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Other Cinema: X-TREME SATIRE

DAMON PACKARD’s FATAL PULSE  The season opens with a most extraordinary event—rising from the very depths of Hollywood, here’s the in person return to San Francisco of the prodigiously gifted Damon Packard, with his first feature in many years! In fact, his film happens to be ALL about his hometown—it’s a screamingly hilarious send-up of the super-stylized thriller genre that the industry… Read more »

Small Press Traffic (Colin Winnette & Tommy Pico)

Tommy Pico Tommy “Teebs” Pico is author of the books IRL, Nature Poem, Junk, and Feed (forthcoming 2019 from Tin House Books). He was a Queer/Art/Mentors inaugural fellow, a 2017 fellow in Poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts, won a Whiting Award and a 2018 American Book Award. Originally from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay… Read more »

[email protected]: Brooklyn Bridge (screening at Noe Valley Library)

Brooklyn Bridge (Ken Burns, 1981) 58 minutes Before he became synonymous with public television, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns had always intended his work “to be shown on film in a dark room with many people,” as he later would admit. His first major film as a director was shown at film festivals and nominated for… Read more »



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 mins.). It is a free event and you can either screen a film or just be a member of the audience. Either… Read more »


ATA has been throwing a lot of parties with Lofi Legs + friends as of late. Our last party was pretty iconic as we transformed ATA into a massive blanket fort. This upcoming show with LOFI LEGS, DREAM HASTE, tbd opener, and video/installations by FAITH ARAZI is not to be missed! Rumor has it that… Read more »