Every day, millions of people around the world use Twitter to see what’s happening right now. Twitter is proud to announce a collaboration with SFFILM as the official livestream broadcast partner for the 2017 San Francisco International Film Festival’s special tribute to actor and humanitarian Shah Rukh Khan. One of India’s most followed personalities on Twitter, Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) has more than 24 million followers on the platform.
Global fans of Shah Rukh Khan will be able to join the audience for Brett Ratner’s onstage interview with the Bollywood superstar live from the historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco. The livestream will be available worldwide to audiences on Twitter and connected devices starting on Saturday, April 15, at 9:00am IST. Fans can join in the live conversation from anywhere in the world through Twitter polls and questions using the hashtag #SRKSFFILM.
“It is a great honor to welcome one of the world’s most recognized film personalities to our Festival,” said SFFILM’s Executive Director Noah Cowan (@noah_sffilm). “Above Shah Rukh Khan’s fame as an actor is a man known for his pervasive curiosity about the world around him, about technology, and about our collective future. Khan is among the most engaging figures in any field and this night, in conversation with Hollywood wizard Brett Ratner, will be among the most memorable of this year’s Festival events. We are thrilled to be able to share this special conversation with audiences worldwide through our partnership with Twitter.”
Stay tuned to the live stream which will be available globally on Saturday morning India local time at SFFILM.twitter.com and on @SFFILM.