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April – August 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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
THE M WORD
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THE M WORD
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 [...]
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 [...]
BREASTMILK
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BREASTMILK
Thursday, May 29, 7pm Post-screening discussion with lactation consultant Tracy Massillon, moderated by doula Susan Arthur   GROUP SALES AVAILABLE! BABIES WELCOME!! BREASTMILK, the [...]
PING PONG SUMMER
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PING PONG SUMMER
  PING PONG SUMMER Friday, June 20 – Thursday, June 26 OPENING NIGHT TICKETS GRANT FREE ADMISSION TO SINGING’ & PINGIN’ AT THE VERDI [...]
HELLION
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HELLION
        SKYPE Q&A with FILMMAKER KAT CANDLER & SOUND DESIGNER PETE HORNER FOLLOWING THE 7:15PM SHOW ON SATURDAY NIGHT!  IN-PERSON Q&A [...]
FOLLOWING THE NINTH
Post Screening Q&A with Director Kerry Candaele! “Thrilling…smartly assembled and gracefully paced.” — New York Times “The film is beautiful and powerful…If millions could experience its [...]
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 [...]
THE COLD LANDS
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THE COLD LANDS
Co-presented by Fandor SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  FILMMAKER and FANDOR CEO TED HOPE IN PERSON! Mother dead and wary of the authorities, 11 year-old Atticus flees [...]
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 [...]
LLYN FOULKES ONE MAN BAND
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! During the seven years chronicled in the film, artist and one-man-band musician Llyn Foulkes creates, destroys and recreates a pair of large-scale, [...]
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 [...]
JOHN HUBLEY AT 100
JOHN HUBLEY AT 100 Sunday, July 20 Q&A WITH NOTED ANIMATOR – AND DAUGHTER OF JOHN AND FAITH – EMILY HUBLEY AFTER THE 6PM [...]
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 [...]
HAPPY CHRISTMAS
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HAPPY CHRISTMAS
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  SKYPE Q&A WITH FILMMAKER JOE SWANBERG FOLLOWING 7pm SHOW on 8/1! Jenny just broke up with her boyfriend, so she thinks it [...]
BRAVE NEW WORLD SERIES: CYBER-SENIORS
Post Screening Q&A hosted by Community Technology Network and SF Connected “…Charming, Poignant, Hilarious…” – Maria Shriver, NBC NEWS “Touching!” – Village Voice “A Must-See [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: BROWN BREAD
Brown Bread: The Story of an Adoptive Family FILMMAKER SARAH GROSS IN PERSON! In the hills of Northern California, an unusual family gathers for their [...]
KINK
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KINK
A surprise hit at Sundance, KINK tells the true story of sex, submission, and big business as seen through the eyes of the unlikely pornographers [...]
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 [...]