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California Theatre SJ
Hammer Theatre SJ
CineArts Santana Row Screen 6
Century 20 Redwood City - Screen 2
Century 20 Redwood City - Screen 3
Century 20 Redwood City - Screen 10
Century 20 Redwood City - Screen 11
Century 20 Redwood City - Screen 18
SJS Uchida Hall
California Theatre SJ - Rehearsal Hall
California Theatre SJ - Green Room
San Jose Stage Company
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11:45 AM (80 min)
Wild Man
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Bo is famous for one thing: an insurance commercial. When he returns home, is placed under house arrest, and strikes up an unlikely friendship with the kid next door, Bo has to decide if it’s even remotely possible for him to grow up.
2:00 PM (92 min)
Fixed
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Already stuck in the mechanisms of being a dad to three kids, a vasectomy is not the way Allan wants to go. A hilarious coming-of-age tale full of delight that asks what it means to be a father.
4:30 PM (96 min)
Actors Anonymous
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In a film adaptation of a novel by James Franco, inner demons get in the way of two wannabe actors in Hollywood.
7:00 PM (98 min)
The Valley
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The setting is Silicon Valley: Neal has it all: the foreign cars, the Palo Alto mansion, a stunning wife…but that all crashes when tragedy strikes. A searing looking at our modern culture that is both moving and haunting.
9:30 PM (100 min)
Sweet Girls
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These neighbors may make you leave or make you want to leave.
11:00 AM (90 min)
The Nurse (Hemsire)
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A quiet, insecure nurse; a revolutionary with a haunted past. When they meet, they discover more than they imagined possible, in a story that reminds us compassion can be found in the most unexpected places.
1:30 PM (90 min)
Maverick Spirit Award - Jason Reitman
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Don’t miss this rare opportunity to engage with Writer/Director/Producer Jason Reitman.
4:15 PM (93 min)
The Sounding
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An outlier rebels against a world reluctant to embrace her voice.
6:45 PM (90 min)
Celtic Soul
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When comedian Jay Baruchel (Tropic Thunder, This is the End) explores Scotland and finds his roots, we a treated to a comical journey about football, friendship, and nourishing your soul.
9:15 PM (104 min)
Short Program 5 - Mindbenders
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“People ignore the strange and unusual. I, myself, am strange and unusual.”
10:45 AM (80 min)
Painless
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Most of us try to avoid pain. He has spent his entire life trying to find it.
1:15 PM (111 min)
That Trip We Took With Dad (Die Reise Mit Vater)
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Buy the ticket, take the ride, even if you have to sit next to Dad.
4:00 PM (91 min)
All The Beauty (Alt Det Vakre)
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An ode to love and compassion: a shining, effervescent, and, ultimately, wise glimpse into the many lives that make up a lifetime.
6:30 PM (96 min)
New Chefs on the Block
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Chasing the scrumptious dream of chef-stardom, first-hand
9:00 PM (80 min)
Chee And T
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Can two men-children grow into responsible, future-minded adults, or will their boss' request to get his nephew ready for his engagement party prove too much for them to handle? A funn and exciting Silicon Valley tale.
11:00 AM (78 min)
Prodigy
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A terrifying game of strategy and wits between a dangerous young genius and a psychologist
1:30 PM (80 min)
Kaiser Thrive Winner – The Bullish Farmer
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From Wall Street to his very own organic farm! An inspirational story, and Winner of this year's Kaiser Permanente Thrive Award.
4:00 PM (78 min)
For Grace
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What makes a family a family? Is it blood, or is it something more? Despite everything Ben has going for him, his transition into fatherhood has reignited a lurking question: who is his biological family? He discovers that and much more.
6:30 PM (106 min)
Quality Problems
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Family To-Do-List: Throw perfect eight-year-old’s birthday party, find wandering grandpa, and deal with cancer in the left boob.
9:00 PM (84 min)
Forgotten Man
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A precarious romance against a dazzling cityscape sets the mood for a heartfelt and comedic glimpse into a world of two young people caught in a 24 hour whirlwind of romance, lies, hope, and compassion.
10:55 AM (54 min)
The Twinning Reaction
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Separated in infancy, linked together through kinship
1:25 PM (87 min)
A Different Sun
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A house is temporary, but a home is forever. A fish-out-of-water family drama finds a Chinese family struggling to fit in with their new German homeland.
4:05 PM (83 min)
Imitation Girl
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When a mysterious being lands in the desert, it assumes the identity of the first person it sees—leading down a lyrically compelling journey of self-discovery through the story of two women…or, is it one woman?
6:35 PM (82 min)
Wilderness
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John and Alice are in love. In love with the idea of John and Alice.
9:05 PM (90 min)
Memento Mori
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One life taken; one life saved… emotional and profound, Memento Mori is an arresting and evocative cinematic journey, that immerses itself completely in a world few of us understand: an organ transplant hospital.
10:30 AM (109 min)
Short Program 1 - The Highest Peak
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“The determined gaze is often confused with obsession.“
1:15 PM (93 min)
Lovesick
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Jessica Paré (Mad Men) and Jay Baruchel (How to Train Your Dragon) star in a romantic comedy wherein falling in love is easy; falling out is the hard part.
3:50 PM (104 min)
Short Program 7 - Comedy Favorites
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Where do the absurd and weird mingle gently with the adorable and quirky? In Cinequest’s Comedy Favorites program, of course!
6:15 PM (108 min)
Short Program 6 - DocuNation
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“We must serve as the stone that breaks silence, or the bullet that starts the battle.”
8:50 PM (88 min)
Kingdom of Clay Subjects
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At some point, all children lose their innocence.
