San Francisco IndieFest 2024

Bay Area True Tales + Q&A

Expired February 19, 2024 7:59 AM
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8 films in package
The Safest Place
After 14-year-old Alex Neville dies from a single counterfeit Oxycontin pill he buys from a Snapchat dealer, his mom, Amy, takes on the tech corporation in an unequal fight.
Art21: Tauba Auerbach
Artist Tauba Auerbach uses craft traditions as research methods to deepen their understanding of mathematical and scientific theories.
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I Never Was a Hippie, I Just Looked Like One
A painter in his 85th year chronicles his life in self-portraits revealing an offbeat artistic journey mixed with humor and social commentary.
Sitting on Chrome
Discover the inspirations and influences that drive artists Mario Ayala, rafa esparza, and Guadalupe Rosales in this short documentary film accompanying their collaborative exhibition, Sitting on Chrome, on view at SFMOMA August 5, 2023–January 7, 2024. Embark on a trip to Los Angeles and experience behind-the-scenes footage of the artists’ studios while listening to their insights on how lowrider car culture and queer cruising come together in this immersive exhibition.
Lost in the Woods
A haunting profile of Oakland-based performance artist Patrick Barnes and why he makes art for people living on the margins of society.
Way of the Shepherd
Away from his family for up to 3 years at a time, Peruvian shepherd, Christian Aliaga works the hillsides of northern California with a massive herd of goats and two exceptional Border Collies. Together they roam the land conducting wildfire mitigation with their old-world, natural approach to vegetation management. Christian shares his affinity for nature, the animals he works with, and a glimpse at his timeless trade in the modern age.
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Bay Area True Tales Q&A
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The bicycle connected Asurina and Angela with their father. When Covid swept through their village in Colombia, that bond was forever changed. Now two wheels help the sisters fulfill their promise—to their father and themselves.

  • Runtime
    4 minutes
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Isaac Seigel-Boettner