SFIFF57 Wraps!

SFIFF57 Wraps!

The San Francisco Film Society wrapped its 57th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 24–May 8) with 263 screenings of 168 films from 56 countries, which were attended by over 300 filmmakers and industry guests from over 20 countries. Over 15 days, SFIFF57 showed 74 narrative features, 29 documentary features and a total of 65 short films.  See all the highlights and photo galleries!

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SFIFF57 Golden Gate Award and New Directors Prize Winners

SFIFF57 Golden Gate Award and New Directors Prize Winners

Last night, the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival announced the winners of the juried Golden Gate Award and New Directors Prize competitions at an event held at Rouge | Nick’s Crispy Tacos. This year the Festival awarded nearly $40,000 in prizes to emerging and established filmmakers from 13 countries around the globe!

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In Focus: John Haptas and Kris Samuelson on Barn Dance

In Focus: John Haptas and Kris Samuelson on Barn Dance

John Haptas and Kris Samuelson reflect on their collaborative filmmaking career. Their newest short, Barn Dance, emerged from a new kind of collaboration with choreographer Amy Seiwart as part of the San Francico Dance Film Festival’s Co-Laboratory.

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