*San Francisco Veterans Film Festival

8th Annual
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San Francisco Public Library proudly hosts the Eighth Annual San Francisco Veterans Film Festival (SFVFF) on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 2019.

SFVFF provides a unique forum for veterans to find expression, healing, and community while increasing the public’s awareness of the multitude of challenges facing our nation’s military veterans.

These powerful independent films explore complex topics including the over-prescription of medications, alternative paths to healing, female veterans coping with trauma and PTSD, Native American and Chinese American experiences in the service and back home, investigations into profiteering and corruption, and the complicated situation for Iraqi and Afghan citizens who serve as US military interpreters.

San Francisco Veterans Film Festival was founded by San Francisco non-profit organization OneVet OneVoice. It is sponsored by OneVet OneVoice, San Francisco Public Library, American Legion Post 505, and San Francisco Arts Commission Main Gallery.

Detailed up-to-date information on the festival can be found at sfveteransfilmfestival.org, #SFVFF19, and facebook.com/sfveteransfilmfestival.

Festival Schedule (Subject to change)

Saturday, November 2nd, 10 AM–5:30 PM

10:10 AM, Welcome from Brian Castagne, San Francisco Public Library and Eduardo “Eddie” Ramirez, Festival Founder/Director

10:20 AM, Honor Riders

10:50 AM, On the Bit

11:05 PM, The Interpreters

12:25 PM, Lunch

12:55 PM, Fifty & Five

1:05 PM, Who Killed Lt. Van Dorn

2:25 PM, Vigil

2:30 PM, #3 Normandy Lane

2:55 PM Our Youngest Heroes

3:15 PM, Panel

3:45 PM, Apres un reve

3:50 PM, Major "Doc" Brown

4:30 PM, Directors Panel

5:30 PM, End of Programming today at SFPL

6:00, Filmmaker & Attendee Reception, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 126

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 12 PM–4:35 PM

12:10 PM, Welcome from Brian Castagne, San Francisco Public Library and Eduardo “Eddie” Ramirez, Festival Founder/Director

12:20 PM, Unprescribed

1:40 PM, We are American Soldiers

2:20 PM, Vietnam: An Inner View

3:35 PM, Directors Panel

4:35 PM, End of Festival, Thanks for joining us. See you next year!

This is a Films & Videos program from SFPL. From feature films to youth-made videos, we’ve got something great to watch.

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The views and opinions expressed in programs presented by groups unaffiliated with SFPL do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of SFPL or the City.

Upcoming Events

Veterans Resource Center Drop-In
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Veterans Resource Center Drop-In
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Movie: The Last Waltz (1978)
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 6:30 pm
Park, Park Meeting Room

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Through Thursday, January 9, 2020
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*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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