For Your Consideration: The Irishman (January 17 – January 23)

Martin Scorsese’s epic gangster film explores the life of hitman Frank Sheeran (Robert DeNiro), who befriended union boss Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino) while working for the Italian mob during the 1950s-70s.   ...

A24 Presents: Skin (January 17 – January 23)

A destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves.   ...

For Your Consideration: Harriet (January 3 – January 23)

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the ...

Last Chance Indies: Dolor y gloria  (November 29 – January 23)

Pedro Almodóvar, one of Spain’s most brilliant filmmakers, reunites with his long-time acting collaborators Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz in DOLOR Y GLORIA (PAIN AND GLORY) to tell the story of a movie ...

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 ...

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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 ...