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April 20

The Nightingale

Sat, Apr 20 at 9:30 pm
Apr 20

The Nightingale

April 20, 2019 at 9:30 pm Grand Lake Theatre

SFFILM Festival

Harrowing, ambitious, and visually spectacular, Jennifer Kent's (The Babadook, 2014) second feature, set in the ...

Australia | Fiction Feature | 136

April 21

The Edge of Democracy

Sun, Apr 21 at 12:30 pm
Apr 21

The Edge of Democracy

April 21, 2019 at 12:30 pm BAMPFA

SFFILM Festival

“Our democracy was founded on forgetting,” states filmmaker Petra Costa, an ever-present narrator guiding us thr...

Brazil | Documentary | 123

Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall

Sun, Apr 21 at 12:30 pm
Apr 21

Show Me The Picture: The Story of Jim Marshall

April 21, 2019 at 12:30 pm Roxie Theater

SFFILM Festival

Iconic images of Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and just about every legendary music act of the 1960s and '70s defi...

USA | Documentary | 92

At Rush!

David Thomson Master Class: Thinking About Cary G...

Sun, Apr 21 at 1:00 pm
Apr 21

David Thomson Master Class: Thinking About Cary Grant

April 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm SFMOMA

SFFILM Festival

He retired in 1966 and never came back. Yet, he is the star we still think about because … he was so funny, yet ...

60

Talk

Jawline

Sun, Apr 21 at 1:00 pm
Apr 21

Jawline

April 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm YBCA

SFFILM Festival

Handsome 16-year-old Austyn Tester dreams of parlaying his moderate social media following into fame, as a way t...

USA | Documentary | 99

Supported by SFFILM

Well Groomed

Sun, Apr 21 at 1:00 pm
Apr 21

Well Groomed

April 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm Victoria Theatre

SFFILM Festival

Feast your eyes on the world of competitive dog grooming, where dogs are the canvas and the awards go to the wil...

USA | Documentary | 88

We Believe in Dinosaurs

Sun, Apr 21 at 2:00 pm
Apr 21

We Believe in Dinosaurs

April 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm Grand Lake Theatre

SFFILM Festival

Williamstown, Kentucky, is home to the Ark Encounter – a “life-size” creationist museum of Noah’s Ark, fitted wi...

USA | Documentary | 99

Premiere

Ask Dr. Ruth

Sun, Apr 21 at 3:00 pm
Apr 21

Ask Dr. Ruth

April 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm Castro Theatre

SFFILM Festival

Petite sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer has made a name for herself dishing honest and upfront advice, promisin...

USA | Documentary | 100

The Chambermaid

Sun, Apr 21 at 3:15 pm
Apr 21

The Chambermaid

April 21, 2019 at 3:15 pm BAMPFA

SFFILM Festival

Twenty-four-year-old Evelia cleans rooms at an upscale Mexico City hotel while taking advantage of its adult edu...

Mexico | Fiction Feature | 102

Halston

Sun, Apr 21 at 3:30 pm
Apr 21

Halston

April 21, 2019 at 3:30 pm Creativity Theater

SFFILM Festival

Not only was Halston among the most influential figures to appear in American fashion, he also helped define a G...

USA | Documentary | 120

The Harvesters

Sun, Apr 21 at 3:45 pm
Apr 21

The Harvesters

April 21, 2019 at 3:45 pm Roxie Theater

SFFILM Festival

Sensitive teenager Janno’s parents are deeply invested in religion, Afrikaner solidarity, and their farm, while ...

South Africa | Fiction Feature | 104

Close Enemies

Sun, Apr 21 at 4:30 pm
Apr 21

Close Enemies

April 21, 2019 at 4:30 pm Victoria Theatre

SFFILM Festival

International superstars Matthias Schoenaerts (SFFILM-supported The Mustang, 2019) and Reda Kateb (The White Kni...

France | Fiction Feature | 111

Meeting Gorbachev

Sun, Apr 21 at 5:00 pm
Apr 21

Meeting Gorbachev

April 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm Grand Lake Theatre

SFFILM Festival

The USSR’s last leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, steps back into the limelight in this riveting documentary focused on...

UK | Documentary | 91

The Hidden City

Sun, Apr 21 at 6:00 pm
Apr 21

The Hidden City

April 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm YBCA

SFFILM Festival

Prepare to journey underground, where darkness drapes the screen and only slivers of light from machines and hea...

Spain | Documentary | 80

Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements

Sun, Apr 21 at 6:00 pm
Apr 21

Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements

April 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm SFMOMA

SFFILM Festival

Award-winning filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky's latest work is an exquisite ode to family lineage and legacy. Moo...

