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About the Festival

In the heart of an artist's community, with the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco across the water, lies the ideal backdrop for a premiere film festival experience.People around the world are drawn to Sausalito, certainly for its picturesque beauty, but possibly because it is so uniquely different from anywhere else. Creatives, nonconformists, the famous (and infamous) have felt its gravitational pull. Artists, writers, philosophers, rock legends and film stars have made it their home, in the company of boat-builders, bootleggers and ex-madams.

In this town of characters and contradictions, an idea was born: A Sausalito Film Festival ...Experience. Films that speak to our naturally rebellious nature, our creative soul, our passion for cultural understanding. Films of all lengths and genres are presented - features, shorts, animation, and documentaries from around the globe. Coupled with conversations and presentations that will stimulate, and provoke the senses.

Because this is no mere picture show.

About the Setting

Cavallo Point at historic Fort Baker, with the skyline of San Francisco as a backdrop, is located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge in Sausalito, Marin County. Opened in the summer of 2008, Cavallo Point is an enchanting and environmentally sustainable “base camp” where the city’s urban edge turns into untamed coastal wildlands. Since opening it has earned much recognition, including Travel + Leisure Magazine naming it one of America’s top new national landmarks. Festival films will be shown in two historic and restored converted theaters: Mission Blue and Callippe.

Get Involved

We are eager to hear from talented, film-loving, local residents who would like to contribute in the launch of this exciting event. We will need assistance in the areas of:

• Parties / Events

• Film Ushers / Greeters.