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Thursday, April 27

Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with night of events, live music and best of all – free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 ...

Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with night of events, live music and best of all – free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 ...

Friday, April 28

“SoMapagmahal” Photography Exhibit | SF
Friday, April 28 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Bessie Carmichael Filipino Education Center
SoMapagmahal presents two one-day exhibitions in April and May of photography from middle school students of the Galing Bata Afterschool Program at Bessie Carmichael Filipino Education Center. SoMapagmahal is a play on the acronym “SoMa” (South of Market district of San Francisco) and “mapagmahal” (a Tagalog-Filipino ...
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “National Bird” | Hayes Valley
Friday, April 28 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series:

Spring has sprung; time to get out, get together and be heard. The spring series of free outdoor film screenings returns to the Proxy Walk-in Theater starting on March 31. Truth, post-truth, politics and social upheaval—this year’s series explores the present moment through humor, pointed ...

Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “Big Hero 6” | Pier 39
Friday, April 28 – 8:15 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 ...

Fort Nights “Magic”: Free Film & Light Art Festival | Week 2
Friday, April 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
Fort Nights

Spanning four weeks, Fort Nights: Magic features films and performances through the different lenses of light, water, sky, the heart, and the unseen — all of which have a great influence on the art of magic. What’s going to happen: April 21, Gallery 308 The ...

SuperbFest: “Rogue One” Free Outdoor Movie Screening | UC Berkeley
Friday, April 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with CAL ID
| Memorial Glade (UC Berkeley)
SuperbFest:
Are you sick and tired of Darth Vader’s obnoxious, heavy breathing? Join a group of Rebels in the latest attempt to take down the Death Star in the first of many “standalone” films. Get in on the action alongside Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and Cassian ...

Saturday, April 29

Dances For Camera: Film Festival Shorts | SF Main Library
Saturday, April 29 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library
Dances For Camera: Film Festival Shorts | SF Main Library
In honor of Bay Area National Dance Week the San Francisco public library in partnership with the San Francisco dance film festival and the friends of the San Francisco Public Library are pleased to screen selections from the San Francisco Dance Film Festival’s October 2016 ...

Thursday, May 4

Star Wars “May The Fourth Be With You” Movies & Music | SF
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $4*
*$4 early droid tickets available online
| The Great Northern
Star Wars
Are you ready for the “May the 4th Be With You” a massive Star Wars fest brought to you by SF IndieFest, CyberiaVR and the Great Northern. Expect: BRASS TAX DJs Stormtroopers Lazers Indie Star Wars Films Virtual Reality CYBERIAVR film festival is a virtual community dedicated to using film and technology to connect people from ...
Restoring Treasures Of The Silent Screen | The Presidio
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Restoring Treasures Of The Silent Screen | The Presidio
Only ten to fifteen percent of the motion pictures created during the silent film era still survive in complete form today. The other 85-90% of all motion pictures created prior to 1930 are considered “lost” – titles for which not a single surviving print is ...
“Shifting Movements” Multidisciplinary Art Exhibition | SF
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
Shifting Movements is a multimedia exhibition featuring over 40 artists primarily from Asian American, Black, and Latinx communities, illuminating the legacy of intersectional revolutionary social activist Yuri Kochiyama. The artworks highlight the values and themes which guided her, and the incredibly diverse people, struggles, and ...
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, May 4 – 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, May 5

“We Wove a Net” Documentary Screening | SF
Friday, May 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | NOHspace
Daughters. Sisters. Mothers; Crossing oceans in pursuit of “the American Dream.” What is it like to grow up in a place where survival and success are measured by how much of ourselves we can erase? The documentary “We Wove a Net” looks at the experience ...
Win Tix: “Rare Noir” Film Festival: Opening Night | The Roxie
Friday, May 5 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Roxie Theater
Cinema’s consummate crate-digger Don Malcolm is back at the Roxie taking noir aficionados around the world in the second edition of his international noir series. “A Rare Noir is Good to Find .” On tap for the May 5-8 long weekend: twelve films from eleven countries ...
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “(Re)actions” | Hayes Valley
Friday, May 5 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series:

Spring has sprung; time to get out, get together and be heard. The spring series of free outdoor film screenings returns to the Proxy Walk-in Theater starting on March 31. Truth, post-truth, politics and social upheaval—this year’s series explores the present moment through humor, pointed ...

