Outdoor Cinema Season — 2 Pop-up Drive-ins & a Live-Stream Best of Bernal!

OPENING NIGHT

Friday, OCTOBER 9
8:00–9:30 pm

Alemany Market Plaza
100 Alemany Boulevard
San Francisco

FREE admission by Eventbrite Reservation ONLY
Reservations are SOLD OUT

FILM LINEUP

LETTER C!
Ryan Javier 夏浩德 
Animation
1:05
Stuck at home, Chelsea discovers the possibilities of words that begin with the letter C.

THE ESCAPE
Jo Niglio
Animation
1:30
A worm’s close encounter.

CHROMAVIRUS
J.D. Boxley
Comedy
4:19
One man trying to keep some semblance of control over his life during the time of COVID-19

WITH ME
George Nelson
Animation
2:46
Rocky, a dog, keeps himself busy while his owner is away.


TED NAIFEH – comic book artist

Jasmine Fu
Documentary
8:06
Ted Naifeh is a San Francisco artist. He discusses how overcoming his learning disability led to his work as a comic book artist.

THERE IS NO STANDING STILL, Part 1
Robert Rosenwasser
Dance
4:52
Separated by the pandemic, dancers from Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet perform in their respective spaces throughout the Americas.

LITTLE DREAMS
Phoebe Milvy-Soloff
Fantasy/Comedy
7:25
In this quirky dark comedy, a teenage girl prefers the fantasy version of her life until she discovers that growing up doesn’t mean putting away childish things

THE PERFECT FLIGHT
Joshua Izenberg
Documentary
4:58
An interest in the world of falconry opens doors and opportunities for a man in ways he couldn’t imagine.

SEWING IN THE TIME OF CONONAVIRUS
Valerie Soe
Documentary
2:00
Necessity is the Mother of Invention — In the hands of the Auntie Sewing Squad, hoarded film festival lanyards become a way to fight coronavirus.

SAD SONG KARAOKE AT EL RIO
Craig Lee
Documentary
5:18
The scene at El Rio, Your Dive bar in Bernal Heights on Sunday nights — singing sad songs is the theme of the evening.

THE HELIX SONATA
Matt Venuti
Music
3:14
Melodies, strings and bass with the Electronic Valve Instrument (EVI) and rhythmic patterns with the Free Integral Hang. Additional visuals created with the Dancing Helix; an amazing kinetic mobile that’s anchored with a crystal.

AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE VOTE:
The Movement Lives On

Sophie Constantinou and Marisa Williams
Documentary
17.28
African American political leaders and change-makers highlight the importance and power of voting in San Francisco and the country.

SHARKS AND MINNOWS
Matthew Riutta
Drama
11:16
When Ben rehearses a dance with Shayne for their high school’s show choir, he discovers Shayne has more on his mind than jazz hands.

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN BATS AND CORONAVIRUS: Wildlife Is Not to Blame
Kristin Tieche
Documentary
10:34
What exactly is the connection between bats and coronavirus? And what are the consequences of sheltering-in-place on the further study of this relationship?

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UNDER THE STARS

Friday, OCTOBER 16
8:00–9:30 pm

Alemany Market Plaza
100 Alemany Boulevard
San Francisco

FREE admission by Eventbrite Reservation ONLY
Reservations are SOLD OUT

FILM LINEUP

JUICY
Jo Niglio
Animation
1:03
From tree to juice — the life span of an orange.

IDK
Sephora Woldu
Music Video
3:52
Trash Vampires (SF based punk band) find a way to perform during Shelter in Place. Face coverings, everyone 6ft+ apart, still making art.

THE NEXT STEP
Stefan Wanigatunga and Yashna Malhotra
Drama
17:10
A grad student who gave up his dream is faced with a choice when a chance encounter sends him down the very path he was running away from.

THE LONG SHADOW
Frances Causey and Jed Riffe
Documentary
17:10
The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United States from slavery to today.

SKY DANCE
Max Stein
Documentary
6:48
When Sky’s family escaped war in Syria, they did not know what the future held. Now in Jordan, Sky has dreams of moving abroad and opening a studio that teaches other refugees what saved his life: Dance.

MY COUNTRY
Ken Shelf and Chrome Buddha
Music Video
3:23
Ur country’s lost its GD mind, so share this far & wide… and remember, if u don’t VOTE, it stays broke! #vote

BRINGING BACK THE SALMON
Lori Eanes
Documentary
7:37
Spawn’s restoration projects along Lagunitas Creek,  Marin County, California, to bring back the salmon.

ELEVEN WEEKS
Anna Kuperberg
Documentary
14:28
Carla Jean Johnson accepts her fast and aggressive cancer diagnosis with clarity and grace as documented by her wife Anna Kuperberg. Eleven Weeks is a story more about love than death.

THERE IS NO STANDING STILL, Part 3
Robert Rosenwasser
Dance
5:30
While COVID-19 has put the Lines Ballet’s regular activities on hold and forced the dancers to collaborate at a distance, these self-portraits or personal postcards from each dancer are a continuation of their exploration of movement’s relationship to the natural world.

GHOST SEARCHERS
Neil George
Comedy
20:00
Paranormal Investigators, Matt and Jeff help people experiencing paranormal events, but when they take on a case with wild accusations of paranormal activity, everything changes.

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2020 Award-winning Films

TUESDAY, October 27

 

 

LIVE-STREAMING PRESENTATION
Details to follow

FILM LINEUP

 

TO BE DETERMINED
BY YOU!

 

 

 

WITH ME
George Nelson
Animation
2:46
Rocky, a dog, keeps himself busy while his owner is away.

 

 

AFRICAN AMERICANS AND THE VOTE: The Movement Lives On
Sophie Constantinou
Documentary
17:28
African American political leaders and change-makers highlight the importance and power of voting in San Francisco and the country.

ELEVEN WEEKS
Anna Kuperberg
Documentary
14:28
Carla Jean Johnson accepts her fast and aggressive cancer diagnosis with clarity and grace as documented by her wife Anna Kuperberg. Eleven Weeks is a story more about love than death.

 

 

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