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Friday, July 31

Win Tix: SF Jewish Film Festival “The Singing Abortionist” | Castro Theater
Friday, July 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: WIN | Castro Theatre
The title of this film alone should let know how it’s gonna be. Henry Morgentaler was a Polish-born survivor of the Lodz ghetto, Auschwitz and Dachau. He moved to Canada and became the face of the abortion movement. He was known for violating the then ...
2015 Jewish Film Festival: Film & Social Change Discussion | Castro
Friday, July 31 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Theatre
2015 Jewish Film Festival: Film & Social Change Discussion | Castro
Can a movie change the world? There is a new generation of filmmakers who say yes, and they are telling stories in very new ways — to the people formerly known as the audience. Rick Goldsmith, Judith Helfand, Aviva Kempner and Melissa Donovan discuss their filmmaking ...

Free Moonlight Movies: Hook | Danville
Friday, July 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Danville Town Green
Free Moonlight Movies: Hook | Danville

Gather up the family and join your neighbors for respite under the stars. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. To help keep the little ones busy, arts and crafts will be available to younger attendees beginning at 6:30 pm and go on until ...

Documentary Screening: Message from Hiroshima | SF
Friday, July 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| AFSC
Documentary Screening: Message from Hiroshima | SF
Message From Hiroshima will be released by Cinema Libre Studio on August 4, 2015. However, in light of the upcoming 70th Anniversary of the atomic bombing, Cinema Libre has made the film available in advance to be shown by select non-profit organizations, including American Friends ...
Film Night in the Park: Groundhog Day | Marin
Friday, July 31 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Fairfax Contrati Ball Field
Film Night in the Park: Groundhog Day | Marin

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

21st Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | The Palace Theater Oakland
Friday, July 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 (50% off) when you mention Funcheap at the door. Regular admission is $10 for each night.
| The Palace Theater (Oakland)
21st Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | The Palace Theater Oakland

The 2015 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 24-25, 2015 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland) and continues on July 31-August 1, ...

Win Tix: “Wet Hot American Summer” Bradley Cooper & Amy Poehler | Clay Theater
Friday, July 31 – 11:55 pm | Cost: WIN | Landmark's Clay Theatre
Before you get your Netflix binge on with the series, brush up on the summer that started it all when you see the midnight showing of Wet Hot American Summer. This hilariously random cult classic features literally all the celebrities that exist, Amy Poehler, Bradley ...

Saturday, August 1

Bridges & Barriers: Free 2015 Jewish Film Festival Panel Discussion | SF
Saturday, August 1 – 5:05 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Theatre
Bridges & Barriers: Free 2015 Jewish Film Festival Panel Discussion | SF
Moderated by Janine Zacharia, Middle East Analyst Janine Zacharia has reported on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and broader Middle East issues for two decades, including serving as Jerusalem bureau chief for the Washington Post, chief diplomatic correspondent for Bloomberg News, Washington bureau chief for the Jerusalem ...
Film Night in the Park: Hook | Marin
Saturday, August 1 – 8:10 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Film Night in the Park: Hook | Marin

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

Final Night: 21st Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | The Palace Theater Oakland
Saturday, August 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 (50% off) when you mention Funcheap at the door. Regular admission is $10 for each night.
| The Palace Theater (Oakland)
Final Night: 21st Annual Brainwash Movie Festival | The Palace Theater Oakland

The 2015 Brainwash Movie Festival is an eclectic show of (mostly short) movies curated from all over the world that you drive-in, bike-in, or walk-in to. The festival kicks off with drive-in nights on July 24-25, 2015 at Nimby (8410 Amelia St, Oakland) and continues on July 31-August 1, ...

Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: “Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom” | North Bay
Saturday, August 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on event website.
| Old Hamilton Theater Building
Renegade Drive-In Movie Night:
A prequel to the original classic Raiders of the Lost Ark, this second entry in the series has our old whip-and-wise-cracking Indy and friends rushing from one harrowing adventure to the next, spanning exotic locales in Hong Kong and India. Will you be finishing those ...
Win Tix: SF Jewish Film Festival “Finsterworld” | Castro Theater
Saturday, August 1 – 9:10 pm | Cost: WIN | Castro Theatre
The film was written by Frauke Finsterwalder, hence the title. It is about a assorted group of strangers living in modern-day Germany. We visit a pedicurist, a traffic cop, a wealthy couple and a teenage student. What do they have in common? According to the ...

Sunday, August 2

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, August 2 – 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 ...

