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Sam Green to be awarded SF IndieFest’s Philo T Farnsworth Award

Posted by sfindie August 28, 2018 691 views

SF IndieFest is pleased to announce that Sam Green is this year’s recipient of the new Philo T Farnsworth Award for Innovative Filmmaking. Sam Green received his Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied documentary with acclaimed filmmaker Marlon Riggs. His most recent projects are “live documentaries” including  A Thousand […]

Congratulations to the 2018 SF DocFest Award Winners!

Posted by sfindie June 18, 2018 260 views

Congratulations to the 2018 San Francisco Documentary Festival Award Winners! Audience Award for Best Feature: THE DAWN WALL Audience Award for Best Short: FIX AND RELEASE Jury Prize for Best Feature: DOUBLE TAKE: THE ART OF ELIZABETH KING Jury Prize for Best Short: FEAR US WOMEN Spirit of Activism Award: THE PROVIDERS Excellence in American […]

DocFest 2018 Press Links

Posted by sfindie May 10, 2018 327 views

San Francisco Chronicle (Major Print Daily) Interview with Penny Lane G. Allen Johnson https://www.sfgate.com/movies/article/Penny-Lane-her-real-name-to-get-Vanguard-Award-12954877.php – 48 Hills (Online) Preview Dennis Harvey https://48hills.org/2018/05/screen-grabs-hot-docs-silent-classics/ – My Cultural Landscape (Online) A SHOT IN THE DARK preview George Heymont https://myculturallandscape.blogspot.com/2018/05/tales-of-sensory-deprivation.html – Medium (Online) A SHOT IN THE DARK preview George Heymont https://medium.com/@geoheymont/tales-of-sensory-deprivation-cb293b093ebe – Radio West interview with The 5 […]

17th SF DocFest Announced

Posted by sfindie May 8, 2018 815 views

2018 SCHEDULE HERE! Welcome! The 17th San Francisco Documentary Festival is the biggest and oldest festival devoted to non-fiction film in the Bay Area. DocFest started in 2001 with 12 films screening in a converted church at Post and Mason St. This year, for two weeks you will get a chance to check out 90 of […]

Filmmakers to Meet at SF DocFest

Posted by sfindie May 8, 2018 279 views

Over 100 filmmakers and film subjects will be in attendance at the SF DocFest the next two weeks. Come out to the fest to meet the folks behind these amazing films: 7/8ths Of the Way A Shot In the Dark A View from the Window Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno Afghan Cycles Agave: […]