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The SLO Film Fest is over for another year!

Records for attendance and sales were broken this year – and we look forward to continued success in 2018. Mark your calendars with our new dates: March 13-18, 2018. Read more >

Congrats to all the winners of the George Sidney Independent Film Competition, Central Coast Filmmaker Showcase, Filmmakers of Tomorrow competition and the Audience Award winners. Click here for full listing.

To see photos from the Festival, go to our Facebook page and you’ll see albums with lots of highlights. Please share! Thank you to our Festival photographers Johannes Beals and Molly Kiely! And our video team, Carlos and Kyle Plummer!

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