10:40 AM (96 min)
Prom King, 2010
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Dear love, I want to break up. Charlie gets it. Relationships suck. Love is confusing. But there’s nothing he wants more.
1:05 PM (81 min)
Lazybones
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Ben is laid back. So laid back, he can’t seem to put any effort into his romantic interests. Full of moments of existential contemplation and self-realization, an authentic and sweetly charming ode to getting through the day, the ups and downs it brings, and the countless events of trial and error.
3:30 PM (80 min)
The Unattainable Story
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Irina Bjorklund (The American), Harry Hamiln (LA Law), and Edoardo Ballerini (The Sopranos) come together in this multi-narrative drama examining the strange life of artists.
6:00 PM (103 min)
Exiled (Pelnu Sanatorija)
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A visual masterpiece, filled with hauntingly beautiful imagery and bizarre logic, unfolds like a Kafkaesque dream in a remote forest during WWI.
8:45 PM (86 min)
What Happened In Vegas
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The movie the police couldn't erase.
10:35 AM (87 min)
What Children Do
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When estranged sisters Amy and Shannon are forced back into each other’s lives, the reunion isn’t an easy pill, and the combination of old flames, over zealous pastors, and overdue DVDs makes repairing the feral relationship something else.
1:10 PM (110 min)
Past Imperfect (Le Passé Devant Nous)
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She’s built her walls…but motherhood tears them down.
3:45 PM (81 min)
Hysteria (Histeria)
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He's about to show them why they should never have messed with him.
6:10 PM (71 min)
Queen Anne's Lace
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Does finding yourself mean leaving everyone else behind?
8:30 PM (85 min)
This Is Meg
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She isn't married. She's out of a job. She is Meg.
9:00 AM (90 min)
Writers Celebration Part 1 - How To Pitch & Pitch Challenge
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It’s just like the old joke about how to get to Carnegie Hall…practice, practice, practice.
10:30 AM (90 min)
Writers Celebration Part 2 - Business Of Writing Forum
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It may be an age-old conflict between art and commerce, but there’s no getting around the fact that it’s called Show Business
1:30 PM (90 min)
VR Forums & Panels
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4:00 PM (90 min)
VR Forums & Panels
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10:15 AM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 9
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Step inside sacred lands in the Congo. Enter a café in which everything is Van Gogh. Follow the misadventures of Ella, as the rain follows her everywhere she goes in London.
11:00 AM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 9
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Step inside sacred lands in the Congo. Enter a café in which everything is Van Gogh. Follow the misadventures of Ella, as the rain follows her everywhere she goes in London.
12:00 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 9
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Step inside sacred lands in the Congo. Enter a café in which everything is Van Gogh. Follow the misadventures of Ella, as the rain follows her everywhere she goes in London.
1:00 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 9
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Step inside sacred lands in the Congo. Enter a café in which everything is Van Gogh. Follow the misadventures of Ella, as the rain follows her everywhere she goes in London.
2:30 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 10
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Celebrate through amazing performances with the likes of Natalie Portman and Don Cheadle, and then experience a harrowing battle scene during WWII.
3:30 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 10
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Celebrate through amazing performances with the likes of Natalie Portman and Don Cheadle, and then experience a harrowing battle scene during WWII.
4:30 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 10
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Celebrate through amazing performances with the likes of Natalie Portman and Don Cheadle, and then experience a harrowing battle scene during WWII.
5:30 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 10
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Celebrate through amazing performances with the likes of Natalie Portman and Don Cheadle, and then experience a harrowing battle scene during WWII.
6:30 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 10
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Celebrate through amazing performances with the likes of Natalie Portman and Don Cheadle, and then experience a harrowing battle scene during WWII.
10:15 AM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 4
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Experience the Academy Award-nominated "Pearl" in VR, and tour a stunning VR city created specifically for Cinequest audiences in "Hypatia."
11:00 AM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 4
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Experience the Academy Award-nominated "Pearl" in VR, and tour a stunning VR city created specifically for Cinequest audiences in "Hypatia."
11:45 AM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 2
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Find yourself in a fantasy world filled with gnomes and goblins; journey into a space that seems from a Miyazaki film; then, be amazed by an experience where robots become unmade.
12:25 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 2
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Find yourself in a fantasy world filled with gnomes and goblins; journey into a space that seems from a Miyazaki film; then, be amazed by an experience where robots become unmade.
1:05 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 1
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First, go on a deep space mission with Mac, Cheez and Peas. Then, enter a suite of narrative musical pieces inspired by Walt Disney’s Fantasia.
1:45 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 1
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First, go on a deep space mission with Mac, Cheez and Peas. Then, enter a suite of narrative musical pieces inspired by Walt Disney’s Fantasia.
3:25 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 2
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Find yourself in a fantasy world filled with gnomes and goblins; journey into a space that seems from a Miyazaki film; then, be amazed by an experience where robots become unmade.
4:05 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 2
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Find yourself in a fantasy world filled with gnomes and goblins; journey into a space that seems from a Miyazaki film; then, be amazed by an experience where robots become unmade.
4:45 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 1
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First, go on a deep space mission with Mac, Cheez and Peas. Then, enter a suite of narrative musical pieces inspired by Walt Disney’s Fantasia.
5:30 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 1
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First, go on a deep space mission with Mac, Cheez and Peas. Then, enter a suite of narrative musical pieces inspired by Walt Disney’s Fantasia.
6:15 PM (42 min)
VR Cinema Program 2
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Find yourself in a fantasy world filled with gnomes and goblins; journey into a space that seems from a Miyazaki film; then, be amazed by an experience where robots become unmade.
11:00 AM (90 min)
VR Workshops
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1:00 PM (120 min)
VR Workshops
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4:30 PM (90 min)
VR Workshops
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