Calendar

April – May 2014

FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: COFFEE & CHOCOLATE
Sunday, April 6 at 7pm What better way to end our festival than a coffee & chocolate dessert? Three delicious films: Nothing Like Chocolate  (Kum-Kum [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: THE FRUIT HUNTERS
Sunday, April 6 at 1pm THE FRUIT HUNTERS travel across culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits we eat. [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: SAVORY SHORTS
Sunday, April 6 at 4pm Three short films explore sustainable shrimp farming, the mobile world of taco trucks, and nose to tail cooking – with [...]
CHILD'S POSE (Pozitia copilului)
Winner of the Golden Bear, grand prize at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival!  “A fascinating, troubling portrait of maternal anxiety at its most smotheringly neurotic.” [...]
ARAB SHORTS #1
BUY TICKETS
ARAB SHORTS #1
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 [...]
INTERIOR. LEATHER BAR.
Director of Photography  Keith Wilson IN PERSON to answer your questions Monday, April 14 at the 7:15pm show! “A cheerfully unsettling exploration of mainstream [...]
THE SMASH BROTHERS
Sunday, April 13 How did a casual party game designed for the family become one of the most watched fighters in the history of [...]
 Uptown Almanac's Locally-Sourced Pop-Up Comedy Night
Tuesday, April 15 Another round of local comedy comes to the Roxie, with free beer from Pabst Blue Ribbon! Comics include: Chris Garcia, Matt [...]
ARAB SHORTS #2
BUY TICKETS
ARAB SHORTS #2
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 [...]
Neighborhood Nightz - A FRAGILE TRUST
A FRAGILE TRUST tells the shocking story of Jayson Blair, the most infamous serial plagiarist of our time, and how he unleashed the massive scandal [...]
FAUST
BUY TICKETS
FAUST
“There are some films that make you cry, there are some films that make you laugh, and there are some films that change you [...]
THE UNKNOWN KNOWN
“The movie is as insanely entertaining as a Mad Hatter’s tea party”. – Gerald Peary, Arts Fuse “Fascinating and horrifying”. – Michael Sragow, OC [...]
HARRY POTTER & THE SORCERER'S STONE
Sunday, April 20 at 4:20pm   Co-presented by SF IndieFest   Easter Sunday and some…other…celebrated…day…we…can’t…quite…remember converge this year, and to celebrate, we’re presenting the timeless [...]
ARAB SHORTS #3
BUY TICKETS
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 [...]
THE FUTURE OF PALESTINE
Haymarket Books & Lannan Foundation are proud to present: A conversation with ALI ABUNIMAH & MAX BLUMENTHAL THE FUTURE OF PALESTINE Wednesday, April 23rd, 7pm [...]
NEXT GOAL WINS
BUY TICKETS
NEXT GOAL WINS
In 2001, the tiny Pacific island of American Samoa suffered a world record 31-0 defeat at the hands of Australia, garnering headlines across the world [...]
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 [...]
Docunight#3:  BASSIDJI
IRAN VIA DOCUMENTARIES In a desert, on a hill, men, women in chadors, and children wander in a vast open-air  “museum” raised in memory of [...]
PLAYGROUND FILM FESTIVAL
The Best Short Films Adapted from Plays by the Bay Area’s Best Filmmakers & Writers! 2 Programs – 11 Films –  Thursday, May 1, 2014 (6:45pm – Program [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #2
Screening #2! The Synesthesia Film Festival is a once a month showing of the coolest short films from around the world, sponsored by the The [...]
UNDER THE SKIN
BUY TICKETS
UNDER THE SKIN
“ET landed in the cosy American suburbs and wanted to go home. Now Scarlett Johansson – or something that looks like her – lands in [...]
THE M WORD
BUY TICKETS
THE M WORD
Writer-Director Henry Jaglom gives us a bracingly funny, fearless and fast-paced human comedy set in a struggling Los Angeles television station threatened by economic [...]
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 [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: IMPOSSIBLE LIGHT
Director Jeremy Ambers in person for Q&A after the screening. On March 5th, 2013, San Francisco’s skyline was transformed by an amazing sight: 25,000 LED [...]
NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A 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 [...]
FIRST ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO INTERGALACTIC FELINE FILM + VIDEO FESTIVAL FOR HUMANS
You can buy tickets purrrr program (for $12, at the bottom of the page), or get an ALL CAT-CESS PASS for $30 that gets [...]
BEYOND RIGHT & WRONG: STORIES OF JUSTICE AND FORGIVENESS
“…a film that needs to be seen, and now.” – Huffington Post A survivor of the Rwandan Genocide struggles to forgive the man who killed [...]
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 [...]
Sneak!- DOCUMENTED: A FILM BY AN UNDOCUMENTED AMERICAN
FILMMAKER & SUBJECT – JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS – IN PERSON, THURSDAY AFTER THE 8pm show! “At its heart, DOCUMENTED asks what it means to be [...]