SAFILM Rooftop Cinema Club Debuts May 16

Film screenings under the stars!

SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival kicks off its 25th anniversary of celebrating film with a new Rooftop Cinema Club, debuting May 16th on the rooftop at Artpace San Antonio. Movie lovers and filmmakers alike are invited to mix and mingle at 8:00 p.m., followed by a short film program of festival favorites. Curated by Cedric Thomas Smith, the screening begins after sunset at approximately 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person; $5 for Artpace and/or SAFILM members.

Guests can register for SAFILM and Artpace memberships onsite for discounted event admittance and special members-only perks.

ROOFTOP CINEMA CLUB FILM PROGRAM:

Ramona: This Too Shall Pass

Ramona: This Too Shall Pass / Directed by Rodrigo Moreno Fernandez
A famous 80 year old female model reveals in front of a camera her torturous past. (20:00).

Here Comes The Neighborhood / Directed by Michael Charron
A yuppie investor scouts real estate opportunities in an ‘up and coming’ part of town, where he encounters a series of begrudging locals (9:39).

What Is Love? / Directed by Andrew Jacobi Jeter
A cautionary tale that explores the question of “What is Love?” Julia, a teenage student having difficulties with her boyfriend, but doesn’t identify his actions as abuse. Friends are concerned about her relationship, so they take the matter to a trusted teacher, Ms. T (10:34).

Finished / Directed by Natasha Straley
A slice-of-life short film — somewhere between holding on and letting go (5:00).

Breaking Brokenness / Directed by Cedric Thomas Smith
After her release from prison, Frankie tries to repair her relationship with her unforgiving daughter, LaToya (21:32).

Artpace is located at 445 North Main Avenue with free parking available at 513 North Flores.  Outdoor screening is weather permitting; event will move indoors if necessary.

ABOUT SAFILM-SAN ANTONIO FILM FESTIVAL

SAFILM celebrates its 25 anniversary July 30-Aug. 1, 2019. The mission of SAFILM-San Antonio Film Festival, a nonprofit 501(c)3, is to serve as an accessible and inclusive platform for all film artists and to provide cinematic culture to a diverse audience. The San Antonio Film Festival has been showcasing cinema from around the world for 25 years while nurturing, fostering and developing filmmakers of all ages. SAFILM is supported by the City of San Antonio’s Department of Arts and Culture, SA Film Commission and Argo Group.

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