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San Francisco Film Society’s Online Screening Room keeps San Francisco Film Festival alive all year long

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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.

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Below is a list of films now available to SFFS Members:

FEATURE FILMS

  • And when I die, I won’t stay dead (SFIFF 2016) – Billy Woodberry, USA, 90 min.
  • The Apostate (SFIFF 2016) – Federico Veiroj, Spain/France/Uruguay, 80 min.
  • Home Care (SFIFF 2016) – Slávek Horák, Czech Republic/Slovakia, 92 min.
  • Leaf Blower (SFIFF 2016) – Alejandro Iglesias Mendizábal, Mexico, 96 min.
  • Neither Heaven nor Earth (SFIFF 2016) – Clément Cogitore, France/Belgium, 103 min.
  • Paths of the Soul (SFIFF 2016) – Zhang Yang, China, 115 min.
  • Under the Sun (SFIFF 2016) – Vitaly Mansky, Russia/Latvia/Germany/Czech Republic/North Korea, 106 min.
  • The White Knights (SFIFF 2016) – Joachim Lafosse, France/Belgium, 112 min.

SHORT FILMS

  • The Boatman (SFIFF 2016) – Zack Godshall, USA, 14 min.
  • Glove (SFIFF 2016) – Alexa Lim Haas & Bernardo Britt, USA, 6 min.
  • In Attla’s Tracks (SFIFF 2016) – Catharine Axley, USA, 23 min.
  • My Aleppo (SFIFF 2016) – Melissa Langer, USA, 19 min.
  • Passing Orion (SFIFF 2016) – Sean Thonson, Canada, 8 min.
  • The Send-Off (SFIFF 2016) – Patrick Bresnan & Ivete Lucas, USA, 13 min.
  • Someone Is Happy Somewhere (SFIFF 2016) – Alvaro Furloni & Mario Furloni, Brazil, 19 min.
  • Splotch (SFIFF 2016) – Dan McHale, USA, 4 min.
  • When You Awake (SFIFF 2016) – Jay Rosenblatt, USA, 12 min.

About San Francisco Film Society

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.

MEDIA CONTACTS

Bill Proctor: bproctor@sffs.org

Amy Bonetti Price: amy@bigmouthpr.com / 415-407- 9008

Cynthia Traina: cynthia@trainapr.com / 415-418- 0541

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