Calendar

January – April 2015

Loitering with Intent
Ensemble comedy benefits hugely from the presence of Marisa Tomei and Sam Rockwell. by John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter After a chance run-in with a film producer [...]
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: 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: 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 Closing Night: JACKY IN THE KINGDOM OF WOMEN
In the People’s Democratic Republic of Bubunne, it’s the women who are in power, who give the orders and who fight the wars, while the [...]
SF Indie Fest: FILM SCHOOL GEMS
Film School Shorts is KQED’s national showcase of the best short fiction films from across the country that feature everything from quirky comedies to slice-of-life dramas to [...]
2015 Noise Pop Film Series: Hardcore DEVO Live
WEST COAST PREMIERE! Q&A filmmaker Keirda Bahruth and Jerry Casale from Devo No matter how messy, beginnings are exciting. Especially when what happens next endures the [...]
2015 Noise Pop Film Series: Ollies, Dollies & Drones: A Survey of Spike Jonze's Skate Videos
NOISE POP EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE! Q&A with special guests One of the best filmmakers of his generation (and indisputably the greatest music video director ever) Spike Jonze [...]
Spike Lee's Da Sweet Blood of Jesus
A Spike Lee Joint, DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS is a new kind of love story, one that centers on an addiction to blood that [...]
2015 Noise Pop Film Series: SALAD DAYS: The Birth of Punk in the Nation’s Capital
WEST COAST PREMIERE! Q&A with director Scott Crawford and Mark Haggerty (Gray Matter), Meghan Adkins and Nicky Thomas (Fire Party) They weren’t the first and [...]
Nippon Nights #7: Branded to Kill by Seijun Suzuki
“Reputedly one of Seijun Suzuki’s finest works and unquestionably very stylish in its ‘Scope framings (Jim Jarmusch copied a few shots from it in his [...]
Nippon Nights #8: GHOST IN THE SHELL
Ghost in the Shell stands as one of the pioneering films of anime history, one that captures the imagination with its intricate story and dazzles [...]