Frye Art Museum

Community Cinema Seattle

In a partnership between the Frye and Community Cinema Seattle, cutting-edge documentaries are previewed each month, for free, prior to their airing on the Emmy Award-winning PBS show Independent Lens. As part of an initiative in more than sixty cities nationwide, Community Cinema, presented by the Independent Televisions Service, encourages dialogue and action around important and timely social issues. All screenings are followed by panel discussions with community-based organizations or special guest speakers, and additional information and resources are available to frame issues of national and global concern for local audiences. For more information, visit

Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 31 12 - 2 pm
Community Cinema: The New Black


Free tickets may be picked up at the Information Desk one hour prior to the start of the program. There is no late seating, so please arrive early.

As a special benefit, Frye members may reserve free tickets in advance to guarantee seating. To reserve, call (206) 432-8289 or email at least two days prior to the event. Each member may reserve two tickets and must claim their tickets at the Information Desk fifteen minutes prior to the start of the program.