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SUNDAY AUGUST 18
SPECIAL EVENT

(((folkYEAH!))) & KFJC Present
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
+ Patrick Shiroishi
Doors 7pm / Show 8pm
Tickets: http://folkyeah.com/#/godspeed-you-black-emperor-san-francisco-2019

Godspeed You! Black Emperor will be taking their mesmerizing live show to audiences across the United States, Canada and Europe this Summer and Fall. Following the release of 2017’s widely praised LP Luciferian Towers, GY!BE have been captivating audiences worldwide with their torrential live sound and accompanying stack of 16mm film projectors, and they’re back at it again.

"Demanding, complex, wordless music, directed in part at the off-switch of the Information Age. Godspeed expects an interpretive exchange from listeners, and rewards surrender to the transaction… precise in its dissonance and generous with its emotions." - NPR

 
     
   


SATURDAY AUGUST 31
SPECIAL EVENT

CALIFORNIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
The California Independent Film Festival (CAIFF) is one of the most successful and fastest growing film festivals in California. Since its inception in 1997, CAIFF has captured both national and worldwide press. This star-studded event provides both local Bay Area residents and visitors with an opportunity to see world-class films, meet filmmakers from around the world, international celebrities and build exposure for CAIFF corporate sponsors. We invite you to become part of the fastest growing film festival in California. For full program information and tickets, go to caiff.org or visit the box office.


 
     
   


WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 18

Goldenvoice presents
ANTONI IN THE KITCHEN
Doors Open: 7:00 PM | Show Begins: 8:00 PM

Door Price: $45.00

ANTONI POROWSKI is the Emmy Award-winning food and wine expert on the Netflix hit show Queer Eye. A television personality, chef, and model, he has worked as a food consultant and sommelier. He lives in New York City.

Ticket link:
https://www.axs.com/events/378235/antoni-in-the-kitchen-tickets?skin=goldenvoice

 
     
   


TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 24 SPECIAL EVENT

Green Film Fest 2019

OPENING NIGHT: PUSH
Fredrik Gertten · Sweden · 2019 · 92 min | USA Premiere | Best Feature Award
6pm Reception | 7:30pm Film

We open the festival with PUSH, launching our 2019 ‘Home’ theme and setting the stage for a week of discussions. A new documentary from award-winning director Fredrik Gertten, (whose films Bananas!*, Big Boys Gone Bananas*, and Bikes vs. Cars have shown at past festivals) investigating why we can’t afford to live in our own cities anymore. Housing is a fundamental human right, a precondition to a safe and healthy life. But in cities all around the world, having a place to live is becoming more and more difficult. Who are the players and what are the factors that make housing one of today’s most pressing world issues? Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not.

PUSH sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unlivable cities and an escalating crisis that has an effect on us all. This is not gentrification, it’s a different kind of monster. The film follows Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, as she travels the globe, trying to understand who’s being pushed out of cities and why. “I believe there’s a huge difference between housing as a commodity and gold as a commodity. Gold is not a human right, housing is,” – Leilani Farha.

Expected guests: Director Fredrik Getten and UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha

Opening Night VIP Reception
6 pm

Join us on the Castro Mezzanine to meet Festival filmmakers and special guests to kick-off the 2019 Festival. 21+

 
     
   


WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 25

Another Planet presents
LOVETT OR LEAVE IT
Doors 7:00, Show 8:00

Lovett or Leave It is a wildly popular, critically beloved and deeply sexy podcast hosted by former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett. Each week, he's joined by comedians, journalists, activists, elected officials, actors (not annoying ones), and musicians to break down the latest news, quiz the audience, and mock the endless frustrations and absurdities of our broken political nightmare factory.

Jon Lovett is a former presidential speechwriter, as well as a TV writer, podcast host, and straight shooter WIDELY respected on both sides. In 2017, he founded Crooked Media with Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor, to build a progressive media network with shows, analysis, and sweet, sweet content that informs, entertains, and inspires action. There, he co-hosts “Pod Save America” and hosts “Lovett or Leave It,” two of the most popular political podcasts in the country. Before Crooked, he served as a presidential speechwriter in the Obama White House, co-created a comedy on NBC called “1600 Penn” (which was cancelled after one perfect season), and wrote speeches for Hillary Clinton. Jon was also once named “Washington’s funniest celebrity” before he left the nation’s capital forever.

