The 15th San Francisco Independent Film Festival kicks off the month of February with their now-annual Super Bowl: Men in Tights event at the Roxie Theater on Feb. 3.
Spectators can watch the game on the big Roxie screen with local comedian/skit comedy “sports commentators” and a couple hundred of your closest sports fans.
The SF Indie Fest then officially starts Thursday, Feb. 7, with a fun opening night film followed by an equally fun after party, and the events don’t stop until Feb. 21.
The 10th annual Big Lebowski Party will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, and will feature costumes, interactive games, and White Russians followed by a midnight screening of the Coen Brothers’ classic film at The Roxie
The festival presents its annual Roller Disco Costume Party at the Women’s Building Auditorium, 3543 18th St at Valencia on Friday, Feb. 15 at 8.00p. Skates Rentals and Groovy Disco Tunes provided by Black Rock Roller Disco. Disco Attire Encouraged! 21up. $10, or free with any IndieFest ticket stub.
Additionally, SF IndieFest introduces two Valentines Day Sing-A-Longs; On St. Valentines Day, Feb. 14, the festival presents at 7.15pm a Super Secret Sing-A-Long show (pro-Valentines Day); 9.30pm is the 80s Power Ballad ‘anti-Valentines Day’ Sing-A-Long, both at The Roxie. Spandex, make up, teased hair, 80s hair metal never looked and sounded more fabulous.
Feb. 8, 9, 15, 16 will also feature film festival after parties at Mission B.A.G. (Bad Art Gallery) at 518 Valencia Gallery. The events feature fabulous art curated from only the finest thrift stores, flea markets and yard sales, plus game shows, DJ nights and special film screenings. All parties start at 7.00p and last till midnight.
Opening Night Film
The festival will kick off Feb. 7 at the Brava Theater in San Francisco. Join us for a special screening of Michel Gondry’s latest feature film THE WE AND THE I. Immediately following the screening, join SF IndieFest as they celebrate their Quinceañera with live music featuring DJ Haute Mess (Brass Taxx), an open bar and birthday cake.
Everado Gout’s DIAS DE GRACIA, an epic crime drama set in Mexico City against the backdrop of three televised Soccer World Cups. After premiering at a midnight screening during the Cannes Film Festival, the film has garnered considerable praise from the international film community.
Closing Night Film
IndieFest will come to a close this year with a special screening of Joe Swanberg’s latest directorial effort, ALL THE LIGHT IN THE SKY. Jane Adams stars as a woman living in a house perched on stilts above a beach in Malibu.
General Information about SF IndieFest
Regular film tickets are $10 in advance; $12 at the door. Mission BAG events are free. Super Bowl, Roller Disco and Big Lebowski parties are $10. Festival passes are $170 for a full pass; $25 for under 21; $90 for a 10-Film Pack; $50 for a 5-Film Pack. Full festival information, complete with additional ticket information, trailers and more details will be available at sfindie.com starting Jan. 9, 2013.
Source: SF Indie Fest