Marin Film Fest

The 37th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival runs 2 – 12 October 2014 with screenings at five Marin County venues.

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Features include: 10,000 KM (Spain) 2014; Clouds Of Sils Maria (US/France/Switzerland/Germany) 2014; Diplomacy (France) 2014; Gett: The Trial Of Viviane Amsalem (Israel/France/Germany) 2014; The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (Italy) 1966;

How I Came To Hate Math (France) 2013; I Can Quit Whenever I Want (Italy) 2014; The Lamb (Turkey) 2014; Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed (Spain) 2013; Marie’s Story (France) 2014; Minuscule: Valley Of Lost Ants (France/Belgium) 2014; On The Way To School (France) 2013;

Soleils (France/Burkina Faso) 2014; Stockholm (Spain) 2013; Summer ’82: When Zappa Came To Sicily (Italy) 2013; Timbuktu (France/Mauritania) 2014; Two Days, One Night (Belgium/France/Italy) 2014; and A Woman As A Friend (Italy) 2014.

See California Film Institute for more information.

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Fall Food Fests

Below is a list of Greek food festivals throughout the US scheduled for the month of September:

4 – 7 Sep 2014 • Saint Nicholas • 2000 Tower Boulevard, Lorain, OH

5 – 6 Sep 2014 • Saint George • 401 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA

5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Saints Peter & Paul • 5640 Jay Road, Boulder, CO

5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Annunciation • 175 Oaklawn Avenue, Cranston, RI

5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Annunciation • 500 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, OH

5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Annunciation • 12001 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO

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5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Saint Sophia • 1324 South Normandie Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Saint Paraskevi • 17777 Behner Road, New Buffalo, MI

5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Holy Trinity  • 279 South 300 West, Salt Lake City, UT

5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Saint George • 8 Plainfield Street, Springfield, MA• Springfield, MA

5 – 7 Sep 2014 • Saints Constantine & Helen • 108 North Fifth Street, Rockford, IL

6 – 7 Sep 2014 • Saints Constantine & Helen • 37 Lake Parkway, Webster, MA

11 – 14 Sep 2014 • Holy Trinity • 10 Mill Road, New Rochelle, NY

12 – 14 Sep 2014 • Saint Demetrios • 1955 Kirker Pass Road, Concord, CA

12 – 14 Sep 2014 • Saint James • 195 North Main Street, Milpitas, CA

17 – 21 Sep 2014 • Saint Basil • 920 West March Lane, Stockton, CA

19 – 21 Sep 2014 • Saint Luke • 35 North Malin Road, Broomall, PA

19 – 21 Sep 2014 • Saint Anthony • 285 Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA

19 – 21 Sep 2014 • Annunciation • 245 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA

20 – 21 Sep 2014 • Annunciation • 313 Tokay Avenue, Modesto, CA

25 – 27 Sep 2014 • Holy Trinity • 1703 North Washington Street, Spokane, WA

26 – 28 Sep 2014 • Saint Katherine • 9165 Peets Street, Elk Grove, CA

26 – 28 Sep 2014 • Archangel Michael • North Hempstead Beach Park, Port Washington, NY

26 – 28 Sep 2014 • Saints Nicholas, Constantine & Helen • 80 Laurel Avenue, Roseland, NJ

26 – 28 Sep 2014 • Saint Barbara • 2200 Church Road, Toms River, NJ

27 – 28 Sep 2014 • Saint Basil • 27129 Calle Arroyo, San Juan Capistrano, CA

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New Yorkers

Neither the content nor the setting of Love is Strange directed by Ira Sachs 2014 has anything to do with the Mediterranean aside from the name of the cinematographer, Christos Voudouris. However, all in all this is a quality production bringing together both wonderful onscreen and off-screen talent.

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After nearly forty years together, Ben and George decide to get married in a touching ceremony and celebration that brings together friends and family. But the unexpected consequences of their decision leads to their separation while they try to resolve a difficult housing dilemma.

The film opens 29 August 2014 at three Bay Area venues: Landmark Embarcadero in San Francisco, Landmark Shattuck in Berkeley, and Camera in San Jose.

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Street Food Fest

The Sixth Annual San Francisco Street Food Festival takes place Saturday 16 August 2014 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Folsom Street between 20th and 26th. This will be the final time the event will be held in the Mission District.

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Over 80 vendors will the serving food to an estimated crowd of 80,000 people. While much of the dishes offered are Latin American or Asian, several booths offer Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. These include: A16, Chef Pelle, Crème Brûlée Cart, Crumble & Whisk Patisserie, Gerard’s Paella, Il Canne Roso, and Mozzeria.

For more information see www.sfstreetfoodfest.com

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Secret Admirer

A handsome college student living with his girlfriend receives anonymous love letters from a secret male admirer in Snails In The Rain directed by Yaris Mozer (Israel) 2013.

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The letters invoke memories of his military service and threaten to undermine the foundations of his conventional sexual beliefs and practices.

This unsettling film is the first narrative feature by a promising young director.

It screens a final time Sunday evening 10 August 2014 at the Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael during the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 34.

For more information and tickets contact SFJFF.

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Greek Spell

The former mayor of a small Israeli town goes to Greece for a sister cities ceremony in Magic Men directed by Guy Nattiv and Erez Tadmor (Israel) 2013.

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He visits his childhood home in Thessaloniki and searches for the man who saved his life during World War !!.

However, the more difficult challenge during his travels in Northern Greece is resolving the contentious relationship between him and his son.

This film screens a final time Monday night 4 August 2014 at the California Theatre in Berkeley during the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 34.

For more information and tickets contact SFJFF.

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Family Mystery

For A Woman directed by Diane Korys (France) 2013 is a stylish telling of her parents’ relationship in postwar Lyon.

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Home life, politics, and business are part of the mix intensified by passion.

The film screens a final time at the Grand Lake Theater Saturday 9 August 2014 during the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 34.

For more information and tickets contact SFJFF.

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