Temescal Street Cinema 2014 Program

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden by Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine
A fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery on the Galapagos island of Floreana. “A darkly amusing historical documentary about the fruitless search for paradise on Earth.” (New York Times)
Watch the trailer

Opening Short: Andy Puls, VISITATION (2014), 2 mins
A study of the natural features of a discovered world.

FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement by Regan Brashear
FIXED questions commonly held beliefs about disability and normalcy, examining the implications of emerging human enhancement technologies for the future of humanity.
Watch the trailer

Opening Short: Lori Varga, Nightmares of the Celluloid Phantoms (2014), 3 mins
This playful, abstract, experimental short film offers a glimpse into a weird and dream-like film world.

Genius of Marion by Banker White
An intimate family portrait that explores the heartbreak of Alzheimer’s disease, the power of art and the meaning of family.
Watch the trailer

Opening Short: Jeremy Rourke, Under Cold Bright Stars (2012), 3:10 mins
Historical photographs come to life with movement, words and song in this hand made animation.

Shakespeare in Blue by David Wayne White (35 min)
Looks at the way the San Quentin State Prison Shakespeare Theater Project is transforming lives of prisoners by offering insight, inspiration and creative expression.

Rebels With a Cause by Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto (57 min)
A stunningly beautiful film narrated by Frances McDormand, REBELS WITH A CAUSE spotlights a battle over land that changed the American landscape forever.
Watch the trailer

!Women Art Revolution by Lynn Hershman Leeson
Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times.
Watch the trailer

Opening Short: Jen Cohen, Go Away, Bad Dreams (2014), 4:10 mins
Spirituality and sensuality emerge from a child’s miniature landscape.

The Last Season by Sara Dosa
Told over the course of one matsutake mushroom season in Central Oregon, THE LAST SEASON is a journey into the woods, into the memory of war and survival, telling a story of family from an unexpected place.
Film Website

Opening Short: Tommy Becker, Song for the Bird in My Back Yard (2002), 1:53 mins
An attempt to integrate with the mysterious world of birds through spoken word and audio feedback.

June 19 - July 31, 2014.

49th Street @ Telegraph Ave.

Films at 8:45pm.
Limited Seating.
Free popcorn!


Proudly based in Oakland, S+M Vegan serves fun, crave worthy, plant-based cuisine in the Bay area.


View Temescal Street Cinema in a larger map