Calendar

April – June 2014

MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS
Hailed by Michael Moore as “one of the best documentaries about a band that I’ve ever seen” and by Pitchfork as “the funniest, most meta [...]
ARAB SHORTS #3
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ARAB SHORTS #3
A New International Short Film Series presented by the Arab Film Festival, Arab Shorts is a multifaceted program that includes narrative, documentary and animated short [...]
FUTURE FILMMAKERS: PICTURES OF BAYVIEW
Saturday, April 26th Join BAYCAT (Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology) for the PREMIERE of their latest youth-produced Community Cinema film, Endangered: [...]
RUBEN SALAZAR: MAN IN THE MIDDLE
BENEFIT FOR EL TECOLOTE NEWSPAPER Co-presented by Acción Latina & Colectivo Cinema Errante The film will be introduced by: Rosalío Muñoz, co-chair of the [...]
ERIN MALLEY'S QUAKE
Wednesday, May 7 at 7pm & 9pm Emerging dance filmmaker Erin Malley offers a preview look at her newest work, Quake. The evening will include a [...]
NOW: IN THE WINGS ON THE WORLD STAGE
Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW:IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE. In over 200 performances, [...]
FIRST ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO INTERGALACTIC FELINE FILM + VIDEO FESTIVAL FOR HUMANS
The First Annual San Francisco Intergalactic Feline Film and Video Festival for Humans is proud to announce the first annual San Francisco Intergalactic Feline [...]
BEYOND RIGHT & WRONG: STORIES OF JUSTICE AND FORGIVENESS
In the stillness after conflict, after the blood dries and the screams fade, the memory of violence transforms survivors into prisoners of their own [...]
Breeders: A Subclass of Women?
“Breeders is a fascinating film that highlights the many tensions between women’s status, the free market demands of the fertility industry, and the fragmentation of [...]
STRANGER ON THE THIRD FLOOR / THE UNSUSPECTED
STRANGER ON THE 3rd FLOOR After an ambitious newspaper reporter’s testimony sends a hapless cabbie to death row for a murder he didn’t commit, pangs [...]
LOVE IS A RACKET / LADIES THEY TALK ABOUT
LOVE IS A RACKET A down and dirty crime confection about racketeers, Broadway floozies and hard-living newspaper columnists living in the kind of pre-code movie [...]
NORA PRENTISS / THE UNFAITHFUL
NORA PRENTISS What begins as an innocent attraction between two strangers–a respectable, married doctor and a nightclub singer–quickly festers into a sizzling love affair. In [...]
ANGELS IN DISGUISE / FALL GUY / WHEN STRANGERS MARRY
A Triple-Feature Tribute to Monogram Pictures! ANGELS IN DISGUISE The Bowery Boys find themselves up to their scruffy necks in robbery and murder in this [...]
THE LOCKET / THE WINDOW
THE LOCKET Just before his wedding, the bridegroom hears an incredible tale that suggests his beautiful bride might be dangerously disturbed and possibly even a [...]
20,000 YEARS IN SING SING / TWO SECONDS
20,000 YEARS IN SING SING A blunt and often raw prison drama steeped in pre-code Hollywood violence and cynicism. A brash young hoodlum is sent [...]
TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY / A WOMAN'S SECRET
TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY After spending years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, a brooding ex-con attempts to adjust to life on the [...]
SPLIT SECOND / EXPERIMENT ALCATRAZ
SPLIT SECOND A vicious killer and his gang crash out of prison and hold a group of hostages in a Nevada ghost town where an [...]
HIGHWAY 301 / DEATH IN SMALL DOSES
HIGHWAY 301 A gang of desperate armed robbers led by a psychotic killer spread a wave of terror throughout the southeast, wantonly killing anyone who [...]
THE RISE AND FALL OF LEGS DIAMOND / AL CAPONE
THE RISE AND FALL OF LEGS DIAMOND Despite any and all historical inaccuracies, this is a dynamic and emotionally wild gangster melodrama, the noir-tinged tale [...]
MIRACLES FOR SALE / GRAND CENTRAL MURDER / BUNCO SQUAD
MIRACLES FOR SALE A suave, internationally known magician finds himself involved in a diabolical scheme involving fake spiritualists and…murder! A rare and fascinating proto-noir, wholly [...]
WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS / BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT
WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS Internal power struggles at a New York newspaper serve as the backdrop for this unwholesome tale of sex and murder. An [...]
BRAINSTORM / THE COUCH
BRAINSTORM One of the 60s great unsung films and arguably the last great American studio noir film! A research scientist saves a beautiful young woman [...]
TWO ON A GUILLOTINE / THE HYPNOTIC EYE
TWO ON A GUILLOTINE The pretty young daughter of a recently dead magician must spend seven nights in a row in a darkly foreboding mansion [...]
FUTURE FILMMAKERS: GOING GREEN
Saturday, May 31st Join us at the 4th San Francisco Green Film Festival for a showcase of short films made by local youth that [...]
SF DOCFEST 2014
13th Edition June 5-19, 2014 Save the Date! The San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (SF DocFest) is gearing up for its 13th edition with two [...]
BREATHING EARTH
Japanese artist Susumu Shingu sculpts the winds and follows them in search of a resting place, a wind-powered home, for his long, lifetime dream of [...]