Calendar

January – July 2014

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 [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: THE INFAMOUS T + A SELF-MADE MAN
FRAMELINE is more than your favorite summertime film festival! From the folks who bring you the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, FRAMELINE ENCORE is [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Noise Pop: MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS
SF Premiere Q & A with director Tom Berninger to follow In 2010, rock band The National were about to embark on the biggest tour [...]
Noise Pop: SWIM LITTLE FISH SWIM
SF Premiere Full of art, music and everyday magic, Swim Little Fish Swim is a dreamlike journey from childhood to adulthood depicting three intertwined characters [...]
Frameline Encore: INTERSEXION
FRAMELINE is more than your favorite summertime film festival! From the folks who bring you the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, FRAMELINE ENCORE is [...]
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 [...]
JONAS REINHARDT – GANYMEDE & BEYOND
JONAS REINHARDT – GANYMEDE & BEYOND Monday, March 10 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  FILMMAKERS IN PERSON!  On Ganymede, it is thought that volcanic vents supply [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
DOCUMENTED: A FILM BY AN UNDOCUMENTED AMERICAN
“At its heart, DOCUMENTED asks what it means to be American. The film succeeds because it moves well beyond an abstract debate about the very [...]
BREASTMILK
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BREASTMILK
Thursday, May 29, 7pm Post-screening discussion with lactation consultant Tracy Massillon, moderated by doula Susan Arthur   GROUP SALES AVAILABLE! BABIES WELCOME!! BREASTMILK, the [...]
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 [...]
PING PONG SUMMER
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PING PONG SUMMER
  PING PONG SUMMER Friday, June 20 – Thursday, June 26 OPENING NIGHT TICKETS GRANT FREE ADMISSION TO SINGING’ & PINGIN’ AT THE VERDI [...]
THE PAST IS A GROTESQUE ANIMAL
Co-Presented by Noise Pop Friday, June 20 – Thursday, June 26 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! RECORD GIVEAWAYS COURTESY OF POLYVINYL RECORDS ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY [...]
HELLION
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HELLION
        SKYPE Q&A with FILMMAKER KAT CANDLER & SOUND DESIGNER PETE HORNER FOLLOWING THE 7:15PM SHOW ON SATURDAY NIGHT!  IN-PERSON Q&A [...]
FOLLOWING THE NINTH
Post Screening Q&A with Director Kerry Candaele! “Thrilling…smartly assembled and gracefully paced.” — New York Times “The film is beautiful and powerful…If millions could experience its [...]
THE COLD LANDS
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THE COLD LANDS
Co-presented by Fandor SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  FILMMAKER and FANDOR CEO TED HOPE IN PERSON! Mother dead and wary of the authorities, 11 year-old Atticus flees [...]