Calendar

April – May 2015

CHEATIN'
Animator Bill Plympton in person for the 7:00pm and 9:30pm show on April 17! A newlywed wife proves the depth of her love by becoming [...]
Revenge Of The Mekons
“Infectious…contagious” —The New York Times (Critics’ Pick) “Jubilant” —The Village Voice (Critics’ Pick) “Moving and raucous” —Time Out New York (Critics’ Pick) Political provocateurs. Social agitators. Punk’s reigning [...]
ELLIOTT SMITH: Heaven Adores You
Producer Marc Smolowitz IN PERSON after the 7pm Fri., May 8 show!!! “Nickolas Rossi’s documentary is a gorgeous recounting of Smith’s life, beautiful and troublesome, and the [...]
SPIKE ISLAND
“CHARGED WITH ALL THE THRILLS, MAGIC AND POSSIBILITY OF THAT HOT NIGHT!”                                    -The Guardian Emilia Clarke (GAME OF THRONES) and Elliott Tittensor (SHAMELESS) star [...]
WHITE GOD
A cautionary tale about our ‘superiority’ over ‘lesser beasts’ … A seemingly harmless measure that aims to make dog-breeding more disciplined in Hungary kicks off [...]
Nippon Nights #9: Flashback Memories
♪Join us for the free Didgeridoo Performance by Amber Field before the screening “God, please do not erase at least this memory.” Didgeridoo performer, GOMA, [...]
IMPOSSIBLE LIGHT
On March 5th, 2013, San Francisco’s skyline was transformed by an amazing sight: 25,000 LED lights that, for perhaps the first time save the 1989 earthquake, [...]
Is It Really So Strange? The Smiths Music Video Sing A Long Show
Shyness is nice, and Shyness can stop you From doing all the things in life You’d like to So, if there’s something you’d like [...]
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: Finding the Gold Within
“Inspiring, heartbreaking, and unflinchingly honest, this film is not just about the journeys these men must take, but the journeys we all must share to [...]
Bay Area Docs: Finding the Gold Within
“Inspiring, heartbreaking, and unflinchingly honest, this film is not just about the journeys these men must take, but the journeys we all must share to [...]
Bay Area Docs: Finding the Gold Within
“Inspiring, heartbreaking, and unflinchingly honest, this film is not just about the journeys these men must take, but the journeys we all must share to [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: American Vagabond
**Filmmaker and Subject in attendance for post-screening Q&A with film critic Tom Silka (President San Francisco Film Critics Circle) Chipping away at the myth of [...]
Electro Chaabi
Q&A via Skype with the filmmaker: Hind Meddeb The film explores the parallels between music and politics in particular illuminating the alternative space for communication [...]
JAUJA
May 22 – 28 A sublime fantasy standing at the intersection of fairy tale and land art, Jauja expands upon the minimalism of Lisandro [...]
Amelie and City of Lost Children - 35mm double feature!
Join us Saturday, May 23rd for a one-night-only screening of two classic Jeunet and Caro films, Amelie and the City of Lost Children, both shown [...]
Everything Is Terrible! Legends
Once a millenium, something emerges from the darkest corner of the universe and enlightens us to the true meaning of being. Something so mystickal, so [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Oil & Water
Two boys, born at opposite ends of the oil pipeline, battle to protect the Amazon from the most toxic oil disasters. Shot over six years, [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Racing to Zero
Garbage takes on a whole new life in Bay Area film Racing to Zero. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee pledged to achieve zero waste by [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: A Dangerous Game
A Dangerous Game is the jaw-dropping sequel to You’ve Been Trumped (winner of a dozen major awards, including Best Feature at SFGFF 2012). At stake [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Food for Thought (Shorts Program)
We love food. We love food that is in sync with the environment even more. Bringing you edible stories from backyards, fields, oceans and all [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: How to Change the World
How to Change the World chronicles the adventures of an eclectic group of young pioneers who set out to stop Richard Nixon’s atomic bomb tests [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Overburden
After a mine disaster kills her brother, Betty, a pro-coal activist, joins forces with Lorelei, a tree-hugging environmentalist, to take on an industry that has [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Silent Running
Science Fiction lets us re-imagine our future. In Silent Running we see a world after the end of all botanical life on Earth. Ecologist Freeman [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: WALL-E
What if mankind had to leave Earth and somebody forgot to turn the last robot off? Academy Award-winning writer-director Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo) and the [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Changing Cities (Shorts Program)
Our cities are growing fast. At their best, cities are hubs for innovation, commerce, culture and environmental sustainability. The Bay Area is seeing its own [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Deep Time
Ancient oceans teeming with life, Norwegian settlers, Native Americans and multinational oil corporations find intimacy in deep time. Following up his 2009 feature Crude Independence, [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Divide in Concord
Before SF banned plastic bottles, small town Concord was starting a revolution. Concord, Massachusetts, is the home of “the shot heard around the world”, Henry David [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: In Between Mountains and Oceans (Umi Yama Aida)
Japanese with English subtitles Inspired by the sacred ceremony of Shikinen Sengu at Ise Jingu, prestigious Japanese photographer Masaaki Miyazawa’s debut film is a meditation [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: My Name is Salt
Gujarati with English subtitles Year after year, for an endless eight months, thousands of families move to a desert in India to extract the whitest [...]