The festival is coming!

Here comes the Brainwash Drive-in Bike-in Walk-in Movie Festival!

When? September 3, 9, and 10, 2011, after dark.

Where? Mandela Village Arts Center, 1357 5th St., Oakland.

We are kicking off the 17th annual festival on September 3rd at 8 pm with movies and food trucks (Taco Oaxaco will be there)! On September 9th and 10th, we will have food vendors (Taco Oaxaco both nights, Guerrilla Grub on Saturday), music (Ben on fiddle and banjo on Friday, and a selection from DJ Steve Mobia on Saturday), starting at 7 pm, and will start each unique 90 minute show of short movies at 9 pm. See you there!

Festival Lineup (larger version or printable PDF)

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The movies shown at the Brainwash Movie Festival are a great mix of original humor, experimental art movies, innovative animation, and short live-action stories with high production values. The moviemakers are unique and skillful storytellers, and the movies themselves pack a real punch into anywhere from 5 to 18 minutes.

This year, we will feature a love story set in a post-global warming dystopia, a science-fiction period piece set in 1972, a six-minute Japanese historical epic comedy, and many more. Check out descriptions of all the movies here.

Tickets are $12 per person per night at the gate, but you can buy discount advance tickets today at TicketWeb!

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Posted on August 17, 2011 at 1:59 am by Jason Gohlke.
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