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Land Action Movie festival!

At the Omni Oakland Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, California. Sunday, May 15th, 6:00pm. Liberated Lens in collaboration with the Land Action 4 hosts 2 days of films, workshops and fun!! Bay Area social justice, activist organizations will be sharing their knowledge and experience throughout the festival and holding hands on activities in between the […]

Special Brainwash Retro show @ Nimby!

A special free movie night in the Nimby gallery Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 7:00pm.   A quick look back at our July 19th, 2013 show of selected shorts: American Ubiquity – David Sutera We Bought a Ghost – R. & M Etheridge When I Met Dottie – The Bum Family Consignment – Justin Hannah […]

The 21st Brainwash Movie Festival Program!

A plethora of weird, unusual and just plain great short and feature movies, this year again promises to be worthy of the culmination of 21 years of fine movies for audience enjoyment and edification from Brainwash. Witness, also, the settings: Nimby, the original DIY industrial art space in Oakland, and the Palace, one of the […]

The 20th Annual Brainwash Movie Festival Award Winners!

The First Prize Award winner: A Farewell To Arm – Phil and Robert M. Snyder 2nd Grand Prize: November – Eric Esser Third Prize Award: Do What You Love – Katarzyna Kochany Fourth Prize: The Spinster – Kristin Tieche Fifth: Frogs, Phrogs, Frawgs – Bret Rogstad The Audience Choice Award: Highway 15 – Rachel L. […]

Here it is, folks, the lineup for this year’s Festival!

The 20th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie festival will be at Nimby, 8410 Amelia St., at 85th Ave., Oakland, CA, USA, Friday, July 18th, Saturday July 19th, Fri., July 25th, and Sat., the 26th, 2014. All shows at 9:00pm, with a virtual plethora of weird, unusual and just plain great movies for audience enjoyment and edification. […]

The 19th Annual Brainwash Movie festival – 2013

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 and features 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 to 100 minutes. Who […]

FREE BARF BAG!

That’s Right! The 19th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival this year features The Incendiary Adventures of a Scientist Gone Mad FREE Barf Bag The first 100 patrons this year will receive a free Barf Bag just for showing up! Get yours! Shows Fris. and Sats., July 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th at Nimby’s: 8410 Amelia […]

18th Annual Festival Winners! 2012!

Who won awards? 1st Prize: Secret of Goat – Park Bench – A Woman and a Man live in a cabin in the woods. They are in love. One autumn they buy a goat. Something starts happening to the Woman and Man, they begin to change… and so does their love. 2nd Grand Prize: Odokuro […]

Bekah

Greetings Brainwashers, Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Bekah Barnett, the Urban Minstrel, and I am really looking forward to playing for you at this year’s Brainwash Movie Festival. I find it pretty appropriate because I have been told on multiple occasions that my music tends to be cinematic in feel and scope. […]

The 2012 Festival!

Brainwash Drive-in Bike-in Walk-in Movie Festival Returns, Bigger, Better, and Weirder 18th Annual Festival on 9/15, 9/21-9/23 in Oakland to feature feature and short movies, live video and entertainment, food trucks, and more The New York Times says the Brainwash Movie Festival “pirat[es] a piece of that old Hollywood magic and challeng[es] conventions on the […]