Attending l FAQ
All screenings during the festival will take place at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego and will feature a Q&A with available filmmakers afterward.
We’ve put together a multi-ticket bundle allowing you to see as much of the the films in the 2023 lineup as you like. The multi-ticket bundle costs $125 . Tickets for most individual screenings are $10 each / $8 for military, veterans or KPBS members. The multi-ticket bundle and individual tickets will be available for purchase online in March. All ticket and merchandise purchases support the festival’s mission to present and preserve the stories of our men and women in uniform.
General Festival FAQ
Q: What are the dates of your festival?
A: May 15-22, 2023
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.
Q: Where is the festival taking place?
A: All film screenings will take place at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park. The museum is located at 1649 El Pardo, San Diego. The Awards Celebration will take place at KPBS, located on the campus of San Diego State University.
Q: What are your COVD-19 policies for attending?
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 assessing your own health before arriving and notifying us should you test positive within 5 days of attending the festival. 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: In-person attendees who need additional accommodations than those noted above may contact us here with the request.