relationships. 



A prestigious panel representing Pacific Northwest filmmaking and the creative economy will kick off our 20th Anniversary with a look at the current state of the art, community, profession, and industry of film here in Tacoma and the PNW. This panel will include Amy Lillard, Executive Director of Washington Filmworks; Ben Andrews, Actor, Director, Producer, and founder of the Seattle Film Summit; Jorge Enrique González Pacheco, Award-winning Poet, Film Industry Professional and founder of the Seattle Latino Film Festival; and Carlos A. Ortiz, Social Entrepreneur, Community Leader, Filmmaker and Chief Storyteller with Zeta-Maya Entertainment. 

All proceeds go toward the TSC Mission and Programs. Important!! Please review the technical requirements for watching the films before purchasing: