The festival’s in-person events are Friday, August 26th and Saturday, August 27th. Shows are on Pacific Time. If you’re watching from another timezone, please make note of the time difference. Here’s a helpful conversion link.
The festival’s in-person programs are at the Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street in San Francisco, California.
Brava Theater asks that all attendees show proof of vaccination and wear masks at all times. We will observe COVID guidelines in accordance with the Brava Theater and the State of California.
The main stage has 360 seats (Orchestra 250 including 6 wheelchairs accessible) and 110 in the Mezzanine. For more information, please visit Brava.org.
Viewers log in to watch a live broadcast of film programs and real-time Q&A and filmmaker talks.
If you miss a program, don’t worry. All programs will be recorded and available for 2 weeks streaming on-demand August 28th through September 10th.
You will not be ‘on camera’ or seen by other attendees. If you wish to participate in the text chat, others will see your username and posts.
We do not store personal or payment info. You may use a pseudonym for your username and any email address you wish. Our chat is hosted by moderators and we ask that users be respectful. If a user’s actions are deemed inappropriate they will be given a warning with a temporary posting block, or suspended.
Films include English subtitles. For more information about accessibility, please visit our Accessibility page.
If you are able to see this website, you’ll be able to watch! To the best of our knowledge, we are accessible to all countries. Please note the time difference so you do not miss a show!
Our website is mobile responsive for phones and tablets. To watch on a television screen, mirror your display screen using AirPlay or another screen to screen app. Here are some helpful tips. You may also want to pull out your projector and some popcorn!
To watch online, get a “Virtual Festival Pass” for online-only programs, or an “All Access Festival Pass” for both online and in-person programs here. All ticket holders with virtual access will receive an email on Wednesday, August 24th with login information to view our platform’s streaming page.
Charges will appear as: “BoldTypeTickets: SFPFF”
Check your email for a link to create your account. You’ll use your account to log into our website and view video-on-demand special selections and livestream events.
Each account will accommodate up to 5 IP Addresses. Please note: each account is attached to only one username and email address.