2022 FILMS G-K Go here for Passes

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Garage Romantic

13 min. |  NEW ZELAND  | Documentary Short

PSCC April 9, 12 pm

Dan Sandgrove

A big dreamer from the small town of Togliatti, Russia ponders life while building a rocket powered sled made from discarded trash.

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Gilles Bertin "Too Punk To Die"

57 min.  |  FRANCE  | Documentary Feature

PSCC April 9, 11 am

Eugenie Grandval

After successfully making "the perfect heist" in a local bank in 1988, Gilles Bertin spent 30 years on the run abandoning a 2 year-old child and everything else behind.  One day in November 2016, he decides to turn himself in to make peace with his tumultuous past.

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Go Josie

12 min. |  USA |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 7, 1:30 pm

Tobias Ohlsson

An overachieving Asian-American woman quits her dream job to pursue a career as a paracyclist, single-handedly.

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High As A Kite

36 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 9, 4 pm

Steven Kovacs

A portrait of Carol Schuldt, a lady in her 80's, whose free spirit and love of the ocean has inspired generations of San Franciscans.

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Home Free

8 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 10, 5 pm

Leslie Grisanti

Meet Rosemary Dyer who was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing her abusive husband. At the time of her arrest, domestic abuse could not be used as evidence in court. Rosemary has a chance at a release due to new laws in California.

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I'm Fat & That's That

15 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 7, 12 pm & April 10, 4:30 pm

M. Douglas Silverstein

Can someone truly be fat and happy?

Where do you weigh in?

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Generation Impact

7  min. | USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 8, 2 pm

Tom Mason, Sarah Klein

Easton LaChappelle's inspiration came from a robotic arm he built as a teenager that won a state science fair. Using 3D printing technology, LaChappelle builds custom prostheses that are a perfect mirror image of the wearer’s opposing limb, with skin color matching, a sense of touch, and intuitive control -- at one-tenth of the cost of mass-produced prostheses.

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Girl In The Water

46 min. | USA | Documentary Feature

PSCC April 11, 11 am

Shi-Rou Huang

Gazing at wall cancer and the scar, the woman recalls some ups and downs of love. The film depicts femininity and female internal time-consciousness through the convalescence of woman' s broken heart, which is based on my personal experiences.

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HeadNoise

9 min.  |  Mexico  |  Animation

PSCC April 11, 2:30 pm

Rafa Jimenez, Alejandro Álvarez

Friends Rashaun and Damon are talented basketball players from the same inner-city neighborhood. Both are NBA hopefuls; but Rashaun is the more coveted pick among college recruitment scouts. The snag… Rashaun’s passion isn't basketball, instead, he desires to be a sculptor. A broken promise becomes a broken dream.

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HuManatee

3 min. |  SOUTH KOREA  | Animation

PSCC April 10, 11:30 am

Sea Jin Park

Most manatees in the water have survived collisions with boats; they carry scars on their backs or tails. Jellyfish find out that reckless boat drivers in Florida cause the manatees’ injuries. Jellyfish provide light barriers between the manatees and the boat to protect their friends.

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Inside The Beauty Bubble

31 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 7, 12 pm & April 10, 4:30 pm

Cheryl Bookout, Cheri Gaulke

Follow self-proclaimed hairstorian, famed stylist and collector of hair artifacts Jeff Hafler, as he struggles to keep his roadside attraction afloat during a year that changes his life and the lives of his husband and son.

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Gentlemen And Miss Lupino

52 min. |  FRANCE | Documentary Feature

PSCC April 8, 4 pm

Clara & Julia Kuperberg

Ida Lupino, the only woman immersed in the heart of a masculine Hollywood, is not only
the film noir actress who replicates Bogart, she is above all a great director that history
has forgotten. Since the late 1940s, she is the most prolific filmmaker that Hollywood
has known until today.  She brought to the screen subjects that the studios did not even dare to tackle; rape, abortion and bigamy, in puritan America.

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Grandes Horizontales

46 min. | USA | Documentary Feature

PSCC April 10, 5 pm

Leslie Zemeckis

France, 1852-1870, the Empire is run by Napoleon III. Paris is changing. It is the most decadent period in French history with plenty of sex, vanity and frivolity. It is a specific moment in time when the Grandes
Horizontales enjoyed immense power and influence. With the economy stable, after
50 years of turbulence and revolution gold was pouring into Paris and through the
tapered fingers of our ladies for sale.

