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June – July 2014

DOCFEST:  THE INTERNET'S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ
Director:    Brian Knappenberger Running Time:    104 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. [...]
DOCFEST: BENDING STEEL
Director:    Dave Carroll Running Time:    93 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 San Francisco Premiere! A deeply moving and inspiring story exploring the life of [...]
DOCFEST: KATE BORNSTEIN IS A QUEER AND PLEASANT DANGER
Director:    Sam Feder Running Time:    70 Country:    USA  /   Canada Year of Release:    2013 With books like Gender Outlaw, My Gender Workbook and Hello Cruel [...]
DOCFEST: GOODBYE GAULEY MOUNTAIN
Director:    Beth Stephens     / Annie Sprinkle Running Time:    70 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 San Francisco Premiere! What happens when we change our [...]
DOCFEST: WICKER KITTENS
Director:    Amy Elliot Running Time:    52 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 California Premiere! Open the box. Dump out all the pieces. And scramble for [...]
DOCFEST: TRASH DANCE
Director:    Andrew Garrison Running Time:    68 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 San Francisco Premiere! Sometimes inspiration is found in unexpected places. Choreographer Allison Orr [...]
DOCFEST: VESSEL
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DOCFEST: VESSEL
Director:    Diana Whitten Running Time:    88 Country:    USA Year of Release: West Coast Premiere! Dr. Rebecca Gomperts sails a ship around the world, providing abortions [...]
DOCFEST: DOC OF THE DEAD
Director:    Alexandre Philippe Running Time:    81 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! Brought to the screen by the creators of the hit [...]
DOCFEST: WHEN MY SORROW DIED
Glamorously eccentric and enigmatic Theremin master Armen Ra recounts his dynamic journey in this life-spanning documentary that mixes rare concert performances, candid interviews, and [...]
DOCFEST: GLENA
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DOCFEST: GLENA
Director:    Allan Luebke Running Time:    94 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 West Coast Premiere! With no training or background Glena, a single mom of [...]
DOCFEST: LED ZEPPELIN PLAYED HERE
Director:    Jeff Krulik Running Time:    80 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 West Coast Premiere! It’s 1969. Man lands on the moon. Half a million [...]
DOCFEST: COWJEWS AND INDIANS: How Hitler Scared My Relatives—and I Woke Up in an Iroquois Longhouse with a Picture of Jesus, Reminding Me—for the Wrong Reason—That I Owe the Mohawks Rent
Director:    Marc Halberstadt Running Time:    93 Country:    USA     Germany Year of Release:    2013 West Coast Premiere! Marc Halberstadt’s family lost their home to the [...]
DOCFEST: FIRST FRIDAY
Director:    N’Jeri Eaton and Mario Furlon Running Time:    80 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 Work-in-Progress Screening with moderated filmmaker discussion In the same year, [...]
DOCFEST: A MAN CALLED GOD
Director: Christopher St. John Running Time:  108 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 Bay Area Premiere A MAN CALLED GOD is a truly unique documentary [...]
DOCFEST: AN HONEST LIAR
Director:    Tyler Measom and Justin Weinstein Running Time:    90 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! For the last half-century, James “The Amazing” [...]
DOCFEST: HAIRY WHO & THE IMAGISTS
Director:    Leslie Buchbinder Running Time:    109 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! In the mid 1960s, the city of Chicago was an [...]
DOCFEST: ASTOR BARBER ALL STARS
Director:    Karen Gehres Running Time:    80 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 World Premiere! With so many NYC Institutions dropping like flies, due to skyrocketing [...]
DOCFEST: VIDEO GAMES THE MOVIE
Director:    Jeremy Snead Running Time:    105 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 World Premiere! This isn’t just another film about the video game industry, but [...]
DOCFEST: RICH HILL
Director:    Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Palermo Running Time:    93 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! Rich Hill, Missouri is like many [...]
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 [...]
THE INTERNET'S OWN BOY
Q&A after the 7pm show on Friday, July 4 with: Lisa Rein, Coordinator of Aaron Swartz Day Seth Schoen. As a teenager, Aaron Swartz was [...]
POP/ROX SPLIT SINGLE: APOCALYPSE: BILL CALLAHAN b/w IN SEARCH OF BLIND JOE DEATH: THE SAGA OF JOHN FAHEY
Co-Presented by Noise Pop In these early days of summer, let’s turn our attention to two iconoclasts who traversed the highways and bi-ways of America [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
THE HISTORY OF FUTURE FOLK - Screening & Live Performance!
HISTORY OF FUTURE FOLK – Screening & Live Performance! Thursday, July 17 Co-Presented by Do415 LIVE Q&A + PERFORMANCE FOLLOWING THE SCREENING!  “Proudly low [...]
VIDEO GAMES: THE MOVIE
  Starts Friday, July 18 From executive producer Zach Braff comes an epic feature length documentary chronicling the meteoric rise of video games from nerd [...]
JOHN HUBLEY AT 100
JOHN HUBLEY AT 100 Sunday, July 20 Q&A WITH NOTED ANIMATOR – AND DAUGHTER OF JOHN AND FAITH – EMILY HUBLEY AFTER THE 6PM [...]
ROXIE KIDS: Lupin the 3rd "The CASTLE of CAGLIOSTRO"
Free Admission for Kids under 12 / Adults $7.50 only The 2nd program of the special series “ROXIE KIDS” is Hayao Miyazaki’s directorial debut film. [...]