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April – June 2014

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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Great Flood
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The Great Flood
Bill Morrison | USA | 2013 | 80 min San Francisco Premiere The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood [...]
Watermark
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Watermark
CENTERPIECE Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky | Canada | 2013 | 92 min English, Mandarin, Bengali, Hindi, and Spanish with subtitles. Watermark reunites award-winning [...]
Lunch Love Community
Helen De Michiel | USA | 2013 | 90 min San Francisco Premiere Do we know what our children are eating? Focused on the [...]
Beyond Recognition
Michelle Steinberg | USA | 2014 | work-in-progress Beyond Recognition is a documentary work-in-progress from Bay Area filmmaker Michelle Steinberg. The film follows two [...]
The Last Ocean
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The Last Ocean
Peter Young | New Zealand | 2012 | 53 min The Ross Sea, Antarctica is the most pristine stretch of ocean on Earth. A [...]
Restoring Balance
Showcase of captivating short films, with a focus on conservation and our positive relationship with the planet. Revealing the happy moments when we see [...]