Premature (February 28 – March 5)

On a summer night in Harlem during her last months at home before starting college, seventeen-year-old poet Ayanna (Zora Howard) meets Isaiah (Joshua Boone), a charming music producer who has just moved to the city. ...

Big Gay Sing-A-Long: Pitch Perfect (March 4)

The Digital Gym Cinema NORTH PARK and the Big Gay Sing-A-Long San Diego are joining forces to bring classic movie musicals to the big-screen! Singing is encouraged during these fun-filled screenings so arrive ready ...

Awkward Movie Nights: Tammy and the T-Rex (March 7)

A teen (Denise Richards) learns that a scientist (Terry Kiser) implanted her dead boyfriend’s brain into an animatronic dinosaur.   Synopsis: Denise Richards and Paul Walker star in this comedy cult ...

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 ...

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 ...