With Bay Area Video Coalition (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Weather Underground (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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77 Metascore

The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.

Directors: Sam Green, Bill Siegel | Stars: Lili Taylor, Pamela Z, Jim Lange, Evan White

Votes: 3,313 | Gross: $0.56M

2. Treading Water (2001)

94 min | Drama

5.6
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Casey has rejected her privileged upbringing and restores old boats for a living. She lives with her beautiful social worker girlfriend Alex in what seems like a cozy new life until her ... See full summary »

Director: Lauren Himmelvo | Stars: Angie Redman, Nina Landey, Annette Miller, Robert Harte

Votes: 396

3. Conceiving Ada (1997)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.9
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Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, founder of the idea ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Hershman-Leeson | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Francesca Faridany, Timothy Leary, Karen Black

Votes: 374

4. The Stranger in Us (2010)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama

5.6
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In this verité-style drama, Anthony, a newcomer to San Francisco, attempts to come to terms with his abusive ex-lover when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a street hustler.

Director: Scott Boswell | Stars: Adam Perez, Raphael Barker, Travis Romo, Kelly Sanchez

Votes: 453

5. What Would You Do? (2011)

Short

7.2
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San Francisco truant youth discuss what they would do with $260,000, which is the amount they would earn from achieving a high school diploma.

Director: Lauren Lindberg | Stars: Stephanie Slayton, Lindsey Wales

Votes: 5

6. Scumrock (2002)

79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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42 Metascore

A pretentious underground filmmaker struggles with his masterpiece while a scuzzy punkoid chick tries to keep her band from fading into obscurity.

Director: Jon Moritsugu | Stars: Courtney Stephens, Victor of Aquitaine, Craig Baldwin, Matt Bonar

Votes: 67

7. 24 Hours on Craigslist (2005)

82 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.4
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47 Metascore

This is about Craig Newmark popular classified ads website and the diverse postings that occur on the site in a single day.

Director: Michael Ferris Gibson | Stars: Rachel Berney, Mike Curtis, Holly Dalton, Darleen Hollis

Votes: 314

8. A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times (2013)

75 min | Documentary, Biography, News

6.6
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56 Metascore

Jayson Blair is the most infamous serial plagiarist of our time. He unleashed the massive scandal that rocked the New York Times and the entire world of journalism.

Director: Samantha Grant | Stars: Jayson Blair, Macarena Hernández, Robert Rivard, Howard Kurtz

Votes: 57

9. The Heart and Other Small Shapes (2006)

29 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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Not a story about sex and infidelity. But a story about anxiety, affection and longing, and pairs of people performing for each other and the objects around them. This short deadpan ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Reeder | Stars: Denise Amrikhas, Noah Martin, Yahn Soon, Saura Pal Sternberg

Votes: 6

10. Rice & Potatoes (1998)

58 min | Documentary

7.2
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Rice: A slang term for gay Asian men. Potatoes: Slang for gay Caucasians. Filmed in San Francisco, the documentary Rice & Potatoes presents a revealing look at the lives of 17 gay men, both... See full summary »

Directors: John Biasatti, Todd Wilson

Votes: 26

11. Fear & Favor in the Newsroom (1996)

57 min | Documentary

8.7
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Director: Beth Sanders | Stars: Jon Alpert, Ben Bagdikian, Joel Beinin, Lowell Bergman

Votes: 27

12. That's All We Know (2010)

3 min | Short, Music

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An Oakland Youth uncovers stories of violence in Oakland, CA. He follows red ribbons, which symbolize violent acts, and is able to save a teen from suicide.

Directors: Ray Archila, Brian Birchett, Lauren Lindberg, Zoe Salnave

13. P.O.V. (1988– )
Episode: The Fire Next Time (2005)

Documentary

5.3
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Director: Patrice O'Neill

Votes: 7


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