Filmmakers Collaborative SF is honored to serve as a fiscal sponsor for the following projects:

  Home yet far away    Iranian immigrant filmmaker, Sabereh, seeks to find home in California, while worrying about a military conflict between the U.S. and Iran during the post 9/11 era.   

Home yet far away

Iranian immigrant filmmaker, Sabereh, seeks to find home in California, while worrying about a military conflict between the U.S. and Iran during the post 9/11 era.
 

  a place to breathe    A Place to Breathe  explores the universality of trauma and resilience through the eyes of refugees and immigrants navigating the health care system, highlighting inspiring models of culturally responsive, integrative medicine.

a place to breathe

A Place to Breathe explores the universality of trauma and resilience through the eyes of refugees and immigrants navigating the health care system, highlighting inspiring models of culturally responsive, integrative medicine.

  Impresario   Producer/filmmaker Marc Huestis is a galvanizing voice of non conformity since the early days of the Gay Liberation Movement.  

Impresario

Producer/filmmaker Marc Huestis is a galvanizing voice of non conformity since the early days of the Gay Liberation Movement.
 

  redefining Prosperity   An inspiring story of a town in transition – from destruction to sustainability, from self-interest to community, from greed to service.   

redefining Prosperity

An inspiring story of a town in transition – from destruction to sustainability, from self-interest to community, from greed to service.

 

  the gatekeeper   From the team that brought you Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure, a documentary about the math crisis in America, and the inspiring educators on a mission to solve it.    

the gatekeeper

From the team that brought you Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure, a documentary about the math crisis in America, and the inspiring educators on a mission to solve it. 

 

  Fiddles on fire    Fiddles on Fire  explores the exploding popularity of fiddle music by following eight contemporary fiddlers whose excellence in their tradition-based fiddle styles has inspired audiences the world over.      

Fiddles on fire

Fiddles on Fire explores the exploding popularity of fiddle music by following eight contemporary fiddlers whose excellence in their tradition-based fiddle styles has inspired audiences the world over.

 

 

  Leo, harold, and Paul: three american soldiers in world war two    The intimate stories of three 90-year-old former infantrymen detailing life, death, loss, and lust on the European front.

Leo, harold, and Paul: three american soldiers in world war two 

The intimate stories of three 90-year-old former infantrymen detailing life, death, loss, and lust on the European front.

  THE HIGHWAY    The Highway  is a short animated film that recreates a highway protest against police violence in miniature toy scale, along with scenes from historic, cultural, and mythological antecedents in American and Western culture.

THE HIGHWAY

The Highway is a short animated film that recreates a highway protest against police violence in miniature toy scale, along with scenes from historic, cultural, and mythological antecedents in American and Western culture.

  Zoo story    Zoo Story  explores the past, present and future of North American zoos.    

Zoo story

Zoo Story explores the past, present and future of North American zoos.


 

  BEYOND MEASURE   Every day we hear stories about the troubles in American education: our test scores are stagnant, we’re falling behind our international peers, and our schools are failing to prepare future generations to succeed in the 21st century.

BEYOND MEASURE

Every day we hear stories about the troubles in American education: our test scores are stagnant, we’re falling behind our international peers, and our schools are failing to prepare future generations to succeed in the 21st century.

  HOW TO SMELL A ROSE   The life, work, and passions of British-born documentary film director Richard Leacock.  

HOW TO SMELL A ROSE

The life, work, and passions of British-born documentary film director Richard Leacock.
 

  SOUNDS OF THE NORTHERN WILD   Civilization has a nature deficit disorder. Listening to natural sounds is an antidote.   

SOUNDS OF THE NORTHERN WILD

Civilization has a nature deficit disorder. Listening to natural sounds is an antidote.

 

  PLASTIC MAN: THE ARTFUL LIFE OF JERRY ROSS BARRISH   Plastic Man: the Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish   

PLASTIC MAN: THE ARTFUL LIFE OF JERRY ROSS BARRISH

Plastic Man: the Artful Life of Jerry Ross Barrish

 

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   When Rules Don’t Apply  tells the story of a large group of leading technology companies that were charged and prosecuted for collusion because of their secret agreement to suppress wages and limit job opportunities of their own employees.    

wHEn Rules don't apply

When Rules Don’t Apply tells the story of a large group of leading technology companies that were charged and prosecuted for collusion because of their secret agreement to suppress wages and limit job opportunities of their own employees. 
 

  BIRTHRIGHT?   The Medea Project’s  Birthright?  is a searing dramatic narrative of deep connections between women’s health and reproductive rights and the stark realities of rape, of living with HIV and of women finding their voice in a male-dominated world that often demeans and devalues them.    

BIRTHRIGHT?

The Medea Project’s Birthright? is a searing dramatic narrative of deep connections between women’s health and reproductive rights and the stark realities of rape, of living with HIV and of women finding their voice in a male-dominated world that often demeans and devalues them. 

 

  Saving the bay 2    Saving the Bay 2  shows how San Francisco Bay is now growing after 150 years of shrinking due to human intervention.   

Saving the bay 2

Saving the Bay 2 shows how San Francisco Bay is now growing after 150 years of shrinking due to human intervention.

 

  Wilder than wild   Exposes the impacts high-intensity fires of the 21st century are having on watersheds, wildlife and carbon storage.   

Wilder than wild

Exposes the impacts high-intensity fires of the 21st century are having on watersheds, wildlife and carbon storage.

 

  RACING TO ZERO    Racing To Zero  is a quick moving, up-tempo documentary that presents new solutions to the global problem of waste.   

RACING TO ZERO

Racing To Zero is a quick moving, up-tempo documentary that presents new solutions to the global problem of waste.

 

  THE DAUGHTER’S VOICE   There are moments when the human race spreads its improbable wings and actually soars. This is one of those moments.    

THE DAUGHTER’S VOICE

There are moments when the human race spreads its improbable wings and actually soars. This is one of those moments. 

 

  EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART   The life and legacy of Johnny Otis: the Godfather of R&B, composer, bandleader, disc jockey, civil rights activist, preacher, and artist, who grew up in a Greek immigrant family, but defined himself as African-American. 

EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART

The life and legacy of Johnny Otis: the Godfather of R&B, composer, bandleader, disc jockey, civil rights activist, preacher, and artist, who grew up in a Greek immigrant family, but defined himself as African-American. 

  The Lure of this Land   A story about expats and the filmmaker's journey to find their stories. What is it that propels us to leave the places we know? Why are some willing to get lost? What are they looking for and what do they find? 

The Lure of this Land

A story about expats and the filmmaker's journey to find their stories. What is it that propels us to leave the places we know? Why are some willing to get lost? What are they looking for and what do they find? 

  GAZING INTO THE PAST: THE UNBOUNDED VISION OF JAMES CAHILL   A one-hour portrait film of James Cahill, who transformed the way the world looks at Chinese and Japanese art.

GAZING INTO THE PAST: THE UNBOUNDED VISION OF JAMES CAHILL

A one-hour portrait film of James Cahill, who transformed the way the world looks at Chinese and Japanese art.