Calendar

January – February 2015

APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
Co-Presented by FRAMELINE !! Skype Interview with the Director Desiree Akhavan Tuesday, Jan. 20th!!   After the 7:00 show.  Written, directed and starring Desiree Akhavan APPROPRIATE [...]
SF Sketchfest 2015: Salute to Preston Sturges: "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" with guests Christopher Guest, Michael McKean & Harry Shearer
SF Sketchfest was founded in 2001 by David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney as a way to showcase the talents of six Bay Area [...]
Super Bowl: Men in Tights
Well it’s soon time for SUPER BOWL FORTY-SOMETHING and as always, SF IndieFest is bringing you the funniest, non-footballest, most-factually-incorrect Super Bowl broadcast presentation out [...]
SF Sketchfest 2015: "Groundhog Day" on Groundhog Day: Film Screening and special Tobolowsky Files with Stephen Tobolowky
SF Sketchfest was founded in 2001 by David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney as a way to showcase the talents of six Bay Area [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #11
The Synesthesia Film Festival is a monthly one-night film festival that screens the best independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, music videos, [...]
SF Indie Fest: FLASH GORDON
With a remake in the works by Twentieth Century Fox, a presentation of this cheesiest of all cheesy sci fi flicks seems to be in [...]
SF Indie Fest: TGIF vs. SNICK
Channeling the inner recesses of our tv-addled brains, the SF IndieFest seeks to settle the age-old question – what was REALLY better, the 1990 line-up [...]
SF Indie Fest: THE YANK
West Coast Premiere This side-splitting comedy tells the story of Tom Murphy, your average Irish-American lad. For Tom, the perfect woman is beautiful, hardworking, family-oriented [...]
SF Indie Fest: TIRED MOONLIGHT
West Coast Premiere!! Middle-aged Dawn is finally learning how to sell stuff on eBay. She lives in a glorified pit stop town, except with the [...]
INDIE FEST: WILD CANARIES
Wild Canaries centers on bumbling twenty-something Brooklynite, Barri, as she becomes convinced that foul play was involved in the death of her elderly neighbor. Meanwhile, her thirty-something, jaded [...]
SF Indie Fest: CHOCOLATE STRAWBERRY VANILLA
“Napoleon Dynamite by way of Taxi Driver” Stuart Simpson’s Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla is a strange character study flaunting wicked humour and mounting unease. Warren is [...]
SF Indie Fest: LOST SOUL: THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU
In the early ‘90s, filmmaker Richard Stanley made a name for himself with a pair of smart and stylish sci fi thrillers. He parlayed that [...]
SF Indie Fest: NO LAND WITHOUT EVIL (No Hay Tierra Sin Mal)
US Premiere!! Directed by female auteur Belen Bianco in her feature film debut, No Land Without Evil is a lyrical and poetic coming-of-age film from [...]
SF Indie Fest: Shorts 1: Personals
Human seeking other human for some semblance of connection, validity of existence, warmth. Me: your daughter’s funeral crasher; your son’s first love; your new husband’s [...]
SF Indie Fest: Shorts 5: An Animated World
We’re back with another selection of some of the best new animation from around the globe. New work from fresh voices and alumni alike runs [...]
SF Indie Fest: THE APOSTLE (O APOSTOLO)
“This creepily atmospheric animated film boasts haunting, gorgeously hand-crafted imagery.” –Hollywood Reporter A convict escapes from jail and travels to a remote village to recover [...]
SF Indie Fest: WHY I'M NOT ON FACEBOOK
West Coast Premiere!! One man’s soul-searching decision on whether or not he should join Facebook sets him off on an epic journey of self-discovery as [...]
SF Indie Fest: DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN
West Coast Premiere!! A young woman is found dead, stabbed to death in a public restroom. The police and the town are indifferent to this [...]
SF Indie Fest: FOR THE PLASMA
There’s a house in the woods in Maine, and there are security cameras in those woods. The cameras are ostensibly there to watch for forest [...]
SF Indie Fest: FOR YOUR HEIGHT ONLY
The ultimate Filipino exploitation B-film! Starring Weng Weng, who is the subject of the new documentary The Search for Weng Weng — also playing at [...]
SF Indie Fest: FREE
Local Filmmakers! This stirring, up-close documentary follows a group of Oakland teens who find personal liberation and mutual support through dance.  These dynamic young people [...]
SF Indie Fest: Shorts 2: No Regrets
This shorts block, featuring new work from Indiefest alum and newcomers alike, will make you feel funny. Sometimes funny-ha-ha, sometimes funny-but-please-stop, and sometimes just hungry. [...]
SF Indie Fest: THE SEARCH FOR WENG WENG
The unbelievable true story of the real-life 2’9″ Filipino James Bond and the latest feature- documentary from Australian guerrilla filmmaker, Andrew Leavold. Shot over seven [...]
SF Indie Fest: 101 SECRETS
A non-linear, live-action anime about a Buddhist hobo trapped inside a video game where his only chance to win is by reversing his karma. Yet, [...]
SF Indie Fest: HITS
HITS is the first feature film written and directed by comedy legend David Cross (Mr. Show with Bob and David, Arrested Development). A small town [...]
SF Indie Fest: EAST SIDE SUSHI
Local Filmmaker  Single mother Juana Martinez has only ever worked her family’s sidewalk cart, for the sole purpose of feeding her family — that is, [...]
SF Indie Fest: THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE
West Coast Premiere!  Local Filmmaker Suspecting that people are transforming into malevolent shape-shifters, Wyatt flees to New York City to seek out his estranged childhood [...]
SF Indie Fest: AEROBICS – A LOVE STORY
Maria is mentally challenged and lives with her overprotective sister Helen. Maria falls in love with a man, Janne. The result is a marvelous, offbeat [...]
SF Indie Fest: ALL CONTAINED IN VOID
World Premiere!! Local Filmmaker  This intriguing and thought provoking experimental documentary crawls over, under and inside the leftover ‘dead zones’ of the California road and freeway [...]
SF Indie Fest: BEYOND CLUELESS
West Coast Premiere!! Following 1995’s Clueless, Hollywood made hundreds of movies exploring the teenage psyche. Most were set in the drama-rich landscape of high school, [...]