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Kino21: How We Fight 2

By Mike Everleth ⋅ October 7, 2008

Film still featuring a woman in a jacket

Here’s the list of screenings for kino21, which are held all over around San Francisco this month and are curated by Irina Leimbacher and Konrad Steiner:

Oct. 9
8:00 p.m.: “HOW WE FIGHT PROGRAM 2: Conscripts, US and Russia”
Artists Television Access, 992 Valencia at 21st St.
Interviews with My Lai Veterans, dir. Joseph Strick. This 1971 documentary features first-hand accounts from five soldiers involved in the controversial March 16, 1968 assault.
Clean Thursday, dir. Aleksandr Rastorguev. A look at Russian fighters on their day off in 2002 in Chechnya.

Oct. 16
7:30 p.m.: “The 10,000 Mile Bike Race”
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 901 Mission Street at Third St.
Film projection performance by Bill Basquin, Paul Clipson, Jerome Hiler and Kerry Laitala. Music by Graham Connah and his 8-piece crack jazz ensemble. Live narration by Brent Cunningham. Everyone tonight will be interpreting a text by Alfred Jarry’s 1906 novel The Supermale.

Oct. 30
8:00 p.m.: “HOW WE FIGHT Program Three: Terrorists”
Artists Television Access, 992 Valencia at 21st St.
Notes of a Kurdish Rebel, dir. Stefano Savona. Idealistic young fighters plan to cross over from Northern Iraq into Turkey.
November, dir. Hito Steyerl. A portrait of Andrea Wolf, who was assassinated after a military confrontation with Turkey.

Nov. 1
6:30 p.m.: “THE NEW TALKIES: Bollywood Night” curated by Summi Kaipa and Konrad Steiner
Bollyhood Cafe, 3372 19th Street at Mission St.
Live film narration set to Bollywood’s finest.

For more info, please visit the kino21 website.