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January – June 2014

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.  [...]
THE BIG GAME 37: MEN IN TIGHTS
The Big Game gets the MST3K treatment with IndieFest’s “sports commentators” riffing on the game, doing some comedy sketches and generally making merry while [...]
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 [...]
SF INDIE FEST 16
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SF INDIE FEST 16
SF INDIE FEST Friday, February 7 – Thursday, February 20 It’s SF IndieFest’s SWEET 16 this year! (As if we ever possessed a child like [...]
SF IndieFest: CANUXPLOITATION: The Genre Gems of Astron 6 (shorts)
Midnight Shorts Program Running Time: 90 Canada 2013 Astron-6 is the brainchild of five iconoclastic, multi-media artists who share a fascination with the mechanics of [...]
SF IndieFest: TEENAGE
Film Info Director: Matt Wolf Film Category: Documentary Running Time: 78 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description “It’s a stylish, freewheeling and fun [...]
SF IndieFest: ASPHALT WATCHES
  Film Info Director: Shayne Ehman Seth Scriver Film Category: Animated Feature Running Time: 94 Country: Canada Year of Release: 2013 Description This autobiographical [...]
SF IndieFest: ALMOST HUMAN
Film Info Director: Joe Begos Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 80 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description The year is 1987. Seth Hampton [...]
SF Indie Fest : THE CONGRESS
Film Info Director: Ari Folman Film Category: Opening Night Film Running Time: 122 Country: Israel Year of Release: 2013 Description “In The Congress, Robin Wright, [...]
SF IndieFest: AN ANIMATED WORLD
  Film Info Film Category: Shorts Program Running Time: 72 Year of Release: 2013 Description Despite being one of the oldest forms of the [...]
SF IndieFest: THE LOVE SONGS OF TIEDAN
  Film Info Director: Hao Jie Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 91 Country: China Year of Release: 2013 Premier: US Premiere Description IndieFest is [...]
SF IndieFest: YOU’LL BE A MAN (Tu Seras un Homme)
Film Info Director: Benoît Cohen Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 86 Country: France Year of Release: 2013 Description Down-and-out Theo, 20, has no choice but [...]
SF IndieFest: Blue Ruin
  Film Info Director: Jeremy Saulnier Film Category: Closing Night Film Running Time: 92 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description Back in 2007, [...]
SF IndieFest: PROXY
Film Info Director: Zack Parker Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 120 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description “Ready-to-pop pregnant Esther Woodhouse (Alexia Rasmussen) [...]
SF IndieFest: STRANGER/DANGER
  Film Info Film Category: Shorts Program Running Time: 80 Year of Release: 2013 Description It’s that something you can’t quite put your finger [...]
SF IndieFest: THE WAIT
  Film Info Director: M Blash Film Category: Narrative Running Time: 96 Country: USA Year of Release: 2013 Description An enigmatic phone call 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 [...]
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 [...]
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?  [...]
HARRY POTTER & THE SORCERER'S STONE
Sunday, April 20 at 4:20pm   Co-presented by SF IndieFest   Easter Sunday and some…other…celebrated…day…we…can’t…quite…remember converge this year, and to celebrate, we’re presenting the timeless [...]
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 [...]
SF DOCFEST
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SF DOCFEST
The film festival that provides a manageable amount of the truth. Thursday June 5- Thursday, June 19, 2014 13th Annual San Francisco Documentary Festival: June [...]
DOCFEST: IVORY TOWER
Director:    Andrew Rossi Running Time:    97 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 San Francisco Premiere! IVORY TOWER questions the purpose of higher education in an [...]
DOCFEST: WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS
Director: AJ Schnack and David Wilson Running Time: 109 Country: USA 2013 West Coast Premiere The remote Ozark town of Branson, MO has long been [...]
DOCFEST: FREELOAD
Director:    Daniel Skaggs Running Time:    65 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 West Coast Premiere! The young riders in FREELOAD seek adventure and answers on [...]
DOCFEST: OH SNAP! THE 90s SING A LONG SHOW
Back in the day, we’re talking way back in the1990’s, MTV was the shiznit whether you were rollin’ with the homies, tubthumping, or just [...]
DOCFEST: THE BLANK GENERATION
Director:    Amos Poe Running Time:    84 Country:    USA Year of Release:    1976 Shot and directed by frequent Lunch and Patti Smith collaborator Ivan Kraland pioneering [...]
DOCFEST: RIDE WITH LARRY
Director:    Ricardo Villarreal  /Andrew Rubin Running Time:    90 Year of Release:    2013 Where do you find the strength to live when you suffer an incurable [...]