Filmmaker Pelin Esmer accepts the SDFF 2021 Jury Award for Best Feature for Queen Lear, in which a theater group comprised of peasant women take their performance of King Lear on the road in rural Turkey.
Filmmaker David Baram accepts the SDFF 2021 Audience Award for Best Short for One All The Way, in which three elderly Jersey guys search for the world’s greatest Hot Texas Weiner and discover what happened to their hometown.
SDFF Co-Director Jane Winslow sits down with writer/director Susan Sandler and comedian/film collaborator Julia Scotti to talk about Julia Scotti: Funny That Way. This intimate, funny...
SDFF Co-Director Jean McGlothlin sits down for for a conversation with Three Meters And A Few Centimeters Director Mostafa Salehi Nezhad. The duo discuss Mostafa’s filmmaking practice,...
A spirited conversation between Can Art Stop A Bullet filmmaker Mark Street, documentary collaborator and artist William Kelly, and SDFF co-director and lead programmer Jean McGlothlin.
Local cinephiles/filmmakers Gary Carnivele and Jane Winslow present and discuss OUTwatch’s newly minted “30 Best American LGBTQIA Documentaries.”
The Desert filmmaker Bo Kovitz on systemic racism in the health care system, how an East Bay hospital closure created a health care desert in the middle of one of the wealthiest areas in the country, and the impacts of that closure on how the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Bay Area
Trond Kevin Andreason on his documentary, Neighbors, and the unexpected, widespread relevance it has taken on as the coronavirus pandemic has driven people into relative physical isolation and made in-person social interactions increasingly rare.
Filmmaker Jon Osaki on his documentary, Alternative Facts, and the correlations between the U.S. government’s unlawful, racist internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII and present day policies such as the “Muslim Ban” and the detainment of Latinx immigrants in concentration camps on the U.S.-Mexico border.