About this event
Please visit event website to explore the films & directors, find show-times, and buy tickets featured at this years SFIFF.
Filmmakers that will be live & on stage at Kabuki Theater:
4/21- State of Cinema Address w/ Jonathan Lethem
Each year, the Festival invites a leader in the world of cinema to address the issues facing the film world today. This year, New York Times bestselling novelist, essayist and short story writer Jonathan Lethem investigates the “ecstasies of influence” constituting the cinematic experience.
4/26 - David O'Reilly Says Something
One of today’s most innovative and engaging animators. This live event features a discussion with OReilly about his process, an array of short works and a look at some of his other creative projects, including hoaxes, social media pranks and a feature-length film.
4/ 30 - Porchlight: True Stories from the Frontiers of International Film Making
Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick, San Francisco’s beloved nonfiction storytelling series returns to the Festival for a special night of film industry–themed stories. This is a unique chance to hear some of the most creative figures in independent media tell real-life tales about their community and craft.