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A Salon with Jason Halprin (From Little Things Big Things Grow)

Just before he leaves the Bay Area, please join current Oakland and soon to be Montréal resident Jason Halprin for a Salon with Canyon Cinema on the evening of Friday, June 15th 2018 at ATA, 992 Valencia Street, San Francisco. Jason will present a variety of work he has made over the last 20 years… Read more »



Usually the first Thursday of every month, but due to scheduling conflict we are holding  OpenScreening in the 2nd Thursday in June. ATA’s Open Screening is the only monthly open submissions screening in the Bay Area. Get your work out there! Open Screening is where we invite local filmmakers to show their short subject films (under 15… Read more »

[email protected]: The Pleasure Garden & Chickens Come Home (screening at Noe Valley Library)

Tonight’s 16mm screening pairs a film by San Francisco poet and filmmaker James Broughton with one from the Golden Age of Comedy, the era which so profoundly inspired Broughton’s films. * Chickens Come Home (James W. Horne, 1931) 31 min. Black & White In this pre-code-era comedy, Oliver Hardy plays a fertilizer salesman-turned-politician, and Stan… Read more »

White Poppy & Kristian North

White Poppy: White poppy is a songwriter, drone and new age musician from Vancouver Island. She has released music with Not Not Fun, Constellation Tatsu and more. Kristian North: Kristian North is a Montreal based singer songwriter, previously the frontman of weird punk band Babysitter. He is supporting his first solo release, a dense… Read more »

Media for Social Change

Cal Alumni Artist Collective In this collection of works the artists employ their unique personal lenses, exploring what has influenced their own ways of seeing while offering viewers an experiential journey.  The resulting experimental, fictional, and documentary videos utilize metaphor, symbolism and poetic gestures to narrate lived experiences, share personal philosophies and world views, and… Read more »