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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 [...]
FAUST
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FAUST
“There are some films that make you cry, there are some films that make you laugh, and there are some films that change you [...]
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 [...]
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 FUTURE OF PALESTINE
Haymarket Books & Lannan Foundation are proud to present: A conversation with ALI ABUNIMAH & MAX BLUMENTHAL THE FUTURE OF PALESTINE Wednesday, April 23rd, 7pm [...]
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 [...]
Docunight#3:  BASSIDJI
IRAN VIA DOCUMENTARIES In a desert, on a hill, men, women in chadors, and children wander in a vast open-air  “museum” raised in memory of [...]
PLAYGROUND FILM FESTIVAL
The Best Short Films Adapted from Plays by the Bay Area’s Best Filmmakers & Writers! 2 Programs – 11 Films -  Thursday, May 1, 2014 (6:45pm - Program [...]
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 [...]
UNDER THE SKIN
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UNDER THE SKIN
“ET landed in the cosy American suburbs and wanted to go home. Now Scarlett Johansson – or something that looks like her – lands in [...]
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 [...]
Sneak!- DOCUMENTED: A FILM BY AN UNDOCUMENTED AMERICAN
FILMMAKER & SUBJECT – JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS – IN PERSON, THURSDAY AFTER THE 8pm show! “At its heart, DOCUMENTED asks what it means to be [...]
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 [...]