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Best and Most Beautiful Things
Enter Michelle’s world and discover the rich interior life of this indomitable young woman, legally blind and high-functioning on the autism spectrum. Refusing to be held back by her presumed “limitations,” Michelle fearlessly pushes beyond the boundaries society and her family history would impose upon her, emerging as the unique heroine of her own story.
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 2:30 PM
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 2:00 PM
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Part scientist, part engineer, and sometime punk provocateur, controversial artist Chris Burden upended expectations throughout his life. This sometimes edgy documentary traces the creative work of the “bad boy” performance artist turned elegant techno-sculptor, and offers insight into what made the man called a “magician,” “daredevil,” “sadomasochist,” and “art martyr” so unique.
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 1:00 PM
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 6:30 PM
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California Typewriter
Weaving three stories—of a repair business, a collector, and an artist—and including interviews with famous typewriter devotees like Tom Hanks, Sam Shepard, and David McCullough, this documentary celebrates the creative virtues and tactile joys of the typewriter. With a click-clack and ping, it’s a love letter to this humble tool.
Fri, Oct 7, 2016 3:00 PM
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 8:00 PM
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Circus Kid
Growing up isn’t easy when your father’s a clown. That’s one lesson of Lorenzo Pisoni’s moving documentary, which offers an intimate portrait of San Francisco’s famed Pickle Family Circus—a direct precursor of Cirque du Soleil—and of its driven, mercurial founder, Larry Pisoni. Don’t miss this unique glimpse of clown life. PRECEDED BY New Mo' Cut: David Peoples’ Lost Film of Moe’s Books / Circus Kid US 2015, 14 min Director Siciliana Trevino
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 8:00 PM
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 5:45 PM
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 10:00 AM
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Company Town
Local filmmakers Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow take to the streets of San Francisco to track last year’s supervisor race between incumbent Julie Christensen and former supervisor and lefty firebrand Aaron Peskin. The film's real focus, however, is the way in which every resident is affected by Airbnb and the influx of tech workers. PRECEDED BY CRESCITE US 2016, 14 min Director Will Agee
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 2:00 PM
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 12:00 PM
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Death by Design
Do you love your phone? Can’t imagine life without your trusty digital sidekick? After watching Death by Design, we all might pause before our next upgrade. Written, produced, and directed by filmmaker Sue Williams, this intense and illuminating documentary uncovers the nasty global underbelly of electronics manufacturing and disposal. PRECEDED BY I DON'T CARE US 2016, 5 min Director John Sanborn
Fri, Oct 7, 2016 12:15 PM
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 6:15 PM
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Do Not Resist
Many have been alarmed by the recent spectacle of police in full riot gear and armored vehicles moving through peaceful demonstrations. Sure to spark debate, this disquieting documentary puts the viewer on the streets in the middle of the action and seeks to examine our growing culture of militarization in law enforcement. PRECEDED BY DEAN SCREAM US 2016, 10 min Director Bryan Storkel
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 3:45 PM
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 2:15 PM
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The Eagle Huntress
For centuries in Mongolia, men have hunted with eagles—until 13-year-old Aisholpan decides she wants to become the very first eagle huntress. Part family-friendly documentary and part parable of female empowerment, Otto Bell’s stunning look at one young woman and her bird of prey may be the most inspiring nonfiction girl-power film of the year.
Sun, Oct 9, 2016 11:15 AM
Mon, Oct 10, 2016 12:45 PM
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 12:00 PM
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Egon Schiele—Death and the Maiden
This intimate, sensuous portrait of the great Austrian figurative painter Egon Shiele (1890-1918) captures a passionately individual young man, haunted by tragedy but driven by artistic genius, as well as erogenous attachment to a series of young muses, leading him to the edges of respectable society and the brink of disaster and madness.
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 4:00 PM
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 8:15 PM
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