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San Francisco Film Society

The nonprofit arts organization champions leading films and filmmakers through programs that channel the city's spirit of imagination, curiosity, and social action.

Fostering an Appreciation for Innovative Filmmaking

San Francisco Film Society

The San Francisco Film Society was founded primarily to produce the San Francisco International Film Festival, which is now the longest-running event of its kind in the Americas. The organization's new-facing brand, SFFILM, is a quartet of sub-brands representing the full range of its year-round program offerings, including supporting the careers of independent filmmakers from the Bay Area with grants, residencies and other developmental opportunities. The organization has always been inspired by San Francisco's long history as a center for conversation, creativity, and change.

In 2008, the San Francisco Film Society absorbed the Film Arts Foundation, a nonprofit founded by independent filmmakers in San Francisco in 1976. Similar to SFFILM, Film Arts Foundation was committed to supporting artists across Northern California's Bay Area and hosted a film festival, professional training, and fiscal sponsorship programs.

GRoW Support

2006

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