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Saturday, October 7

Renegade Drive-In Movie Night: “Dawn of the Dead” | North Bay
Saturday, October 7 – 8:15 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, October 8

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, October 8 – 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, October 9

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, October 9 – 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 ...

Thursday, October 12

“San Francisco’s Cable Cars” Free Film Screening | The Presidio
Thursday, October 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
This delightful documentary is a love letter to the City and its historic transport. Following the screening (93 mins), filmmaker Strephon Taylor will be present for Q and A. Ride along on the ropes with historians and the people who still work with the cars ...
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, October 12 – 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, October 13

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every time, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, and more. ...

“Beauty and the Beast” Outdoor Family Film Night | The Presidio
Friday, October 13 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Main Parade Ground
Bring a blanket and enjoy a movie night in the great outdoors. Sponsored by Supervisor Mark Farrell, in partnership with the Presidio Trust and the Presidio Y. Schedule: 5:30 pm – Food Trucks, Bubbles, Face Painting 6:30 pm – Cartoon Shorts 7 pm – Feature Film Beauty and the Beast Free ...
Free Movies in the Park: Goosebumps | Oakland
Friday, October 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Redwood Heights Recreation Center
Free Movies in the Park: Goosebumps | 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 ...

Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series: “A Ghost Story” | Hayes Valley
Friday, October 13 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series:
“Like nothing you’ve ever seen.” —Vanity Fair With A Ghost Story, director David Lowery returns with a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost (Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife (Rooney Mara), only ...

Monday, October 16

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Only The Brave” | AMC Van Ness
Monday, October 16 – 7:00 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 “Only The Brave,” a brand new drama movie directed by Joseph Kosinski. Free Film Screening: Only The Brave October 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm AMC Van Ness 14 RSVP code: IOfuh63085 Tickets available through https://www.sonyscreenings.com/main/code_redeem Tickets are free, but subject to availability. Depending on demand, ...
Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Only The Brave” | AMC Mercado
Monday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Mercado
Free Sneak Preview Movie:
Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Only The Brave,” a brand new drama movie directed by Joseph Kosinski. Free Film Screening: Only The Brave October 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm AMC Mercado RSVP code: RmNHe45021 Tickets available through https://www.sonyscreenings.com/main/code_redeem Tickets are free, but subject to availability. Depending on demand, passes may ...

Friday, October 20

Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series: “Patti Cake$” | Hayes Valley
Friday, October 20 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
Proxy Fall 2017 Outdoor Film Series:
“The Sundance and Cannes sensation” —Deadline In a coming-of-age story straight out of Jersey, an unlikely rapper finds her voice as a one-of-a-kind hip-hop legend in the making in Patti Cake$, the first feature film from acclaimed commercial and music-video director Geremy Jasper. Set in gritty strip-mall ...

Sunday, October 22

Sunday Film Screening & Free Popcorn: Chasing Ice | Berkeley
Sunday, October 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ecology Center
Sunday Film Screening & Free Popcorn: Chasing Ice | Berkeley

They are excited to announce their Fall Film Series at the Ecology Center. In an effort to open up their space to the community, while providing an accessible format for fostering discussions around the various climate issues they cover, they will be hosting free monthly ...

Tuesday, October 24

16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill
Tuesday, October 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Gallery Cafe
16mm Movie Night: Vintage Monster & Horror Movies | Nob Hill

Every fourth Tuesday come to the Gallery Cafe to watch classic scary films on a vintage old-timey 16mm projector. The cafe serves beer, wine, coffee and food. The movie is free. Prepare to be scared.

Wednesday, October 25

“CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Piedmont
Wednesday, October 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ellen Driscoll Playhouse
CODE uncovers the history that led to today’s male-dominated tech world and highlights the efforts of women computer coders to open this field to girls and young people of color, focusing on expanding STEAM education for all.

Thursday, October 26

Sunset Cinema: “Girls Trip” Outdoor Movie Night | Emeryville
Thursday, October 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Greenway 31
Sunset Cinema:

Come and enjoy Sunset Cinema at Greenway 31, starting on Thursday, August 31 until October 26. Come early to enjoy a pre-movie happy hour with Novel Brewing plus the Bay Area Roller Derby team will be providing skate up beer service starting at 6 pm. Movies begin ...

Frameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series | Bay Area
Thursday, October 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location
Frameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series | Bay Area

Join Frameline Encore, a free community screening series, as they revisit queer film favorites, every fourth Thursday of the month. Frameline Encore aims to increase accessibility to diverse queer stories, with an emphasis on films and discussions about underrepresented experiences, such as gender variant folks and ...

Saturday, October 28

“CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Oakland
Saturday, October 28 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
“CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Oakland
CODE uncovers the history that led to today’s male-dominated tech world and highlights the efforts of women computer coders to open this field to girls and young people of color, focusing on expanding STEAM education for all.

Thursday, November 2

New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, November 2 – 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 ...

Sunday, November 5

Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, November 5 – 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 ...

Thursday, November 9

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, November 9 – 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, November 10

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every time, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, and more. ...

Saturday, November 11

Zoovie Night: “The Angry Birds Moovie” | Oakland Zoo
Saturday, November 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $7 | Oakland Zoo
Zoovie Night:
An RSVP is required.

Sunday, November 12

Shapeshifters Cinema: Experimental Film & Music | Oakland
Sunday, November 12 – 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 ...

Sunday, November 19

Sunday Film Screening & Free Popcorn: King Corn | Berkeley
Sunday, November 19 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ecology Center
Sunday Film Screening & Free Popcorn: King Corn | Berkeley

They are excited to announce their Fall Film Series at the Ecology Center. In an effort to open up their space to the community, while providing an accessible format for fostering discussions around the various climate issues they cover, they will be hosting free monthly ...

Thursday, November 23

Frameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series | Bay Area
Thursday, November 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Secret Location
Frameline Encore: Free Queer Film Series | Bay Area

Join Frameline Encore, a free community screening series, as they revisit queer film favorites, every fourth Thursday of the month. Frameline Encore aims to increase accessibility to diverse queer stories, with an emphasis on films and discussions about underrepresented experiences, such as gender variant folks and ...

Thursday, December 7

“Growing Up Trans” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Piedmont
Thursday, December 7 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ellen Driscoll Playhouse
In December ADFS will present Growing Up Trans, an intimate, enlightening journey inside the struggles and choices facing young transgender kids and their families.
New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.
Thursday, December 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 ...

Saturday, December 9

“Growing Up Trans” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Oakland
Saturday, December 9 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
“Growing Up Trans” Diversity Film Series Free Screening | Oakland
In December ADFS will present Growing Up Trans, an intimate, enlightening journey inside the struggles and choices facing young transgender kids and their families.

Sunday, December 17

Sunday Film Screening & Free Popcorn: Wall-E | Berkeley
Sunday, December 17 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ecology Center
Sunday Film Screening & Free Popcorn: Wall-E | Berkeley

They are excited to announce their Fall Film Series at the Ecology Center. In an effort to open up their space to the community, while providing an accessible format for fostering discussions around the various climate issues they cover, they will be hosting free monthly ...