A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (February 7 – February 13)

Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys) is an investigative journalist who receives an assignment to profile Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers (Tom Hanks). He approaches the interview with skepticism, as he finds it hard to believe ...

Driveways (February 7 – February 13)

Cody (Lucas Jaye) is a sweet, sensitive boy who doesn’t always fit in easily with other kids his age. He’s not bothered by spending the summer in an unfamiliar New York town while his mother, Kathy (Hong ...

For Your Consideration: Honeyland (February 7 – February 13)

Hatidze lives with her ailing mother in the mountains of Macedonia, making a living cultivating honey using ancient beekeeping traditions. When an unruly family moves in next door, what at first seems like a balm ...

Academy Award Nominated Shorts: Documentary  (January 31 – February 12)

For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Jan. 31st. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is ...

Horrible Imaginings Presents: THE F13TH FAN FILM MIXTAPE (December 13)

Celebrate Friday the 13th with this epic compilation of DIY home movies paying homage to  Camp Crystal Lake’s resident murderer, Jason Vorhees.    In the 1980s and 90s, no psychopathic maniac was more popular ...

Afterglow #1: The Films of Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn (December 15)

About AFTERGLOW: A semi-regular screening series dedicated to the reflective nature of cinema. Afterglow focuses on genre-defying films that inspire immediate discussion and prolonged consideration. Each screening ...

About Us

Mission Statement: Providing new media tools and channels to create equitable and engaged communities where underserved voices are heard.   Vision Statement: Changing Lives and perspectives through media arts. ...

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles (August 30 – September 5)

Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles tells the true story behind a fascinating episode in cinematic history, utilizing sensitive performances as well as excerpts from Buñuel’s filmography to present a deeply ...

Last Chance Indies- David Crosby: Remember My Name (August 30 – September 5)

You thought you knew him. Meet David Crosby now in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. With unflinching honesty, self-examination, regret, fear, exuberance and an unshakable ...

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 ...