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SHELTER IN PLACE SERIES

#StayConnected Through Film

Educational Opportunities: FREE distance learning for kids, + filmmaker discussion webinars on Sundays for all ages.

Arthouse Screening Series: Purchase the rental through us, and a portion of box office comes back to AVFS.

Wednesday Film & Food: Grab food & drink from local restaurants, then settle in for a watch party with AVFS.

Mon, March 30th (5-day rental)

SAINT FRANCES
(USA, 2019,106 min)

Directed by Alex Thompson

Arthouse Screening Series

SYNOPSIS:

After an accidental pregnancy turned abortion, a deadbeat nanny finds an unlikely friendship with the six-year old she's charged with protecting.

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Tickets on sale Monday, March 30th for this 5-day rental. Your ticket purchase will support AVFS.

Sun, April 5th - 2PM

TOUCH OF EVIL Q&A and Discussion with Film Critic & Barndiva owner Jil Hales

Educational Opportunity

SYNOPSIS:

Join us for a **FREE** Q&A / discussion with film critic Jil Hales of Barndiva. Watch the film ahead of time and come ready with your questions.

 

Please arrange to order from Barndiva before we sit down for our chat. You can order online or call for curbside pick-up or free delivery to Healdsburg and Geyserville. Also, they are offering a "Sequester special 20% off our entire wine list." Check the website for details: barndiva.com.

Mon, April 13th (5-day rental)

CORPUS CHRISTI
(Poland, 2019,115 min)

Directed by Jan Komasa

Arthouse Screening Series

SYNOPSIS:

Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation in a detention center. Although his criminal record prevents him from applying to the seminary, he has no intention of giving up his dream and decides to minister a small-town parish.

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Tickets on sale Monday, April 13th for this 5-day rental. Your ticket purchase will support AVFS.

Sun, March 22nd - 2PM

THE WEEK: Filmmaker Q&A/Discussion with Rick & Jenny Gomez

Educational Opportunity

SYNOPSIS:

Join us for a **FREE** Q&A / discussion with Rick Gomez, writer and star of THE WEEK, and Rick's better half, Jenny Gomez, producer. Watch the film ahead of time and come ready with your questions.

Mon, March 30th - Fri, April 3rd

Editing Class Grades 6-8
(10AM for 5 days)

Educational Opportunity

SYNOPSIS:

**FREE** distance learning opportunity for middle schoolers. OUTCOME: A one-minute video that students will be able to upload and share. Click below for more information, software requirements, and to register.

Mon, April 6th (5-day rental)

BACURAU
(Brazil/France, 2019,131 min)

Directed by Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho

Arthouse Screening Series

SYNOPSIS:

After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.

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Tickets on sale Monday, April 6th for this 5-day rental. Your ticket purchase will support AVFS.

Sun, March 29th - 2PM

RISE OF THE SUFFERFESTS
Filmmaker Q&A/Discussion with Scott Keneally

Educational Opportunity

SYNOPSIS:

Join us for a **FREE** Q&A / discussion with Scott Keneally, the writer, director, and subject of the film. Watch the film ahead of time and come ready with your questions.

Wed, April 1st - 7PM 

UNCORKED
(USA, 2020,104 min)

Directed by Prentice Penny

Wednesday Film & Food

SYNOPSIS:

Elijah must balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father's expectations that he carry on the family's Memphis BBQ joint.

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This will be a Netflix watch party! We're partnering with KinSMOKE and Reeve Wines to build a takeout/stay-at-home film & food event. Both are offering discounts to all registered participants! Click the button below for more info!

Wed, April 8th - 7PM

Wednesday Film & Food

SYNOPSIS:

TBD

Thurs, March 26th (1-day event)

FANTASTIC FUNGI
(USA, 2019, 80 min)

Directed by Louie Schwartzberg

Arthouse Screening Series

SYNOPSIS:

Fantastic Fungi is a vivid journey into the mysterious subterranean world of mycelium and its fruit— the mushroom. A story that begins 3.5 billion years ago, fungi makes the soil that supports life, connecting vast systems of roots from plants and trees all over the planet, like an underground Internet.

 

Join us for this world-wide event. You can also sign up for one of three Q&As with the filmmakers. Your ticket purchase will support AVFS.