Temescal Street Cinema: Outdoor Films & Free Popcorn | Oakland
49th and Telegraph | 49th St. and Telegraph, Oakland, CA
Rather than showing boring major blockbusters, these are strange and interesting films by Bay Area artists and filmmakers that you’re unlikely to see anywhere else.
Temescal Street Cinema | 2012
Thursdays, June 14 – July 19, 2012.
49th Street @ Telegraph Ave. in Oakland
- Festivities begin at 8pm. Films at 8:45pm.
- Free popcorn and live music
- Seating is limited, so come early and bring a low chair.
The Waiting Room (Peter Nicks)
A moving, chaotic, at times humorous character-driven documentary depicting a day in the life of the emergency room at Oakland’s Highland Hospital.
Windows into Worlds
Shorts program featuring:
Bachelorette #34 by Kara Herold
Music Man Murray by Richard Parks
Victoria by Charles Sommer
Scrapertown by Zackary Canepari, Drea Cooper
Why I Ride Slow and Low by Conscious Youth Media Crew
A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle For a Living Planet (Mark Kitchell)
The first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement
Short Films / Live Music w/ Jeremy Rourke + WHO IS BOZO TEXINO? (Bill Daniel)
The picaresque chronicle of a 16-year search for the source of a ubiquitous rail graffiti–a simple sketch of a blank-staring character with an infinity-shaped hat and the scrawled moniker, “Bozo Texino”–a drawing seen on railcars for over 80 years.
The Welcome: A Healing Journey for War Veterans and Their Families (Kim Shelton, Bill McMillan)
At a 5-day healing retreat for veterans, “examples of unflinching honesty, courage and love lift us up, inspiring all of us once again to feel our common humanity, always the first casualty of war.”
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone (Lev Anderson & Chris Metzler)
Everyday Sunshine follows Punk/Funk band Fishbone’s lead singer Angelo Moore and bassist Norwood Fisher as they struggle to keep the band rolling.
Opening Shorts presented by The Royal NoneSuch Gallery
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
Temescal Street Cinema
Categories: *Top Pick*, East Bay, Live Music, Movies, Recurring – Annual - June