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April – November 2014

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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
THE PAST IS A GROTESQUE ANIMAL
Co-Presented by Noise Pop Friday, June 20 – Thursday, June 26 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! RECORD GIVEAWAYS COURTESY OF POLYVINYL RECORDS ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
INLAND EMPIRE
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INLAND EMPIRE
“A Woman in Trouble”, reads the poster for David Lynch’s 2006 magnum opus (and possibly his final movie?), INLAND EMPIRE. It’s about a struggling actress, [...]
MARKETA LAZAROVÁ
Co-presented by San Francisco Cinematheque NEW 35MM PRINT COURTESY OF JANUS FILMS! In its native land, František  Vláčil’s MARKETA LAZAROVÁ has been hailed as the [...]
A HARD DAY'S NIGHT
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles U.S. Invasion   Meet the Beatles! Just one month after they exploded onto the U.S. scene with their Ed Sullivan Show appearance, [...]
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 [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS 〜 Neon Tokyo: Anime World #2 - AKIRA
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. Neon Tokyo : Anime World #2 – AKIRA Thursday, August 21st [...]
God Help The Girl
God Help The Girl is a musical feature film, written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, lead singer of the group Belle and Sebastian. It was [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS #4 : IDOL IS DEAD
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. In the 2nd season of the series, we introduce Japanese cinema themed [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS #5 : SAVE THE CLUB NOON
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. In the 2nd season of the series, we introduce Japanese cinema themed [...]