The Fine Print

Individual films: $12

Three ways to purchase tickets or passes:

1. Online at:
This website! You can purchase tickets for individual films via the program or search this page to discover films and events throughout the festival weekend.

2. In Person at:
Sebastopol Center for the Arts (SCA)
282 South High Street
Sebastopol, CA 95472

3. By Telephone: 707-829-4797 x303 ($5 surcharge per phone order)

Hours: Tues-Fri, 10am – 4pm, Sat-Sun 1-4pm

SDFF Ticket Policy

Tickets purchased through SCA will be available for pickup prior to the festival at SCA during business hours (Tues-Fri, 10am-4pm, Sat 1-4pm), or during the festival at SCA beginning one hour prior to the first screening of the day.

Will-Call tickets can be picked up at SCA before the festival. During the festival, Will Call tickets will be at the venue of your first film.

Please Read and Understand This Policy!

Tickets guarantee a seat only until 15 minutes prior to the start of all films and presentations. Please arrive early. Fifteen minutes prior to showtime, empty seats will be resold. Late-coming ticket holders will have to queue in the Wait Line to be admitted with their ticket.

All-Access Pass holders may attend any screening, and are guaranteed a seat if seated in the room 15 minutes prior to the start of the film or presentation. If a Wait Line is formed for a screening, All-Access Pass holders may move to the front of that line for the next available seat. All-Access Pass holders cannot be admitted to rooms that have no available seats.

All tickets for regular screenings and special programs are $12. Opening Night is $35 in advance (SDFF members $30), or $40 at the door (depending on availability). Closing Night is $22 (SDFF members $20), party only is $10.

Rush Tickets: A Wait Line will be formed outside the venue prior to showtime. Unclaimed seats will be released 15 minutes before each film, at which time Wait Line tickets may be available for purchase for $15 cash only.

No refunds or exchanges.