Thu, Oct 20

Opening Night Party

9PM – 1AM
Maria Maria Restaurant, Hazard Center | 1370 Frazee Road
Celebrate opening night of our film festival with the cast/crew of ALMOST PERFECT.
$10 or Free for passholders or opening night ticketholders.
Sponsored by Union Bank


Fri, Oct 21

Blowfish: an Intersection of Sight & Sound


8pm – 2AM
Culy Warehouse, 335 6th Ave (between J & K St), Gaslamp District | Downtown San Diego
Kick off Opening Weekend of the Festival with our annual party celebrating the deadly but delicious fusion of music and video.  Featuring pioneer video mash up DJ, Mike Relm. $10 admission, FREE admission on Chroniclr guestlist, or FREE for passholders. For guestlist consideration contact Sponsored by, MYSPACE, and MYX TV.

For more details and to buy tickets, click here.

Sat, Oct 22

Gala Awards Dinner

5:30 – 9:30PM
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina | 1380 Harbor Island Drive
Dress to impress and mingle with the stars of SDAFF as we honor top films of the festival, with special Lifetime Achievement honor to Nancy Kwan.
$200/seat.  Click here for information on the event and to buy tickets.
Presented by Harrah’s Rincon Casino and Wells Fargo.

CAPE Karaoke Party

9:30PM – 1AM
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina | 1380 Harbor Island Drive
Sing for bragging rights and some spare change at our late-night karaoke party.
Free to attend, $10 to enter contest, winner takes all.


Sun, Oct 23

A Very Surrogate Party

9PM – Midnight
Hard Rock Cafe, 401 4th Ave (Across Horton Plaza)
Mingle with the director and stars of our Centerpiece film SURROGATE VALENTINE, with live performance by Goh Nakamura.
Free admission + complimentary appetizers.


Fri, Oct 28

Closing Night Party

9PM – Close
Randy Jones All American Grill | 7510 Hazard Center Drive (next to Kinko’s)
Enjoy sushi and sake and other delights as we wrap up our 12th season with the director of JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI.
$10 or Free for passholders or closing night ticketholders.