October 15 – 20, 2019

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Film Insider Series

Attend events February - July! Screenings, Q&A's and receptions!

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Awards Viewing Party

Walk the red carpet and watch the Awards Show in style! Join us and enjoy signature dishes from San Diego’s premier chefs as you sip elegantly crafted cocktails.

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FOCUS on Impact High School Film Tour

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  • Thank you to all of our guests for helping us kick off the Film Insider Series with THE HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT! 🎞 If you did not get a chance to attend February’s event you can still be a part of the Film Insiders Series March - July! Purchase your passes today at sdfilmfest.com/film-insider-series/
A special thanks to all of our sponsors who helped made this event possible! @arclightcinemas @westfieldutc #Procopio @maserati #SDComissionforartsandCulture @LodgeTorreyPines @catamaranresortsandiego #Cavignacandassociates @themeltingpotrestaurants @sandiegomag @stellaartois @thecravory @eurekasandiego @craftpizzaco #Frill @libertycalldistilling
  • What is our absolute TOP 10 reason to go to the 5th Annual Awards Viewing Party? 🤔 Supporting a GREAT CAUSE! ❤️ By attending our Oscars Viewing Party you are also supporting high school students around San Diego through the FOCUS on IMPACT Film Tour 🙌 FOCUS aims to bring awareness to thousands of students on global concerns through documentaries. With the power of film, students will get a chance to explore complex issues, develop empathy, and be inspired to take action within communities in need. #ThePowerofFilm #MakeaDifference Read all TOP 10 Reasons to Attend: https://sdfilmfest.com/awards-viewing-party-top-ten-reason…/
  • Delicious! 😍🤤 Yet another reason to attend the 5th Annual Awards Viewing Party ... to get a taste of the signature dishes from San Diego’s PREMIER CHEFS. Last year’s event was completely SOLD OUT 😱 Do not wait to purchase your tickets! Click the link to read all TOP 10 Reasons why you do not want to miss out on San Diego’s most glamorous Oscars Viewing Party: https://sdfilmfest.com/awards-viewing-party-top-ten-reasons-to-go/
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  • Why should you attend San Diego’s most glamorous Oscar party of the year? 🍾 Here’s a few ideas ... The location - A grand EQUESTRIAN ESTATE 😍 San Diego’s TOP CHEFS 😍 HANDCRAFTED COCKTAILS + CHAMPAGNE TOASTS 🥂 & supporting a GREAT CAUSE ❤️ Click the link in bio to read all TOP 10 reasons to go to the 5th ANNUAL AWARDS VIEWING PARTY! 🎉 You won’t want to miss this! #Oscars #SDFILMFEST @_erikadelacruz #PowerofFilm #MakeaDifference
  • San Diego’s most glamorous Awards Viewing Party returns! 💃🍾🎩 Walk the red carpet and watch in style! Enjoy signature dishes from San Diego’s premier chefs 🍽 as you sip elegantly crafted cocktails 🍸 & cast your votes for the winners. Delicious desserts 🍰 & champagne toasts 🥂 will cap off the party which will benefit the San Diego Film Foundation. Click the link in bio #Oscars #SDFilmFest #ThePowerofFilm #MakeaDifference
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