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December 2013 – July 2014

THE PUNK SINGER
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THE PUNK SINGER
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  Q&A WITH FILMMAKER SINI ANDERSON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 AFTER 7PM SHOW!  Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and [...]
PERSISTENCE OF VISION
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! SKYPE Q&A WITH FILMMAKER KEVIN SCHRECK AFTER FRIDAY NIGHT 6:30PM SHOW!  Striving to make nothing less than the greatest animated film [...]
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 [...]
On the Other Side of You: New Korean Films
  1. 콩나물 Sprout, 2013 윤가은 - Story The family preparing for their grandfather’s ancestral offering, forget to buy bean sprouts. Like Abbas Kiarostami’s Where [...]
SUNDANCE SHORT FILMS 2013
A roller coaster mix of drama and comedy, the Sundance Film Festival Short Films program is a 93-minute collection of eight short films from the [...]
AN EVENING WITH MIKE MILLS
Mike Mills in person for Q&A! On the eve of his Live Projects 3 artist talk at SFJAZZ Center, join us for a special evening [...]
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… & [...]
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 [...]
Future Filmmakers: TILT
TILT, the Youth Program of Ninth Street Independent Film Center, is proud to present “reClaiming Youth Media”, an interactive afternoon of youth produced media from [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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?  [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS 〜 Neon Tokyo :  Anime World #1 - SHORT PEACE
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. Neon Tokyo : Anime World #1 – SHORT PEACE Wednesday, July 16th [...]
FROZEN 2014: BEST ANIMATION
Best Animation of 2014. 65 mins. El Rudio Del Mundo Coke Rioboo, 13 minutes. A composer is afflicted by a strange illness: he can hear [...]
FROZEN 2014: BEST DRAMATIC SHORTS
Best Dramatic Shorts 2014 74 mins. Cough Jason Kempnich, 10 minutes, 30 seconds. Liberty was yesterday. T’adhib Raquel Bedia, 13 minutes. Andres, a young war [...]
FROZEN 2014: BEST ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARIES
Best Environmental Documentaries of 2014 84 mins. I am Red Peter McBride, 3 minutes, 45 seconds. The Colorado River runs 1450 miles across seven states [...]
FROZEN 2014: BEST COMEDIC SHORTS
The Best Comedic Shorts of 2014. 59 mins. Freebird Dustin LeBoeuf, 5 minutes, 30 seconds. This pathetically hilarious tongue-in-cheek comedy follows Dennis, a backyard-boxing dropout, [...]
FROZEN 2014: BEST DRAMATIC SHORTS (Part Two)
The Best Dramatic Shorts of 2014 (Part Two) 105 mins. Spaghetti for Two Matthias Rosenberger, Betina Dubler, 18 minutes. In a simple yet humorous fashion, [...]
FROZEN 2014: BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILMS
The Best Experimental Shorts of 2014. 111 mins. Solitude at the Golden Gate Samati Boonchitsitsak, 3 minutes, 30 seconds. The close-up view of the Golden [...]
FROZEN 2014: BEST LGBT SHORT FILMS
Best LGBT Short Films of 2014 49 mins. Dreng Julie Bezerra Madsen, 30 minutes. Oliver is trapped in his own body. He is born as [...]
FROZEN 2014: BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARIES
Best Short Documentaries of 2014 127 mins. Methel Island Meg Smaker, 11 minutes, 32 seconds. A meditation on meth. There is and island on   the [...]