2015 Festival Trailer

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San Francisco Dance Film, Symmetry, Director: Ruben van Leer, Choreographer: Lukas Timulak
SFDFF is pleased to announce the program lineup for the 6th annual festival, featuring dance films from around the world, including a special kick-off event, opening and closing receptions, as well as discussions with local and international filmmakers, choreographers, and special guests. View Schedule | Buy Tickets


Festival Kick-Off Event

San Francisco Dance Film, Mia: A Dancer's Journey, Director: Maria Ramas & Kate Johnson

Mia: A Dancer’s Journey

One of the most celebrated ballerinas of the first half of the 20th century, Mia Slavenska was one of a small group of famous émigré dancers who changed the face of American dance by introducing Americans to ballet as an art form. In this revealing documentary, her daughter, Maria, retraces her mother’s life journey, and unearths the fascinating story of a maverick ballerina and a lost time of dance. [read more]


Opening Night 2015

SFDFF, Continuum, Natalianne Boucher

International Shorts 1

From tappers to Kenyan warriors to rollerskaters and ballerinas, see our top shorts of 2015 in this eclectic mix of screendance from around the world. Evening begins at 6:30 with a prosecco welcome reception for all ticketholders and a post-screening VIP reception upstairs for filmmakers and festival passholders. [read more]