New Italian Cinema wrapped up after five fantastic days dedicated to celebrating the rich cinematic tradition of Italy and bringing the country’s newest directors and films to audiences in San Francisco.
Jonas Carpignano's Mediterranea won the festival's City of Florence Award.Read More
Earlier this fall the Film Society presented a special edition of our Art & Science of Lucasfilm series with some of the amazing crew behind the studio’s latest, Jurassic World.
Reflecting on the history of this core educational program.Read More
We are thrilled to announce that Brent Green and Thyra Heder have won the 2015 SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant, a $15,000 prize.
Over the Eaves is the first-ever stop-motion animated film to win this annual grant.Read More
We are excited to share that, in partnership with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, the Film Society has selected 14 finalists for the latest round of SFFS / KRF Filmmaking Grants.
Winners of the fall 2015 prize will be announced in November and are in contention for $300,000.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
Meet the 36 newest additions to the Film Society family. We are thrilled to announce our newest FilmHouse Office and Flex Use Residents.
Our FilmHouse residency space serves as a creative hub for filmmakers of all kinds.Read More
We are excited to share an array of programs included in our 2015 Fall Season, which features a bevy of concentrated festivals spotlighting international cinema as well as a brand-new documentary showcase.
With 5 festivals in the coming months, the Fall Season at the Film Society should be busier than ever.Read More
We are pleased to announce the eight finalists for the seventh SFFS / Hearst Screenwriting Grant — a $15,000 prize awarded annually to a screenwriter who has been practicing for at least five years and who has previously written at least one feature screenplay.
Hard to say how we'll pick a winner.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
Before we move into the fall semester, we want to take a moment to highlight some of the enriching educational experiences we provided this summer.
The Film Society programmed a variety of exciting events this summer for Bay Area youth.Read More
If you didn't get enough of these indie flicks during the Festival season, then be sure to mark your calendars for another round of theatrical releases coming to the Bay Area this month.
Nine more SFIFF58 alums will screen locally this August.Read More