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The 5 Browns: Digging Through the Darkness

An intimate look at The 5 Browns, a group of classically trained sibling pianists who experienced a meteoric rise to stardom only to be devastated years later by the tragic revelation that all three sisters, Desirae, Deondra and Melody, had been sexually abused by their father during childhood.
Sat, Jun 2, 2018 2:45 PM
Sun, Jun 10, 2018 7:00 PM
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Adios Amor – The Search for Maria Moreno

The discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot—a migrant mother driven by her children's hunger to speak out. The first farm worker woman to be hired as a union organizer, Maria's story was silenced and her legacy buried—until now.
Fri, Jun 8, 2018 7:15 PM
Sat, Jun 9, 2018 12:31 PM
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Afghan Cycles

What lengths would you go to in order to ride a bicycle? Following a new generation of young Afghan women cyclists, Afghan Cycles uses the bicycle to tell a story of women’s rights - human rights - and the struggles faced by Afghan women on a daily basis, from discrimination to abuse, to the oppressive silencing of their voices in all aspects of contemporary society. As the stories of these brave women develop and evolve, the security situation in Afghanistan worsens.
Sun, Jun 3, 2018 5:01 PM
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Agave: The Spirit of a Nation

This expressive documentary explores the phenomenon of Tequila and Mezcal, the fastest trending alcohol spirits in the world. This journey takes us to the world’s most bio-diverse landscape of the agave plant, Mexico. Here families have been passing down the tradition of distilling agave for generations, even at times clandestinely. From the alluring red highlands of Jalisco to the rugged mountains of Oaxaca, the film follows three producers - Carlos, Graciela, and Aquilino in a burgeoning renaissance. From bootstrap ambition to carrying on a father’s legacy, their successes and sacrifices unfurl in this interweaved story.
Sun, Jun 10, 2018 9:15 PM
Thu, Jun 14, 2018 7:16 PM
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Bad Art Gallery S06E02

A whole new collection of dumpster-dived art awaits at the June edition of the MISSION B.A.G. (Bad Art Gallery). Hilarious catalog notes, paintings curated from only the finest flea markets, thrift stores and back alleys. Please join us for complimentary beverages, groovy music and bad art! A 21up event. FREE.
Sat, Jun 2, 2018 8:00 PM
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Beautiful Things

The many objects we accumulate begin their production journey in silent secluded industrial and scientific sites. This film describes the hidden mechanical liturgy within four different remote locations where borderline men trigger, unconsciously, the long chain of creation, transport, commercialization and destruction of the objects feeding our bulimic lifestyle.
Fri, Jun 8, 2018 7:00 PM
Sat, Jun 9, 2018 2:45 PM
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The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons from a Mythical Man

Whether it be singing karaoke late at night with strangers or crashing a kickball game, Bill Murray lives in the moment and by doing so, creates magic with real people. Follow as this comedic icon partipates in stories previously presumed to be urban legend.
Fri, Jun 1, 2018 9:31 PM
Wed, Jun 6, 2018 9:31 PM
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Brewmaster

In 1998 there were less than 1,500 breweries in the United States - now there are over 7,000. Brewmaster tells the story of the rise of craft beer through two young men pursuing their dreams in the world of beer. Drew is a New York lawyer who wants to start his own brewery. He uses every free moment to make this a reality while preparing for a pitch with a potential investor. Brian, an ex-telemarketer, is studying to become a Master Cicerone - the beer equivalent of a sommelier - which requires taking a test only 13 people have ever passed.Helping tell the story of beer are some of the best-known personalities in the craft beer community including Sam Calagione, John and Jen Kimmich, Garrett Oliver, Jim Koch, Vaclav Berka, Ray Daniels, Charles Papazian, Rob Tod and Randy Mosher.

Brewmaster creates a cinematic portrait of beer, those who love it, those who make it and those who are hustling to make their mark.

Join us after the screening for a mini beer-fest with an opp
Thu, May 31, 2018 8:00 PM
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Cobby: The Other Side of Cute

This documentary explores the life of Cobby, the chimpanzee star of a 1960's Australian childrens TV program. When director Donna McRae goes searching to find out what happened to him, she finds he is currently living at our very own San Francisco Zoo!
Sun, Jun 3, 2018 2:46 PM
Mon, Jun 4, 2018 7:16 PM
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Complicit

Shot below the radar, Complicitfollows the journey of Chinese factory migrant worker-turned-activist Yi Yeting, who brings his fight against Benzene from his hospital bed to Silicon Valley. While battling his own work-induced leukemia, Yi teaches himself labor law in order to prepare a legal challenge against his former employers.
Tue, Jun 5, 2018 7:16 PM
Sat, Jun 9, 2018 7:00 PM
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The Dawn Wall

In the middle of Yosemite towers El Capitan, a huge block of granite whose smoothest side, the Dawn Wall, is said to be the most difficult rock climb in the world. Tommy Caldwell didn’t see inhospitable terrain, but rather a puzzle almost a kilometer tall.
Sun, Jun 10, 2018 7:16 PM
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Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King

Sculptor and stop-action animator Elizabeth King embarks on each new project by posing a single question to herself: “How/Can this be physically done?” Newly retired, King is more than ever able to focus on her work, examine her motives and launch major solo shows.
Sun, Jun 10, 2018 2:46 PM
Mon, Jun 11, 2018 9:30 PM
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Elephant Path

Against a backdrop of luminous natural beauty, pierced by callous human violence, an American biologist, a Bayaka tracker, a Bantu eco-guard, and an Israeli security contractor form an unlikely alliance to protect the last wild herd of Forest Elephants in the Central Africa Republic.
Sun, Jun 10, 2018 12:30 PM
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 9:31 PM
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Fatherhood

In this fusion of documentary and songwriting, street involved kids from Memphis, LA, New York and London talk about their absent fathers and perform music videos of original songs they wrote for the film. Then we meet some absent fathers, explore the reasons why, and find an innovative way forward.
Sun, Jun 3, 2018 2:45 PM
Mon, Jun 4, 2018 7:15 PM
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Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary

The cult classic TV show Freaks and Geeks nailed the sad, hilarious unfairness of teen life. This new doc takes a nostalgic look back with behind-the-scenes tales from this endearing and much-loved series that launched the careers of many of today’s biggest stars (including Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, James Franco and Linda Cardellini, Busy Phillips, John Francis Daley and more). Immediately following the screening we'll have a live panel discussion and podcast recording hosted by SUP DOC (Paco Romane and George Chen) with the documentary director Brent Hodge and SF comedians David Klein and more to be announced.
Fri, Jun 8, 2018 9:31 PM
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Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story

According to one of NYC hottest new burlesque stars Hazel Honeysuckle: “When I do burlesque I can be sexy, I can be stupid, I can be gorgeous, or ugly, or funny. I can do anything I want when I get out on stage, and that’s pretty magical.”
Sun, Jun 10, 2018 9:31 PM
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 9:30 PM
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Getting Over

A man discovers a box of interviews with his father, a life-long heroin addict who died of AIDS in 1997. What he finds redefines many of the childhood memories he held so dear and takes him on an unexpected emotional journey, not only back home to New York, but into the past as well.
Sun, Jun 10, 2018 5:00 PM
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The Godfathers of Hardcore

A portrait of two of the most influential figures in underground music: Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma of the iconic New York City Hardcore punk band, Agnostic Front. Interweaving remarkable archival footage of the early days with present-day interviews and performances, the film captures the duo’s unmistakable personalities and their influential band’s enduring legacy.
Thu, Jun 7, 2018 7:16 PM
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