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Oedipus Rex
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written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by James Thomas, fl. 2016; produced by Peter D. Arnott, Macmillan Films; performed by James Thomas (New York, NY: Macmillan Films, 2021), 1 hour 30 mins
Join us for a staging of Peter Arnott's translation of Sophocles' masterpiece Oedipus Rex – aka Oedipus Tyrannus or simple Oedipus. Set in a time of plague, the hero who solved the riddle of the sphinx, is now King of Thebes and is about to go on another riddle quest to uncover the source of his city’s pollut...
written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by James Thomas, fl. 2016; produced by Peter D. Arnott, Macmillan Films; performed by James Thomas (New York, NY: Macmillan Films, 2021), 1 hour 30 mins
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Kuwentuhan: Talkstory
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produced by Documentary Film Institute (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2020), 10 mins
Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) documents the Collective Performance, at McRoskey Mattress Co., San Francisco, on Saturday April 23, 2016, that featured poets Arlene Biala, Javier O. Huerta, Urayoán Noel, Barbara Jane Reyes, Aimee Suzara, Lehua M. Taitano, and Angela Narciso Torres. Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) is a project of...
produced by Documentary Film Institute (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2020), 10 mins
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In the Stillness of Sounds
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directed by Serge Steyer, fl. 2001 and Stéphane Manchematin, fl. 1997 (Grasshopper Film, 2019), 1 hour 31 mins
A magical documentary that asks us to reconsider how we see – and hear – our world, In The Stillness of Sounds follows the work of a renowned sound engineer and biologist who ventures deep into the forest to capture sounds no one’s heard before: a bee rubbing its legs together, the drumbeat of marching ants,...
directed by Serge Steyer, fl. 2001 and Stéphane Manchematin, fl. 1997 (Grasshopper Film, 2019), 1 hour 31 mins
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A Land for War
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directed by Enid Baxter Ryce, fl. 2007; produced by Mike Plante, fl. 2004 and Chirs Carpenter, fl. 2017, Honest Engine Films (New York, NY: Grasshopper Film, 2019), 50 mins
In 2009, artist and professor Enid Baxter Ryce entered the abandoned buildings of the historic Fort Ord military base and discovered hundreds of wall paintings drawn by soldiers who'd been stationed there. Ryce has been documenting and studying this decommissioned base ever since.
directed by Enid Baxter Ryce, fl. 2007; produced by Mike Plante, fl. 2004 and Chirs Carpenter, fl. 2017, Honest Engine Films (New York, NY: Grasshopper Film, 2019), 50 mins
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Peter Plan
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directed by Jean Castejón Gilabert, fl. 2006; produced by Sergio García Locatelli, fl. 2009, Quechua Films (Peru and Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Quechua Films, 2019), 1 hour 14 mins
Several years have passed since Peter decided to go and live in Plan, an isolated village at the Aragonese Pyrenees. Far away from the advantages a city offers to a blind person, he survives through his art, rock music. Despite the recording of his latest album, daily lif...
directed by Jean Castejón Gilabert, fl. 2006; produced by Sergio García Locatelli, fl. 2009, Quechua Films (Peru and Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Quechua Films, 2019), 1 hour 14 mins
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When a Tree Falls
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produced by Documentary Film Institute (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2019), 7 mins
This single channel installation operates under the premise that when a tree falls, it does make a sound. Technology proves that and is part of the rapid progression of industry damaging our earth. There is a tension between media, technology and climate changes. Using only pre-existing materials, videos and sound...
produced by Documentary Film Institute (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2019), 7 mins
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A Conversation with Barbara Hammer and Cheryl Dunye
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produced by Documentary Film Institute; interview by Cheryl Dunye (London, England: Documentary Film Institute, 2018), 56 mins
Barbara Hammer sits down with SF State Professor Cheryl Dunye for this extended discussion on their films, process and all of the personal that goes into their work. This discussion was part of the Masterclass Barbara conducted with a group of SF State School of Cinema students.
produced by Documentary Film Institute; interview by Cheryl Dunye (London, England: Documentary Film Institute, 2018), 56 mins
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A Whale of a Tale
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directed by Megumi Sasaki, 1962-; produced by Megumi Sasaki, 1962-, Fine Line Media (New York, NY: Grasshopper Film, 2018), 1 hour 35 mins
In 2010, the sleepy fishing town of Taiji in Japan suddenly found itself in the worldwide media spotlight. The Cove, a documentary denouncing the town’s longstanding whale and dolphin hunting traditions, won an Academy Award and almost overnight, Taiji became the go-to destination and battleground for activists...
directed by Megumi Sasaki, 1962-; produced by Megumi Sasaki, 1962-, Fine Line Media (New York, NY: Grasshopper Film, 2018), 1 hour 35 mins
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Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History
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directed by Soumyaa Behrens, fl. 2015; produced by Soumyaa Behrens, fl. 2015 (London, England: Documentary Film Institute, 2017), 52 mins
Trevor Getz and Liz Clark’s graphic novel about a young woman who fights for her freedom in the courts of Africa’s gold coast in the late 1800’s comes to life in an animated feature produced by the Documentary Film Institute at San Francisco State University. The novel won the James Harvey Robinson prize in 2014.
directed by Soumyaa Behrens, fl. 2015; produced by Soumyaa Behrens, fl. 2015 (London, England: Documentary Film Institute, 2017), 52 mins
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