San Francisco Cinematheque Digital Archives

Online Resources

DIGITAL COLLECTIONS:  As of May 2022, Cinematheque’s digital collections include… 

Avant to Live! Craig Baldwin/Other Cinema Digital Collection: Cinematheque’s Other Cinema Digital Collection consists of material documenting Craig Baldwin’s legendary Other Cinema microcinema series (1985–present). Materials include seasonal exhibition calendars, promotional ephemera, curatorial notes and artifacts, signage and other material related to the history of Other Cinema. Read full collection and browse the collection here

San Francisco Cinematheque Program Notes 1984–2000: A series of compiled books of Program Notes documenting films and screenings presented by Cinematheque 1984–2000. Compiled annually, these Notes include curatorial statements on programs, original and cited statements on works screened, artist biographies and filmographies. Some volumes indexed. Browse the collection here.

Coming soon(ish): San Francisco Cinematheque Programming Calendars 1978–2013!


Books: San Francisco Cinematheque maintains a physical library of nearly 700 books relating to the history of alternative film culture. This collection of publications is cataloged on Librarything These books do not circulate. View this collection’s catalog here.