October 15 – 20, 2019

The power of perspective.

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Festival Passes - Choose Your Experience

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Festival Events to Attend

Get a ticket to our events from Opening Night Film & Afterparty to Night of the Stars Tribute!



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Festival Experience

From red carpets to film premieres to celebrity sightings get all the details on the Festival!

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  • ⚡️ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS⚡️We’re doing a giveaway of #SDFilmFest student passes just for you guys! Here’s how to enter to win: follow us, like this post, comment down below with your favorite film and tag your bestie that you would want to attend with you! Once we pick a winner we will dm you with the ticket info!
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  • Thanks to @maseratiofsandiego for hosting us, and to all of our sponsors @morgan.stanley @variety @pendrysandiego! 
We hosted an exclusive event for our Patrons & VIPs to show them a secret sneak peek of what's to come at #sdfilmfest 2019!
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  • We’d like to take a moment to thank @ArclightCinemas and @WestfieldUTC for being our year round festival partners! They host some of our major festival events such as our Film Insider Series, exclusive premiere screenings, meeting the filmmakers, Equestrian Film Track and Culinary Cinema. Our events would not be possible without them, and we are SO grateful for their support! 🌟

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