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Saturday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Leif Erickson Tournament
10:00 AM Workshop: Piñatas and Nichos
10:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
1:00 PM Festival Of Lights - 11th Annual Diwali Celebration
1:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Workshop
2:00 PM Salsa on the Beach
2:00 PM Lecture on Ah Quin
2:00 PM 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
4:00 PM Annual Kapolioka'ehukai Pa'ina
5:00 PM Film & Food: Street Food Cinema - Coco
6:30 PM Music & Dance: The Four Seasons of Tango
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:00 PM Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party
7:00 PM Music: Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer
7:30 PM Music: Paris Chansons
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
10:00 AM Martial Arts Day
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:30 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
4:00 PM Sangeetha Kala Mani Geetha Ramanathan Bennett Memorial Concert
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
7:30 PM Tabla Solo Concert with Abhiman Kaushal
Monday, Oct 22
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Wednesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Little Soldiers: A Story on China’s Education System
6:00 PM Film: Eat Pray Love
6:00 PM Border Films & Food
7:00 PM Book Signing: Arjun Singh Sethi - American Hate
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Book Signing: Arjun Sethi - Bearing Witness
7:00 PM Songs of Irish Heroes
7:00 PM Talk: History of Opera
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
11:00 PM Music: Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor
Saturday, Oct 27
10:00 AM FilAmFest: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
10:00 AM Orchid Kokedama Workshop
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM Day of the Dead Festival North Park
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos
1:00 PM Talk: Ancient Indulgences - Salt
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
5:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Skull Art Show
6:00 PM The Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Little Italy
7:30 PM Japanese Pop Culture Party
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
2:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
6:30 PM Paella Cooking Workshop
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 31
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM City Ballet Tchaikovsky Spectacular
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
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< Thursday, October 11, 2018 >


All Day San Diego International Film Festival The San Diego International Film Festival, produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, is the region's premier showcase for outstanding U.S. and International independent filmmaking.

Admission/Cost: $16 for most films, opening night $75 - $200 Gala and Parties extra. One Day and All Festival Passes available.

Film Schedule:
* Denotes International Film
Hover over film title for description

