Members-Only Special Showing: The Boys in the Boat

Join us for this special UW-themed showing of the new movie following the University of Washington’s rowing team, from their Depression-era beginnings to their triumph at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. At this members-only event, you can cheer on the boys along with a full theater of UW retirees, alumni and friends, and enjoy fun extras like free popcorn and maybe even a visit from Dubs!

This event is sold out! If you would like to join the waitlist, please email

George Clooney directs this major motion picture adaptation of Daniel James Brown’s fact-based retelling of the story of nine working-class boys from the Pacific Northwest who won gold at the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin.

Each member in a household may separately purchase up to 4 tickets, and your guests may be anyone you wish.

The movie premieres on Dec. 25 and is rated PG-13. SIFF Cinema Uptown has accessible entry and seating as well as infrared listening devices. Please indicate any accessibility needs on your registration form.