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OPENING NIGHT - 2nd Annual REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium - San Francisco Bay Area Edition (SF)
New People Cinema
San Francisco, CA
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Thursday Jun 11, 2015 6:30 PM - Thursday Jun 11, 2015 7:00 PM | $50.00 - $100.00






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OPENING NIGHT - 2nd Annual REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium - San Francisco Bay Area Edition (SF)
Opening night (not included in the FESTIVAL PASS) features the San Francisco Premiere of Girl on the Edge, starring Peter Coyote.

Girl on the Edge follows the journey of a young girl struggling with the aftermath of a horrific trauma, the toll that it takes on her family and the last chance she has to overcome it in the most unlikely of places.  This film is a moving account of how we can find strength even when we're at our most vulnerable, and that the only thing keeping us from our own happiness is our willpower to achieve it Based on a true story, this movie is a powerful drama from the co-writer of Blue Valentine and the Exec. Producer and Co-Creator of A&E's The Cleaner with a phenomenally talented cast. Directed by Jay Silverman, the screening will be followed by Q&A with Jay and actor Mackenzie Phillips.

This will be followed by a VIP Reception at the Hotel Kabuki with live music by singer/songwriter Elizabeth Edwards.

REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium - San Francisco 2015

June 11-14, 2015, Alcohol Justice and Writers In Treatment are presenting The 2nd Annual REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium - San Francisco Bay Area Edition.

The four-day festival will present 18 select feature-length and short, fictional and factual alcohol and drug addiction themed films in 14 sessions that highlight highlight alcohol and drug misuse and addiction as well as the hope and opportunity for recovery.

There will be expert panel discussions following most of the screenings which will take place primarily at the New People Cinema on Post Street in San Francisco (SF). There will also be 3 special sessions at the California Film Institute's Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael (SR). In addition, there will be a related free event - a book launch/reading/signing at Book Passage in the SF Ferry Building.

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The Schedule:

Opening Night (Separate Ticket Required - $75)
1)   THURSDAY June 11, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. SF Premiere of Girl on the Edge (01:45:00)
Hotel Kabuki
9:30 - 11 p.m. VIP Reception w/Entertainment by Singer/Songwriter Elizabeth Edwards

2)  FRIDAY June 12, 2015
Smith Rafael Film Center - San Rafael
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Kids Are Dying (00:47:00)
Director's Cut - World Premiere

3)  FRIDAY June 12, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
6 - 7:50 p.m.  An American Epidemic (01:30:00)
World Premiere

4)  FRIDAY June 12, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
8 - 10 p.m. The Wisdom to Know the Difference (01:54:00)
San Francisco Premiere

5)  SATURDAY June 13, 2015
Smith Rafael Film Center - San Rafael
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. How I Got Over (01:27:00)

6)  SATURDAY June 13, 2015 (Free)
Book Passage - Ferry Building - San Francisco
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Book Launch - Adding Fuel to the Fire

7)  SATURDAY June 13, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
2 - 3:45 p.m. Shorts
1. Stories of Alcohol Justice - Eason Ramson (0:23:25)
2. Fan Violence - ESPN's Outside the Lines (0:23:15)
3. Enough (0:1:49)
4. Pass It On (0:0:52)
5. Stop the Domestic Violence (0:1:07)

8)  SATURDAY June 13, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
4 - 5:45 p.m. Radical Resistance Tour: Pine Ridge Episode #10, South Dakota (0:24:23)
San Francisco Premiere

9)  SATURDAY June 13, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
6 - 6:50 p.m. Anonymous People (00:50:00)


10) SATURDAY June 13, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
8:30 - 10:00 p.m. Chasing the Muse - Stone Cold Sober  

11)  SUNDAY June 14, 2015
Smith Rafael Film Center - San Rafael
9:30 - 11:25 a.m. Patch Adams (1:55:00)  
11:30 - 11:40 a.m. Robin Williams Tribute (0:10:00)

12)  SUNDAY June 14, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Shorts
1. The Holding Cell (0:34:21)
San Francisco Premiere
2. Easy Silence (0:28:04)
San Francisco Premiere                          

13)  SUNDAY June 14, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
2 - 3:55 p.m. Patch Adams (1:55:00)  
4 - 4:15 p.m. Robin Williams Tribute (0:10:00)

14)  SUNDAY June 14, 2015
New People Cinema - San Francisco
4:30 - 6 p.m. Comedians Into Recovery

Location

New People Cinema (View)
1746 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States

Categories

Film > Festivals
Film > Premiers

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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