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JOSÉ NETO: THE MAN BEHIND THE WHITE GUITAR

Conversation with José Neto , JJ McGeehan (Composer/Musician and Film’s Music Mixer) and moderator Merl Saunders, Jr.

9 August, 2020

REBUILDING PARADISE

Conversation with producer Xan Parker and film subject Michelle John.

9 August, 2020

BOYS STATE

Conversation with filmmakers Amanda McBaine & Jesse Moss following a special CFI Member screening of BOYS STATE.

30 July, 2020

THE RABBI GOES WEST 

Janis Plotkin in conversation with co-directors Gerald Peary and Amy Geller, film subject Rabbi Chaim Bruk.

26 July, 2020

GATHER 

GATHER director Sanjay Raawal in conversation with Joni Cooper, DocLands Documentary Film Festival Director of Programming. Sanjay was a participant in DocPitch 2019 where he received a grant to help fund the completion of this film.

25 July, 2020

ROBERT BLY: A THOUSAND YEARS OF JOY

Conversation with ROBERT BLY: A THOUSAND YEARS OF JOY director Haydn Reiss and Buddhist Film Foundation founder Gaetano Kazuo Maida.

19 July, 2020

FERLINGHETTI: A REBIRTH OF WONDER

FERLINGHETTI: A REBIRTH OF WONDER director Christopher Felver in conversation with filmmaker Haydn Reiss.

12 July, 2020

COME STREAM WITH ME: THE ART OF JOHN SANBORN

Filmmaker and multimedia artist John Sanborn – in conversation with Zoë Elton, Mill Valley Film Festival Director of Programming – shares insights into his work from 1979 to 2020 with clips exhibiting his diverse and unique range.

11 July, 2020

MY DARLING VIVIAN

Conversation with MY DARLING VIVIAN director Matt Riddlehoover, producer Dustin Tittle and music columnist Paul Liberatore.

2 July, 2020

RAY HARRYHAUSEN: MASTER OF CINEMA MAGIC

Smith Rafael Film Center Director of Programming Richard Peterson gathered with some of Harryhausen’s students and friends to discuss his influence and legacy. A conversation with Oscar-winning visual and special effects artists Craig Barron, Ben Burtt, Dennis Muren, and Phil Tippett, who shared film clips and insights into the master’s worked how it influenced their own.

29 June, 2020

TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

Conversation with director Martin Shore and special guests William Bell, Al Bell and Boo Mitchell.

28 June, 2020

AVIVA

Conversation with director Boaz Yakin, Daniel Gillies and dancer Bobbi Jene Smith.

27 June, 2020

STAGE: THE CULINARY INTERNSHIP

Conversation with director Abby Ainsworth and and KCBS Radio Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem.

21 June, 2020

RUNNER

Conversation with RUNNER director Bill Gallagher and DocLands Director of Programming Joni Cooper.

19 June, 2020

BABYTEETH

Conversation with director Shannon Murphy and Actress Eliza Scanlen following a CFI Members’ streamed screening of their new film BABYTEETH. Thank you to IFC Films for this special evening.

18 June, 2020

RUMI: POET OF THE HEART

Conversation with director Haydn Reiss and Gaetano Kazuo Maida, Founder Buddhist Film Foundation.

8 June, 2020

SURVIVING SKOKIE

Conversation with SURVIVING SKOKIE filmmakers Eli Adler and Blair Gershkow & film subject Jack Adler.

31 May, 2020

16 BARS

Conversation with 16 BARS director Sam Bathrick, Film Subject Speech Thomas of Arrested Development, Film Subject Sarah Scarbrough, Director and Founder of Real Life Re-Entry Program and Re-entry activist and community leader Lyn Twyman, CEO of LASERS. Moderator: Steve Michelson, Executive Director, The Fund for Sustainable Tomorrows

27 May, 2020

THE STORY OF PLASTIC  |  CFI EDUCATION

Conversation with THE STORY OF PLASTIC director Deia Schlosberg, Ecology Center Executive Director Martin Bourque and some local youth environmental activists.
Presented by CFI Education in partnership with Children for Change

26 May, 2020

THE LURE OF THIS LAND

Conversation with THE LURE OF THIS LAND director Alexandra Lexton

24 May, 2020

MICROPLASTIC MADNESS  |  CFI EDUCATION

Q&A with MICROPLASTIC MADNESS directors Debby Lee Cohen and Atsuko Quirk.

19 May, 2020

GIFT

Conversation with GIFT director Robin McKenna.

17 May, 2020

THE BIKES OF WRATH

Conversation with BIKES OF WRATH Filmmakers/Film Subjects Charlie Turnbull and Cameron Ford.

16 May, 2020

OTHER MUSIC

Conversation with John Goddard of the infamous Mill Valley record store Village Music and Barry Lazarus of San Rafael’s Red Devil Records.

10 May, 2020

MOSSVILLE

Conversation with director Alexander John Glustom and producer Daniel Bennett with Royce McElmore, Executive Director, Women Helping All People.
Presented by CFI Education in partnership with SURJ and Drawdown Marin.

9 May, 2020

TEAM MARCO

Conversation with TEAM MARCO director Julio Vincent Gambuto.

26 April, 2020

WHAT SHE SAID: THE ART OF PAULINE KAEL

Conversation with WHAT SHE SAID: THE ART OF PAULINE KAEL director Rob Garver.

26 April, 2020

THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD

Conversation with THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD stars Rosalind Chao and Chris Cooper with Filmmakers Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto.

26 April, 2020

THE LORAX  |  SCIENCE ON SCREEN

Conversation with journalist David Templeton and illustrator Paige Braddock.

22 April, 2020

MY PLACE | MY STORY

Short films from the students of CFI Education program MY PLACE | MY STORY

16 April, 2020

THE BIKES OF WRATH

Conversation with BIKES OF WRATH directors Charlie Turnbull and Cameron Ford

11 April, 2020

THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD

THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD Livestream Conversation with special guests Rosalind Chao and filmmakers Nancy Kelly and Kenji Yamamoto.

5 April, 2020