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Thursday, April 14, 7pm, Searchdog

A documentary following Sergeant Matthew “Matt” Zarrella for more than four years as he identifies dogs at rescue shelters—frequently those labeled as problem dogs scheduled to be put down within the week—and rehabilitates and trains them into dependable search-and-rescue dogs. Rather than being unmanageable, they become the trusted partners of teams on a time critical search for a missing person, hoping to make it a rescue rather than a recovery.

2016 Best in Fest Selection, Palm Springs International Film Festival
Short Film Program 2016

Friday, April 15, 7pm, 2016 Short Film Program:
This Way Up, Frogman, and Day One

Presenting three compelling, award-winning short films, including a 2016 Academy Award nominee in the Best Short - Live Action category and a 2015 Student Academy Award Winner for Best Narrative. Experience for yourself the power of short films! Learn more by visiting our Short Film Program event page.
How to Dance in Ohio

Saturday, April 16, 7pm, How to Dance in Ohio

In Columbus, Ohio, three young women living on the autism spectrum prepare for an iconic event – a spring formal dance. Entertaining, funny, and heartwarming, How To Dance in Ohio challenges us to question and celebrate the path to human connection and to rethink the definition of normal.

We are celebrating our 7th year of bringing the best in independent film to the Bay Area!

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