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CROSSROADS 2020August 21–September 30 presented by San Francisco Cinemathequecurated by Steve Polta #xrds20press inquiries:  [email protected] press release here CROSSROADS 2020 is the eleventh manifestation of Cinematheque annual film festival, presented online FREE to the public. CROSSROADS 2020 features 85 works of film and video by 71 artists representing 22 countries and territories presented in 9 curated programs. Get the thrill of the festival experience by joining us… Read more »

[CANCELLED] WE Make Movies

The Los Angeles-based film collective, We Make Movies is bringing its signature Writers Workshop back to the San Francisco film community. The nine-year-old LA film collective, which has executive produced dozens of films in Los Angeles and Canada, and collaborated on hundreds more, is excited to partner with the esteemed Artists Television Access, with the… Read more »


JEANNE FINLEY’s BEYOND THE COSMODROME + STEFAN RUSU’s SOVIET ARCHITECTURE +In the first of a co-bill on post-Soviet Central Asia, long-time San Fran cineaste Jeanne Finley interweaves a poignant group-portrait of some nine Kazakh orphans coming of age in the shadow of a nearby Cosmodrome. Herself a mother of a Kazakh adoptee, Finley conjures a complex yet lyrical sense of space and time from the majestic landscape of the Steppes, from… Read more »

[Cancelled] MANOS & Lacustre

Manos and Lacustre are two films that look at labor as a seed to think about ecological phenomenon, gender, labor, and liquidity. Manos is a social surrealist film is about working class women in Uruguay and Argentina. In a dream-like language, woven by hands, ants, and liquidity, it traces manual labor and horizontal mutual aid… Read more »


MIKE PLANTE’s WYATT EARP: AND WITH HIM CAME THE WEST +For our second Psycho-Geography, we turn our eyes and ears to the US Southwest, as understood by Mike Plante’s masterful feature. Wyatt Earp, one of the most famous lawmen and gamblers of the Old West, is the inspiration behind decades of Hollywood Westerns. Scripted by Plante, along with Sam Green and Tim Kirk, this detailed doc highlights the influence… Read more »