San Francisco Bay Area Sex Worker Film & Arts Festival

Event has passed (Wed May 22, 2019 - Sat May 25, 2019)
Roxie Theater
11:30 am- 11:30 PM
$7 - $150
Activism / Cause, Adult, LGBTQ, Film / Television, Festival / Fair


The San Francisco Bay Area Sex Worker Film & Arts Festival provides a venue for the accomplishments of sex worker performers, artists, activists and video makers from San Francisco and around the world. The Sex Worker Fest focuses on the lives, art, and the struggle for workers' and human rights by people engaged in sex work. The Festival strives to maintain a forum for diverse voices, including youth, sex workers of color, migrant sex workers; sex workers' rights organizations around the world, queer and trans sex workers, sex worker artists, and sex workers both within and outside the borders of the United States. Multiple venues Artists Television Access (SF) for an Opening Party with food, movies and a benefit in Honor of Laure McElroy for Poor Magazine; BAWS (Bay Area Worker Support) benefit with “Failed Films” at Dungeon Art Gallery (Oakland) for sex worker emergency fund, Black Mother and Jazz, an evening of food, music and storytelling at Oakland SOL, a Sex Worker Movie Marathon at the Roxie Theater, and the Sex Worker Spa Day for sex workers only. All events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.



  1. Artists' for Television Access (ATA) 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA
  2. Roxie Theater 3117 16th Street, San Francisco, CA
  3. Oakland SOL Oakland, CA