September 27
4:30 PM
Preview Party
Get the inside scoop on all the films! Join us for the Festival Preview Party to pick up your badge and reserve your schedule. Open to anyone! (210 minutes)
Pendry San Diego
October 10
6:00 PM
Opening Night Film Premiere & After Party
This is where it all starts! Be part of the scene at our Opening Night Film Premiere at the beautiful Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego. Join us for a night of celebrating film while mingling with celebrities, industry professionals & filmmakers.
Balboa Theatre
October 11
3:00 PM
Internal Combustion
These filmmakers take us on a journey inside the hearts and minds of everyday people. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (93 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
3:15 PM
Supa Modo *
Story of a young girl whose dream of becoming a superhero is threatened by terminal illness, inspiring her village to rally together to make her dream come true. (79 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
5:00 PM
Degenerates *
A screenwriter recruits a group of eccentric characters to go and find a missing teenage girl, with the intention of turning the search into a true story script. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (107 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
5:00 PM
The Butterfly Tree *
Evelyn, an ex-burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, it reopens old wounds over the death of Fin's mother. (102 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
5:30 PM
Illusion
Is it real or is it fake? Or just a crafty construction of fantasy...a rabbit-out-of-a-hat. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (90 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
7:30 PM
Under the Eiffel Tower
Stuart is a having a mid-life crisis. Desperate for something more in life, he tags along on his best friend's family vacation to Paris - then proposes to his friend's 24-year-old daughter, Rosalind, while standing under the Eiffel Tower. (91 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
8:00 PM
The Interpreters
Local interpreters were key to the U.S. war effort, but now many face danger in their countries because of their affiliation. This is the story of how they are rebuilding their lives. (115 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
8:00 PM
Wild Nights with Emily
Molly Shannon plays Emily Dickinson in the dramatic comedy "Wild Nights With Emily." This film explores her vivacious, irreverent side that was covered up — notably Emily's lifelong romance with another woman (Susan Ziegler). (105 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
October 12
11:00 AM
Tiger
Tiger is inspired by the true story of Pardeep Singh Nagra, a practicing Sikh man who was banned from the sport of boxing due to his religious beliefs. Q&A with filmmaker after screening. (105 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:00 PM
Stella's Last Weekend
Oliver is a Brooklyn high school senior who is madly in love with Violet, a fellow classmate who is the girl of his dreams. Oliver's older brother, Jack, made a real connection with the same girl several months earlier. Let the sibling rivalry begin! (106 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:00 PM
The Samuel Project
With dreams of becoming an artist, a teen (Ryan Ochoa) makes his grandfather, Samuel (Hal Linden), the subject of an animated art project for school. Q&A with filmmaker after screening. (98 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:30 PM
Animation Filmmaking
Experience the best in narrative and experimental animation, these fresh talents will amaze you. Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS FOLLOWING SCREENING (81 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:30 PM
Are You Glad I'm Here *
A millennial American girl befriends a Lebanese housewife and disrupts her ordered life; one night they become accidental partners-in-crime. (90 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
2:30 PM
Soufra*
Soufra follows the unlikely and wildly inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar - a generational refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp. Q&A with filmmaker after screening. (78 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
4:00 PM
Rust Creek
When a detour on the way to a job interview takes Sawyer through the frozen Appalachian Mountains, a series of calamities lands her in a life-or-death struggle. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (173 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
4:00 PM
The Drummer and the Keeper *
Gabriel is the drummer of an up and coming rock band forced into therapy where he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a teen diagnosed with Asperger's. Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening. (99 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
4:15 PM
The Hate U Give
Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right. (149 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
4:30 PM
(Gala Premiere) Illusion
Is it real or is it fake? Or just a crafty construction of fantasy...a rabbit-out-of-a-hat. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (90 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
4:30 PM
STROOP: Journey Into The Rhino Horn War
Two first-time filmmakers stop their lives to find out why rhinos are being killed for their horns. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (110 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
5:00 PM
Blue
Blue is a feature documentary film charting the drastic decline in the health of our oceans. With more than half of all marine life lost and the expansion of the industrialization of the seas. (81 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
5:00 PM
Electric Love
Four couples traverse the modern dating scene in Los Angeles utilizing popular dating apps. Electric Love is a fast-paced look into the exciting world of new love and enduring relationships. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (134 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
5:30 PM
For Shorts and Giggles
From unexpected comedy to laugh out loud situations these shorts will keep you guessing. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (87 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
6:30 PM
Everybody Knows *
Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister's wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open. (137 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
7:00 PM
(Gala Premiere) Under the Eiffel Tower
Stuart is a having a mid-life crisis. Desperate for something more in life, he tags along on his best friend's family vacation to Paris - then proposes to his friend's 24-year-old daughter, Rosalind, while standing under the Eiffel Tower. (91 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
7:00 PM
When World's Collide
Sometimes by choice or by accident, the least likely person comes to the rescue or saves the day. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (85 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
7:30 PM
Prospect
A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote moon on the hunt for elusive riches. But there are others roving the moon's toxic forest and the job quickly devolves into a desperate fight to escape. (93 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
7:30 PM
Seau
Long before Junior Seau hung up his NFL spikes for good, he was a legend. Seau had the adoration of millions, the admiration of his peers, the love of a beautiful family, and a sense of purpose beyond the playing field, yet at 43, he shot himself. (87 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
7:30 PM
Widows
Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms. (133 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
8:00 PM
(Gala Premiere) Global Consciousness
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible — Maya Angelou Q&A with filmmakers after screening (93 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
8:00 PM
Little Woods
A modern Western that tells the story of two sisters, Ollie and Deb, who are driven to work outside the law to better their lives. (110 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
October 13
10:00 AM
48 Hour Film Fest
The 48 Hour Film Fest is a wild event in which filmmakers make a movie - write, shoot, and edit - in just 48 hours. A genre is drawn from a hat, they are given a prop, character, and a line to use in their short. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (85 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
10:30 AM
Are You Glad I'm Here *
A millennial American girl befriends a Lebanese housewife and disrupts her ordered life; one night they become accidental partners-in-crime. (90 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
11:00 AM
Stranger In A Strange Land
These bold shorts defy expectations, ignore boundaries and illustrate the limitlessness of our imaginations. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (85 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
11:30 AM
When Lambs Become Lions
In a Kenyan town bordering wildlife conservation land, two men try to hold onto their increasingly fragile status quo. A small-time ivory dealer fights to stay on top while forces mobilize to destroy his trade. (96 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
11:30 AM
Wild Nights with Emily
Molly Shannon plays Emily Dickinson in the dramatic comedy "Wild Nights With Emily." This film explores her vivacious, irreverent side that was covered up — notably Emily's lifelong romance with another woman (Susan Ziegler). (105 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
12:00 PM
Golden Genes
Annette van Trigt followed leading breeders of Grand Prix horses around for 3 years. What is their secret? How do they do it? Big Star from North Holland, bred by Cees Klaver, went on to win Olympic gold in 2016...
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
12:00 PM
Internal Combustion
These filmmakers take us on a journey inside the hearts and minds of everyday people. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (93 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
12:30 PM
An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn
Lulu Danger is an ex-café employee just laid off by her boss and husband, Shane. During her newfound downtime, she catches a commercial for a magician who dresses in head-to-toe plaid and says little. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (83 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
12:30 PM
Dodging Bullets*
This award-winning film is the first to chronicle the impact of historical trauma on the lives of Native peoples today, giving voice to their stories of survival and resilience in the face of multigenerational trauma.Q&A w/ filmmakers after screening (103 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
12:30 PM
The Mark of War
The director's guiding interest in this film was to create a reflective, psychological portrait, rather than a historical or political treatment of the Vietnam War or war more generally. Q&A with the filmmakers after screening (75 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
12:30 PM
Twisted Humor
Where funny and irony meet up and go to the dark side. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (87 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
1:30 PM
The San Diego Scene
Local craft filmmaking at it's best. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (70 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:00 PM
One Last Night
On their first date, Alex and Zoe venture out to see a movie at a local theater. The film ends and the two become engaged in a heated discussion and do not notice the theater closing, leaving them locked in. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (89 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:00 PM
Talking to the Air: The Horses of the Last Forbidden Kingdom
In an ancient forbidden Kingdom in the Himalaya, magnificent horsemen and their horses face almost certain demise. Q&A with filmmaker after screening (63 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
2:00 PM
Tiger
