Calendar

March – June 2014

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 [...]
OMAR
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OMAR
An Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, OMAR is a tense, gripping thriller about betrayal, suspected and real, in the Occupied Territories. Omar [...]
DOCUNIGHT #2: RED LINES AND DEADLINES
Presented by Docunight, in collaboration with National Iranian American Council In 2004 filmmaker Taghi Amirani gained unprecedented access to Shargh, at the time Iran’s [...]
CZECH THAT FILM: A FESTIVAL OF CURRENT CZECH CINEMA
From provocative premieres to award-winning masterpieces, Czech That Film festival features the best of contemporary Czech cinema touring 11 American cities over four months. [...]
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 [...]
FAUST
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FAUST
“There are some films that make you cry, there are some films that make you laugh, and there are some films that change you [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
DOCFEST: KATI WITH AN I
Director:    Robert Greene Running Time:    86 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2010 With high school graduation looming, Kati is just three days from entering the [...]
DOCFEST: URBAN FRUIT
Director:    Roman Zenz Running Time:    68 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 World Premiere! Urban farming is seeing a great revival and Urban Fruit follows [...]
DOCFEST:  KILLING TIME
Director:    Jaap Van Hoewijk Running Time:    54 Country:    The Netherlands Year of Release: West Coast Premiere! When Elroy Chester was convicted for raping two teenage [...]
DOCFEST: FAKE IT SO REAL
Director:    Robert Greene Running Time:    104 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2012 FAKE IT SO REAL dives head-first into the world of independent pro wrestling. [...]
DOCFEST: THE VISITOR
Director:    Katarina Schroeter Running Time:    72 Country:    Germany  / Netherlands /     Switzerland Year of Release:    2013 North American Premiere! Without a script, with no [...]
DOCFEST: TRUE SON
Director:    Kevin Gordon Running Time:    72 Country:    USA Year of Release: 2014 West Coast Premiere! Stockton, California, is considered one of the worst cities in [...]
DOCFEST: THE ENGINEER
Director:    Juan Luis Passarelli and Matthew Charles Running Time:    93 Country:    El Salvador  / Guatemala   /  UK Year of Release:    2013 West Coast Premiere! [...]
DOCFEST: Fact or Fiction or ?
FREE SCREENING! No tickets will be issued. This panel discussion explores what does it mean to be a documentary filmmaker today when the boundaries of [...]
DOCFEST: OF KITES AND BORDERS
Director:    Yolanda Pividal Running Time:    60 Country:    Spain /    Mexico  /   USA Year of Release:    2013 Northern California Premiere! Through the eyes of four [...]
DOCFEST: VANNIN'
Director:    Andrew Morgan and Nick Nummerdor Running Time:    58 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! VANNIN’ is a weird and wonderful look [...]
DOCFEST: ART, ACTIVISM AND AWE
From well-known artist agitators like Amanda Palmer and Shepard Fairy, to a trio of photographers obsessed with the sky, this shorts program explores artistic [...]
DOCFEST: MAGICAL UNIVERSE
Director:    Jeremy Workman Running Time:    80 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 Bay Area Premiere! Filmed for over a decade, MAGICAL UNIVERSE is a strange [...]
DOCFEST: BRONX OBAMA
Director:    Ryan Murdock Running Time:    94 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! When Louis Ortiz shaved off his goatee one day in [...]