General Festival FAQ

General Festival FAQ

Q: What are the dates of your festival?
A: May 17-21, 2022

Q: Is the festival virtual this year?
A: The GI Film Festival San Diego is excited to return this event as an in-person, shared experience.  A few events will be virtual and all films will be made available as a video-on-demand rental.

Q: Where is the festival taking place?
A: All in-person screenings and events will take place at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park.  The museum is located at 1649 El Pardo, San Diego.

Q: What are your COVD-19 policies for in-person screenings?
A: We are paying close attention to local and state public health orders and CDC recommendations.  We recognize that these recommendations change from time to time, based on local case positivity rates, hospitalization rates, and other factors.  In order to ensure the experience is safe for all, we are asking all filmmakers, attendees, volunteers, and staff to observe our COVID-19 protocols. These policies include wearing a facial covering while inside; assessing your own health before arriving; and proof of up-to-date vaccination or negative COVID-19 lab test result.  See our COVID-19 Policies for details.

Q: What measures are in place at the museum to ensure programs and spaces are accessible?
A: Service dogs are welcome inside the museum and must be on a non-retractable leash, less than six feet in length. Accessible parking is available in the lots adjacent to the museum. The museum’s entrance contains an ADA compliant ramp and automatic entry doors. There is ADA seating in the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Theater.

Q: What other measures is the festival taking to ensure the content accessible?
A: Closed captioning will be available for all video-on-demand rentals. In-person attendees who need additional accommodations than those noted above may contact us here with the request.