Last Chance Indies: Woman at War  (May 3 – May 9)

Halla is a 50-year-old environmental activist who crusades against the local aluminum industry in Iceland. As her actions grow bolder, her life changes in the blink of an eye when she’s finally granted ...

3 Faces  (May 3 – May 9)

Iranian director Jafar Panahi’s fourth completed feature since he was officially banned from filmmaking is one of his very best. Panahi begins with a smartphone video shot by a young woman (Marziyeh Rezaei) who ...

Free Screening: Knock Down the House (May 11)

When tragedy struck her family in the midst of the financial crisis, Bronx-born Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had to work double shifts in a restaurant to save her home from foreclosure. After losing a loved one to a ...

Breaking the Commandments: Pre-Code Hollywood – Design for  Living (1933) (April 7)

Pre-Code Hollywood refers to an era in motion pictures from the arrival of sound in the late 1920s to the mandatory enforcement of the Motion Picture Production Code in July 1934. This series focuses on films made ...

Reel Science: THE MARTIAN (May 10)

The Reel Science Film Series (presented by Digital Gym Cinema and San Diego Natural History Museum) returns for its third edition with a new slate of science-fiction movies. Featured films will be paired with a ...

German Currents Kino: PÜNKTCHEN & ANTON (April 28)

Modern version of a novel by Erich Kästner. Anton (10) grows up fatherless. When his mother falls ill, he takes over her job. Pünktchen comes from a wealthy family, but her parents do not have time for her. The ...

German Currents Kino: WINGS OF DESIRE – 4K Digital Restoration!  (April 26)

Wim Wenders’ most fully realized cinematic vision follows Damiel (Bruno Ganz), an angel who chooses to become mortal after falling in love with the beautiful, ethereal trapeze artist Marion (Solveig Dommartin) in ...

Wrestle  (April 5 – April 11)

Four members of a high school wrestling team chase glory while dealing with poverty, educational hardships, drug temptations, run-ins with the law, and many other challenges.   “WRESTLE will completely suck ...

Never Look Away (Week One Autor) (March 29 – April 11)

When two German art students fall in love, the girl’s father, who has a devastating secret, vows to end their relationship.   Nominated for two Academy Awards 2019 for Best Foreign and Best ...

Last Chance Indies: Apollo 11  (April 5 – April 11)

Never-before-seen footage and audio recordings take you straight into the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin embark on a historic trip to the moon.   ...