This summer, catch movies from the 2016 San Francisco International Film Festival at Landmark theaters across the city.
Some of our favorite SFIFF titles are now playing around town.Read More
We just announced the winners of the juried Golden Gate Award competitions at the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival.
Meet the outstanding international stories that racked up nearly $40,000 in cash prizes at the 2016 Festival.Read More
At this year's San Francisco International Film Festival, we are thrilled to screen a wealth of stellar new movies that explore the crucial role of music in film and in our lives.
We've rounded up the movies that speak to the cultural and personal importance of music at this year's Festival.Read More
Our Cinema By the Bay spotlight highlights exceptional new work that was either made by local filmmakers or features the Bay Area. This year the Festival will screen 13 shorts and eight feature-length films.
We checked in with six local filmmakers to learn more about their connections to the Bay Area.Read More
"Someday I will succeed in driving them out of business. Until then, I will be first in line for whatever they do next."
We're honoring beloved animation studio Aardman at this year's San Francisco International Film Festival. Join us and studio co-founder Peter Lord May 1 at the Castro Theatre, and, until then, enjoy this reflection from Pixar's Pete Docter.Read More
The San Francisco International Film Festival's new geographical footprint is centered around the thriving cultural community of the Mission district.
We're more transit-friendly than ever, and we can't wait to join one of the city's most artistically vibrant communities.Read More
This month, three of our favorite films from the 58th Festival will screen locally. We're also thrilled to share that a host of our supported projects will be featured at the 38th Mill Valley Film Festival.
Watch films that we screen and support around town this October.Read More
So excited that more stories from the San Francisco International Film Festival are making their way into the world. Bay Area, there are so many great films hitting the big screen this coming month.
Seven of our favorites from SFIFF58 will roll this September.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
The second half of the Festival is underway! To guide you through the latter part of our program, we've picked out some of the films (& guests) we're most excited about in week two.
SFIFF staff highlight the must-see films & programs through the final week of this year's Festival.Read More
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!Read More