2015 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema: Kick-Off Party, Films & Comedy | SF
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Bernal Heights Branch Library | 500 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Opening Night | Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema | 2019
The Official Kick-off Party and Preview of the 12th annual Summer Season commences with a no-host bar, hors d’oeuvres and live music. This year, the program features a short line-up of films and trailers hosted by Ian Williams, Teacher, stand-up comic and neighbor.
2015 Opening Night Party Schedule
7:00–7:45 pm Party & Music
José Najera and the Bernal Beat
The authentic, neo-classic, post-modern, original San Francisco Mission District Latin Funk Band with José Najera on congas and sax; Eloy Najera on keyboard and Gail Muldruw, guitar and vocals. The Bernal Beat sound is born of Mission neighborhood block parties, with flavors steeped in the musical melting pot of the Bay Area.
7:45–8:15 pm Awards Presentation
“Best of Bernal” and “Spirit of Bernal” awards
8:15–9:00 pm Films
- Miss Finknagle Succumbs To Chaos
Amy Harrison Narrative/Mystery 9 min
A high school librarian goes missing and four students try to piece together the mystery. In doing so, they realize that sometimes reinventing yourself can be as easy as flipping a coin.
- Equal Justice Under Law
Dan Goldes Documentary 3 min
Shot and edited June 26, 2015, following the Supreme Court’s historic ruling on marriage equality. The documentary combines President Barack Obama’s speech about the ruling with video of the reaction in San Francisco. Video was shot on a cell phone, uploaded to Dropbox, edited in iMovie, and combined with licensed music within hours of the ruling.
- Not Just A Tree
Reyna Colt-Lacayo, Marwaun Brooks, Mauricio Romero, and Walden Smith Documentary 6 min
Friends of The Urban Forest (FUF) is a non profit based in San Francisco. FUF teaches teenagers how to plant and maintain trees in urban settings through their “Green Teens” program. They focus on spreading awareness about the environmental issues through hands on training. (BAVC -The Factory)
- Everything Is Going To Be Ok
Victoire Bouquet Drama 6 min
A bad start to the day, and it just gets worse, until…