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February 2020

Best of the Fest: Picture of His Life

English Hebrew
February 26

WINNER SFJFF39 Audience Award Best Documentary | "Amos Nachoum is one of the greatest underwater photographers of all times.Fascinated by the most fearsome creatures on Earth, he has developed a unique approach, that puts him face to face with his subjects, without any protection. He has swam with and photographed Anacondas, Giant Leopard Seals, Great White Sharks, Orcas and Crocodiles, but Now, at the age of 65, he is about to face his ultimate challenge: to swim, face face, unprotected with A Polar Bear.While he is on this journey to the Canadian high Arctic, he will also have to deal with an old and painful memory…."

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Next Wave @ WinterFest: Romance Analyst

USA English
February 27
New Parkway
474 24th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
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A comedy about a platonic love triangle between a woman, her best friend, and her therapist.

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Bedlam

USA English Winterfest 2020
February 29
Vogue Theatre
3290 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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BEDLAM ​is a feature-length documentary that addresses the national crisis and criminalization of the mentally ill, its connection between hundreds of thousands of homeless Americans and our nation’s disastrous approach to caring for its psychiatric patients.

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I'll Find You

Poland USA Winterfest 2020
February 29
Vogue Theatre
3290 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Is any love more tender than young love, or more agonizing when threatened by extinction fromoutside forces? Shakespeare’s classic paradigm finds contemporaneity in I’LL FIND YOU, a new film directed by Martha Coolidge. Instead of Romeo and Juliet in Renaissance Verona, we find Robert and Rachel in mid-20th Century Europe - ensnared by the tumult of World War II.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

USA English Winterfest 2020
February 29
Vogue Theatre
3290 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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On January 15th, 2015, a few weeks after completing his memoir, the writer and neurologist Oliver Sacks learned that the rare form of cancer for which he had been treated seven years earlier had returned, and that he had only a few months to live. One month later, he sat down with the producers for a series of marathon filmed interviews in his apartment in New York.

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