May 1, 2007

Bay Area Film Festivals & Screening Venues

The San Francisco International Film Festival is just one of a myriad of film festivals playing in the Bay Area that program docs. Here is a reasonably comprehensive list of what's happening where and when.

FILM FESTIVALS

Alice's Three-Minute Film Festival/San Francisco (April)
http://radioalice.com/pages/180694.php

American Indian Film Festival/San Francisco (November)
www.aifisf.com/aifi/

Another Hole in the Head Film Festival/San Francisco (June)
www.holehead.org

Arab Film Festival/San Francisco, Berkeley, San Jose (October)
www.aff.org/

ATA (Artists Television Access) Film & Video Festival/San Francisco (October)
www.festival.atasite.org/

Berkeley Video & Film Festival/Berkeley (October)
http://berkeleyvideofilmfest.org/

Berlin & Beyond/San Francisco (January)
www.berlinandbeyond.com/

California Independent Film Festival/Livermore, Orinda, Walnut Creek (April)
www.caindiefest.com/

Christian WYSIWYG Film Festival/San Francisco (October)
www.wysiwygfilmworks.com/filmfest/index.html

Cinequest San Jose Film Festival/San Jose (February-March)
www.cinequest.org

CounterCorp Anti-Corporate Film Festival/San Francisco (October)
www.countercorp.org/

Earthdance International Environmental Film Festival/Oakland (April)
www.earthdancefilms.com/

Film Arts Festival of Independent Cinema/San Francisco (November)
www.filmarts.org

Film Night in the Park/San Anselmo, San Geronimo, Ross, Mill Valley, San Francisco, Fairfax (May-October)
www.filmnight.org/

Golden Gate Fiction & Documentary Festival/San Francisco (October)
www.mamut.com/homepages/United_States/2/9/filmfestnews/newsdet8.htm

Hi/Lo Film Festival/San Francisco, Oakland (April)
www.hilofilmfestival.com/

International Buddhist Film Festival/Oakland (TBD)
www.ibff.org/

International Latino Film Festival/San Francisco (November)
www.latinofilmfestival.org/

LaborFest/San Francisco, Oakland (July)
www.laborfest.net/

LUNAFEST/Traveling Festival, Based in Berkeley (October-March)
www.lunafest.org

Madcat Women's International Film Festival/San Francisco (September)
www.madcatfilmfestival.org/

Marin County Festival of Short Film & Video/San Rafael (June-July)
www.marinfair.org/

Mill Valley Film Festival/Mill Valley, San Rafael (October)
www.mvff.com

Napa Sonoma Wine Country Film Festival (July-August)
www.winecountryfilmfest.com/

Noise Pop Film Festival/San Francisco (February-March)
www.noisepop.com/2007/

Oakland International Film Festival (September)
www.oiff.org/

Orinda Film Festival (September)
www.orindafilmfestival.org

San Francisco Armenian Film Festival (February)
www.armenianfilmfestival.org/

San Francisco Black Film Festival (June)
www.sfbff.org/

San Francisco Documentary Festival (SF Docfest) (September-October)
www.sfindie.com/site/docfest

San Francisco Frozen Film Festival (July)
www.frozenfilmfestival.com/

San Francisco Independent Film Festival (Sf Indiefest) (February)
www.sfindie.com/site/index.php

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (March)
www.asianamericanfilmfestival.org/

SF Shorts: San Francisco International Festival of Short Films/ (August)
www.sfshorts.org/

San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival (June)
www.frameline.org/

San Francisco International South Asian Film Festival (November)
www.thirdi.org/festival/

San Francisco Irish Film Festival (March)
www.sfirishfilm.com/

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (July-August)
www.sfjff.org/

San Francisco Ocean Film Festival (January)
www.oceanfilmfest.org/

San Francisco Sex Workers Film and Arts Festival (July)
www.sexworkerfest.com/

San Francisco Women's Film Festival (April)
www.sfwff.com/SFWFF/Home.html

Santa Cruz Film Festival (April)
www.santacruzfilmfestival.com/

Sonoma Valley Film Festival (April)
www.sonomafilmfest.org/

Tiburon International Film Festival (March)
www.tiburonfilmfestival.com/

Superfest International Disability Film Festival/Berkeley (June)
www.culturedisabilitytalent.org/

Tranny Fest/San Francisco (November)
www.trannyfest.com

United Nations Association Film Festival/Palo Alto (October)
www.unaff.org/

Women of Color Film Festival/Berkeley (March)
http://wocff.berkeley.edu/

Zeitgeist International Film Festival/San Francisco
June, July, August (one day per month)
www.overcookedcinema.com/2006/about.html

 

Sources: www.filmfestivals.com, SF360.com, Release Print.

 

SCREENING VENUES

4 Star Movie Theatre/San Francisco
www.4starmovietheatre.net/

Balboa Theater/San Francisco
www.balboamovies.com/

California College of the Arts/San Francisco & Oakland
www.cca.edu/

The Castro Theatre/San Francisco
www.thecastrotheatre.com/

Chrisopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center/San Rafael
www.cafilm.org/

Ninth Street Independent Film Center/San Francisco
www.ninthstreet.org/

Oakland Museum of California
www.museumca.org/

Orinda Theater
www.renaissancerialto.com/current/orinda.htm

Pacific Film Archive/University of California Berkeley
www.bampfa.berkeley.edu/

Red Vic Movie House/San Francisco
www.redvicmoviehouse.com/

The Roxie New College Film Center/San Francisco
www.roxie.com/

San Francisco Cinematheque/Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, California College of the Arts, Ninth Street Independent Film Center
www.sfcinematheque.org/calendar.shtml

San Francisco Film Centre
www.sffilmcentre.com

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
www.sfmoma.org/

Sundance Kabuki/San Francisco
www.sundancecinemas.com/kabuki.html

Victoria Theatre/San Francisco
www.victoriatheatre.org/

Vine Cinema/Livermore
www.vinecinema.com/

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts/San Francisco
www.yerbabuenaarts.org/

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