San Francisco Public Library
Español中文

Boy: Sunday Matinee

5/12/2019
2:00 - 4:00

Anza

Anza Meeting Room

550 37th Avenue

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage!  Winner of Best Feature Film at the Berlin International Film Festival and nominated for the Grand Jury Prize: World Cinema/Dramatic @ Sundance Film Festival.  Acclaimed director Taika Waititi (Hunt for the Wilderpeople) presents a creative, endearing, coming-of-age comedy set in 1984, following an eleven-year-old Michael Jackson fanatic nicknamed "Boy" (James Rolleston).  Boy becomes the head of a household full of kids when his Nana leaves town for a funeral.  Boy's Dad (Waititi) re-enters Boy's life after being absent.   Waititi adopts a fanciful deadpan tone part Wes Anderson and part Flight of the Conchords.  It's one of the most creative comedies you'll see all year.  We'll be streaming from the library's free online platform Kanopy.  This award-winning video platform provides access to more than 30,000 independent, documentary, and international language films: Criterion Collection, Great Courses, and thousands of independent filmmakers.  Fresh organic popcorn served; this is a free program, all are welcome!

Upcoming Events

Film: First Friday Fun Flicks
Friday, December 6, 2019, 3:00 pm
Portola, Portola Meeting Room
Presentation: San Francisco Mime Troupe
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 3:00 pm
Noe Valley, Noe Valley Meeting Room
Film: The Public (2019)
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 2:00 pm
Anza, Anza Meeting Room

More related events

Upcoming Classes

Japanese Internet Class for Seniors
Thursday, December 19, 2019, 11:00 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.