Don't miss our opening night, closing night, award winning and centerpiece films playing live at the Roxie and on demand at sfindie.com.
OPENING NIGHT  
In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary—part music film, part historical record—created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion.
Live at the Roxie June 3 with roller disco after party at Church of 8 Wheels.
CLOSING NIGHT

Kid Candidate tells the story of Hayden Pedigo, a 24-year old experimental musician and his unlikely run for Amarillo city council after his Harmony Korine inspired spoof campaign video went viral.

Live at the Roxie June 17
CENTERPIECE FILM
How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential and criminally overlooked all at the same time? A band that has been in the background of almost every art form across the last 50 years, Sparks is your favorite band’s favourite band, and soon to be yours too.
Live at the Roxie June 13.
SF DocFest VANGUARD AWARDEE

A documentary about Michael Brody Jr., a 21-year-old hippie millionaire who in 1970 promised to give away his $25M inheritance in an effort to usher in a new era of world peace.

Live at the Roxie June 10.
Stanford Under the Stars
On May 27, Stanford Under the Stars: Movie Nights at Frost will screen the Hot Docs 2020 Best Documentary Feature Stray by director Elizabeth Lo, followed by a sneak peek showing of We Are As Gods on May 28. Tickets cost $15 per person and are on sale now. All sales end at 11:59 PM PDT the night before the movie.

Starts June 3!