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November 2013 – April 2014

LE JOLI MAI
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LE JOLI MAI
  “A far-reaching meditation on the relationship between individual and society” (Film Comment), LE JOLI MAI is a portrait of Paris and Parisians during May [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I WAS A TEENAGE TEENAGER
I WAS A TEENAGE TEENAGER Friday, January 10 – Tuesday, January 14 EMOTIONS.  HORMONES.  EMOTIONS.  GIRLS.  HORMONES.  BOYS.  HIGH SCHOOL.  EMOTIONS.  MOM.  HIGH SCHOOL.  [...]
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… & [...]
THE BIG GAME 37: MEN IN TIGHTS
The Big Game gets the MST3K treatment with IndieFest’s “sports commentators” riffing on the game, doing some comedy sketches and generally making merry while [...]
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 [...]
SF INDIE FEST 16
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SF INDIE FEST 16
SF INDIE FEST Friday, February 7 – Thursday, February 20 It’s SF IndieFest’s SWEET 16 this year! (As if we ever possessed a child like [...]
SF IndieFest: CANUXPLOITATION: The Genre Gems of Astron 6 (shorts)
Midnight Shorts Program Running Time: 90 Canada 2013 Astron-6 is the brainchild of five iconoclastic, multi-media artists who share a fascination with the mechanics of [...]
SF IndieFest: TEENAGE
Film Info Director: Matt Wolf Film Category: Documentary Running Time: 78 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description “It’s a stylish, freewheeling and fun [...]
SF IndieFest: ASPHALT WATCHES
  Film Info Director: Shayne Ehman Seth Scriver Film Category: Animated Feature Running Time: 94 Country: Canada Year of Release: 2013 Description This autobiographical [...]
SF IndieFest: ALMOST HUMAN
Film Info Director: Joe Begos Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 80 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description The year is 1987. Seth Hampton [...]
SF Indie Fest : THE CONGRESS
Film Info Director: Ari Folman Film Category: Opening Night Film Running Time: 122 Country: Israel Year of Release: 2013 Description “In The Congress, Robin Wright, [...]
SF IndieFest: AN ANIMATED WORLD
  Film Info Film Category: Shorts Program Running Time: 72 Year of Release: 2013 Description Despite being one of the oldest forms of the [...]
SF IndieFest: THE LOVE SONGS OF TIEDAN
  Film Info Director: Hao Jie Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 91 Country: China Year of Release: 2013 Premier: US Premiere Description IndieFest is [...]
SF IndieFest: YOU’LL BE A MAN (Tu Seras un Homme)
Film Info Director: Benoît Cohen Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 86 Country: France Year of Release: 2013 Description Down-and-out Theo, 20, has no choice but [...]
SF IndieFest: Blue Ruin
  Film Info Director: Jeremy Saulnier Film Category: Closing Night Film Running Time: 92 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description Back in 2007, [...]
SF IndieFest: PROXY
Film Info Director: Zack Parker Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 120 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description “Ready-to-pop pregnant Esther Woodhouse (Alexia Rasmussen) [...]
SF IndieFest: STRANGER/DANGER
  Film Info Film Category: Shorts Program Running Time: 80 Year of Release: 2013 Description It’s that something you can’t quite put your finger [...]
SF IndieFest: THE WAIT
  Film Info Director: M Blash Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 96 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description An enigmatic phone call from [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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?  [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]