South Slope Cinema — Opening Night — 10/9/20

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 open September 28

FILM LINEUP

LETTER C!
Ryan Javier
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
5:32
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
Some melodies, strings and bass with the Electronic Valve Instrument (EVI) as well minimalist rhythmic patterns with the Free Integral Hang. Additional visuals created with the Dancing Helix; an amazing kinetic mobile that’s anchored with a crystal.

THE TWILIGHT OF ALEX NIETO
EL CREPÚSCULO DE ALEX NIETO

Adriana Camarena and Ivonne Iriondo
Documentary
6:42
On March 21, 2014, at twilight, Alex Nieto was gunned down by four SFPD officers with 59 bullets. His parents Elvira and Refugio Nieto hare Alex’s spirit with us in their own words, and recreate the last minutes of his life to increase awareness about the incident. Sub-titles

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.

SHARKS AND MINNOWS
Matthew Riutta
Drama
11:16
When Ben rehearses a dance with Shayne for their high school’s show, 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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