San Francisco International Film Festival

When
Event has passed (Thu Apr 12, 2018 - Tue Apr 17, 2018)
Where
San Francisco
Time
various locations & times
Tags
Drinks, Community, Film / Television, Music, Festival / Fair

Description

Founded in 1957, the San Francisco International Film Festival is the longest-running film festival in the Americas. Held each spring for two weeks and highly anticipated by its loyal, passionate audiences, SFFILM Festival is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in one of the country's most beautiful cities, featuring more than 180 films and live events with upwards of 100 filmmakers in attendance and nearly two dozen awards presented for excellence in film craft.

The 2018 SFFILM Festival runs April 4–17 at venues throughout the Bay Area.
Full list of films: https://www.sffilm.org/2018-sffilm-festival/film-finder


SFFILM Festival Opening Night + Party: 'A Kid Like Jake'
https://www.sffilm.org/2018-sffilm-festival/festival-calendar/opening-night-a-kid-like-jake

April 4, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Castro Theatre

A Kid Like Jake, directed by Transparent’s Silas Howard and adapted from Daniel Pearle’s lauded Off-Broadway play, is the most exceptional and timely of social dramas, exploring issues at the heart of multiple national debates with great intensity and sly humor.


Closing Night + Party: 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot'
https://www.sffilm.org/2018-sffilm-festival/festival-calendar/dont-worry-he-wont-get-far-on-foot

April 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Castro Theatre

Caustic and wickedly funny, celebrated quadriplegic Portland cartoonist John Callahan had a knack for depicting taboo subjects – especially people with physical disabilities – without an ounce of cultural sensitivity.

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Location

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  1. San Francisco San Francisco, CA