Tiger is inspired by the true story of Pardeep Singh Nagra, a practicing Sikh man who was banned from the sport of boxing due to his religious beliefs. Q&A with filmmaker after screening. (103 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:30 PM
Indie Stories
Sweet? Light hearted? Complicated? Fun? Heart-wrenching? These films deliver it all. Q&A with the filmmakers after screening (86 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
2:30 PM
The Push
Grant Korgan rose up to become the first spinal cord injured athlete to attempt to ski to the South Pole using only his arms.The Push chronicles Grant's journey in choosing positivity through adversity. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (94 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:45 PM
Indian Horse
Indian Horse follows the life of Canadian First Nations boy, Saul Indian Horse, as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of the 1970s. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (106 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
3:00 PM
Mary Janes: The Women of Weed
Women are changing the face of today's fastest growing industry - cannabis. Join filmmaker Windy Borman as she discovers how they're also changing the world. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (90 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
3:00 PM
When World's Collide
Sometimes by choice or by accident, the least likely person comes to the rescue or saves the day. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (85 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
4:00 PM
Rust Creek
When a detour on the way to a job interview takes Sawyer through the frozen Appalachian Mountains, a series of calamities lands her in a life-or-death struggle. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (109 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
4:00 PM
Simple Wedding
Nousha is her parents only hope for a real Persian wedding. Under this pressure, she meets Alex Talbot—a bisexual artist, activist and DJ living in an old warehouse. Their relationship progresses quickly, leading to a wedding that is all but simple. (93 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
4:30 PM
Degenerates *
A screenwriter recruits a group of eccentric characters to go and find a missing teenage girl, with the intention of turning the search into a true story script. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (105 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
5:00 PM
Global Consciousness
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible — Maya Angelou Q&A with filmmakers after screening (88 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
5:00 PM
The Butterfly Tree *
Evelyn, an ex-burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, it reopens old wounds over the death of Fin's mother. (102 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
5:00 PM
The Favourite
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. (125 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
5:30 PM
(Gala Premiere) For Shorts and Giggles
From unexpected comedy to laugh out loud situations these shorts will keep you guessing. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (87 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
5:30 PM
STROOP: Journey Into The Rhino Horn War
Two first-time filmmakers stop their lives to find out why rhinos are being killed for their horns. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (125 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
5:30 PM
Transecting Borneo
Most people see oil platforms as industrial blights in our ocean, and yet marine conservation scientists Amber and Emily are diving beneath the surface and revealing a remarkable story. (99 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
7:00 PM
I May Regret
An older woman suffering from dementia is convinced that her young live-in nurse is out to kill her and take her life's fortune. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (105 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
7:00 PM
Wildlife
A boy witnesses his parents' marriage falling apart after his mother finds another man. (109 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
7:30 PM
(Gala Premiere) Supa Modo *
Story of a young girl whose dream of becoming a superhero is threatened by terminal illness, inspiring her village to rally together to make her dream come true. (115 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
7:30 PM
Susu
Two Chinese students find themselves in the midst of a chilling gothic tale after they take a weekend job transcribing the archives of a famous Chinese opera star, Susu, which sends them to a secluded 16th century countryside mansion in the British c (91 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
7:30 PM
The Drummer and the Keeper *
Gabriel is the drummer of an up and coming rock band forced into therapy where he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a teen diagnosed with Asperger's. Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening. (99 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
8:00 PM
Astral
University student Alex Harmann (Frank Dillane) faces the consequences of astral projection when he uses it to reconnect with his dead mother. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (90 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
8:00 PM
Eternal Winter
Christmas 1944. Soviet soldiers invade Hungary and drag every young woman with German origins away from a small village and transport them to a Soviet labour camp where they are forced to work in the coal mines under inhuman conditions. (115 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
8:00 PM
My Name Is Batlir, Not "Butler" *
Hello, my name is Batlir, not Butler. I'm not actually overweight, I just have some excess in a certain area. It is told in Anatolia that, the baby looks like whatever the mother craves for while she is pregnant. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (95 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
October 14
11:00 AM
Culinary Cinema
The ingredients include a welcome champagne cocktail and a cuisine themed movie, followed by renowned San Diego Chefs offering their culinary renditions for your enjoyment. For best results add a large dose of good friends to this exclusive event! (120 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
11:00 AM
Student Filmmaking
Student films from San Diego and around the world highlight topics and issues on everyone's mind. Q&A with the filmmakers after screening (92 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
11:00 AM
When Lambs Become Lions
In a Kenyan town bordering wildlife conservation land, two men try to hold onto their increasingly fragile status quo. A small-time ivory dealer fights to stay on top while forces mobilize to destroy his trade. (96 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
11:30 AM
Indie Stories
Sweet? Light hearted? Complicated? Fun? Heart-wrenching? These films deliver it all. Q&A with the filmmakers after screening (85 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
11:30 AM
One Last Night
On their first date, Alex and Zoe venture out to see a movie at a local theater. The film ends and the two become engaged in a heated discussion and do not notice the theater closing, leaving them locked in. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (89 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
12:00 PM
Golden Genes
Annette van Trigt followed leading breeders of Grand Prix horses around for 3 years. What is their secret? How do they do it? Big Star from North Holland, bred by Cees Klaver, went on to win Olympic gold in 2016...
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
1:30 PM
California's Forgotten Children
The film recounts true stories of girls and boys who were commercially sexually exploited in California and are now survivors and courageous leaders fighting for the rights of victims worldwide. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (98 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
1:30 PM
Electric Love
Four couples traverse the modern dating scene in Los Angeles utilizing popular dating apps. Electric Love is a fast-paced look into the exciting world of new love and enduring relationships. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (83 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
1:30 PM
Talking to the Air: The Horses of the Last Forbidden Kingdom
In an ancient forbidden Kingdom in the Himalaya, magnificent horsemen and their horses face almost certain demise. Q&A with filmmaker after screening (63 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
2:00 PM
Little Woods
A modern Western that tells the story of two sisters, Ollie and Deb, who are driven to work outside the law to better their lives. (110 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
2:00 PM
Stranger In A Strange Land
These bold shorts defy expectations, ignore boundaries and illustrate the limitlessness of our imaginations. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (85 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:15 PM
I May Regret
An older woman suffering from dementia is convinced that her young live-in nurse is out to kill her and take her life's fortune. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (105 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
2:30 PM
My Name Is Batlir, Not "Butler" *
Hello, my name is Batlir, not Butler. I'm not actually overweight, I just have some excess in a certain area. It is told in Anatolia that, the baby looks like whatever the mother craves for while she is pregnant. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (95 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
4:00 PM
Simple Wedding
Nousha is her parents only hope for a real Persian wedding. Under this pressure, she meets Alex Talbot—a bisexual artist, activist and DJ living in an old warehouse. Their relationship progresses quickly, leading to a wedding that is all but simple. (93 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
4:00 PM
The Push
Grant Korgan rose up to become the first spinal cord injured athlete to attempt to ski to the South Pole using only his arms.The Push chronicles Grant's journey in choosing positivity through adversity. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (94 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
4:30 PM
Boy Erased
The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents. (119 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
4:30 PM
(Gala Premiere) Eternal Winter *
Christmas 1944. Soviet soldiers invade Hungary and drag every young woman with German origins away from a small village and transport them to a Soviet labour camp where they are forced to work in the coal mines under inhuman conditions. (110 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
4:30 PM
Twisted Humor
Where funny and irony meet up and go to the dark side. Q&A with filmmakers after screening (87 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
5:00 PM
Blue
Blue is a feature documentary film charting the drastic decline in the health of our oceans. With more than half of all marine life lost and the expansion of the industrialization of the seas. (81 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
6:30 PM
Indian Horse
Indian Horse follows the life of Canadian First Nations boy, Saul Indian Horse, as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of the 1970s. Q&A with filmmakers after screening. (106 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
7:00 PM
Susu *
Two Chinese students find themselves in the midst of a chilling gothic tale after they take a weekend job transcribing the archives of a famous Chinese opera star, Susu, which sends them to a secluded 16th century countryside mansion in the British c (91 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
7:30 PM
Astral
University student Alex Harmann (Frank Dillane) faces the consequences of astral projection when he uses it to reconnect with his dead mother. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. (90 minutes)
Regal Theater/UA Horton
7:30 PM
The Interpreters
Local interpreters were key to the U.S. war effort, but now many face danger in their countries because of their affiliation. This is the story of how they are rebuilding their lives. (115 minutes)
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC

