Desolation Center (October 18 – October 24)

The untold story of Reagan-era guerrilla desert happenings now recognized as the inspirations for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella including Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Swans, Einstürzende ...

A24 Presents: Low Tide (October 18 – October 24)

A group of teens who break into vacation homes and steal valuables find a bag of gold coins, sending their loyalties into a downwards spiral as greed and mistrust take over. Featuring Jaeden Martell (IT) and Keean ...

Last Chance Indies –  Jim Allison: Breakthrough (October 18 – October 24)

“Jim Allison: Breakthrough” is the astounding, true story of one warm-hearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure for cancer. Today, Jim Allison is a name to be reckoned with throughout the ...

The Hola Mexico Film Tour 2019 Arrives at the Digital Gym Cinema! (October 11 – 17th)

The celebrated Mexican film festival returns to the Digital Gym Cinema with 9 of Mexico’s recent hits and soon to-be art-house classics.   All Access Pass:  Regular: Pay for 7 films, watch all 9! Price: ...

Last Chance Indies: Edie (October 4 – October 10)

After her controlling husband dies, an elderly woman embarks on a trip to fulfill her longtime dream of climbing a mountain in the Scottish Highlands.   Critic Quotes: “An uplifting character study ...

Last Chance Indies: Before You Know It (October 4 – October 10)

 In 1993 New York City, dysfunctional co-dependent sisters discover that the mother they thought had died when they were young is alive and starring on a popular daytime soap opera. Starring Judith Light, Alec ...

Special Presentation: El Incidente (The Incident) (October 5)

In this thrillingly original mind-bender, a cop pursues two criminals down an endless stairwell while a family is stuck in an infinite road trip setting these two parallel narratives on an unforgettable collision ...

Special Double Feature: MICROCASTILLO and MENTE REVOLVER w/ Cuauhtémoc Ruelas  (September 21)

An evening with Tijuana-based film critic, Cuauhtémoc Ruelas, in celebration of the release of his new book, Tijuana, La esquina del cine. Vol. 2. Ruelas’ book provides context and commentary for Tijuana’s ...

Fall Teen Producers Project 2019

Welcome to Media Arts Center San Diego’s Award Winning Teen Producers Project – Fall 2019!   In our Fall 2019 filmmaking programs, teens will learn the principals of documentary filmmaking or ...

Last Chance Indies – Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (August 9 – August 22)

Toni Morrison The Pieces I Am is a documentary celebrating the life and legacy of one of history’s most talented novelists, Toni Morrison. This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines ...