Chocolates, roses, teddy bears…bah! Valentine’s Day is over, so swing by the East Bay and catch some dynamic films that are lovey dovey-free. And leave the tissues at home – no mushy chick flicks here.
Philip Seymour Hoffman Tribute Day
One of Hollywood’s greatest actors may be gone but he’s definitely not forgotten. Get a 1-Day pass to see Philip Seymour Hoffman classics at the New Parkway Theatre in Oakland this Sunday. We’re talking The Hunger Games, Charlie Wilson’s War, Capote, Punch Drunk Love, and Almost Famous. Check out the schedule and celebrate his movies which are nothing short of quirky, heartening, and savagely brilliant. Click here for more info. Sunday, 2/16, $30 for 1-Day Pass, 12:15 p.m. – 10:15 p.m., Oakland.
Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Live Action & Animated
Indulge in some high-quality cinematic must-sees at Shattuck Cinemas in Downtown Berkeley. The eclectic film hub is featuring an exclusive engagement that presents five Academy Award nominees in the Live Action and Animated categories. Selections include Helium, Possessions, Room on the Broom, The Voorman Problem, and much more. Click here for more info. Saturday and Sunday, 2/15 - 2/16 , All Day, Berkeley.
Best of the Long Day, Short Film Festival
Catch selected premieres from the last three years of the Long Day, Short Film festival, an event committed to short film quickies created by local and international filmmakers. Since 2007, the festival has taken place on June 21st, the longest day of the year, bringing top-of-the-line thrillers, comedies, music videos, animations, and action films. Don’t miss this opportunity to catch up on the Best of the Fest. Click here for more info. Saturday, 2/15, 2:45pm, Oakland.