24th SF IndieFest Press Coverage

Posted by sfindie January 25, 2022 688 views

24th SF INDIEFEST

February 3 – February 13, 2022

Media Coverage Report

Updated 3/10/2022

DAILIES

San Francisco Chronicle

Published 2/2, in print 2/3:

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/movies-tv/6-films-to-catch-at-2022-sf-indiefest

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/movies-tv/move-over-dogs-cat-daddies-celebrates-the-independent-streak-of-pets-owners

BHM inclusion, 1/31:

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/guide/black-history-month-2022-events-performances-and-more-ways-to-celebrate-in-the-bay-area

Allen Johnson included IndieFest in covid story:

https://datebook.sfchronicle.com/movies-tv/omicron-variant-is-upending-bay-area-film-festival-calendar

 

BANG News Group – East Bay Times/ Mercury News/Marin Independent Journal

https://localnewsmatters.org/2022/02/01/pass-the-remote-five-bay-area-goodies-to-catch-at-sf-indie-fest-this-weekend/

 

San Francisco Examiner

Published 2/1:

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/artists-escaping-addiction-are-focus-of-empowering-film-premiering-at-24th-s-f-indiefest/

Published in 2/1:

https://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/fun-free-cheap-what-to-do-in-san-francisco-this-week-7/

 

Marin Independent Journal

Published 1/27:

https://www.marinij.com/2022/01/27/sausalito-dancer-draws-on-millennial-angst-in-her-short-film-busted/

 

San Francisco City College Guardsman

http://theguardsman.com/sf-indie-fest-returns-to-the-roxie/

http://theguardsman.com/anxiety-proof-the-mothership-takes-a-light-approach-to-heavier-subjects/

 

Nichi Bei Weekly Calandar (LINK 1) (LINK 2)

 

 

ONLINE

48 Hills

Published 2/1:

https://48hills.org/2022/02/screen-grabs-indiefest-adds-thematic-heft-to-the-usual-wild-fun/

Alex Arabian did a quick mention in his feature of his play winning for best unproduced screenplay:

https://48hills.org/2022/01/read-an-excerpt-from-an-sf-indiefest-award-winning-local-screenplay/

ALL MY FRIEND HATE ME mention 3/10:

https://48hills.org/2022/03/screen-grabs-noir-heist-and-nail-biting-suspense-in-midcentury-madness

 

Bayflicks

“What’s Screening: Jan 28 – Feb 3”

https://bayflicks.net/2022/01/28/whats-screening-jan-28-feb-3/

Mention in Feb 4-10:

https://bayflicks.net/2022/02/04/whats-screening-february-4-10-2/

Another mention in Feb 11-17:

https://bayflicks.net/2022/02/11/whats-screening-february-11-17-2/

 

Berkeleyside

Posted 2/4:

https://www.berkeleyside.org/2022/02/04/sf-independent-film-festival-sleeping-negro

Tweet: https://twitter.com/berkeleyside/status/1489611703046197250

 

Broke Ass Stuart

Published 2/1:

https://brokeassstuart.com/2022/02/01/the-24th-s-f-independent-film-fest-is-coming-and-its-awesome/

 

Film Threat

LUCKY DOUG

Bradley Gibson reviewed the film

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/lucky-doug/

ALUMINATION

Alan Ng reviewed the film

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/alumination/

UNDERGRADS

Rob Rector reviewed the film

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/undergrads/

THE ROOMMATE

Bobby LePire reviewed the film

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/the-roommate/

DOUBLE

Bobby LePire reviewed the film

https://filmthreat.com/reviews/double/

 

Eat Drink Films

Published CREATIVE HIGH on 2/3:

https://eatdrinkfilms.com/2022/02/03/the-creative-high/

 

India Currents

Posted 2/4:

https://indiacurrents.com/sf-indiefest-recognizes-contemporary-asian-films-feb-3-13-2022/

 

Local News Matters

Published 2/1:

https://localnewsmatters.org/2022/02/01/pass-the-remote-five-bay-area-goodies-to-catch-at-sf-indie-fest-this-weekend/

 

