Friday, February 26

SIFF – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2019 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Tel Aviv on Fire Sameh Zoabi

Tel Aviv on Fire

Sameh Zoabi

2018 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Eighth Grade Bo Burnham

Eighth Grade

Bo Burnham

2017 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

At the End of the Tunnel Rodrigo Grande

At the End of the Tunnel

Rodrigo Grande

2016 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Captain Fantastic Matt Ross

Captain Fantastic

Matt Ross

2015 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

The Dark Horse James Napier Robertson

The Dark Horse

James Napier Robertson

2014 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Boyhood Richard Linklater

Boyhood

Richard Linklater

2013 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Fanie Fourie's Lobola Henk Pretorius

Fanie Fourie’s Lobola

Henk Pretorius

2012 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Any Day Now Travis Fine

Any Day Now

Travis Fine

2011 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Face to Face Leanne Hanley

Face to Face

Leanne Hanley

2010 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

The Hedgehog Mona Achache

The Hedgehog

Mona Achache

2009 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Black Dynamite Scott Sanders

Black Dynamite

Scott Sanders

2008 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Cherry Blossoms Doris Dörrie

Cherry Blossoms

Doris Dörrie

2007 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Outsourced John Jeffcoat

Outsourced

John Jeffcoat

2006 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies Michel Hazanavicius

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

Michel Hazanavicius

2005 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Innocent Voices

Innocent Voices

2004 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Facing Windows

Facing Windows

2003 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Whale Rider

Whale Rider

2002 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Elling

Elling

2001 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Finder's Fee

Finder’s Fee

2000 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Shower

Shower

1999 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Run Lola Run

Run Lola Run

1998 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

God Said, 'Ha!'

God Said, ‘Ha!’

1997 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Comrades, Almost a Love Story

Comrades, Almost a Love Story

1996 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

1995 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

The Kingdom

The Kingdom

1994 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

1993 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

The Wedding Banquet

The Wedding Banquet

1992 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

IP5: The Island of Pachyderms

IP5: The Island of Pachyderms

1991 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

My Father's Glory

My Father’s Glory

1991 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

My Mother's Castle

My Mother’s Castle

1990 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Pump Up the Volume

Pump Up the Volume

1989 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Apartment Zero Martin Donovan

Apartment Zero

Martin Donovan

1989 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Apartment Zero

Apartment Zero

1988 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Bagdad Cafe

Bagdad Cafe

1987 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

My Life as a Dog

My Life as a Dog

1986 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

The Assault

The Assault

1985 Seattle International Film Festival – Golden Space Needle Award – Best Film

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman