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SF’s Free Fall 2023 Outdoor Film Fest at Proxy (Sept. 29-Oct. 27)

Every Friday Through October 27th.
Friday, October 6, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*all events are free and open to the public - come as you are and bring you'r friends! food and beverages will be available onsite for purchase

Proxy | 432 Octavia Blvd, San Francisco, CA

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SF’s Free Fall 2023 Outdoor Film Fest at Proxy (Sept. 29-Oct. 27)

As Fall approaches, it’s time to return to the FREE films at PROXY! This Fall season’s films examine different and diverse topics and are sure to make you laugh, cry, and ponder some of today’s most challenging issues. The five films share a mix of passionate journeys, as each depicts moving through difficulty with grace, dignity, and inner light.

Come out and enjoy a movie (or five!) under the stars in Hayes Valley, running every Friday night starting Sep 29 through Oct 27. Presented by HERE FOR NOW, these FREE evening film screenings at the PROXY Walk-In Theater begin at 7:30 PM with ‘doors’ opening at 7PM. Come early to claim a good spot, enjoy a frosty Fort Point Beer, selected wine by Fig & Thistle or non-alcoholic tonics from our very own Juice Shop. Also available will be delicious ice cream and hot chocolate from SF Hometown Creamery. –All proceeds support outdoor cinema at PROXY!

2023 PROXY Fall Film Festival

All showings are FREE and open to the public!
Every Friday | September 29th to October 27th, 2023
Doors @ 6pm. Film @ approx 715pm
PROXY, 432 Octavia St, San Francisco


Sept 29th  |  TRIANGLE OF SADNESS  |  Directed by Ruben Östlund, 2022 [R]

A social hierarchy is turned upside down, revealing the relationship between power and beauty.



Oct 6th | BILLIE EILISH: THE WORLD’S A LITTLE BLURRY | Directed by R.J. Cutler, 2021 [R]

From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the documentary offers a deeply intimate look at this extraordinary teenager’s journey, at just 17 years old, navigating life on the road, on stage, and at home with her family, while writing, recording and releasing her debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”



Oct 13th  |  JOYLAND | Directed by Saim Sadiq, 2022 [R]

Explores the unsettled social and sexual identities of a widower and his children with delicacy.



Oct 20th  |  PETITE MAMAN  | Directed by Céline Sciamma, 2022 [PG]

A film that taps into our secret wish to learn what our parents were like when they were young.



Oct 27th  |  THE MENU  | Directed by Mark Mylod, 2022 [R]

A couple (Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.



At PROXY, we celebrate diversity both on the screen, behind the camera, and in the audience. Ensuring access to all in our community is a priority. Our screenings are relaxed gatherings and will feature closed captioning or subtitles.  If you have other specific needs, reach out to info@proxysf.net!

Check out our tips for enjoying movies outside at PROXY.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*all events are free and open to the public - come as you are and bring you'r friends! food and beverages will be available onsite for purchase
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Eating & Drinking, In Person, Kids & Families, Movies, Outdoors, Theater & Performance
Venue: Proxy
Address: 432 Octavia Blvd, San Francisco, CA

Friday, October 6, 2023

8:00 am   17 New Pop-Up Shops Opening in Empty Downtown SF Storefronts (Oct. 5-6)  FREE
All Day   History Museum: Free First Fridays (Redwood City)  FREE
11:00 am   “Parade of Ships” Under Golden Gate Bridge (Fleet Week 2023)  FREE
11:00 am   “Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)  FREE*
*Every Friday pay anywhere from $0 up to $10. When a customer pays the full price of $10, TATO will give a free meal to someone in need in The City. Please note promotion might end at any time
11:00 am   Por el Pueblo: The Legacy and Influence of Malaquías Montoya (Oct. 6 – June 30)  $25*
*Children 12 and under always receive free admission. OMCA also offers discounts for seniors, youth, and Museum for All Card EBT holders. Every first Sunday, our admission is a $5 suggested donation.
11:00 am   Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day (First Fridays)  FREE
12:00 pm   Fleet Week 2023: Blue Angels Airshow + Full Schedule (Friday)  FREE
4:00 pm   Fillmore’s Friday Night Market (SF)  FREE
5:00 pm   First Fridays at Thrive City  FREE*
*RSVP while supplies last
5:00 pm   “Friday Nights at OMCA with Off the Grid” Block Party + DJs (Oakland)  FREE*
*Most outdoor activities and entertainment is free and open to the public from 5-9pm. Ages 12 and under are free. Admission for members is always free.
5:00 pm   $5 Outdoor “Ferry Flicks” at the SF’s Ferry Bldg. Beer Garden (Oct. 6-27)  $5*
*$11 General Admission (Includes Fancy Hot Dog), $5 General Admission (Includes Popcorn)
5:00 pm   North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl (SF)  FREE
5:00 pm   San Jose Fall Show & Plant Sale: Cacti and Succulents (Oct. 6-8)  FREE*
*FREE to attend and to park Friday through Sunday
5:00 pm   SF’s Castro Art Walk 2023 (Every First Friday)  FREE*
*Free self-guided tour
5:00 pm   $1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party (North Beach)  FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP on Eventbrite
5:00 pm   South First Fridays Art Walk (San Jose)  FREE
5:00 pm   2023 Taco Takeover: “Off the Grid” Fort Mason Night Market  FREE*
*Free to attend, but food/drink for purchase
5:00 pm   “Oakland First Fridays” Street Festival  FREE
5:00 pm   Arts Los Altos’ Free Walking Tour (First Friday)  FREE*
*Just show up with your walking shoes on!
5:30 pm   68th Annual East Bay “Armenian Food Festival” (Oct. 6-7)  FREE*
*Free before 5pm/ $3 after 5pm/ 12 and under free
6:00 pm   37th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition Opening Night Party  FREE*
*Free - no-host bar raises funds for the Emeryville Youth Art Program
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Friday Night Comedy Show (SF)  FREE*
*Free tickets, but RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
7:00 pm   FREE: Oakland’s HellaSecret Comedy & Cocktails (2023)  FREE*
*Limited free tickets with code FUNCHEAP (donations appreciated). Otherwise use code FUNCHEAP5 for $5 off early bird and general admission tickets
7:00 pm   “Deep Cut Comedy” Live Stand Up at Fish & Farm (SF)  FREE
7:00 pm   SF’s Summer Beer & Comedy Festival 2023 (Speakeasy Brewery)  FREE*
*Free with secret code FUNCHEAPGUEST. Normally $5-15.
8:00 pm   San Francisco Bike Party (First Fridays)  FREE
8:00 pm   Summer Movie in the Park: “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” | Orinda  FREE
8:00 pm   “The Stoner Comedy Jam” Friday Nights (SF)  FREE*
*Free with RSVP (21+ with Valid ID) - One item minimum purchase per person required
9:00 pm   “Drunk Theatre” SF’s Wildest Comedy Show (Halloween Special)  $20*
*$20 GA, $25 Day Of Show, $35 The Director's Chair (VIP tix). Groups of 4 or more get a discount ($15 Early Bird-online offer only).
9:30 pm   Hella Emo Halloween (SF)  $5*
*$5 - $12
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