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Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema presents free screenings of diverse, local filmmakers’ works in neighborhood parks, playgrounds, and other community-friendly spaces to increase the exposure and recognition of local artists and to heighten appreciation by neighborhood and citywide residents while bringing community together.

— 20th Anniversary of Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema —

September 8, 9 & 14, 2023

3 nights of films, music and celebration


Enjoy a moveable feast of film co-presented by Cine+Mas, SF Latino Film Festival; SF Black Film Festival; Citizen Film; SF Queer Film Festival and the students of BAVC Media. 

Friday, September 8

Film Crawl on Cortland

6 programs simultaneously screened in 6 venues on the avenue

7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 pm

Cortland Avenue between Bocana & Anderson Streets

Bring your blanket and picnic basket. Come dressed for cool weather.

Saturday, September 9

Under the Stars at
Precita Park

A full evening of short films produced by local filmmakers

6:00 to 9:30 pm

Precita Park — Folsom Street at Precita Avenue

Thursday, September 14

Best of Bernal, Season Finale
& 20th anniversary Party

An evening of awards presentations and screenings of films voted “Best of Bernal” capped by the 20th anniversary celebratory party

6:30 to 9:30 pm

BRAVA! for Women in the Arts
2781 24th Street