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    The Film Society encourages the progressive evolution of film culture and individual lives by celebrating the transformative power of the moving image in all its forms. Through intelligent and innovative programming, it creates singularly vital experiences for audiences of all kinds.

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    The Film Society's Education programs serve more than 11,000 students and teachers every year, from kindergarten through college, to develop media literacy, cultural awareness, global understanding and a lifelong appreciation of cinema.

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    Filmmaker 360

    Filmmaker360 provides unparalleled assistance and opportunities including grants, prizes, development assistance, and residencies for working filmmakers at all stages of their careers.

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Join us! Enjoy a world of film year round. Our nonprofit organization needs film-lovers like you to join our efforts in supporting local, national, and international film. Film Society members receive discounts and advance sales to SFFS screenings and events, invites to free preview screenings and special benefits tailored to aspiring and established filmmakers.

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  • Don’t Miss: SFFS Supported Films at MVFF14 September 25, 2014

    3 Still Standing, F R E E, Plastic Man: The Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish, and Summer '82 - When Zappa Came to Sicily will all be screened at this year's Mill Valley Film Festival!   Read More

  • Talent Watch: Fall 2014 SFFS / KRF Grant Finalists September 24, 2014

    We are particularly excited by the increasingly international pool of applicants for our flagship grant program, and by the fact that more than half of our finalists in this round are women....   Read More

  • Ethiopian Filmmakers Bound for the Bay September 16, 2014

    We at SFFS are thrilled to announce that Ethiopian-American filmmaking team Zeresenay Berhane Mehari and Mehret Mandefro will be in San Francisco October 1–14 for the Film Society’s eighth Artist in...   Read More

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