Film Festival

April 27 - May 06, 2007
50th San Francisco International Film Festival

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Past

50th San Francisco International Film Festival

Acclaimed for its excellence in world cinema, the San Francisco International Film Festival is the first such event in the Americas to reach the 50-year milestone. This year SFMOMA…

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50th San Francisco International Film Festival

Fabricating Tom Zé
Décio Matos Jr., 2006, 90 min.
1:00 p.m.
One of Brazilian music's unsung pioneers gets heads bopping and hips swinging in this on-the-road documentary…

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Daratt
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 2006, 93 min.
2:45 p.m.
In this fable-like gem from Chad, a young man seeks to avenge his father's murder in the aftermath of the country's civil war. He…

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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
Spike Lee, 2006, 255 min.
Noon
Lee's documentary on Hurricane Katrina is a powerful elegy for an American tragedy. In addition to this…

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How Is Your Fish Today?
Xiaolu Guo, 2007, 83 min.
12:30 p.m.
Ruminating on urban isolationism in a rapidly expanding China, Guo's debut narrative feature follows a Beijing-based…

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Tierney Gearon: The Mother Project
Jack Youngelson and Peter Sutherland, 2006, 70 min.
12:30 p.m.
This intimate documentary examines the life and work of American photographer Tierney…

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