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November 2013 – March 2014

IS THE MAN WHO IS TALL HAPPY
From Michel Gondry, the innovative director of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, comes this unique animated documentary on [...]
KEEP THE PROMISE: THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST AIDS
 AIDS Healthcare Foundation & The HIV Story Project present a very special World AIDS Day event – The Bay Area premiere of the new documentary [...]
AT BERKELEY
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AT BERKELEY @ San Francisco | California | United States
AT BERKELEY SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!   SKYPE Q&A WITH LEGENDARY FILMMAKER FREDERICK WISEMAN FRIDAY NIGHT! Frederick Wiseman’s At Berkeley is a documentary film about [...]
THE PUNK SINGER
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THE PUNK SINGER
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  Q&A WITH FILMMAKER SINI ANDERSON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 AFTER 7PM SHOW!  Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and [...]
SIGN PAINTERS
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SIGN PAINTERS
There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with [...]
PERSISTENCE OF VISION
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! SKYPE Q&A WITH FILMMAKER KEVIN SCHRECK AFTER FRIDAY NIGHT 6:30PM SHOW!  Striving to make nothing less than the greatest animated film [...]
LENNY COOKE
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LENNY COOKE
  SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!   In 2001, Lenny Cooke was the most hyped high school basketball player in the country, ranked above future greats LeBron James, [...]
WHITE REINDEER
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WHITE REINDEER
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! Christmastime is looking swell for pretty, unassuming real-estate-agent Suzann: she just sold a house to a nice swinger couple; her husband Jeff [...]
I AM DIVINE
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I AM DIVINE
I AM DIVINE is the story of Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, from his humble beginnings as an overweight, teased Baltimore youth to internationally recognized [...]
SHANE CARRUTH: PRIMER/UPSTREAM COLOR
SHANE CARRUTH: HARD SCIENCE & HUMAN NATURE On the strength of just two incredibly intimate, intricate and idiosyncratic feature films in ten years, writer/director/actor/composer Shane [...]
NORTHERN LIGHTS
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NORTHERN LIGHTS
NEW 35MM PRINT!  ROB NILSSON IN PERSON!  NORTHERN LIGHTS illustrates the forgotten history of the pioneer workers of the prairies – men and women who [...]
THE SQUARE
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THE SQUARE
ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE – BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE!    From the 2011 overthrow of a thirty year dictator, through military rule, and culminating with the forced military [...]
RUTH’S TABLE BENEFIT
Join us for a special screening of Bob Toy’s documentary, Ruth Asawa: Roots of an Artist, the story of the acclaimed artist and arts education activist, and [...]
THE ACT OF KILLING
THE ACT OF KILLING Tuesday, January 28 at 7pm ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE – BEST DOCUMENTARY!  FILMMAKER JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER IN PERSON!   “A MASTERPIECE… & [...]
12 O’CLOCK BOYS
MUST END THURSDAY, FEB 6 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! The 12 O’CLOCK BOYS are a notorious urban dirt bike pack in Baltimore – popping wheelies and [...]
24 EXPOSURES
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24 EXPOSURES
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! Combining the Vaseline-lensed sense and sexability of an early ‘90s Zalman King production with the DIY sex and sensibility of modern [...]
It's Not You, It's Me
Writer & Director Nathan Ives in person! Serial commitment-phobe, Dave, is reeling from his decision to break up with his near perfect, now ex-girlfriend. As [...]
JOBRIATH A.D.
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JOBRIATH A.D.
‘70s rocker Jobriath was known as “The American Bowie”.  The first openly gay rock star, he disappeared after two albums in two years.  Done in [...]
HANK:  5 YEARS FROM THE BRINK
For three weeks in September 2008, one person was charged with preventing the collapse of the global economy. No one understood financial markets better than [...]
LOVE & AIR SEX
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LOVE & AIR SEX
LOVE & AIR SEX Friday, February 21 – Tuesday, February 25 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!   Friday 2/21 – Q&A with director Bryan Poyser and star [...]
Docunight #1:  Statues of Tehran
Presented by Docunight, in collaboration with National Iranian American Council The Statues of Tehran interrogates the function of monuments in today’s Tehran, an ideology-ridden [...]
The Men's Story Project: Out Loud!
Neighborhood Nightz is back with a groundbreaking documentary by local filmmaker Josie Lehrer. Her film highlights diverse Chilean men – celebrities, community leaders, and first-time [...]
AWFUL NICE
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AWFUL NICE
Outrageous indie comedy directed by Jason Sklar starring Alex Rennie and James Pumphrey. Two belligerent brothers who haven’t seen each other in years are reunited [...]
12 O'CLOCK BOYS
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  The 12 O’CLOCK BOYS are a notorious urban dirt bike pack in Baltimore – popping wheelies and weaving at excessive speeds [...]
BREADCRUMB TRAIL
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BREADCRUMB TRAIL
Thursday, March 20- Friday, March 21 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! DIRECTOR LANCE BANGS & SLINT GUITARIST BRIAN MCMAHAN IN PERSON! Feature length documentary about the [...]
STAY
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STAY
In Wiebke von Carolsfeld’s STAY, Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black) and Aidan Quinn play two lovers—Abbey & Dermot—caught at a crossroads, each struggling to find a place [...]
LANCE BANGS IMMORTAL VOLUME
LANCE BANGS IMMORTAL VOLUME  Friday, March 21 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  FILMMAKER IN PERSON!   What does Jackass, Pavement, Earl Sweatshirt and Elliot Smith have in common?  [...]
LOVE AND DEMONS
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LOVE AND DEMONS
Saturday, March 22- Monday, March 24 Writer/Director, JP Allen, Producer, Cathy Montosa, and lead actor Chris Pflueger IN PERSON after the Sunday, 3/23, 7:00 pm [...]
DOCUNIGHT #2: RED LINES AND DEADLINES
Presented by Docunight, in collaboration with National Iranian American Council In 2004 filmmaker Taghi Amirani gained unprecedented access to Shargh, at the time Iran’s [...]
SNEAK PREVIEW: CHEAP THRILLS
Thursday, March 27 SNEAK PREVIEW!! CHEAP THRILLS follows the one-night descent of two friends participating in a series of escalating paid dares to entertain [...]