Locations:
ArcLight La Jolla, UTC
4425 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego, CA 92122
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Regal Cinema Gaslamp
475 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Until October 28, 2018

Macbeth
Until October 28, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
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Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
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West African Dance Class
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12:00 PM Discussion: Archaic Admixture Facilitates Adaptation As humans settled around the world, they encountered and adapted to many diverse and challenging environments. The genetic changes that facilitated our adaptations are still present in our genome sequences, and can be discovered by looking for specific signatures derived from evolutionary models. Recent breakthroughs in sequencing ancient DNA have allowed the generation of DNA from archaic humans like Neanderthals and Denisovans. By comparing archaic and modern human genomes, we can detect remnants of archaic DNA in present-day human genomes, suggesting that they interbred in the past. In this talk I describe how archaic variants are distributed across individuals from different human populations and how admixture from archaic humans likely accelerated adaptations to local environments such as different diets, pathogens, temperatures and altitudes.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Leichtag Conference Room 107
UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Thursday, October 11 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please email South Asia Initiative: southasiaucsd@gmail.com
7:00 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival For the past 12 years, the San Diego Italian Film Festival has taken you to virtual journeys along with our protagonists, experiencing the passion, love, comedy, despair, and hope of life. We have learned about Italian film from scholars and directors whose insightful introductions and lectures help us understand why these movies speak to us and continue to influence filmmaking throughout the world.