Mission Local

Feature ran 2/3:

https://missionlocal.org/2022/02/breaking-the-code-with-filmmaker-john-corey/

Event article:

https://missionlocal.org/2022/02/neighborhood-notes-playgrounds-portraits-and-motion-pictures/

 

MSN

ABC7 piece with QUARANTEENED was syndicated to MSN:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/sf-indiefest-documentary-quaranteened-follows-ups-and-downs-of-family-in-quarantine/ar-AATp4VP

 

ReelKev.com

Published 2/4:

https://www.reelkev.com/blog/sf-indie-film-festival-fun-at-theatre-and-at-home

 

QueerForty.com

Published 2/4:

https://queerforty.com/tune-into-the-san-francisco-independent-film-festival

 

V Cinema

CAT DADDIES, posted 1/27:

http://www.vcinemashow.com/cat-daddies-usa-2021-2022-sf-indiefest/

 

SFist

Overview posted, 1/14:

https://sfist.com/2022/01/14/sf-indiefest-returns-to-roxie-theater-in-february-will-include-65-films/

 

Yahoo!

ABC7 piece for THE SLEEPING NEGRO was syndicated to Yahoo!

https://www.yahoo.com/video/2022-sf-indie-film-festival-180840782.html

 

Beyond Chron

https://beyondchron.org/reviews-from-24th-san-francisco-independent-film-festival/

 

 

RADIO/TV

 

KQED

Published 2/4:

https://www.kqed.org/arts/13908266/cat-daddies-documentary-mye-hoang-roxie-indiefest-dave-boyle

Published 2/5:

https://www.kqed.org/arts/13909035/bay-area-artists-in-recovery-reach-for-the-creative-high-in-indiefest-documentary

 

ABC7, KGO

THE SLEEPING NEGRO interview took place on Tuesday, January 27:

https://abc7news.com/film-festival-sf-fest-social-justice-films-best-anti-racism/11508072/

QUARANTEENED interview took place on Thursday, February 2:

https://abc7news.com/film-festival-sf-fest-pandemic-films-best-indie/11532548/

 

KSQQ (Chinese Radio)

http://www.chineseradio.com/main/songs/mm-f07-08/

(fast forward, moving cursor to right, to 51:55 till 55:37, total 3 minutes 42 seconds)

 

KPOO

Cat Daddies mentioned on broadcast, 2/7.

 

Sports Byline

Skinner Meyers interview (LINK)

Rodrigo Dorfman interview (LINK)

 

KALX

Interview with CAT DADDIES and THE CREATIVE HIGH (LINK)

 

Bitch Talk Podcast

Interview with SAMMY & QUINN and LOVE LETTER TEMPLATES

​​ttps://bitch-talk.simplecast.com/episodes/sf-indiefest-sammy-and-quinn-and-love-letter-templates

 

 

MONTHLIES

SF Arts Monthly

​​https://sfarts.org/event/sf-indiefest–live-and-virtual-events-3eEI72JQrMtxfYmnbyEfpV

 

Noe Valley Voice

Published in February issue, page 15:

http://www.noevalleyvoice.com/2022/February/index.html

 

Richmond Review

Published online 2/6 and in February issue:

https://sfrichmondreview.com/2022/02/06/the-creative-high-portrays-reality-of-atrtists-addiction-and-recovery/

 

LISTINGS/PROMOTIONS

7×7

Opening night and festival mention:

https://www.7×7.com/fun-things-to-do-bay-area-january-31-2022-2656476477.html

 

Do the Bay

IndieFest included in newsletter for 1/18:

https://dothebay.com/events/2022/2/3/sf-indiefest-tickets?mc_cid=e0c002752f&mc_eid=aaeb1efc2b

 

Patch

Opening and closing night events posted 1/24:

https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/calendar/event/20220203/1767358/sf-indiefest-2022-opening-night

https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/calendar/event/20220210/1767359/sf-indiefest-2022-closing-night

Opening night mentioned:

https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/calendar/event/20220212/1683767/the-dinner-detective-interactive-mystery-show-san-francisco

Mission Local pickup, 2/3:

https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/breaking-code-filmmaker-john-corey