May 9, 2019
TFF 2019 passes on sale *plus* VIP flash sale Friday 5/10 & Saturday 5/11
Passes to the 2019 Tacoma Film Festival will be available for purchase starting Friday, May 10 with a special flash sale for VIP passes: from Friday, May 10 through Saturday, May 11, VIP passes may be purchased for $100.
Overall, a VIP pass is valued at over $350, making the flash sale a savings of over 60%.
April 30, 2019
Introducing Baby/Sensory-Friendly Screenings at The Grand Cinema
Starting Wednesday, May 8, The Grand Cinema will offer weekly Wednesday screenings at 10:30 AM designed for parents with infants, autistic individuals, and guests with other special sensory needs.
April 5, 2019
Spring Membership Drive
The Grand has nearly 6,500 active members. This spring, help us reach our goal of 7,000 members! Through May 31, 2019, take advantage of our special spring membership offer: sign up for a two year membership and receive 26 months for the price of 24, plus an exclusive tote bag while supplies last.
March 15, 2019
Welcome aboard! The Grand has 5 new board members
What a roster! We welcome five new individuals to our Board of Directors. From a roller derby player to co-founder of the Tacoma Action Collective, we are so excited to welcome these community members who are passionate about Tacoma and our mission.
February 1, 2019
You're invited to the annual Film Awards Party 2019
The 91st Academy Awards ceremony is twenty-three days away and still without a host, but the show will go on! The Grand Cinema hosts its annual viewing party of the ceremony at the Theater on the Square Sunday, February 24th. Doors open at 4:00 PM, Oscars coverage begins at 5:00 PM.
December 12, 2018
THE FAVOURITE in 6 words
"It's all about the pigeon blood"
December 7, 2018
Festive films and gifts for all at The Grand Cinema!
Classics. Sparkling wine. Finnish Krampus fantasy. Hans Gruber and John McClane. The holidays are here!
November 2, 2018
Tacoma Film Festival 2018 Wrap-Up and Award Winners
That’s a wrap for the 13th Annual Tacoma Film Festival, and dare we say, may be our best yet!
We had record attendance this year for 25 feature films, 150 short films, and 10 virtual reality presented October 4–11, 2018.
We’d like to send an enormous congratulations to all of our 2018 Juried Award Winners, as well as our Audience Choice Winners.
August 27, 2018
Tacoma Film Festival Opening & Closing Night films announced!
SXSW breakout sci fi film PROSPECT will open and BOOM, the new documentary about legendary band The Sonics, will close the 13th annual Tacoma Film Festival
Two new films with strong Northwest roots will bookend the South Sound’s premiere film festival
February 28, 2018
Welcome David Dinnell, new director of the Tacoma Film Festival
The Grand Cinema is thrilled to announce that esteemed film curator David Dinnell is the new Festival Director and Programmer of the Tacoma Film Festival.
Bringing extensive curating, programming, and teaching experience, and a host of industry and academic connections to Tacoma, Dinnell will build on TFF’s strong regional and international reputation and help to further elevate the prominence of the festival.