2015 Special Events

Bikes_vs_Cars_01_-_WEB.jpgOpening Night Reception & Film: Bikes vs. Cars

Fredrik Gertten, Sweden, 2015, 90 min

Bikes are changing the cities around us. Bikes vs. Cars investigates this daily traffic battle in Sao Paulo & Los Angeles. 

Thursday, May 28
6:00pm (Reception) & 8:00pm (Film)
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Festival_brunch.jpgHappy Hour at FestHQ

Ticket and pass holders are invited to join us at the weekend for a complimentary drink & to share your views on the Festival films. 21+

May 29 (5:00 - 7:00pm), May 30 & 31 (5:00-7:00pm), 518 Valencia




Divide_in_Concord_01_-_WEB.jpgCenterpiece: Divide in Concord

Kris Kaczor, USA, 2014, 82 min

An entertaining tale of banning bottled water in small town America. A story of revolution & dedication as one community makes history.

Sunday, May 31, 8:30pm, Roxie Theater


Omnivorous_Familys_Dilemma.JPGDirector's Choice: An Omnivorous Family's Dilemma

Hwang Yun, Republic of Korea, 2014, 105 mins

When a Korean mother becomes vegetarian she goes on a journey of discovery: revealing the impacts of intensive pig farming and the personal implications of our food choices.

Tuesday, June 2, 8:30pm, Roxie Theater



Landfill_Harmonic_-_Tania_-_WEB.jpgClosing Night: Landfill Harmonic

Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley, USA, 2014, 84 min

The world sends them garbage and they send back music. The Orchestra takes its inspiring spectacle of trash-into-music around the world.

Wednesday, June 3, 6:00pm, Roxie Theater



Racing_Extinction_3.jpgClosing Night & Party: Racing Extinction

Louie Psihoyos, USA, 2015, 90 min

Academy Award-winning The Cove director Louie Psihoyos bears witness to another global problem—mankind's role in precipitating mass extinction.

Wednesday, June 3, 8:30pm, Roxie Theater