Ballet for Life Premiere showing
Kick off your summer online with SFDFF at the LINES Dance Center virtual studio. This intensive includes 13 sessions on a fantastic range of topics including one session with us, SFDFF! Two veteran members of our festival team will guide dancers through the process of creating dance films using materials you already have on hand – your smartphone!
SFDFF 2020 Dance Film Festival
Call for submissions
The final deadline for submissions to the 11th annual San Francisco Dance Film Festival is MAY 8. In addition to feature films, documentaries, screendance shorts, gallery installations, and live captures from the world’s great stages, SFDFF now accepts submissions of children/family-friendly films.
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SFDFF From the Archives

Take a deep dive into the SFDFF archives with these featured films. Selections will be updated regularly so check back often! See more curated playlists and free films selected from previous festivals on our YouTube channel—VIEW NOW

Audience Favorites

Women on the Move


DELUXE, SFDFF Digital Season


Dance Film SF is honored to collaborate with BalletBoyz to present their program Deluxe, as a part of it’s new Digital Season. BalletBoyz has allowed us to share this program with our community, which would be on tour right now under normal circumstances.


LINES Adult Dance Workshop

You’re invited to kick off your summer online with us at the LINES Dance Center virtual studio and explore the creative process with Alonzo King. Adult Dance Intensive is an immersive dance weekend just for adults

Queen + Bejart DVD

DVD & Blu-ray Now Available

DVD and Blu-Ray Now Available! Features two programs: the documentary by Lynne Wake and Simon Lupton, and a full 1997 performance of the ballet by the Béjart Ballet of Lausanne.

Call for Submissions, SFDFF 2020

2020 Call for Submissions

The call for entries for the 11th annual San Francisco Dance Film Festival is now closed. Filmmaker notifications will be sent out July 15. To stay informed, join our mailing

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