Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

SDFF // Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

11th edition

Mar 23 - Mar 26, 2021
Sebastopol, United States

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films
Film length Full length, Short

Mission / description The 10th annual Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, March 23-26, 2017, brings the best documentaries and their creators to Northern California. Twice named "One of the Coolest Film Festivals" by MovieMaker Magazine, it has become an important and special stop on the documentary festival circuit. Sebastopol is a documentary destination, with filmmakers raving about the hospitality, quality of programming, and wonderful community atmosphere that the festival fosters.

We screen short and feature length documentaries, hybrid docs, and any other type of film that can be described as documentary. We present awards in both short and feature categories: Jury and Audience Awards. Additional awards may be announced.

SDFF 2016 screened 71 films in 4 days with over 50 filmmakers and guests in attendance.

Awards & Prizes

We give two awards to both feature and short documentaries. There is a physical award. There are no cash prizes at this time. Additional awards may be announced.

Jury Award – Feature
Jury Award – Short
Audience Award – Feature
Audience Award – Short
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