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Encore screening of 2013 award-winning films

Wednesday, November 6 • 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Avedano's The Udder Room
235 Cortland Avenue

Doors open at 6:15 pm


SLOMO title
Depressed and frustrated with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There, he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO, trading his lab coat for a pair of rollerblades and his IRA for a taste of divinity. (16 mins)
\Josh Izenberg

Director, Producer Josh Izenberg hails from Ann Arbor, MI where he earned a degree in Screenwriting from the University of Michigan. He's since worked as a copywriter, a cab driver, and a carpenter. SLOMO is his first documentary.

Checkmate title
Visualizaiton of spoken word piece that explores a student's struggle in deciding whether to drop out of or stay in school. A production of The Factory, BAVC. (4 mins)

Lily Yu

Lily Yu, Director of Checkmate, is a filmmaker in BAVC's Factory program since December 2011. She is the first-ever youth filmmaker to screen three films in the same year at the San Francisco International Film Festival as well as the first filmmaker ever with two films in competition for the Golden Gate Award. She recently won "Best in Show" at Project Youth View for Limitations. She is 17 years old and a student at Skyline High School in Oakland.

Industrial Wetland title Tucked into a corner of a banal industrial park in Brisbane, CA, is a tiny wetland. Volunteers have brought this surprising oasis back to its original biological diversity complete with frogs, dragonflies and several native flowers and plants. (9 mins)
Gail Mallimson
Gail Mallimson, Director of Industrial Wetland, is a documentary filmmaker whose work focuses on the environment, education, and human rights. Her documentaries include: The Edge of the Wild, a personal encounter with the endangered species crisis; Room to Breathe, a portrait of an urban middle school that brings in a mindfulness mediation teacher to work with their most troubled kids; and several other short and long documentaries. She lives on Bernal Heights with her husband and teenage son. Her website is www.MallimsonMedia.com.



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