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Heart Chaser

10 Min. | USA   |  Doncumentary Short

PSCC April 11. 4 pm

Savannah Kelley, Celine Macur

Renaldo Hudson spent 37 years in prison. Now, he works with the Illinois Prison Project, fighting for justice for incarcerated people. This is his story.

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I Found Malevich

34 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 8, 4:30 pm

Ron Pollard

Guided by a muse, an art collector finds a path of redemption as he leaves behind a world of threats, grifters, and shattered lives. Transcendence comes with the realization that this orphaned art lives in its own world and that we must transform ourselves to bear witness to its spiritual message.

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Into The Black

20 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 8, 2 pm

Kenzie Greer

Many of the ecosystems in Alabama and throughout the southeast evolved with fire. Human ignited “prescribed fire”, also known as controlled burns, are an essential technique to mimic this natural process to maintain and restore critical habitats.

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Into the Circle

17 min. | USA |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 8, 11:30 am

Meg Griffiths, Scott Faris

Follow a resilient Indigenous family, their journey through life-altering tragedy, and the community that helped them reconnect with their Lakota heritage.

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Johnny Crow

7 min.| CANADA |  Animation

PSCC April 8, 11:30 am

Xstine Cook, Jesse Gouchey

Johnny Crow's struggle speaks to the resilience of modern day warriors surviving and resisting bureaucratic battles of written laws vs oral traditions, and is contrasted by a haunting poem written and performed by spoken word artist Mitcholos Touchie. Turtle Island agreements were to share, and nobody was conquered.

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Keepers Of The Way

26 min. | USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 8, 11:30 am

Evan Cohen

The struggles, joy, pain, and resilient spirit of the Lenape all bubble to the surface as the tribe members share stories passed down through the generations and reveal their visions for the future of life on Earth. The Lenape are here to tell the world that not only are they still here—they never left.

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Invisible

107 min.| USA  |  Documentary Feature

PSCC April 7, 2 pm

TJ Parsell

Full title:  Invisible: Gay Women In Southern Music

The unsung story of the queer women behind some of country music’s greatest hits.

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Jaz

9 min. |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 7, 2:30 pm

Ajai Vishwanath

A day in the life of painter Jaz Chambers, who has been living homeless and making art in the streets of San Francisco for over 17 years.

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Judy's Thoughts

13 min.| USA |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 11, 1:30 pm

Melody Gilbert

In 1981, my mom was living a vibrant life when she was diagnosed with an extremely aggressive form of cancer. As the illness quickly progressed, she recorded her thoughts to process the unfathomable. Through her shockingly intimate words, we experience the beauty of life- and her yearning to live and love-  even as she approaches death.  

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IRL

34 min.  |  USA  |  Documentary Short

PSCC April 9, 1:30 pm

Shayna Jenkins

From her tiny apartment, Shayna struggles to cope with reality in the only way she knows how: in texts to her mom, Google searches, and risky decisions about cutting bangs.

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Jean Seberg: Actress, Activist, Icon

85 min. | USA | Documentary Feature

PSCC April 10, 2 pm

Kelly Rundle, Garry McGee

Selected from among 18,000 applicants at age 17, Jean Seberg made her acting debut in Otto Preminger’s "Saint Joan" in 1957 and starred in Hollywood films "Lilith", "Paint Your Wagon", and "Airport". Best remembered for her performance in Godard’s film "Breathless". Seberg’s offscreen civil rights activism made her a target of the F.B.I. and initiated a downward spiral leading to her mysterious and untimely death in Paris.

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King Of Cool

Dean Martin epitomized cool. A founding member of the Rat Pack, Dean was a multi-talented performer who was part of the number one comedy act in America, a chart-topping singer for over half a century and one of the biggest stars in Hollywood and on TV. He was the consummate charmer on stage and off. Everybody loved him. Yet for all his celebrity, fame and adoration, no one ever truly knew him.

107 min.   |  USA  | Documentary Feature

PSCC April 11, 6:30 pm (CLOSING NIGHT FILM)

Tom Donohue