Education

SFFILM Education reaches more than 10,000 students and teachers annually. Our programs strive to help students from kindergarten through college develop media literacy skills, cross-cultural awareness, and a lifelong appreciation of movies. SFFILM Education receives generous support from Google, the Hearst Foundation, the Nellie Wong Magic of Movies Education Fund, and Sharon Ow-Wing.

Year-round Programs

SFFILM produces numerous education programs throughout the year, including Screenings for Schools, Filmmakers in the Classroom, The Art and Science of Lucasfilm, and Young Filmmakers Camp. Read More

Schools at the Festival

Since 1991, SFFILM’s Schools at the Festival outreach program has created a vital connection between the annual San Francisco International Film Festival and the local educational community, providing students of all ages the opportunity to experience stories from around the world. Read More

Resources for Educators

An interactive platform and Open Educational Resource for teaching media making and viewing in the classroom, FilmEd. is an online community and toolkit for both educators and artists. Read More