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CROSSROADS 2020 Program 6

Let’s Take a Walk (2018) by Moira Lacowicz

CROSSROADS 2020 Program 6 livestream premiere: theories of obliscence / erasing the grid


ANOTHER HOLE IN THE HEAD FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS AN ENCORE SCREENING: VAMPARIAH 2016 – USA – 90 minutes Action, Horror Doors at 7:30 pm, screening at 8:30 Advance Tickets $7: Tickets at the door: $8 – $10 Winner of the Audience Award for Best Local Feature at our 2016 festival. Writer/Director Matthew Abaya will… Read more »

Another Hole in the Head Presents: Highlights from “Dark Rainbow”

Since 2016, it has been our pleasure to present the Dark Rainbow series–special collections of short Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror films with LGBT+ themes. On Friday, May 31st, we will screen a selection of these films at Artists’ Television Access. Doors 7:30 pm, screening at 8. Advance tickets: THE DOODLER HOMOCIDES2016, 16m, USA (Local)… Read more »


Arguably America’s most enlightened intelligence on Archival Film, we’re honored to host this crown jewel of the SF-based Internet Archive, Mr. Rick Prelinger, with another relaxed exchange on intellectual history and its easy and useful access.  His talk turns away from the idea of “repositories of the past” towards understanding them as pointers to the… Read more »

30-Hour Marathon, Program XV: Performance/Video


Special 30th Anniversary Program
Curated by Karla Milosevich

30-Hour Marathon, Program XIV: Roswell + Confessions of a Sociopath + Beneath the Skin


Special 30th Anniversary Program
Curated by Linda Scobie

30-Hour Marathon, Program XIII: Curious Collage


Special 30th Anniversary Program
Curated by Kathleen Quillian

30-Hour Marathon, Program XII: The Galapagos Affair

The Galapagos Affair

curated by Anastasia Pahules

30-Hour Marathon, Program XI: Myths of Thee Underground


Special 30th Anniversary Program

30-Hour Marathon, Program X: Negativland’s Our Favorite Things


Special 30th Anniversary Program

30-Hour Marathon, Program IX: Pancakes + Damon Packard’s “Reflections of Evil”


Special 30th Anniversary Program

30-Hour Marathon, Program VIII: Black Hole Cinema Meets ATA


Special 30th Anniversary Program
Preceded by a brief intermission at 4:00 a.m.

30-Hour Marathon, Program VII: Lutz Dammbeck’s “The Net”


Special 30th Anniversary Program

30-Hour Marathon, Program VI: Craig Baldwin’s “Mock Up On Mu”


Special 30th Anniversary Program

30-Hour Marathon, Program V: MOBILE MINIS


Special 30th Anniversary Program
Curated by Molly Hankwitz

30-Hour Marathon, Program III: ATA Lives!


Special 30th Anniversary Program

30-Hour Marathon, Program II: Even More Favorites from the Archive


Special 30th Anniversary Program

30-Hour Marathon, Program I: Favorites from the Archive

Special 30th Anniversary Program

Periwinkle Cinema: GAYMOUS


Wednesday! Wednesday! Wednesday! Periwinkle Cinema is proud to present GAYMOUS! A night of Queer music videos. We will be showing the latest and greatest of the local queer music scene videos, with great out of town guest music videos plus some of your old favorites! Music videos, sexy queers, door prizes and free popcorn!

Wednesday April 9, 8pm : Cream Pie Party Gallery Opening


Now and April 17th, 8pm: ATA Window Gallery presents “Thrombotic Resurrection” by artists Marcelle Marais and Maciej Makalowski.

ATA Window Gallery presents “Thrombotic Resurrection” by artists Marcelle Marais and Maciej Makalowski. Opening: April 17th, 8pm The soul is the formation of a clot believed by some to be the divine inside of an immortal intravascular mass vessel. By obstructing the flow of mortality through the human being, some believe it is the actual… Read more »

Friday April 4, 2014; 7:30 pm Fred Alvarado

4/4/14 ATA 7:30pm

    Fred Alvarado

Friday February 21, 7pm…Art Opening…ATA Gallery and Right Window

Art opening: wall drawings, window installations, and new wall art. Drop by 7pm-? Free

Small Press Traffic: WHITE & WARREN

SIMONE WHITE Simone White’s new chapbook is Unrest (Ugly Duckling Presse, Dossier Series). She is also author of House Envy of All of the World (Factory School, 2010) and the chapbook Dolly (Q Ave Press, curated by Ross Gay, with the paintings of Kim Thomas), and her work has appeared in The Claudius App, Aufgabe,… Read more »

TALKIES: film and standup

  “TALKIES” A night of standup comedy interspersed with short videos Hosted/produced by George Chen, Jesse Elias, Miles K, (Anna Seregina in absentia) Mike Drucker Molly Sokhom Dave Thomason Vladimir Khlynin Arjun Ram Srivasta OJ Patterson films by: Chris Sollars David Enos Chris Garcia & Wreck and Salvage Janelle Hessig Sean Solomon Peter Burr  … Read more »

Closing Reception: Liquid Gold-Black Gold at ATA Window Gallery

Please join us for the closing reception of Kate Hoffman’s Liquid Gold-Black Gold, the Golden Age of Whaling 5 – 7 pm, Friday June 29. This month at the ATA window gallery is a segment from Kate Hoffman’s project “Liquid Gold-Black Gold, the Golden Age of Whaling”. Reflected in the project “Liquid Gold-Black Gold” are… Read more »

ATA Art Auction FUNRaiser

ATA Art Auction

Artist’s Television Access invites you to attend this year’s Art Auction FUNRaiser! More than 50 works will be available, including pieces by Chris Johanson, Martha Colburn, Scott Hewicker, and many more! Images of the work available now! Come for the art, stay for the refreshments!  Live music by The Beehavers and a post-auction soul dance… Read more »

Electroacoustic audio-visual improvisations: Bill Hsu, Tony Dryer, Jacob Felix Heule and ..

