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Wednesday, August 23

Movie Night on the Green: “Up” & “Wes Anderson Documentary” | Marin
Wednesday, August 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin County Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “Up” &

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm on Wednesdays, June 21 – August 30, 2017. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating ...

Thursday, August 24

Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Dirty Dancing” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, August 25

“Baraka” Film Screening with Live Danza Azteca | Oakland
Friday, August 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*donations greatly appreciated
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Filmed in 25 countries on 6 continents, the film brings together a series of stunningly photographed scenes to capture what director Ron Fricke calls “a guided meditation on humanity.” Producer Mark Magidson explains “The goal of the film was to reach past language, nationality, religion, ...
Movies Under the Stars “Grease” | Walnut Creek
Friday, August 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but you can help support the program with a $2 donation per person.
| Walnut Creek Civic Park
Movies Under the Stars

Movies Under the Stars is back in Walnut Creek for the Summer 2017 season. Bring your picnic to Heather Farms Park, or try the restaurants in Downtown, then enjoy a movie with your family and friends. Movies begin at sunset. Admission is free, but a $2 donation helps support ...

Free Movies in the Park: Sing | Oakland
Friday, August 25 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Free Movies in the Park: Sing | Oakland

Movies in the Park is back with family friendly films in the park by the Redwood Heights Recreation Center in Oakland. Popcorn, hot chocolate, drinks and hot dogs will be available for purchase. Dress warm and bring a lawn chair and or blanket. You will want to ...

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “Inside Out” | Pier 39
Friday, August 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of Pier 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special giveaways and movie night ...

$5 Classic Movie Night: “A Space Odyssey” | Paramount Theatre
Friday, August 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Paramount Theatre
$5 Classic Movie Night: “A Space Odyssey” | Paramount Theatre
With its ground-breaking special effects, dazzling cinematography and gloriously sublime film score, Stanley Kubrick’s monumental opus changed the way science fiction movies were made – and viewed – forever. From its opening sequence set in a prehistoric African savannah to its final ambiguous scene of a ...
2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Casablanca” | Menlo Park
Friday, August 25 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Casablanca” | Menlo Park

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, August 26

Superfest International Disability Film Festival Showcase | SF Main Library
Saturday, August 26 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Superfest International Disability Film Festival Showcase | SF Main Library
The Superfest International Disability Film Festival, the longest running disability film festival in the world, is a showcase of juried films. For 30 years, this annual competition has celebrated cutting edge cinema that portrays disability in all its diverse, complex and engaging facets. Presented by San ...
Free Mission Bay Summer Movie Nights “The Incredibles” | 2017
Free Mission Bay Summer Movie Nights

Say hello to San Francisco’s newest outdoor film series – Free Mission Bay Movie Nights. Come early to grab a blanket spot on the astroturf, toss a few bean bags at the community cornhole, and pick up your gourmet picnic from 10+ of SF’s favorite ...

Free Outdoor Movie Night: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” | San Jose
Saturday, August 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. James Park (San Jose)
Free Outdoor Movie Night:

Starlight Cinemas in San Jose return to St. James Park in 2017. The films, picked from suggestions made by downtown’s Facebook fans, promise evenings of family-friendly fun. All movies are free and begin at dusk in the park. Typically about an hour before the film are movie-related ...

“Grease” Free Outdoor Oakland Movie Night | The New Parkway
Saturday, August 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of “Grease,” the most successful movie musical of all time. A wholesome exchange student (Olivia Newton-John) and a leather-clad Danny (John Travolta) ...
Film Night in the Park: “La La Land” | Washington Square Park
Saturday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Washington Square Park
Film Night in the Park:

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park Outdoor Film Series. The 2017 season includes three films in Dolores Park, two in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings ...

Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: “The Warriors” | North Bay
Saturday, August 26 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup and donations are accepted.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night:

The North Bay Mobile Drive-In hits Novato with a renegade outdoor film screening in this DIY flash mob drive-in movie where you watch a flick on a 30-foot screen, tune your radio to 88.3, and drink in your car. There is no grass, so you’ll either want to sit in your car, or bring ...

Sunday, August 27

’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.
Sunday, August 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
'90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.

Love The Simpsons? Know The Simpsons like the back of your hand? Then join in ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night at The Knockout in the Mission District from 6-9 pm, every fourth Sunday of the month. Watch some ’90s Simpsons and answer some trivia if you ...

