Calendar

May – August 2014

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 [...]
FRAMELINE FILM FESTIVAL 2014
San Francisco, CA – Frameline, the world’s largest LGBT media arts nonprofit organization, is proud to announce Frameline38: the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #4
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! This is a once a night monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, [...]
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 [...]
PORTRAIT OF THE LIVING SKY
// FILMMAKERS IN PERSON // 7pm on Monday, July 21 only! PORTRAIT OF THE LIVING SKY (named for the Sun Ra song) is an attempt [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #5
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! This is a once a night monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, [...]
SLAMDANCE presents: I PLAY WITH THE PHRASE EACH OTHER
We’re excited to team up with one of our favorite film festivals – the mighty SLAMDANCE – for a night of film and fun.  FILMMAKER [...]
Here & Far
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Here & Far
Here & Far: A collection of short films born to the screen by some of the bay areas most enthralling emerging filmmakers. Curated by Sarah [...]