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August 2014 – July 2015

BAY AREA DOCS: BROWN BREAD
Brown Bread: The Story of an Adoptive Family FILMMAKER SARAH GROSS IN PERSON! In the hills of Northern California, an unusual family gathers for their [...]
KINK
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KINK
A surprise hit at Sundance, KINK tells the true story of sex, submission, and big business as seen through the eyes of the unlikely pornographers [...]
SLAMDANCE presents: I PLAY WITH THE PHRASE EACH OTHER
We’re excited to team up with one of our favorite film festivals – the mighty SLAMDANCE – for a night of film and fun.  FILMMAKER [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: BIG JOY - THE ADVENTURES OF JAMES BROUGHTON
Co-presented by Canyon Cinema Foundation and SF Cinematheque FILMMAKERS IN PERSON! & a special introduction by performance artist Jason Jenn, who will be performing an excerpt of [...]
THE LONGEST WEEK
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THE LONGEST WEEK
The Longest Week tells the story of Conrad Valmont (Jason Bateman). Approaching middle age, Conrad is the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune. He’s [...]
FORWARD 13: Waking Up the American Dream
Filmmaker Patrick Lovell in person! FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL!! Patrick Lovell is an accidental filmmaker/activist.  Lovell was in the midst of living his American Dream. [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: TONGUES OF HEAVEN
FILMMAKER ANITA CHANG IN PERSON! “You already know the importance of saving a language. You know the reason, but not the motivation to save it,” [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: Shorts Program
Filmmakers in Person! High Five On October 2nd, 1977 Dusty Baker hit his 30th homerun of the season, making history as the 4th player on [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: the IMMORTALISTS
Filmmaker Jason Sussberg in person for Q&A after the screening!! “An absorbing documentary… top ten most anticipated films at SXSW” -INDIEWIRE live forever… or die [...]
PRESERVATION
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PRESERVATION
“Christopher Denham’s suspenseful survival drama is an ingenious variation on ‘The Most Dangerous Game.” by Joel Leydon, Variety Actor Christopher Denham takes his second turn in [...]
Loitering with Intent
Ensemble comedy benefits hugely from the presence of Marisa Tomei and Sam Rockwell. by John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter After a chance run-in with a film producer [...]
Spike Lee's Da Sweet Blood of Jesus
A Spike Lee Joint, DA SWEET BLOOD OF JESUS is a new kind of love story, one that centers on an addiction to blood that [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: Capturing Grace
Filmmaker David Iverson, a radio broadcaster known to Bay Area audiences as the Friday former host of KQED’s Forum call-in show, was himself diagnosed with Parkinson’s in [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: Havana Curveball
Filmmaker Ken Schneider in person for Q&A after the screening! Thirteen-year-old Mica takes to heart his Rabbi’s dictate to help “heal the world,” and [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: American Vagabond
**Filmmaker and Subject in attendance for post-screening Q&A with film critic Tom Sika (President San Francisco Film Critics Circle) Chipping away at the myth of [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: ON HER OWN
Filmmaker Morgan Schmidt-Feng and Nancy Prebilich in person! Farmer Nancy Prebilich and her family are struggling to keep their 5th generation Sonoma County farm afloat during the [...]