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Releases
55th San Francisco International Film Festival Golden Gate Award Competition Official Selections
3/27/2012
DOCUMENTARY FEATURES
Golden Slumbers
, Davy Chou, Cambodia/France 2011
In My Mother’s Arms, Atia Jabarah al-Daradji, Mohamed al-Daradji, Iraq/Netherlands/England 2011
*Informant, Jamie Meltzer, USA 2012
It’s the Earth Not the Moon, Gonçalo Tocha, Portugal 2011
The Law in These Parts, Ra’anan Alexandrowicz, Israel/USA/Germany 2011
Meanwhile in Mamelodi, Benjamin Kahlmeyer, Germany/South Africa 2011
Off Label, Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher, USA 2011
Patience (After Sebald), Grant Gee, England 2012
The Source, Maria Demopolous, Jodi Wille, USA 2012
Step Up to the Plate, Paul Lacoste, France 2011
*The Waiting Room, Peter Nicks, USA 2012
Winter Nomads, Manuel von Stürler, Switzerland/France/Germany 2012

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS
*Aquadettes
, Zackary Canepari, Drea Cooper, USA 2011
I’m Never Afraid!, Willem Baptist, Netherlands 2011
*The Love Competition, Brent Hoff, USA 2012
Meaning of Robots, Matt Lenski, USA 2012
Postcard from Somova, Romania, Andreas Horvath, Austria/Romania 2012
Workers Leaving a Googleplex, Andrew Wilson, USA 2011

NARRATIVE SHORTS

Aaron Burr, Part 2, Dana O’Keefe, USA 2011
Another Bullet Dodged, Landon Zakheim, USA 2011
Bear, Nash Edgerton, Australia 2011
Brothers, Larry Cohen, USA 2011
Hellion, Kat Candler, USA 2011
Möbius, Aya Tanimura, USA 2011
*Nothing, Tracey Snelling, USA 2011
Random Strangers, Alexis Dos Santos, England/Netherlands 2011
The Shady Sailor, Sophie Letourneur, France 2011
Surveillant, Yan Giroux, Canada 2011
Us. A Family Album, Natalia Babinski, USA 2011

FAMILY FILMS
The Boy in the Bubble
, Kealan O’Rourke, Ireland 2011
The Girl and the Fox, Tyler Kupferer, USA 2011
Panyee FC, Matt Devine, Thailand 2011
Storyteller, Nandita Jain, England 2011
The Vacuum Kid, Katie Mahalic, USA 2011

ANIMATED SHORTS
And/Or
, Emily Hubley, USA 2012
Belly, Julia Pott, England 2011
Dust and Glitter, Michaela Copikova, Slovakia 2011
Lack of Evidence, Hayoun Kwon, France 2011
La Luna, Enrico Casarosa, USA 2011
Oedipus, Paul Driessen, Canada 2011
Plume, Barry Purves, France 2011
The Shrine/An Argument, Sean Pecknold, USA 2011
Solipsist, Andrew Huang, USA 2012

NEW VISIONS
20Hz
, Ruth Jarman, Joseph Gerhardt, England 2011
Devil’s Gate, Laura Kraning, USA 2011
*Fin de Siècle, Kathleen Quillian, USA 2011
*Inquire Within, Jay Rosenblatt, USA 2012
STIHL, James Benning, James Raymond, USA 2011

YOUTH WORKS
Assumption, Alfie Barker, England 2011
Even Handed, Samantha Highsmith, Gabriella Huggins, USA 2011
Life as a Collage, Forrest Penrod, USA 2011
Metro, Eric Brownrout, Nick Escobar, USA 2011
Onion Skin, Joseph Procopio, Canada 2011

*Bay Area Filmmakers

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55th San Francisco International Film Festival
The 55th San Francisco International Film Festival runs April 19–May 3 at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, the Castro Theatre, SF Film Society Cinema and SFMOMA in San Francisco and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. Held each spring for 15 days, the International is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in one of the country’s most beautiful cities, featuring 200 films and live events, 14 juried awards and $70,000 in cash prizes, upwards of 100 participating filmmaker guests and diverse and engaged audiences with more than 70,000 people in attendance.

San Francisco Film Society
Building on a legacy of more than 50 years of bringing the best in world cinema to the Bay Area, the San Francisco Film Society is a national leader in exhibition, education and filmmaker services.

The Film Society presents 365 days of exhibition each year, reaching a total audience of 130,000 people. Its acclaimed education program introduces international, independent and documentary cinema and media literacy to more than 15,000 teachers and students and presents 100 classes and workshops annually. Through Filmmaker360, the Film Society’s filmmaker services program, essential creative and business services and funding totaling millions of dollars are provided to deserving filmmakers of all levels.

The Film Society seeks to elevate all aspects of film culture, offering a wide range of activities that engage emotions, inspire action, change perceptions and advance knowledge. A 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation, it is largely donor and member supported. Patronage and membership provides discounted prices, access to grants and residencies, private events and a wealth of other benefits.

For more information visit sffs.org.

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