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our objective

We aim to establish a physical location, a place in which to offer a unique film entertainment and educational experience for the San Francisco Bay Area.

what we do
Advocate for film preservation and become a state-of-the-art repository for donations of historic films, related items, and oral histories.
Introduce the public to the films, locations, and theaters of the Bay Area’s cinematic past.
Honor the diverse individuals who have made contributions to Bay Area filmmaking.
Engage the public, students, filmmakers, and artists who are continually rewriting the history of film in the Bay Area.

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who we are
The San Francisco Film Museum is a volunteer run organization composed of individuals who share a passion for film. We are artists, designers, writers, and filmmakers. To us, film is our history, our cultural heritage.
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