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We’re Back, with a PIG

March 5th, 2014 · No Comments

PIG – they erased his past, but will he survive his future? The final mystery is oneself…

With Producer Mark Stolaroff in Q&A after the film with the audience!

Saturday, March 15

Doors open at 6:00PM
Event begins at 7:00PM
Refreshments, for donations, at event
Suggested $5-$10 donation at the door benefits The Emerald Tablet, and community events in San Francisco

“Looking for the next Memento, Seconds, or Primer? The next twisty brain teaser flick to get excited for is PIG.” i09.COM

“A brilliant sci-fi thriller! The most provocative film I saw at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.” Robin E Simmons, DESERT STAR WEEKLY

“A great indie flick. Part drama, science fiction, and thriller all tightly wrapped into one captivating mystery. Pig is an impeccably crafted indie gem that genre fans need to see. Highly recommended.” Craig Hamann, CULTCUTS MAGAZINE

“One of the most effective elements of this science-fiction thriller is its ability at keeping the audience guessing till the end. Rudolf Martin is captivating as a man searching for answers. His subtle performance recalls Guy Pearce in Memento. Thought provoking ideas…linger long after the final reveal takes place.” Michael Haffner, DESTROY THE BRAIN

“Mesmerizing sci-fi film…smartly written, directed and produced. In the genre of a very good Rod Serling or Nolan’s Memento, this indie film keeps you guessing to the very end.” John Compisi, SONOMA EXAMINER

“A riveting adventure of confusion and identity. Barrial has crafted a first-rate mystery-thriller with sci-fi elements [providing] twists-a-plenty, and Martin delivers an excellent, layered performance in the always challenging who-am-I role.” Clint O’Connor, CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER

Join us for a premiere screening of PIG, one of the most acclaimed sci-fi films of the past two years. An official selection at over 35 international film festivals, PIG won 10 awards, including 7 Best Feature awards.

We are especially delighted to welcome producer Mark Stolaroff, who will do a Question & Answer with the audience after the film.

Seating is limited; first come, first seated.

Mark Stolaroff is an independent producer and a founding partner of Antic Pictures, an LA-based production company producing a slate of high quality digital features. Stolaroff was formerly a principal of Next Wave Films (a company of The Independent Film Channel), which provided finishing funds to exceptional low-budget films, including the first features of directors Christopher Nolan and Joe Carnahan.

Stolaroff is considered an expert in micro-budget filmmaking. He is the founder of No Budget Film School, a unique series of classes specifically designed for the no-budget filmmaker, and his website is regarded as one of the leading filmmaking resources devoted exclusively to the art and science of no-budget filmmaking. Stolaroff has lectured on low budget and digital filmmaking throughout the world and at many of the major film festivals. He has written for Scientific American, Filmmaker, Sight & Sound, Film Festival Reporter, Film Arts Magazine, and contributed to the recent books Be The Media and The Reel Truth.

For more information, email us at sfinsfevents@gmail.com

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Events take place at:

The Emerald Tablet
80 Fresno Street, in North Beach, just off Grant & Columbus- directions here
San Francisco, CA 94133
415.500.2323
(there is also a cat in residence, Zeno)

While the location is a nice walk down Kearny or Market, to Columbus, there are also several garages in the area — find yours here. Easily accessible by BART and MUNI — plan your trip here

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