Category Archives: Events

Shows, screenings, exhibits or one-day-only events

Take A Break From the Xmas Rush

See Something ParaNormal at the Cartoon Art Museum Next time you’re in San Francisco, why not chuck the shopping bags for the afternoon and check out The Art of ParaNorman—The exhibition features concept art, puppets, sets and more from LAIKA’s … Continue reading

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Japanese Animation Spectacular

The Studio Ghibli Collection: 1984 – 2009 Retrospective in Berkeley thru Sept. 27 Opening Friday, September 14 at the California Theatre for an exclusive two week engagement, is a festival showcasing thirteen beloved feature films from Japanese directors Hayao Miyazaki, … Continue reading

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You’re Invited!

THE ASIFA-SF SUMMER AWARDS PARTY – FREE TO ALL Sunday, July 29 Pre-show party at 6:30pm – Films at 8:00pm  See the winning films, meet some of the creators and enjoy our potluck feast! The Winners of our First Annual … Continue reading

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Shhh! Underground Cartoons!

Early Silent Animation  for 3 weekends…in Berkeley! The Berkeley Underground Film Society (BUFS)  is an all ages club for collectors, researchers, and film enthusiasts in the East Bay and San Francisco area. Their goal is to review and share a … Continue reading

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Your Films Wanted!

Be a part of this year’s ASIFA-SF Spring Show! Friday, June 15th 7:30pm No forms to fill out and no entry fee. Just send us a DVD or bring it the night of the show. Please limit your entry to … Continue reading

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Enter an Animated World

Cinequest presents program of shorts Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 The 22nd edition of San Jose’s premier film fest rounds out the show with an intriguing batch of cartoons: “This year’s Animated Worlds program showcases shorts taking us to places … Continue reading

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Free Chico & Rita

Oscar Nom Screens on Thursday in SF You (and a guest) are invited to the Thursday Feb. 9 preview of a wonderful film==that happens to be one of the surprise nominees for Best Animated Film.  Please note with even with a … Continue reading

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Japanimation in the house

  Animation On Display this month Animation on Display, or AOD as they’re known, is a weekend celebration of Japanese animation, video games, recent American cartoons, CosPlay and related interests. This year’s event includes panels on such favorites as My … Continue reading

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See the Oscar Shorts

Members Only Event Friday, February 17 Okay, the Best Animated Feature category is controversial enough (Chico and Rita? A Cat In Paris?? No Tin Tin??? No Pixar????) but the Animated Shorts category is just plain fun. And thanks to our … Continue reading

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ASIFA-SF, Meet Annie!

Local members get to vote in Hollywood The “Annies”, ASIFA-Hollywood’s ever-more prestigious animation awards, have opened up a brand new category, Members’ Favorite. This category, selecting a favorite feature film from the list of those nominated this year, is open … Continue reading

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