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April – June 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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 [...]
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. [...]