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.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.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.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
We are thrilled to have supported and brought to Bay Area audiences a number of films in contention for both Academy & Independent Spirit Awards.
17 films that we have screened or supported are up for Oscars and Independent Spirit Awards!Read More
Come celebrate the amazing photographer behind documenting most of our festival history at the opening reception for Pamela Gentile's Photos from the Archives: San Francisco International Film Festival, Thursday October 17, 6:30–8:30 pm at Sundance Kabuki Cinemas!Read More
Yesterday's San Francisco Chronicle Datebook featured some familiar faces with a double feature on the San Francisco Film Society. Executive Director Ted Hope made the cover(!) and Filmmaker360 Director Michele Turnure-Salleo talked about helping great films get made.
Also, make sure not to miss the bonus 16 capsules full of exciting SFIFF films and events! See you at Opening Night this Thrsday!
The amazing group at Fandor has added a new page dedicated to the San Francisco International Film Festival's past programs. Relish in the films that we were delighted to present in the past as you get ready for this year's SFIFF56 program!