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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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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 [...]
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 [...]
FREQUENCIES
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FREQUENCIES
What if physics determined the laws of attraction? In a parallel world where human frequencies determine luck, love, and destiny, Zak, a young college [...]
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 GREEN FILM FEST 2014
“We’re excited to be at the historic Roxie Theater this year in the vibrant Mission neighborhood, for a week long voyage into the latest [...]
Emptying the Skies
Douglas Kass and Roger Kass | USA | 2013 | 78 min English and Italian with subtitles West Coast Premiere Based on a magazine [...]
Mondo Banana
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Mondo Banana
Ryan White | USA/Canada/Thailand/Finland | 2013 | 59 min English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Indonesian, Malay, Thai, and Mah Meri with subtitles West Coast Premiere Journey [...]
Once Upon a Forest (Il Etait Une Foret)
Luc Jacquet | France | 2013 | 78 min French with subtitles West Coast Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, [...]
Chinatown
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Chinatown
  Roman Polanski | USA | 1974 | 130 min English, Cantonese, and Spanish with subtitles In the 40th Anniversary year of Chinatown, California is [...]
Come Hell or High Water
Leah Mahan | USA | 2013 | 56 min San Francisco Premiere Come Hell or High Water follows the painful but inspiring journey of [...]
The Elements Strike Back
A showcase of innovative short films from 2013 interfilm Berlin that reveals how the forces of nature are fighting back. In this shorts program [...]
Future Filmmakers: Going Green
Join us for a showcase of short films made by Bay Area youth that will inspire audiences to live eco-sensitive lives. This year, the [...]
Project Wild Thing
David Bond | UK | 2013 | 83 min Director’s Choice West Coast Premiere David Bond is a filmmaker and a father. Things have [...]
Amazon Gold
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Amazon Gold
Reuben Aaronson | USA | 2012 | 53 min English and Spanish with subtitles Winner 2013 Green Film Network Award San Francisco Premiere Narrated [...]
Way Beyond Weight (Muito Além do Peso)
Estela Renner | Brazil | 2012 | 84 min English and Portuguese with subtitles From 2013 Filmambiente, Brazil USA Premiere Worldwide kids are heavier [...]
TELOS: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui
Kyung Lee | USA | 2014 | 55 min San Francisco Premiere TELOS chronicles the unorthodox life of Emeryville-based architect Eugene Tssui in this [...]