Tuesday, August 4

35th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Tuesday, August 4 – 2:40 pm | Cost: FREE | California Theatre (Berkeley)
35th Annual SF Jewish Film Festival: Free Movie Day | Berkeley
Few westward journeys were as exciting as that taken by American Sephardic-Jewish photographer and artist Solomon Nunes Carvalho in 1853–54, with pioneering explorer John C. Fremont’s fifth expedition. Born in 1815 to Sephardic Jews, Carvalho grew up in Charleston, South Carolina’s thriving Jewish community. Gifted in ...
Top of the Mark’s British Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark's British Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night this summer with a free wine tasting and screening of a classic movie. Top of the Mark’s annual Summer Movie Nights series will take you back in time to the British Invasion phenomenon of the mid-60s. What began as a musical movement ...

“Bitter Honey: Polygamy in Bali” Movie Screening | SF
Tuesday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
Bitter Honey: Polygamy in Bali offers a dynamic, intimate, and emotionally charged portrait of three polygamous Balinese families. Shot over a four-year period on the island of Bali, Indonesia, this feature-length film draws attention to the plight of Balinese women in polygamous marriages—which are frequently ...

Wednesday, August 5

Movie Night on the Green: “Babe” | Marin
Wednesday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green:

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays, June 17 – August 26, 2015. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating offer the ambience ...

Beach Movie Night: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, August 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Beach Movie Night: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm, ...

Thursday, August 6

Sing-along Cinema & “Frozen” Costume Party | Jack London Square
Thursday, August 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Sing-along Cinema &

Show up in costume and enjoy an evening of song, dance and cult movie classics on the waterfront with free outdoor screenings of popular musicals, as part of Jack London Square’s Sing-along Cinemas. This lively film series will screen fan favorites on special evenings at sundown. ...

SF Indie’s Outdoor Summer Movie: “The Princess Bride” | McCoppin Plaza
Thursday, August 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Plaza
SF Indie's Outdoor Summer Movie:

Bundle up, bring a warming beverage (and a flask) and enjoy some outdoor cinema at SF IndieFest’s bi-monthly free outdoor film series at McCoppin Hub (McCoppin at Valencia). They’ll have fun family friendly flicks for free every first and third Thursday all summer long in 2015. 2015 ...

New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, August 6 – 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 ...

Movies on the Square: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Redwood City
Thursday, August 6 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Movies on the Square: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Redwood City

Bring the family out to a free movie showing in downtown Redwood City in Courthouse Square on Thursday evenings from June to September in 2015. Movies start at sundown (approximately 8:45 pm). Come early for the best seats – a limited number of chairs and ...

Friday, August 7

First Friday Shorts | The New Parkway
Friday, August 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
First Friday Shorts | The New Parkway

First Friday Shorts screens short films by Bay Area filmmakers and media arts organizations using film and video to tell stories not usually seen or heard. Join The New Parkway and discover local filmmaker talent and learn something new about your Bay Area community.

Film Night in the Park: Men in Black | Marin
Friday, August 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Film Night in the Park: Men in Black | Marin

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

Saturday, August 8

Film Night in the Park: Box Trolls | Marin
Saturday, August 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Anselmo Creek Park
Film Night in the Park: Box Trolls | Marin

Every summer Film Night in the Park puts on free outdoor movies in parks throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings and projected on a giant outdoor screen. Arrive early, spread out a blanket, and picnic ...

Sunday, August 9

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, August 9 – 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, August 10

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 10 – 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 ...

Tuesday, August 11

Top of the Mark’s British Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill
Top of the Mark's British Movie & Wine Night | Nob Hill

Wind down every Tuesday night this summer with a free wine tasting and screening of a classic movie. Top of the Mark’s annual Summer Movie Nights series will take you back in time to the British Invasion phenomenon of the mid-60s. What began as a musical movement ...

Wednesday, August 12

Movie Night on the Green: “Wizard of Oz” | Marin
Wednesday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marin Country Mart
Movie Night on the Green:

Bring your family to the weekly and complimentary outdoor movie night series at the Marin Country Mart from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays, June 17 – August 26, 2015. All Marin Country Mart events are held in the courtyard, where greenery and seating offer the ambience ...

Beach Movie Night: Back to the Future II | Santa Cruz
Wednesday, August 12 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Beach Movie Night: Back to the Future II | Santa Cruz

There’s nothing like watching a classic movie on the beach with the Giant Dipper twinkling overhead and the sound of gentle summer surf in the background. Bring the family and your blanket or low-back beach chair and join the fun every Wednesday at 9 pm, ...