Free popcorn provided by the Oakland Athletics and Community Bank of the Bay!
OPENING NIGHT - THURS 09/07/17
FEATURED SHORT: DONUT SHOP by Rob Riutta. A moving portrait of a Cambodian American donut shop owner in Oakland FEATURED FILM: GHOST TOWN TO HAVANA by Eugene Corr. This film follows the lives of two extraordinary youth baseball coaches in inner city Oakland and Havana, Cuba. GHOST TOWN TO HAVANA Trailer: http://www.ghosttowntohavana.com/synopsis-trailer/
DANCE NIGHT - THURS 09/14/17
**Short Q&A with Filmmakers after the films. Please join us for this engaging & thoughtful discussion!**
FEATURED SHORT: TRAILHEAD by Emily Fraser & Henry Wiener. A celebratory profile of a wildland trail system that connects the heart of Oakland to redwood forests and over five hundred miles of trails that span the entire East Bay.
FEATURED FILM: FREE by David Collier & Suzanne LaFetra. This film follows five teens through a year in Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company, revealong how collaborative art can be a foundation for personal discovery. FREE Trailer: https://vimeo.com/104366696
**Short Q&A with Filmmakers & a few film participants after the films. Please join us for this engaging & thoughtful discussion!**
FEATURED SHORT: SIN PAIS (Without Country) by Theo Rigby. Sin País is a short film about a family fractured by deportation and explores the complexities of a separated family. Sin Pais Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOFX2YiuDN0
SECOND FEATURED SHORT: BEYOND RECOGNITION by Michelle Grace Steinberg. After decades struggling to protect her ancestors’ burial places, a Native woman occupy a sacred site Emeryville Shellmound to prevent its desecration. When this fails to stop the development, they establish the first women-led urban Indigenous land trust. Beyond Recognition Trailer: https://vimeo.com/111030450 FINAL FEATURED SHORT: WOMEN'S MARCH by Mischa Hedges. WOMEN’S MARCH is a story about democracy, human rights, and what it means to stand up for your values in America today. On January 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands of women marched on Washington, DC. That same day, hundreds of sister marches took place across the country and around the world. On location in San Francisco, Oakland, Boston, and Washington D.C., this short film explores several women’s motivation to march. Women's March Trailer: http://womensmarchfilm.com/
Temescal Street Flicks is an engaging outdoor film series currently scheduled for Thursdays in September in the heart of of the Temescal Business corridor at Telegraph and Shattuck (Cross is 46th) in Oakland, CA. Produced by Temescal Business Improvement District, Temescal Street Flicks will focus on showcasing local, independent and family-friendly films at the new weekly pop-up pedestrian plaza at the intersection of Telegraph and Shattuck Ave. Come enjoy a fun night with family and friends, with great films, and delicious food from local vendors.
FREE and Open to the public! Bring a Chair / Blanket!