Mar 19, 2019
2019 SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Festival Runs April 10–23
Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly, Cheryl Haines, USA/China/Egypt
Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City, Alan Poul, USA
Bloodroot, Douglas Tirola, USA
Colewell, Tom Quinn, USA
The Great American Lie, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, USA
Grass is Greener, Fred Brathwaite aka Fab 5 Freddy, USA
Q Ball, Michael Tolajian, USA
The Seer and the Unseen, Sara Dosa, USA/Iceland
Street Food, David Gelb, USA
Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America, Tom Shepard, USA
When I’m a Moth, Zachary Cotler, Magdalena Zyzak, USA/Canada
We Believe in Dinosaurs, Monica Long Ross, Clayton Brown, USA
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERES
The Beast in the Jungle, Clara van Gool, Netherlands/Luxembourg
Debt, Vuslat Saraçoglu, Turkey
Moments, Beata Parkanová, Czech Republic/Slovakia
What We Left Unfinished, Mariam Ghani, USA
Winter’s Night, Jang Woo-jin, South Korea
Aniara, Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja, Sweden
2019 San Francisco International Film Festival
The longest-running film festival in the Americas, the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM Festival) is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in one of the country’s most beautiful cities. The 62nd edition runs April 10–23 at venues across the Bay Area and features nearly 200 films and live events, 14 juried awards with close to $40,000 in cash prizes, and upwards of 100 participating filmmaker guests.
SFFILM is a nonprofit organization with a mission to champion the world’s finest films and filmmakers through programs anchored in and inspired by the spirit and values of the San Francisco Bay Area. Presenter of the San Francisco International Film Festival, SFFILM is a year-round organization delivering screenings and events to more than 75,000 film lovers and media education programs to more than 12,000 students and teachers annually. In addition to its public programs, SFFILM supports the careers of independent filmmakers from the Bay Area and beyond with grants, residencies, and other creative development services.
For more information visit sffilm.org.
This press release is available online at sffilm.org/press/releases.