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  1. SFUFF Founder awarded 2018 APA Accomplished Planner

    Posted July 25th, 2018 by SFUFF in General

      Thank you to the American Planning Association California Chapter, Northern Section for awarding Fay Darmawi, SF Urban Film Fest Founder, the 2018 Accomplished Planner award. The APA chapters annually recognizes city planners working in government and the private sector, and also lay people, for their innovative service or projects. Fay was recognized for founding […]

  2. Life In Transit: Film Screening

    Posted May 10th, 2018 by SFUFF in General

    Presented by SF Urban Film Fest Hosted by The East Cut 5/18/18 6pm 375 Beale Street Tickets The fast-paced life of the city is facilitated by great transit infrastructure, but slowing down to connect with your fellow urban dwellers may be the best investment you will make. Join the SF Urban Film Fest and The East […]

  3. SFUFF 2018 Accepting Submissions!

    Posted April 15th, 2018 by SFUFF in General

    SUBMIT YOUR FILM New for 2018 – We are accepting submissions! Do you have a film that addresses urban issues? Shorts or feature length, documentary or narrative, single or episodic pieces – we are open to any format. In the past, shorts and documentaries constitute approximately 75% of our programming, but we’ve also included experimental essay films, […]

  4. SFUFF awarded a $5,000 Seed Fund Grant!

    Posted December 8th, 2017 by SFUFF in General

    With this $5,000 Seed Fund grant, are in great company with SPUR and the Exploratorium who are also awardees (albeit they are long standing and we are newbies). The Seed Fund supports creative work that transforms our experience and perception of the city. It supports exemplary projects in the arenas of art, education, architecture and […]

  5. Thank you for supporting the SFUFF!

    Posted November 23rd, 2017 by SFUFF in General

    Thank you for your on-going support of the SF Urban Film Fest. We just wrapped up our 4th season last Sunday and we had sold out shows on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and we even sold out the Sunday workshop. I am most proud to say that we attracted the most diverse audience ever which […]

  6. JUST ANNOUNCED – Activist and author Cleve Jones will join us on Nov. 18!

    Posted November 15th, 2017 by SFUFF in General

    Maybe you’ve watched the actor Guy Pearce play Cleve Jones on the recent ABC mini-series “When We Rise” about the gay rights movement? Here is your change to meet the real Cleve Jones at the SF Urban Film Fest on Nov. 18 at 1pm, during a panel discussion after film screenings. Get your tix!!

  7. Everything you need to know about the SF Urban Film Fest

    Posted November 14th, 2017 by SFUFF in General

    Thank you Hoodline for great coverage on the 4th Annual SF Urban Film Fest.

  8. The SF Urban Film Fest starts tomorrow 11/13!

    Posted November 12th, 2017 by SFUFF in General

    Last year, Joe Eskenazi from San Francisco Magazine was featured in Who Rules San Francisco comedy show and this year we have a very special guest, Cleve Jones, activist and author, who will headline our panel discussion on November. 18 on Queer Pioneers: Cycles of Displacement.

  9. SFUFF featured in New America CA blog!

    Posted November 6th, 2017 by SFUFF in General

    In May 2017,  I had the opportunity to speak at the New America CA conference and afterward, they asked me to write about the SFUFF and how we use film and storytelling to inspire great urban planning. See the blog post here.

  10. SFUFF Asked to Apply for Seed Fund Grant

    Posted November 2nd, 2017 by SFUFF in General

    Amidst the hectic preparations for the upcoming SFUFF 2017 (Nov 13 – 19, 2017), I managed to submit a grant request of $5,000 to the Seed Fund (a foundation that seeded SPUR and the Exploratorium among other amazing organizations).  Below is a short excerpt from the application essay (which I was asked to tailor to […]