Calendar

May – June 2014

BRAINSTORM / THE COUCH
BRAINSTORM One of the 60s great unsung films and arguably the last great American studio noir film! A research scientist saves a beautiful young woman [...]
TWO ON A GUILLOTINE / THE HYPNOTIC EYE
TWO ON A GUILLOTINE The pretty young daughter of a recently dead magician must spend seven nights in a row in a darkly foreboding mansion [...]
FREQUENCIES
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FREQUENCIES
What if physics determined the laws of attraction? In a parallel world where human frequencies determine luck, love, and destiny, Zak, a young college [...]
LOOKING FOR JOHNNY: THE LEGEND OF JOHNNY THUNDERS
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! From his birth in Queens to his mysterious death in New Orleans, LOOKING FOR JOHNNY chronicles the life of rock’n’roll true believer [...]
THE DINNER PARTY III
Wednesday,    May 28.         6:30pm.         The Verdi Club (2424 Mariposa) The Dinner Party is a celebratory evening to help support the The [...]
SF GREEN FILM FEST 2014
“We’re excited to be at the historic Roxie Theater this year in the vibrant Mission neighborhood, for a week long voyage into the latest [...]
Emptying the Skies
Douglas Kass and Roger Kass | USA | 2013 | 78 min English and Italian with subtitles West Coast Premiere Based on a magazine [...]
Mondo Banana
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Mondo Banana
Ryan White | USA/Canada/Thailand/Finland | 2013 | 59 min English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Indonesian, Malay, Thai, and Mah Meri with subtitles West Coast Premiere Journey [...]
Once Upon a Forest (Il Etait Une Foret)
Luc Jacquet | France | 2013 | 78 min French with subtitles West Coast Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, [...]
Chinatown
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Chinatown
  Roman Polanski | USA | 1974 | 130 min English, Cantonese, and Spanish with subtitles In the 40th Anniversary year of Chinatown, California is [...]
Come Hell or High Water
Leah Mahan | USA | 2013 | 56 min San Francisco Premiere Come Hell or High Water follows the painful but inspiring journey of [...]
The Elements Strike Back
A showcase of innovative short films from 2013 interfilm Berlin that reveals how the forces of nature are fighting back. In this shorts program [...]
Future Filmmakers: Going Green
Join us for a showcase of short films made by Bay Area youth that will inspire audiences to live eco-sensitive lives. This year, the [...]
Project Wild Thing
David Bond | UK | 2013 | 83 min Director’s Choice West Coast Premiere David Bond is a filmmaker and a father. Things have [...]
Amazon Gold
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Amazon Gold
Reuben Aaronson | USA | 2012 | 53 min English and Spanish with subtitles Winner 2013 Green Film Network Award San Francisco Premiere Narrated [...]
Way Beyond Weight (Muito Além do Peso)
Estela Renner | Brazil | 2012 | 84 min English and Portuguese with subtitles From 2013 Filmambiente, Brazil USA Premiere Worldwide kids are heavier [...]
TELOS: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui
Kyung Lee | USA | 2014 | 55 min San Francisco Premiere TELOS chronicles the unorthodox life of Emeryville-based architect Eugene Tssui in this [...]
The Great Flood
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The Great Flood
Bill Morrison | USA | 2013 | 80 min San Francisco Premiere The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood [...]
Watermark
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Watermark
CENTERPIECE Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky | Canada | 2013 | 92 min English, Mandarin, Bengali, Hindi, and Spanish with subtitles. Watermark reunites award-winning [...]
Lunch Love Community
Helen De Michiel | USA | 2013 | 90 min San Francisco Premiere Do we know what our children are eating? Focused on the [...]
Beyond Recognition
Michelle Steinberg | USA | 2014 | work-in-progress Beyond Recognition is a documentary work-in-progress from Bay Area filmmaker Michelle Steinberg. The film follows two [...]
The Last Ocean
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The Last Ocean
Peter Young | New Zealand | 2012 | 53 min The Ross Sea, Antarctica is the most pristine stretch of ocean on Earth. A [...]
Restoring Balance
Showcase of captivating short films, with a focus on conservation and our positive relationship with the planet. Revealing the happy moments when we see [...]
A Will for the Woods
Amy Browne, Jeremy Kaplan, Tony Hale, and Brian Wilson | USA | 2013 | 93 min What if our “last act” could be a [...]
Seeds of Time
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Seeds of Time
Sandy McLeod | USA/Denmark/Italy/Norway/Peru/Russia | 2013 | 76 min West Coast Premiere A perfect storm is brewing as agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler races against [...]
Angel Azul
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Angel Azul
Marcy Cravat | USA | 2013 | 72 min English and Spanish with subtitles California Premiere A beautiful film exploring the artistic journey of [...]
Uranium Drive-In
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Uranium Drive-In
Suzan Beraza | USA | 2013 | 70 min San Francisco Premiere Who decides the future of rural America? In Uranium Drive-In we see [...]
Closing Night: Wrenched
ML Lincoln | USA | 2013 | 94 min California Premiere Edward Abbey was the original eco-warrior. His anarchistic and riotous spirit shines through [...]
Lost Rivers
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Lost Rivers
Caroline Bâcle | Canada | 2012 | 72 min English and Italian with subtitles Do you know what is hiding beneath our cities? Lost [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #3
This is a once monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, music videos, experimental films and animations from around [...]