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March – May 2014

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 [...]
WILLIAM SHATNER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION: WRATH OF FILM CULT
WILLIAM SHATNER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION! Co-Presented by the Vortex Room! Saturday, March 22 Join FILM CULT for a five-hour mission at the ROXIE THEATER to [...]
Future Filmmakers: SOTA Media Showcase and Benefit
Representing the only free and public, performing- and visual-arts high school in San Francisco, the Media (Film/Video) Department at the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School [...]
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 [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: VALENCIA
Thursday, March 27 FREE SCREENING! Valencia the novel put the experiences of an entire generation of lesbians on paper through the lens of one hard-loving [...]
CHEAP THRILLS
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CHEAP THRILLS
Friday, March 28- Thursday, April 3 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! CHEAP THRILLS follows the one-night descent of two friends participating in a series of escalating [...]
IT FELT LIKE LOVE
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! SKYPE Q&A w/ FILMMAKER ELIZA HITTMAN on MONDAY, APRIL 7! In the middle of an uneventful summer on the outskirts of Brooklyn, [...]
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 [...]
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
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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 [...]
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 [...]
ARAB SHORTS #2
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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 [...]
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
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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 [...]
NEXT GOAL WINS
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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 [...]
THE M WORD
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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 [...]