15th Annual San Francisco DocFest

SF Independent Film Festival

SF DocFest honors filmmaker Sean Dunne with its Non-Fiction Vanguard Award. As both a documentary filmmaker and internet phenom, Brooklyn-based Sean Dunne has built a burgeoning reputation for himself with a series of web distributed short and feature films that have demonstrated a strong visual sense and a fascination with everyday people and the extraordinary stories that exist all around us. Early confirmed films include: "Silicon Cowboys;" "Kate Plays Christine;" "Art of the Prank;" "Frank and the Wondercat;" "El Chivo;" "In California;" and others. The complete lineup for SF DocFest will be announced May 11.

This is what SF/Arts curator Sura Wood has to say about 15th Annual San Francisco DocFest :

DocFest continues to embrace offbeat people engaged in unusual pursuits. Take Jay Cheel’s “How to Build a Time Machine,” a film in which two men are obsessed with bringing aspects of H.G. Well’s 1895 novel to life, and “Orange Sunshine,” the story of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, a cadre of spiritual Southern California hippies and surfers who were major suppliers of psychedelic drugs in the 1960s when not fighting for peace and social justice.

Event Info
Jun 02 → Jun 16
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