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Saints and Sinners – an evening with Mike Kuchar

ATA is proud to present an evening of new and other works by Mike Kuchar (in person). The vibrant, poetic and wild works of Mike Kuchar have inspired generations of filmmakers and artists with their wickedly perverse parodies of pop-culture and abundant creativity. From early 8 mm films made with his twin brother George Kuchar… Read more »

Sooner or later all delicate things/Are butterflies with severed wing

SF Cinematheque presents: In 1933, at age 33, Harry Alan Potamkin (b. Philadelphia, 1900) died of complications related to starvation, at a time when he was one of the world’s most respected film critics, In his writings, he advocated for a cinema that would simultaneously embrace the fractures and polyphony of modern life and the… Read more »

ANNA RIVERO ROSSI: City of the Living Dead (Opening Reception)

ATA presents window installation by ANNA RIVERO ROSSI, City of the Living Dead is a mirror of what is happening outside the window. ttp://



ATA’s Open Screening is the only monthly open submissions screening in the Bay Area. Get your work out there! The first Thursday of every month we have an Open Screening. An Open Screening is where we invite local filmmakers to show their short subject films (under 15 mins.). It is a free event and you can either… Read more »

LIGHT SILENCES: Super 8 and 16mm Films by Paul Clipson

A follow-up to the SILENT LIGHTS screening from 2016, this program features a new selection of films projected silent for the first time, presenting an unusual opportunity to experience these works in a different light. San Francisco-based filmmaker Paul Clipson often collaborates with sound artists and musicians on films, live performances, and installations. His films aim… Read more »