USA | Documentary | 90

The Load

Sun, Apr 21 at 6:00 pm
Apr 21

The Load

April 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm BAMPFA

SFFILM Festival

Though rarely spoken of, the unseen contents of a plain, white cargo van are at the center of Ognjen Glavonić’s ...

Serbia | Fiction Feature | 98

Shorts 3

Sun, Apr 21 at 6:30 pm
Apr 21

Shorts 3

April 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm Roxie Theater

SFFILM Festival

85

Paper Flags

Sun, Apr 21 at 7:00 pm
Apr 21

Paper Flags

April 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm Creativity Theater

SFFILM Festival

Displaying a mature style and sensibility despite his age, Paper Flags director Ambrosioni (at 19, one of cinema...

France | Fiction Feature | 102

Mothers’ Instinct

Sun, Apr 21 at 7:30 pm
Apr 21

Mothers’ Instinct

April 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm Victoria Theatre

SFFILM Festival

Best-pal neighbors and moms Céline and Alice see their friendship take a darker turn when a devastating accident...

Belgium | Fiction Feature | 97

Closing Night Film: “Official Secrets”

Sun, Apr 21 at 8:00 pm
Apr 21

Closing Night Film: “Official Secrets”

April 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm Castro Theatre

SFFILM Festival

Gavin Hood's rousing and riveting new film tells the true story of whistleblower Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley ...

USA | Fiction Feature | 112

Guest Expected

Hala

Sun, Apr 21 at 8:00 pm
Apr 21

Hala

April 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm Grand Lake Theatre

SFFILM Festival

Skateboarder and academic achiever, Hala, is a blossoming teen who doesn’t have many close relationships, other ...

USA | Fiction Feature | 94

Florianópolis Dream

Sun, Apr 21 at 8:30 pm
Apr 21

Florianópolis Dream

April 21, 2019 at 8:30 pm BAMPFA

SFFILM Festival

A beach holiday turns into a wry romantic roundelay as an Argentinian couple and their kids are taken under the ...

Argentina | Fiction Feature | 106

April 22

Central Airport THF

Mon, Apr 22 at 1:00 pm
Apr 22

Central Airport THF

April 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm Roxie Theater

SFFILM Festival

Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport ceased operations in 2008, but reopened in 2015 as an emergency refugee camp. Tacklin...

Germany | Documentary | 97

The Little Comrade

Mon, Apr 22 at 1:00 pm
Apr 22

The Little Comrade

April 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm Victoria Theatre

SFFILM Festival

In 1950 Estonia, the Soviets are working to suppress a fledgling resistance movement that has arisen in the coun...

Estonia | Fiction Feature | 96

The Load

Mon, Apr 22 at 3:30 pm
Apr 22

The Load

April 22, 2019 at 3:30 pm Victoria Theatre

SFFILM Festival

Though rarely spoken of, the unseen contents of a plain, white cargo van are at the center of Ognjen Glavonić’s ...

Serbia | Fiction Feature | 98

Debt

Mon, Apr 22 at 3:30 pm
Apr 22

Debt

April 22, 2019 at 3:30 pm Roxie Theater

SFFILM Festival

The travails of a duty-bound husband and father who works in an economically struggling print shop are conveyed ...

Turkey | Fiction Feature | 95

Close Enemies

Mon, Apr 22 at 6:00 pm
Apr 22

Close Enemies

April 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm Victoria Theatre

SFFILM Festival

International superstars Matthias Schoenaerts (SFFILM-supported The Mustang, 2019) and Reda Kateb (The White Kni...

France | Fiction Feature | 111

Shorts 5: New Visions

Mon, Apr 22 at 6:00 pm
Apr 22

Shorts 5: New Visions

April 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm Roxie Theater

SFFILM Festival

88

The Nightingale

Mon, Apr 22 at 8:30 pm
Apr 22

The Nightingale

April 22, 2019 at 8:30 pm Roxie Theater

SFFILM Festival

Harrowing, ambitious, and visually spectacular, Jennifer Kent's (The Babadook, 2014) second feature, set in the ...

Australia | Fiction Feature | 136

Over the Rainbow

Mon, Apr 22 at 8:45 pm
Apr 22

Over the Rainbow

April 22, 2019 at 8:45 pm Victoria Theatre

SFFILM Festival

"Easy to criticize a religion when you’re outside it," says one of the subjects in Jeffrey Peixoto’s mesmerizing...

USA | Documentary | 71

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