SAN FRANCISCO, CA — MAY 25, 2016 — The San Francisco International Film Festival ended on May 5, but the longest-running film festival in the Western Hemisphere is keeping its festival live throughout the year with its Online Screening Room. Each month, San Francisco Film Society members will get exclusive free access to new feature-length films, beginning in July. This is in addition to the 18 feature films, shorts and original video content from the 59th Festival currently available online and streaming on new mobile apps for iOS devices and AppleTV.
The Film Society’s Online Screening Room is an additional SFFS membership benefit, which begins at $70 annually. Members will be notified of new films and expiring content in the Film Society’s Picture Talk newsletter and on their website, with current content always available at watch.sffs.org.
Other year-round member benefits include early access and discounts for all Film Society events, private members-only screenings, invitations to exclusive member preview parties, and more. More information about Film Society membership can be found at sffs.org/membership.
Below is a list of films now available to SFFS Members:
The San Francisco Film Society champions the world’s finest films and filmmakers through programs anchored in and inspired by the spirit and values of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Building on a legacy of nearly 60 years of bringing the best in world cinema to local audiences, SFFS is now a national leader in film exhibition, media education and filmmaker services.
The Film Society presents more than 100 days of film exhibition each year, reaching a total audience of more than 100,000 people. Its acclaimed education program introduces international, independent and documentary cinema and media literacy to more than 11,000 teachers and students. Through Filmmaker360, the Film Society’s filmmaker services program, essential creative and business services and funding totaling millions of dollars are provided to deserving filmmakers at all stages of their careers.
The Film Society seeks to elevate all aspects of film culture, offering a wide range of activities that engage emotions, inspire action, change perceptions and advance knowledge. A 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation, it is largely donor and member supported. Membership provides access to discounts, private events and a wealth of other benefits. For more information visit sffs.org.
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