The 10th Annual 2016 SFFFF will be held at the Roxie Theater July 21- 23, 2016.
The opening night party was held at Piano Fight in downtown S.F. on July 21st, starting at 7pm. Located at 144 Taylor St., in San Francisco.
FRIDAY JULY 22 (@Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St. SF, CA)
5:30 PM Best Environmental Documentaries of 2016
“Trailhead" showcases the history of Oakland’s trail system.
"Circle of Poison" documents the worldwide pesticide problem and the impact (and lack) of US regulations, featuring interviews with President Jimmy Carter, Noam Chomsky, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
“Top of Europe” is a journey through the skies of Europe.
7:30 PM Best Short Documentaries of 2016
Beekeeping, BART, the Sony Email Hack, Lying about relationships, Alzheimer’s, and a community of former slaves who live off a train they helped build. Including:
Passion of gold and fire;
The Reinvention of Normal;
Bozena and Paul;
Alzheimer's: A Love Story;
The Soul of a Tree;
Waiting for the (t)rain.
9:45 PM Best Dramatic Short Films of 2016
Dramatic shorts program leads off with Iceland’s take on Mean Girls and includes:
The Land of Exodus
11:30 PM Best International Animated Shorts of 2016
Rare collection of dramatic and comedic international animation from Spain, Russia, England, and Mexico. Films include:
Orientation Center for the Unseen;
El Lugar Adecuado;
We Can't Live Without Cosmos;
SATURDAY JULY 23 (@Roxie Theater, 3125 16th St. SF, CA)
1:00 PM Bay Area Local Short Film Collection, 2016
Supporting Bay Area DIY film- made by and for the bay area. Collection includes dramatic, comedic and relationship themed films. Films include:
From the Cliff;
Running Wild: The Legend of Fergus Shufflebottom;
From the Basement- The Undertaker's Wife;
Rapunzel's Etymology of Zero;
Empty Box of Wine;
Pursuing Dreams: Stories of Refugee and Immigrant Youth in California.
3:15 PM Best Experimental Film of 2016
The 10th anniversary collection of rare experimental, artistic and though provoking films curated for museums around the world and featuring stunning, hypnotizing, and provocative topics. Films include:
Scratchorama (Cameraless Cinerama);
Will I Scatter Away?;
The Clue Aloha for Indo;
Semiotics of Islam: A Primer for Kuffar;
With Hammer & Scalpel;
OUT OF REACH (RAIN NIGHT).
5:30 PM Best Comedic Short Films of 2016
Everybody's favorite collection of hilarious short films is back. 2016 best comedic short films includes a British comedy about online dating with an astronaut, coffee addiction, twins, and Zombies! Films include:
THE WORKING DEAD;
I Hate the Color Red;
Things My Father Never Taught Me;
Texting: A Love Story;
7:05 PM Best Surf And Skate Films of 2016
Epic collection of local and international beautiful and twisted skate and surf film. You don't have to shred to appreciate this collection of Bay Area and California Dreamin' Films include:
Cinecitta' On Wheels;
8:45 PM Feature Documentary: District Zero
A Spanish film crew follows a Syrian refugee as they open a mobile phone store in a refugee camp in Jordan. What happens next? Come watch this beautiful international documentary about life, technology, and the search for home.
10:00 PM Best Dramatic Thrilling Shorts of 2016
Zombies and the meaning of life? Fire fighters? Flying sharks? Featuring Oscar nominated special effects wizards, this collection of short films include:
Don't mess with the Sharkies;
The Existential Zombie;
The Smiling Man;
11:20 PM Best Animated Shorts of 2016
For the tenth year in a row SF FFF delivers the best animation of 2016. Come mingle with Pixar and the Orphanage and all the local animators checking out films about dinosaurs, houseguests, witches, crows and the unimaginable. Films include:
a tale of crows;
Claire & The Keys;
The Red Witch.
The San Francisco Frozen Film Festival (SFFFF) is a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2006 that is dedicated to creating avenues for independent filmmakers, filmmakers of conscience, and artists from underserved communities to come together and exhibit their work to the widest possible audience.