Temescal Street Cinema 2015 Program

August 13th
T. Rex | Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari
http://t-rexthefilm.com/teaser/

An intimate coming-of-age story about Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, who at just 17 years old, competes in the 2012 Olympics the first year women’s boxing is included. From the hard knock streets of Flint, Michigan, Claressa is undefeated and utterly confident. She desperately wants to take her family to a better, safer place and winning a gold medal could be her only chance.

Opening Short: Song for the Pain Body, Tommy Becker

August 20th
Shorts: An Unexpected Turn

A series of humorous shorts that all take a weird or unexpected turn in one way or another. Includes Jonn Herschend’s award winning Discussion Questions.

Techorcism | Bonanza 16m
Time Quest | John Dilley 5m
Tradesman's Exit | Tom E. Brown 13m
That Douchebag Was In My Way (FTW) | Gordon Winiemko 9m
Discussion Questions | Jonn Herschend 5m

August 27th
On Her Own | Morgan Schmidt-Feng
http://onherownfilm.com/

Tells the story of Nancy Prebilich and her family as they struggle to save their 5th generation farm during the Great Recession. Harnessing moments of celebration, sadness, tragedy, and joy, this is a powerful story of life, death, and the precious connection we hold with the natural world.

Opening Short: Stardust Serenade, Kathleen Quillian 2.52m

September 3rd
Shorts: Refuge

Refuge | Mo Gorjestani 22m
Terms of Intimacy | Melissa Langer 8m
The Boombox Collection: Boots Riley | Mo Gorjestani 8m
Hotel 22 | Elizabeth Lo 8.22m
Code Oakland | Kelly Amis 21m
High Five | Michael Jacobs 10m

September 10th
F R E E | Suzanne LaFetra and David Collier
http://freethedocumentary.com

A feature-length documentary following five teens through a year in the Oakland dance program.the Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company reveals how collaborative art can be a foundation for personal discovery.






THURSDAYS
August 13 - September 10, 2015

IN OAKLAND
49th Street @ Telegraph Ave

Films at 8:30pm
Limited Seating
Free popcorn!

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