Calendar

November 2013 – March 2014

IS THE MAN WHO IS TALL HAPPY
From Michel Gondry, the innovative director of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, comes this unique animated documentary on [...]
KEEP THE PROMISE: THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST AIDS
 AIDS Healthcare Foundation & The HIV Story Project present a very special World AIDS Day event – The Bay Area premiere of the new documentary [...]
AT BERKELEY
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AT BERKELEY @ San Francisco | California | United States
AT BERKELEY SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!   SKYPE Q&A WITH LEGENDARY FILMMAKER FREDERICK WISEMAN FRIDAY NIGHT! Frederick Wiseman’s At Berkeley is a documentary film about [...]
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 [...]
SIGN PAINTERS
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SIGN PAINTERS
There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with [...]
MS. 45
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MS. 45
NEW TRANSFER!  UNCUT!  Raped twice and left for dead, a mute seamstress is baptized in brutality and reborn in vengeance.  Armed with the pistol [...]
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 [...]
PIAF: HER STORY...HER SONGS
RAQUEL BITTON IN PERSON! French jazz singer Raquel Bitton acclaimed hit show, Piaf: Her Story…Her Songs, celebrates Piaf’s extraordinary life through stories and songs [...]
GONE WITH THE POPE & AN AMERICAN HIPPIE IN ISRAEL
Put off Christmas shopping for one more day and join us for this double-feature of sleaze, violence and half-assed religion courtesy of our friends [...]
LENNY COOKE
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LENNY COOKE
  SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!   In 2001, Lenny Cooke was the most hyped high school basketball player in the country, ranked above future greats LeBron James, [...]
WHITE REINDEER
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WHITE REINDEER
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! Christmastime is looking swell for pretty, unassuming real-estate-agent Suzann: she just sold a house to a nice swinger couple; her husband Jeff [...]
TRASH HUMPERS
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TRASH HUMPERS
35MM VAULT PRINT! What we said back then:  “TRASH HUMPERS certainly lives up to its title and promise – a nihilist VCR punk assault [...]
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 [...]
I WAS A TEENAGE TEENAGER
I WAS A TEENAGE TEENAGER Friday, January 10 – Tuesday, January 14 EMOTIONS.  HORMONES.  EMOTIONS.  GIRLS.  HORMONES.  BOYS.  HIGH SCHOOL.  EMOTIONS.  MOM.  HIGH SCHOOL.  [...]
RUTH’S TABLE BENEFIT
Join us for a special screening of Bob Toy’s documentary, Ruth Asawa: Roots of an Artist, the story of the acclaimed artist and arts education activist, and [...]
SFFS YOUTH FILMMAKER SHOWCASE
SFFS YOUTH FILMMAKER SHOWCASE FILMMAKERS IN PERSON! The San Francisco Film Society’s Youth Education program has been cultivating and championing youth filmmakers for more [...]
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 [...]
JOBRIATH A.D.
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JOBRIATH A.D.
‘70s rocker Jobriath was known as “The American Bowie”.  The first openly gay rock star, he disappeared after two albums in two years.  Done in [...]
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 [...]
Docunight #1:  Statues of Tehran
Presented by Docunight, in collaboration with National Iranian American Council The Statues of Tehran interrogates the function of monuments in today’s Tehran, an ideology-ridden [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Men's Story Project: Out Loud!
Neighborhood Nightz is back with a groundbreaking documentary by local filmmaker Josie Lehrer. Her film highlights diverse Chilean men – celebrities, community leaders, and first-time [...]
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES PIZZA PARTY!!!
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES PIZZA PARTY!!! Saturday, March 8 & Sunday, March 9 ENCORE SECOND SHOW ADDED!  SUNDAY PIZZA PARTY MATINEE!!!  KIDS WELCOME! We do [...]
WES ANDERSON in 35mm
                    WES ANDERSON in 35mm Friday, March 7 – Thursday, March 13 On the eve of [...]
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 [...]
7 Boxes  (7 Cajas)
New showings added! “The Fast and the Furious’ with wheelbarrows, Paraguayan action-thriller-romance hybrid ’7 Boxes’ is a rollicking good time at the movies that [...]
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 [...]