 
     
   


THURSDAY OCTOBER 10 SPECIAL EVENT

Moving Art Presents
FANTASTIC FUNGI
Post Screening Discussion with
Director Louie Schwartzberg
and Renowned Mycologist Paul Stamets
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Doors 6:00pm/Show 7:00pm
Ticket link: www.fantasticfungi.com/castro

Directed by award-winning filmmaker and pioneer of time-lapse photography, Louie Schwartzberg (Moving Art, Wings of Life, Mysteries of the Unseen Worlds 3D Imax), Fantastic Fungi is an immersive experience that will inspire a shift in consciousness and a renewed love of nature. The screening will be followed by an inspirational conversation with film director Louie Schwartzberg and renowned mycologist, Paul Stamets.

Narrated by Academy Award-Winner Brie Larson, Fantastic Fungi takes us on an immersive journey into the magical earth beneath our feet: an underground network with the potential to heal and save our planet. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offers us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges.

When so many are struggling for connection, inspiration and hope, Fantastic Fungi brings us together as interconnected creators of our world.

 
     
   


SATURDAY OCTOBER 19 SPECIAL EVENT

(((folkYEAH!))) Presents
Rick Wakeman
Grumpy Old Rock Star Tour
Doors 7pm / Show 8pm
Tickets: http://folkyeah.com/#/rick-wakeman-san-francisco-2019
(Gold Circle Seating and Meet & Greet Options Available)

Keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman embarks on his first solo tour of America & Canada in 13 years. Wakeman’s tour will combine spellbinding piano music with sidesplitting jokes and revealing insights into his 50-plus-year career. Expect an evening of superb musicianship, featuring music from YES (official), Rick’s own solo epics and early David Bowie hits, plus fantastic arrangements of The Beatles' tunes, and much, much more, interspersed with knockabout (and sometimes bawdy!) typically British humor.

 
     
   


SATURDAY OCTOBER 26
SPECIAL EVENT

SEX CELLS & (((folkYEAH!))) Present
Marc Almond Performing Soft Cell
TR/ST (Live)
Hercules & Love Affair (DJ Set)
DJs Matthew Pernicano & Danny Lethal
Glamorous Hosts & More TBA!

6:30pm
18+
Tickets & info: http://folkyeah.com/#/marc-almond-sf-1026
(Gold Circle Seating and Meet & Greet Options Available)

Los Angeles' SEX CELLS party was birthed out of Lethal Amounts art gallery, an intersection of all things underground: art, fashion and music. We are heading out on the road for SIX SEXXXY DAYZ OF PURE DEBAUCHARY with Marc Almond performing Soft Cell, Hercules and Love Affair, TR/ST, Plack Blague and many more freaks.

SEX CELLS is the epicenter LGBTQIA community at large, synonymous with radical genre and gender line blurring. Attracting and uniting various communities all the while offering performances from up and coming musicians, world-class techno and house DJs, in addition to renowned cultural icons. With a backdrop of colorful characters, artists, drag queens, dominatrixes, muscle men and punk rockers, Sex Cells bridges the gap!

Sex Cells is a night that cannot be described, only experienced.

For more info: www.lethalamounts.com/sex-cells

 
     
   


FRIDAY NOVEMBER 22

Warren Miller’s TIMELESS 7:30

The only constant is change, but winter stoke is eternal. After seven decades of celebrating skiing and snowboarding, Warren Miller Entertainment can confirm that nothing compares to the anticipation of another season in the mountains. Come kickoff winter with Warren Miller’s 70th film, Timeless, presented by Volkswagen, and adventure from the slopes of the Rockies to the rooftops of the Alps alongside top athletes, including California locals Jonny Moseley, Amie Engerbretson, Connery Lundin, and ski legend, Glen Plake. All moviegoers will receive discounts on lift tickets, gear, swag, and more. It’s more than a ski and snowboard film, it’s an experience, 70 years in the making.
Go to warrenmiller.com for more. Get tickets.

 
 
 
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