Calendar

April – May 2014

IT FELT LIKE LOVE
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! SKYPE Q&A w/ FILMMAKER ELIZA HITTMAN on MONDAY, APRIL 7! In the middle of an uneventful summer on the outskirts of Brooklyn, [...]
MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS
Hailed by Michael Moore as “one of the best documentaries about a band that I’ve ever seen” and by Pitchfork as “the funniest, most meta [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: MORE THAN HONEY
Friday, April 4 at 7pm Introduced by Robert McKimmie of City Bees The bee movie to end all bee movies,  MORE THAN HONEY is a [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: AMERICAN MEAT
Friday, April 4 at 9pm AMERICAN MEAT is a pro-farmer look at chicken, hog and cattle production in America. Beginning with a history of our [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: LE QUATTRO VOLTE
Saturday, April 5 at 1pm A mystical meditation on life’s transformations, LE QUATTRO VOLTE is also a very real depiction of daily existence in a [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: FARMS & THE CITY
Saturday, April 5 at 4pm Urban farming is flourishing across the United States and around the world. Join us for a celebration of urban agriculture [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: L'AMOUR DES MOULES
Saturday, April 5 at 7pm The Belgians and French look forward to it with bated breath: the start of the mussel season in the Dutch [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: COFFEE & CHOCOLATE
Sunday, April 6 at 7pm What better way to end our festival than a coffee & chocolate dessert? Three delicious films: Nothing Like Chocolate  (Kum-Kum [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: THE FRUIT HUNTERS
Sunday, April 6 at 1pm THE FRUIT HUNTERS travel across culture, history and geography to show how intertwined we are with the fruits we eat. [...]
FOOD & FARM FILM FEST: SAVORY SHORTS
Sunday, April 6 at 4pm Three short films explore sustainable shrimp farming, the mobile world of taco trucks, and nose to tail cooking – with [...]
CHILD'S POSE (Pozitia copilului)
Winner of the Golden Bear, grand prize at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival!  “A fascinating, troubling portrait of maternal anxiety at its most smotheringly neurotic.” [...]
THE SMASH BROTHERS
Sunday, April 13 How did a casual party game designed for the family become one of the most watched fighters in the history of [...]
Neighborhood Nightz - A FRAGILE TRUST
A FRAGILE TRUST tells the shocking story of Jayson Blair, the most infamous serial plagiarist of our time, and how he unleashed the massive scandal [...]
THE UNKNOWN KNOWN
“The movie is as insanely entertaining as a Mad Hatter’s tea party”. – Gerald Peary, Arts Fuse “Fascinating and horrifying”. – Michael Sragow, OC [...]
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 [...]
NEXT GOAL WINS
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In 2001, the tiny Pacific island of American Samoa suffered a world record 31-0 defeat at the hands of Australia, garnering headlines across the world [...]
FUTURE FILMMAKERS: PICTURES OF BAYVIEW
Saturday, April 26th Join BAYCAT (Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology) for the PREMIERE of their latest youth-produced Community Cinema film, Endangered: [...]
RUBEN SALAZAR: MAN IN THE MIDDLE
BENEFIT FOR EL TECOLOTE NEWSPAPER Co-presented by Acción Latina & Colectivo Cinema Errante The film will be introduced by: Rosalío Muñoz, co-chair of the [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #2
Screening #2! The Synesthesia Film Festival is a once a month showing of the coolest short films from around the world, sponsored by the The [...]
THE M WORD
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Writer-Director Henry Jaglom gives us a bracingly funny, fearless and fast-paced human comedy set in a struggling Los Angeles television station threatened by economic [...]
ERIN MALLEY'S QUAKE
Wednesday, May 7 at 7pm & 9pm Emerging dance filmmaker Erin Malley offers a preview look at her newest work, Quake. The evening will include a [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: IMPOSSIBLE LIGHT
Director Jeremy Ambers in person for Q&A after the screening. On March 5th, 2013, San Francisco’s skyline was transformed by an amazing sight: 25,000 LED [...]
NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE
Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW:IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE. In over 200 [...]
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 [...]
BEYOND RIGHT & WRONG: STORIES OF JUSTICE AND FORGIVENESS
“…a film that needs to be seen, and now.” – Huffington Post A survivor of the Rwandan Genocide struggles to forgive the man who killed [...]
Breeders: A Subclass of Women?
“Breeders is a fascinating film that highlights the many tensions between women’s status, the free market demands of the fertility industry, and the fragmentation of [...]
I WAKE UP DREAMING 2014
Read about exciting new ways you can actually WAKE UP DREAMING!! DARK TREASURES FROM THE WARNER ARCHIVE!! BUY THE POSTER   /  SEE FULL CALENDAR [...]
STRANGER ON THE THIRD FLOOR / THE UNSUSPECTED
STRANGER ON THE 3rd FLOOR After an ambitious newspaper reporter’s testimony sends a hapless cabbie to death row for a murder he didn’t commit, pangs [...]
DOCUMENTED: A FILM BY AN UNDOCUMENTED AMERICAN
“At its heart, DOCUMENTED asks what it means to be American. The film succeeds because it moves well beyond an abstract debate about the very [...]
LOVE IS A RACKET / LADIES THEY TALK ABOUT
LOVE IS A RACKET A down and dirty crime confection about racketeers, Broadway floozies and hard-living newspaper columnists living in the kind of pre-code movie [...]