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Superfest: Disability Film Festival

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 | 11am and 2pm

ADMISSION: All-day ticket: $24; morning ticket (11am–1:30pm): $16; afternoon ticket (2–4:30pm): $16. Ticket price includes Museum admission. CJM Members receive $4 discount off ticket prices.

Join us for Superfest’s thirty-third year! Superfest is the longest running festival of its kind in the world, showcasing an innovative range of juried short and feature-length films, organized by the Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University and the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco. It enriches the Bay Area by cultivating an event that celebrates disability as a generative and creative force in cinema and more broadly in culture. 

To view the film line-ups for each screening, visit: superfestfilm.com

Image description: With bold neon colors, a close-up shot of a person with prosthetic hook hands holding a movie clapperboard which reads, "Production: Superfest Disability Film Festival."

Ticket info

Morning ticket (11am–1:30pm): $16
Afternoon ticket (2–4:30pm): $16
All-day ticket: $24

Ticket price includes Museum admission. CJM Members receive $4 discount off ticket prices. Youth 18 and under, and transition-age young adults 18–26 are free. No one is turned away for lack of funds. Email access@thecjm.org or call 415.655.7881 for more information.

Event accessibility

In addition to ample space for wheelchairs, a friendly environment for service animals, and a scent-free environment, films will be (open and closed) audio described and captioned, ensuring a welcoming environment people with disabilities. ASL interpreting and live-captioning will be provided. To view the films in a closed audio description screening room or for any additional accommodation requests one week in advance of the festival, please contact Emily Beitiks at 415.405.3528 or beitiks@sfsu.edu.

community partners

The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability

The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University studies and showcases disabled people's experiences to revolutionize social views. Through public education, scholarship, and cultural events, the Institute shares disability history and theory, promotes critical thinking, and builds a broader community.

Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Founded in 1902, San Francisco’s Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired promotes the independence, equality, and self-reliance of people who are blind or have low vision. They offer blindness skills training and relevant services such as access to employment, education, government, information, recreation, transportation and the environment. They also pursue the development of new technology, encourage innovation, and amplify the voices of blind individuals around the world.

Disability Arts and Culture Programs at The CJM

The CJM is committed to supporting the visibility of artists with disabilities through ongoing programs and lectures. We recognize that in order to build a more equitable and representative arts and cultural sector, the voices and lived experiences of people with disabilities need to be at the center of the conversation. 

supporters

Access Programs are made possible by major support from Wells Fargo Foundation. Additional generous support is provided by The Morse Family Foundation.