CultureEvents Calendar

April 29 — May 10, 2016 Events Calendar

San Francisco International Film Festival

The San Francisco International Film Festival will be held in the Mission this year, headquartered at the Alamo Drafthouse. There will be over 175 films shown, and over 200 filmmakers and industry guests are expected.

Mon. April 22nd – Thurs. May 5th.

For tickets, go to

Spring Dance Concert

The Dance department will showcase their moves at the 2016 Spring Dance Concert. Multiple dance styles will be showcased including Ballet and Latin Dances.

For more information: Dance Dept. at 415-452-5697

Fri. May 6th and Sat. May 7th

8 p.m., Diego Rivera Theatre.

$10 for students, $15 general admission

Suicide Prevention Fundraiser

Net Impact CCSF, a school organization dedicated to social and environmental justice, is hosting a fundraising event for Suicide Prevention. There will be several high profile members of the CCSF administration in attendance as well as upcoming candidates for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Students who have attempted suicide will speak their recovery, and why everyone should keep fighting.

Sat. May 7th 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Westfield Center, 865 Market St,

San Francisco, CA 94103.

Gentrification Teach In

Join the Interdisciplinary Department for a special program that examines 500 years of spatial injustice in the United States. The Program will feature artists and lecturer Yolanda Lopez and a panel of housing activists from around San Francisco.

For more Information: Leslie Simon at 415-920-6023 or

Sat, April 30, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Room 109, 1125 Valencia. Free.

City Shorts

The Cinema department will host a city shorts student film festival to display the work done by students this semester. The festival is organized by students as part of their Cinema 40, Film Exhibition class. The festival is open to the public.

For more information: Denah Johnston at 415-225-3755 or

Thurs. May 19, reception at 6 p.m./screening at 7 p.m. Diego Rivera Theatre. $3 suggested donation.

Public Forum on Police Violence

San Francisco Vision will host a public forum on police violence and how the community can affect change within the San Francisco Police Department’s practices. Speakers include Sana Salim, who covered the Alex Nieto trial for and Father Richard Smith, who will discuss the Amilcar Perez Lopez case.

For more information:

Fri. April 29, 5:30-8 p.m. 365 Capp Street. Free.    

Multi-Cultural Talent Show

The Multi-Cultural Resource Center is hosting a talent show called “Lost In Translation Talent Show” and will be serving free food and drinks. Every student is invited to participate and all performers are City College students. 4 to 5 groups of students will be performing. Performances will include a guitar ensemble, singing and dancing.

For more information: Vally Chen at (415) 239-3821 or,

May 6, 2-4 p.m. Main Cafeteria, Ocean Campus


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