An evening of electroacoustic audio-visual improvisations with Bill Hsu (electronics, interactive animation), Tony Dryer (contrabass), Jacob Felix Heule (percussion), and special guests from Norway Bill Hsu works with electronics and live animation systems. He has performed in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He is a founding member of the Beanbender’s collective, which organized over… Read more »

Small Press Traffic: Myles, Conrad & Buuck

David Buuck, CAConrad and Eileen Myles

Opening Reception: (Re)capture

Opening reception: Thursday, January 26th,  6 – 8 pm ___ New work by Glenna Cole Allee, Molly Hankwitz and Linda G. Wilson An exhibition of color photography and collaged objects, (Re)capture presents complimentary aesthetic approaches to the appearance and disappearance of culture and meaning in everyday life. Glenna Cole Allee presents two digital c-prints of full size milk… Read more »

ATA Fundraiser: The ATA Winter Beach Formal


Come see your favorite local bands & support ATA! There will be a raffle with amazing prizes and limited edition tote bags designed by local artist Matt Furie Beach and/or formal attire encouraged! Shannon & the Clams Buffalo Tooth Primitive Hearts Chen Santa Maria Puce Moment Cool Ghouls American Splits Artists’ Television Access 992 Valencia… Read more »

6th ATA Film & Video Festival – SUPER8 FILM WORKSHOP


Super8 Film Workshop Learn the Basics of Super 8mm Film This hands-on workshop will give you the basic skills to get started in Super8. The first meeting begins with a brief history of Super8, basic camera operation & shooting tips. Then each student will shoot their own 50ft cartridge of B&W reversal film. The second… Read more »

6th ATA Film & Video Festival – SLING-SHOTS


The second shorts program of ATA’s 2011 festival explores the archetypal Davids and Goliaths in our experiences. This program includes films and videos by Bryan Boyce, Chris Matule, Andrew Wilson, Clint Enns, Shalo P, Tim Gallaher, Hazel Gore, Peter Freund, Karl Lind, Dayv Jones and Douglas Katelus. Join us before the films and during intermission… Read more »

6th ATA Film & Video Festival – CITY SYMPHONIES


The first shorts program of ATA’s 2011 festival explores the physical and emotional landscapes of our world. The screening includes films and videos by Tommy Becker, David Baumflek, Rachel Manera, Stephanie Barber, Alexandra Cuesta, Lori Felker & Robert Todd, Nadia Rais, Friedl Vom Gröller and Paul Clipson. Join us before the films and during intermission… Read more »

6th ATA Film & Video Festival – OPENING RECEPTION


ATA will kick off this year’s festival with a reception, 7pm to 9pm, open to the public. Stop by and meet the filmmakers, check out the installation and enjoy light refreshments.

Radical Adults Lick God Head Style! New Weird Urbanism and the Rapture of Decay

San Francisco Cinematheque presents:  From Baltimore to Providence to Chicago to San Francisco, we lurch, drift and dream. In moldering back alleys and along gentrified promenades those with eyes to see create poignant cine-poems of decay, rebirth and love among the ruins. A cinema of desperation and possibility, these films jump between documentary, narrative and… Read more »


  ATA’s openscreening is the only monthly open submissions screening in the Bay Ar   ea.Get your work out there! Get feedback! Or just come and take it all in! One hour of shorts are accepted monthly on an open revolving basis, anything goes with the screened work, and the refreshments are pretty good too…. Read more »

Fujiyama in Red: Japanese Tsunami Relief w/ Felt Drawing + Dominique Leone + Great Willow

Presented by Other Cinema

The Superusers! Performance and films

We’re all users. But not everybody is a Superuser. We all use. But never as much as The Superusers. The Superusers is a vehicle for artists to extend their practice into unknown territories. Members of The Superusers are involved in performance, music, film, programming, installation, literature, and costume. Members may incorporate their existing work from… Read more »

LO-FI FUTURE – 5th ATA Film & Video Festival

The second ATA festival shorts program explores futuristic landscapes and lo-fi culture. This program includes films and videos by Kathleen Quillian, Whitney Horn & Lev Kalman, Sylvia Schedelbauer, Jeff Guay, Zachary Epcar, Bryan Boyce, Jesse McLean, and Kerry Laitala. Chromadepth 3D glasses and chromatic jello shots will be provided. For complete information, including interviews with… Read more »

HUMAN NATURE – 5th ATA Film & Video Festival

The first shorts program of ATA’s 2010 festival explores the relationship between our natural environment and consciousness. The screening includes films and videos by Paul Clipson, Sam Barnett, Bill Brown, Patricia McInroy, Gina Carducci & Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, Vera Brunner-Sung, Karl Lind, John Palmer, and Maite Abella. The screening will be followed by the ceremonial… Read more »

Expo for Independent Arts

Join ATA and dozens of Bay Area arts groups at CELLspace this Saturday, September 25, for the 11th Annual Expo for Independent Arts. It is the only grassroots connection fair for local arts, music and culture, and also features free workshops, performance, and hundreds of local culture-makers. Admission is free, NO ONE is turned away,… Read more »