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ACCESS & INCLUSION

SFF Access & Inclusion Information
San Luis Obispo International Film Festival welcomes all visitors to screenings and events and makes every effort to ensure the program is accessible to our whole audience. We use a number of external venues, please see the venue-specific information at the bottom of this page for details. 
Please email info@slofilmfest.org for specific access requests.

Disability, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan
To see our Disability, Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan, click here.

Wheelchair Spaces
San Luis Obispo International Film Festival’s venues have a limited number of wheelchair spaces. See below in the Venue Specific Access Information field for the number of spaces available in each cinema across the Festival.

Assistance Animals
Assistance animals are welcome at all festival events and venues. 

Assistive Listening
Not all festival venues have assistive listening devices. See the venue specific information below for details.

ASL
ASL Interpreters will be available for both the Opening Night Ceremony on April 26th at 7pm and the Closing Night Event/Award Show on May 1st at 6pm at the Fremont Theater.

Subtitled Screenings
All foreign-language films are subtitled in English. The 2022 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival foreign language program includes:
Features
Havana Libre
You Resemble Me
Princess
Sirens
My Childhood, My Country
Sweet Disaster
Hard Shell, Soft Shell
La Perla

Shorts
Synthetic Love
Snorrie
Little Sky
Al-Sit
Aguilas
Georgia
The Night I Left America

VENUE SPECIFIC ACCESS INFORMATION

DOWNTOWN CENTER CINEMAS
888 Marsh St. San Luis Obispo
Accessibility & wheelchair spaces
Wheelchair Access Elevator by Starbucks that comes down to our location for easy access.
Theater 4 has an entrance on the right side only. It has 2 wheelchair spaces in the back right and 2 companion seats besides the spaces.
Theater 4 has 48 seats and these include the 2 wheelchair spaces and 2 companion seats.
Theater 5: 86 seats total including: 2 wheelchair spaces in the back right and one wheelchair space in the front right. Additionally, there’s a companion seat by each wheelchair space. Theater 5 has aisles on both the right and left side.
Theater 6: 85 seats total including: 2 wheelchair spaces in the back right and left with one companion seat on the left and right also. Theater 6 has aisles on both the right and left side.
Restrooms: Men’s and Women’s bathrooms have 2 stalls that are wheelchair accessible.
Audio Listening Devices: Four hearing assistant headphones and four closed captioning box devices that have subtitles, ask theatre staff.

PALM THEATER
817 Palm St. San Luis Obispo 
Accessibility: All 3 theaters are accessible.  Wheelchair space at the back of each theater.
Restrooms:(1) near lobby/entrance
Wheelchair Access: Front door entrance
Audio Listening Devices: No audio listening devices

FREMONT THEATRE
1035 Monterey St. San Luis Obispo
Accessibility:All of the ADA accessible seats are at the back of the hall. 10 total seats available. 5 on each side of the theater. 3 companion seats and 2 wheelchair spaces per side.
Restrooms: (1) In lobby near the managers office
Wheelchair Access: From either side of the ADA Sections, Companion Seats,6 total available.
Audio Listening Devices: No listening devices

PARK CINEMAS

CUESTA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Cuesta College, Route1, SLO
Accessibility:Accessible ramps up to the lobby from the parking lot to the lobby and a wheelchair lift that can lower the patron to the lower hallway for access to the wheelchair positions in the center of the theater.
Restrooms: There are restrooms in the lobby that are accessible, and the hallway outside the door’s house right.
Wheelchair Access: Enter through the lobby, and our house manager will be available to assist to their seating location.
Companion Seats: Each seat next to one of the wheelchair spots is a companion seat.
Audio Listening Devices: Available on request. We also have a wireless system that is available with T-Coil compatible hearing aids. The house manager can assist the requests.