Tom Gilroy is our winner of the 2015 Djerassi Residency Award / SFFS Screenwriting Fellowship for Our Lady of the Snow.
We're thrilled to support Gilroy's ambitious screenplay.Read More
Filmmaker Mike Day recounts the memorable moments and triumphs from his time shooting in the Faroe Islands for his documentary The Island and the Whales.
SFFS supports this project through our Documentary Film Fund.Read More
Get ready for another slew of theatrical releases headed for the Bay Area this month. Once again, Landmark Theaters is bringing back some Festival favorites to local theatres for all to enjoy.
Seven Festival films will screen in Bay Area theaters this July.Read More
A short essay by San Francisco-based filmmaker Jennifer Phang on the underlying ideas of her new feature film, Advantageous.
The Film Society is proud to support Phang through our FilmHouse residency program.Read More
In the wake of the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival, we can’t help but reflect on all of the successes of this past year—particularly those tied to our youth education initiatives.
Our youth education programs reach 11,000 Bay Area students each year.Read More
Meet the films and filmmakers who earned SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grants in this most recent round of review.
We just awarded $300,000 to eight filmmaking teams to assist projects in various stages of production.Read More
We are thrilled to have hosted the Bay Area premieres of a number of stunning new films by emerging and established directors at the 58th SFIFF. However, equally exciting for us is that many of these movies make their way into the world and reach audiences beyond our two-week Festival.
Five films from the 58th SFIFF have already hit theaters.Read More
Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors, members, volunteers, community partners, copresenters & constituents for helping us put another incredible SFIFF on the map.
The 58th Festival was a real record-breaker.Read More
Last night, we announced the winners of the juried Golden Gate Award (GGA) competitions at the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival.
Winning Films in 11 Categories Announced at GGA PartyRead More