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jy10 CRITICAL MASS film, scorcher, Orange, etc
Date Thursday July 10
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
various --
SFPL main library;
plus branch libraries-- see details below
Event Type Other
Organizer/Authorwww.sfpl.org
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
Sneak Preview: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
Locations: Main Library Koret Auditorium
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
It's the oldest and largest Jewish Film Festival in the world and it's right in our home town! Join executive director Peter L. Stein for a clip-filled and engaging behind-the-scenes peek at what's coming up in this year's festival, which runs
July 24 - August 11. From Jewish heavy metal rockers to the latest documentaries about the Middle East to comedies and dramas starring the likes of Helena Bonham Carter and Susan Sarandon, this sneak preview will showcase international independent filmmaking at its finest.
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******** [CRITICAL MASS movie: ]
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Main Library Koret Auditorium
12 NOON - 2 p.m.
Featuring:
We Are Traffic (1999, 50 min.) - A look at the early years of Critical Mass (a mass movement of bicycles that takes over the streets once a month) which started in San Francisco and has spread throughout the world.
Plays with short film
Return of the Scorcher
(1992, 28 min.)
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[ July 10 (?);}
Agent Orange: A Personal Requiem
Locations: Main Library Koret Auditorium
6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Screening of the movie "Agent Orange" and a talk with the film maker Masako Sakata.

The story of Masako Sakata, whose husband Greg Davis died of cancer believed to be related to his exposure to Agent Orange during the war in Vietnam. Masako travels to Vietnam where she learns more about Agent Orange's impacts but also about the the love and courage of Vietnamese families who are caring for their ill or disabled loved ones. Cosponsored by the International Center.
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Saturday, July 12, 2008

For a Better America: The New Deal in Film Locations: Main Library Koret Auditorium
Address: 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)
Library Sponsored Public Program

Event Time: 12 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Description:
A mini film festival of historical shorts covering the Depression and the New Deal from the motion picture holdings of the National Archives. Cosponsored by the San Francisco History Center and LaborFest, a month-long celebration of labor culture, history and the arts.

Related Exhibition: A New Deal for San Francisco - Thanks to WPA!, through August 30, 2008, Main Library, Sixth Floor, Cases Outside the San Francisco History Center


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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

*Summer Dance Film Festival Locations: Main Library Koret Auditorium
Address: 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)
Library Sponsored Public Program

Event Time: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Description:
Featuring: Cathedrale Engloutie (2000, 20 min.) is a selection from “Four by Kylian.” To music by Claude Debussy, Czech choreographer Jiri Kylian uses the image of a cathedral braced against a rising tide to underscore the interrelationships between dancers as they respond to the crescendo of sound. Cosponsored by the Art, Music and Recreation Center.




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(?)
*Summer Dance Film Festival
Locations: Main Library Koret Auditorium
Address: 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)
Library Sponsored Public Program

Event Time: 6:15 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Description:
Featuring: Swansong (2006, 37 min.) was made by British choreographer Christopher Bruce to capture the implied power relationships and overlay of violence in the detainment and interrogation of a victim by military guards. Cosponsored by the Art, Music and Recreation Center.

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Thursday, July 17, 2008



*Les Bicyclettes: Celebrating the 2008 Tour de France Locations: Main Library Koret Auditorium
Address: 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)
Library Sponsored Public Program

Event Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Description:
Featuring:
Triplets of Belleville (2002, 81 min.)
- When a cyclist is kidnapped from the Tour de France, a grandmother, her dog and a trio of jazz-era stars set out on a journey to rescue him. Animated; in French with English subtitles.



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Thursday, July 24, 2008
*Les Bicyclettes: Celebrating the 2008 Tour de France Locations: Main Library Koret Auditorium
Address: 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)
Library Sponsored Public Program

Event Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Description:
Featuring:
Breaking Away (1979, 100 min.) -
When top-notch cyclist Dave learns that the world's bicycling champions are always Italian,
he attempts to turn himself into an Italian.
Nominated for five Academy Awards.

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Thursday, July 31, 2008
*Les Bicyclettes: Celebrating the 2008 Tour de France Locations: Main Library Koret Auditorium
Address: 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)
Library Sponsored Public Program

Event Time: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Description:
Featuring:
Beijing Bicycle (2000, 113 min.)
- When Guei's bicycle is stolen and sold to Jian, the two young men are brought together on a voyage of self-discovery. In Mandarin with subtitles in English.


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Friday, August 1, 2008

*Gardening with Valarie Revels
(?)
Locations: Parkside Branch
Address: 1200 Taraval St. (at 22nd Ave.)
Library Sponsored Public Program

Event Time: 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Description:
Learn to grow a garden anywhere!

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