“Game of Thrones” Season 7 Finale Viewing Party & Free Turkey Legs | Marina
Sunday, August 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free turkey legs while supplies last
| The Dorian SF

Don’t have HBO or want to face the winter with allies? Join The Dorian for a Game Of Thrones viewing party. Send a raven and tell your friends that winter is here. They’ll be hosting a weekly Game of Thrones viewing party, every Sunday night during ...

Tuesday, August 29

“Tokyo Idols” Film Screening | SF
Tuesday, August 29 – 5:15 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| McClaren Conference Center (USF)
“Idols” have fast become a phenomenon in Japan as girl bands and pop music permeate Japanese life. This eye-opening film is at the heart of a cultural phenomenon driven by an obsession with young female sexuality and internet popularity. This ever growing phenomenon is told through ...
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: La La Land | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark Movie & Wine Night: La La Land | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night during the summer of 2017 with a free wine or spirit tasting and screening of a classic movie. Summer movie nights are back at Top of the Mark featuring a selection of classic comedy, action, and drama flicks from the 1930s ...

Wednesday, August 30

Movie Night on the Green: “The Little Mermaid” & “Wes Anderson Documentary” | Marin
Wednesday, August 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin County Mart
Movie Night on the Green: “The Little Mermaid” &

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm on Wednesdays, June 21 – August 30, 2017. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating ...

Thursday, August 31

Movies on the Square: “Ladder 49” | Redwood City
Thursday, August 31 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: “Ladder 49” | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June 1 to August 31 in 2017. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of ...

Friday, September 1

2017 Movie Under the Stars: “Doctor Strange” | Menlo Park
Friday, September 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Menlo Park
2017 Movie Under the Stars:

The 2017 Menlo Movie Series will feature free movies in Downtown Menlo Park on the Chestnut Paseo. Be sure to bring a chair, blanket, and some snacks to enjoy, but most of all, don’t forget to bring the family. Enjoy a night of watching the ...

Saturday, September 2

“All Governments Lie” Documentary Screening | SF Main Library
Saturday, September 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
The documentary All Governments Lie critically examines the media’s role in holding government accountable and highlights the work of journalist I.F. Stone.
2017 SF Zine Fest Pre Party | Mission: Comics & Art
Saturday, September 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but do bring some money to buy comics
| Mission: Comics & Art
2017 SF Zine Fest Pre Party | Mission: Comics & Art

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond. Over 200 small-press and DIY creators will be selling, trading, and otherwise sharing their work at the San Francisco County Fair Building in Golden ...

“The Goonies” Free Outdoor Summer Movie Night | Mission Bay

Say hello to San Francisco’s newest outdoor film series – Free Mission Bay Movie Nights. Come early to grab a blanket spot on the astroturf, toss a few bean bags at the community cornhole, and pick up your gourmet picnic from 10+ of SF’s favorite ...

Sunday, September 3

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, September 3 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

Wednesday, September 6

“From the Ashes” Movie Screening | SF Main Library
Wednesday, September 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
From the Ashes takes an in-depth look at the coal industry and explores its role in climate change, while offering solutions that could help revive the struggling economies of dying mining towns and still safeguard the environment. It uses a public health lens to showcase ...

Thursday, September 7

2017 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party | SF
Thursday, September 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2017 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party | SF

The annual Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema is a showcase of short films, a film crawl, live music and awards. It’s your chance to check out the work of local filmmakers and musicians in parks, playgrounds and smaller venues around Bernal Heights, San Francisco. 14th Annual Bernal Heights Outdoor ...

“Temescal Street Flicks” Outdoor Homegrown Movie Night | Oakland
Thursday, September 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Kasper's Plaza

Temescal Street Flicks, an engaging outdoor film series every Thursday evening runs September 7 to 21, 2017 in the heart of Temescal at the weekly pop-up pedestrian plaza (Telegraph and 46th) in Oakland along with food and craft beer for purchase from Off the Grid. Rather than showing ...

New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, September 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Artists' Television Access
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.

The Bay Area’s only Open Screening for up and coming filmmakers takes place on the first Thursday of each month at Artists’ Television Access in the Mission. Come enjoy a supportive community of filmmakers and see your work on the big screen. Feel free to ...

Friday, September 8

Starlight Movie Night: “Moana” | Alameda
Friday, September 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Leydecker Field
Starlight Movie Night:

Gather your family, friends and neighbors, spread out your blankets on the field, and watch a free movie under the moon and stars in Alameda. The event starts at 6:30 pm with pre-show festivities of games and crafts for kids. The movie begins at 8:15 pm. ...