Free Movies in the Park: Moana | Oakland
Friday, May 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Free Movies in the Park: Moana | 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 ...

Fort Nights “Magic”: Free Film & Light Art Festival | Week 3
Friday, May 5 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
Fort Nights

Spanning four weeks, Fort Nights: Magic features films and performances through the different lenses of light, water, sky, the heart, and the unseen — all of which have a great influence on the art of magic. What’s going to happen: April 21, Gallery 308 The ...

Saturday, May 6

Rock Out With The Flock: Bounce Houses & Family Fun | San Lorenzo
Saturday, May 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lorenzo Theater
Rock Out With The Flock: Bounce Houses & Family Fun | San Lorenzo
This all ages fundraiser show to help Save the Lorenzo is sure to elevate your Saturday night to the next neon level.  So, come and rock out with the Flock at the San Lorenzo theater from 4-6pm, then stick around to watch Finding Dory on ...
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: “Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs” | North Bay
Saturday, May 6 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Meetup.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night:
Join them in celebrating the anniversary of the first Disney movie and the first Disney princess. Released in 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a beautiful animated telling of the fairy tale classic. Free with RSVP on Meetup.

Sunday, May 7

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, May 7 – 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 ...

Monday, May 8

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, May 8 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Knockout
Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema, by Thrillhouse Records, presents cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in the Mission every second Monday of the month from 6:30-9 pm. They’ll show one episode of Cowboy Bebop at 6:30 pm, followed by the feature film. Use #cyberpunkcinema during the event to share ...

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” | AMC Van Ness
Monday, May 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Van Ness 14
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” a new adventure movie starring Charlie Hunnam. >Unfortunately, they have reached the RSVP limit and the guestlist is now closed. Free Film Screening: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword May 8, 2017 | ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” | AMC Saratoga
Monday, May 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Saratoga
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” a new adventure movie starring Charlie Hunnam. >Unfortunately, they have reached the RSVP limit and the guestlist is now closed. Free Film Screening: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword May 8, 2017 | ...

Thursday, May 11

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, May 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...

Friday, May 12

Fort Nights “Magic”: Free Film & Light Art Festival | Final Day
Friday, May 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
Fort Nights

Spanning four weeks, Fort Nights: Magic features films and performances through the different lenses of light, water, sky, the heart, and the unseen — all of which have a great influence on the art of magic. What’s going to happen: April 21, Gallery 308 The ...

Saturday, May 13

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” | AMC Van Ness
Saturday, May 13 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Van Ness 14
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul,” the newest Wimpy kid movie in the block. >Unfortunately, they have reached the RSVP limit and the guestlist is now closed. Free Film Screening: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long ...
Zoovie Night: “The Jungle Book” | Oakland Zoo
Saturday, May 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $7 | Oakland Zoo
Zoovie Night:
An RSVP is required.

Sunday, May 14

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, May 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Temescal Art Center
Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland

Shapeshifters Cinema is a monthly series featuring experimental filmmakers and video artists presenting moving image work live with accompaniment from musicians and sound artists. Shapeshifters takes place the second Sunday of every month, from 8 to 9 pm (unless otherwise noted) at Temescal Art Center ...

Monday, May 15

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Everything, Everything” | AMC Van Ness
Monday, May 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Van Ness 14
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Everything, Everything,” a brand new drama movie about a girl who falls in love with the boy next door. >Unfortunately, they have reached the RSVP limit and the guestlist is now closed. Free Film Screening: Everything, Everything May 15, ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Everything, Everything” | AMC Saratoga
Monday, May 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Saratoga
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Everything, Everything,” a brand new drama movie about a girl who falls in love with the boy next door. >Unfortunately, they have reached the RSVP limit and the guestlist is now closed. Free Film Screening: Everything, Everything May 15, ...