Festival Film Scedule (click on film titles for full descriptions:

Ammore e malavita
Wednesday, October 3 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Lasciati andare
Thursday, October 4 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Caravaggio - L'anima e il sangue
Friday, October 5 - 7:30 PM
Natural History Location: Museum

L'ordine delle cose
Saturday, October 6 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Lavera leggenda di Tony Vilar
Sunday, October 7 - 7:30 PM
(Movie is part of the Gala Party on this evening)

Una questione privata
Monday, October 8 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

The Habit of Beauty
Tuesday, October 9 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Beeswax - Short
Tuesday, October 9 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Magic Alps - Short
Tuesday, October 9 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

A Ciambra
Wednesday, October 10 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Paolo Fresu - Il tempo di un viaggio
Thursday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
Location: La Paloma Theatre

Once Upon A Time In The West
Thursday, October 11 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Nome di donna
Friday, October 12 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Call Me By Your Name
Saturday, October 13 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Gatta Cenerentola
Sunday, October 14 - 7:30 PM
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts

Admission/Cost: $12 for individual shows, Festival Passes available.

Locations:
The Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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La Paloma Theater
471 S. Coast Hwy. 101
Encinitas, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, October 3 to Sunday October 14
All dates films screened at 7:30 PM except October 11, Short film screens at 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
7:00 PM Book Signing: Time's Convert Warwick's and the La Jolla Riford Library will host Deborah Harkness as she discusses and signs her new book, Time's Convert. Harkness is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches. This event is free and open to the public. Reserved Seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Thursday, October 11 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Lecture: The Art of Bel Canto Jacquelyne Silver's lectures on the history of opera continue. In opera, the early 19th century is called the age of "bel canto" (beautiful singing). That style dominated European and American stages during this period. Highly florid passages coupled with a rich, melodious sound were the demands for the bel canto voice. Rossini's Barber of Seville is a stunning example of bel canto, as is Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor and Bellini's Norma. We will enter the spectacular world of Giuseppe Verdi, beloved for his operas as well as his devotion to a unified Italy. We will view pieces of La Traviata, Aida and Rigoletto, as we learn about Verdi's special techniques that make him numero uno in Italian operatic history.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $22

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Thursday, October 11 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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