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April – May 2014

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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
NEXT GOAL WINS
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NEXT GOAL WINS
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
NORA PRENTISS / THE UNFAITHFUL
NORA PRENTISS What begins as an innocent attraction between two strangers–a respectable, married doctor and a nightclub singer–quickly festers into a sizzling love affair. In [...]
ANGELS IN DISGUISE / FALL GUY / WHEN STRANGERS MARRY
A Triple-Feature Tribute to Monogram Pictures! ANGELS IN DISGUISE The Bowery Boys find themselves up to their scruffy necks in robbery and murder in this [...]
THE LOCKET / THE WINDOW
THE LOCKET Just before his wedding, the bridegroom hears an incredible tale that suggests his beautiful bride might be dangerously disturbed and possibly even a [...]
20,000 YEARS IN SING SING / TWO SECONDS
20,000 YEARS IN SING SING A blunt and often raw prison drama steeped in pre-code Hollywood violence and cynicism. A brash young hoodlum is sent [...]
TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY / A WOMAN'S SECRET
TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY After spending years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, a brooding ex-con attempts to adjust to life on the [...]
SPLIT SECOND / EXPERIMENT ALCATRAZ
SPLIT SECOND A vicious killer and his gang crash out of prison and hold a group of hostages in a Nevada ghost town where an [...]
HIGHWAY 301 / DEATH IN SMALL DOSES
HIGHWAY 301 A gang of desperate armed robbers led by a psychotic killer spread a wave of terror throughout the southeast, wantonly killing anyone who [...]
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 [...]
THE RISE AND FALL OF LEGS DIAMOND / AL CAPONE
THE RISE AND FALL OF LEGS DIAMOND Despite any and all historical inaccuracies, this is a dynamic and emotionally wild gangster melodrama, the noir-tinged tale [...]
MIRACLES FOR SALE / GRAND CENTRAL MURDER / BUNCO SQUAD
MIRACLES FOR SALE A suave, internationally known magician finds himself involved in a diabolical scheme involving fake spiritualists and…murder! A rare and fascinating proto-noir, wholly [...]
WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS / BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT
WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS Internal power struggles at a New York newspaper serve as the backdrop for this unwholesome tale of sex and murder. An [...]
BRAINSTORM / THE COUCH
BRAINSTORM One of the 60s great unsung films and arguably the last great American studio noir film! A research scientist saves a beautiful young woman [...]