Chicken with Plums opens in NY today!  This gem won’t be coming to SF/Bay Area until September. Sigh. NY, always ahead with their premieres…unless you saw it at SFIFF55 with Marjane Satrapi in person! Trump this NY:

Marjane Satrapi, codirector of CHICKEN WITH PLUMS, at the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival, April 30, 2012. Photo by Tommy Lau.

Marjane Satrapi, codirector of Chicken with Plums, at the 55th San Francisco International Film Festival, April 30, 2012. Photo by Tommy Lau.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry: Ai Weiwei: Social Documentaries: San Francisco - July 2012

YBCA presents a special series of films by Ai Weiwei, subject of SFIFF55 hit Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry.

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OVERVIEW

Documentaries by Ai Weiwei
Sun, July 8, 15, 22 & 29
Screening room
Admission per screening: $10 Regular / $8 YBCA Members
FREE for YBCA:You

We present five rare films by Ai Weiwei, perhaps China’s most famous artist and loudest critic. He calls these films…