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SFGFF Special Screening & Mixer: CHASING ICE

When: February 15, 2013 @ 12:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Where: Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

*** SOLD OUT *** GIVE SOME LOVE TO THE PLANET! Treat yourself and the planet to an extraordinary Valentine’s Day event! Join us for an evening of film and friends with a special screening of[...]

SFGFF co-presents: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE

When: November 18, 2012 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

The three Italian gems brought to DocFest by guest curator Mariana Melani are: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE that reveals plans to save the world’s most glamorous, magical, sinking city; VINYLMANIA about Italy’s love of old-school[...]

SFGFF co-presents: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE

When: November 17, 2012 @ 8:45 PM – 10:45 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

The three Italian gems brought to DocFest by guest curator Mariana Melani are: THE CHALLENGE OF VENICE that reveals plans to save the world’s most glamorous, magical, sinking city; VINYLMANIA about Italy’s love of old-school[...]

SFGFF recommends: CHASING ICE

When: November 23, 2012 – December 14, 2012 all-day

CHASING ICE is the story of acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog‘s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of his first trip to Iceland, Balog[...]

SFGFF & 3rd-i co-present: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: September 20, 2012 @ 12:15 AM – 2:15 AM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA

Another chance to see our 2012 Opening Night Film at the SF International South Asian Film Festival, Sept 19-23, 2012. This year’s festival brings over 20 films from 9 different countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh,[...]

SFGFF & SFPL co-present: MINDS IN THE WATER

When: August 8, 2012 @ 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Where: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

MINDS IN THE WATER Justin Krumb, USA, 2011, 90 min. 5 years in the making, this beautiful documentary chronicles professional surfer Dave “Rasta” Rastovich’s path to protect dolphins, whales and their ocean environment. Rasta’s latest[...]

Free Screening: JUST DO IT + Q&A with director Emily James

When: April 26, 2012 @ 1:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Where: New Nothing Cinema, 16 Sherman St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

TONIGHT! Another chance to see festival closing night film JUST DO IT- the direct action doc from the UK – in an evening of rabble-rousing courtesy of Rising Tide North America. Join us at 8pm[...]

SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH

When: April 22, 2012 @ 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Where: Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

SFGFF co-presents: ONE DAY ON EARTH Global Screening Event with filmmaker Q&A Sunday, April 22 at 4:00 PM Roxie Theater, 3117 16th Street, SF Buy Tickets >> Be a part of cinema history this Earth[...]

In Cinemas: THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

When: April 13, 2012 – April 20, 2012 all-day

See The Island President on the big screen! The film continues this weekend and thru next week at the Landmark Theatres Lumiere Cinema in San Francisco, the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, and the Smith Rafael[...]

55th SF International Film Festival

When: April 19, 2012 – May 4, 2012 all-day
Where: Various locations

SFGFF is thrilled to be a community partner for the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival, April 19 – May 3. The Festival presents marquee premieres of Jessica Yu’s Last Call at the Oasis, an[...]