A New Perspective Can Change The World
Patron Circle Membership
Year Round Curated Film Experiences
Enjoy VIP Experiences + Support Educational High School Film Program
We Believe A New Perspective Can Change the World… Join Us
From our renowned International Film Festival to community screenings and an educational program that impacts thousands of students each year we create opportunities for our community to experience the power of perspective and storytelling through the experience of film. Our screenings foster dialog, understanding and action. We invite you to join the Patron Circle and support the power of film to change the world.
Patron Circle Membership Levels & Benefits
Patrons of the San Diego International Film Festival enjoy reserved seating, concierge service and other special perks and benefits. VIP Lounges during the Film Festival and special gifts after the Film Insider Series provide an elevated and unique experience all year long.
Behind-the-Scenes Industry Access
Throughout the San Diego Intl Film Festival, you will have the opportunity to hear from filmmakers, actors, directors and deal makers. You’ll learn the backstory on why a film was produced, hear behind-the-scenes antics of the cast, and learn about the process of getting a film completed and distributed.
Honoring Films Icons
Night of the Stars Tribute
This extraordinary evening celebrates the imagination, passion and vision influencing cinematic excellence today and yesterday. Night of the Stars Tribute is the San Diego International Film Festivals premier event.
3000+ Students Served In 2019
FOCUS On Impact Film Education Program
FOCUS ON IMPACT program uses documentary film to explore complex issues — to create dialog, to encourage self-reflection, and ultimately to develop empathy. Through this program, students can take in new perspectives and determine how that information might change their own views and actions within their communities.