Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema

The 12th season of free screenings showcasing local filmmakers — September 10-12 and October 27, 2015.

In addition, Face-to-Face With the Filmmaker, indoor screenings presented in conjunction with the Bernal Heights Branch Library and other venues is in development. Film lovers are invited to view an evening program of films and Q&A discussion with the filmmakers. Selected titles vary, including shorts, longer-length features, narratives, documentary film, video and multi-media formats.

Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema

Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema


What awards are given?

  • Best of Bernal Award — is awarded to a local Bernal filmmaker for the Best of this year’s submissions by the Submissions & Selection Committee
  • Spirit of Bernal Award — is awarded to a non-Bernal filmmaker for the film that best resonates with the sentiment/sensibility (political, social, physical locale) of Bernal Heights by the Submission & Selection Committee
  • Audience Award — is awarded by vote of the at-large Outdoor Cinema audience following the conclusion of the season

How do I vote for my favorite film of the season?

At the end of the season, after September 12, you will be able to download the 2015 Audience Ballot to submit your vote. The Audience Award winner and the Best of Bernal and Spirit of Bernal award films will screen at Best of Bernal Night in October  27, 2015 at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Art, 2868 Mission Street.

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