Celebrating Ten Years of Local Filmmaking

September 12–October 27, 2019

Come celebrate the Berkeley FILM Foundation with the 10th Anniversary screenings of funded films from September 12 – Oct 27 at the Pacific Film Archive and join us for a special evening of fun, films, dining and dancing at our GALA for Justice and Inclusion in Film on November 23rd at SF JAZZ.


megaphone-kid-cropped21ANNOUNCING THE 2019 BFF GRANT WINNERS


Since 2009, BFF has awarded 166 grants totaling $1.7 million, to films in the production, post-production and distribution stages.

The Saul Zaentz Award of $25,000 is given each year to honor Saul’s legacy. An award of $20,000 is given in honor of social justice advocate and BFF founding member, Al Bendich.

In its effort to encourage the next generation of local filmmakers, BFF has awarded $151,000 to 46 student filmmakers.

Honorable Tom Bates receives a special award for his service to BFF. click to view

BFF 2017 grant winners honored.
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> View the full gallery HERE