Category Archives: Top of Brain

Brainwash Call Extended!

This year’s Brainwash Movie Festival’s Call for Entries has been extended until July 31st, 2024. So enter now directly on Stride or at Film Freeway, and see yourself in our shows this season, and, possibly, beyond…

2019 Program

Report From Brainwash Silver We are Brainwash Movies, doing the Brainwash Movie Festival. We’ve been going every year for 24 years, and are looking forward to celebrating our 25th Silver anniversary this festival season with you!. Presenting an aesthetic beyond the parameters of the everyday & the usual, we expand into the roots of the […]

The 24th Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie festival Award Winners!

The 2nd Grand Prize Award Winner: Twice Upon a Time – Vojin Vasovic The First Prize Award Winner:  High-Five the Cactus– Christopher Allan Thomas Third Prize Award: Bounty – Katarzyna Kochany Fourth Prize: Colorado Counties: A Journey in Watercolor – Ronnie Cramer Fifth: The Oak Tree – Ethan Jahan The Audience Choice Award: Suck – […]

The 24th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival! 2018!

July, Fri. the 13th, Sat. 14th, Fri. 20th & Sat. 21st. All shows: 9pm. @ Nimby, 8410 Amelia St., Oakland, CA, US.   Please friend & share on FaceBook   Adm.: $15 ea. per show at the door. $12ea. tickets, festival pass – $40 for all four shows,  $50 for two  @   July, Friday […]

The 24th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In show dates for 2018!

  Brainwash July, Friday the 13th Horror Celebration @ Nimby! 8410 Amelia, Oakland, CA. 9pm! Showing Rotting Love by Dave Reda – A Zombie romance and others of such ilk!   The next July, Friday the 13th will be in the year 2029, so it will be 11 years for a night these movies will […]

The 23rd Annual Winners AND 2013 Audience Choice Awards!

Announcing The 23rd Annual Brainwash Drive/In-Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival Winners: The First Prize Award winner: Where Have The Flowers Gone – Sin-Hong Chan 2nd Grand Prize: Bien Mal à Qui!? – Daniel Jenny Third Prize Award: The Blue Jet – Lawrence Lam Fourth Prize: Solved – Michael Bartolomeo Fifth: What Price Freedom: The History of Apocalypse Cartoons – Dean Packis The Audience Choice AND Best Feature Film Awards: Jackson Bolt […]

Breaking News!

The Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie festival Announces the 23rd Annual Festival 2017 Program!!! July 21, 22, 28 & 29/2017 @  Nimby,  8410 Amelia St., Oakland, CA, USA. All shows 9:00 pm. Adm.: $15 ea. per show at the door. $12ea., festival pass – $30 for all four shows @   Friday, July 21, 2017 Hell  No! […]

The Brainwash 2016 22nd Annual Movie Festival Winners!

Announcing The 22nd Annual Brainwash Drive/In-Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival Winners: The First Prize Award winner: Dance of the Neurons – Jody Oberfelder 2nd Grand Prize: High Signs – Damien Patrik Third Prize Award: Head – Stav Levi Fourth Prize: Clyde’s Game – William Howard Fifth: “Ahavot Be’kitsur/Short Love – Yaron Yarkoni The Audience Choice AND Best […]


Montclair Village Hosts “Oakland’s Short, Short Film Festival” presented by Red Oak Realty and Crown Wine & Spirits Friday, September 9, 2016 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Red Oak Realty Parking Lot 6450 Moraga Ave. Oakland Red Oak Realty Outdoor Cinema is expanding the summer movie series with the first ever OAKLAND SHORT, SHORT FILM […]

The 22nd Annual Brainwash

Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival Adm.: $12ea. per show, deep discounts for GROUPON members, multi show discounts @   Friday July 22, 2016  9: 00PM Head – Stav Levi The Postmodern Pioneer Plaque – Boris Kozlov Dance of the Neurons – Jody Oberfelder Honk! Honk! – Lars Fuchs “Ahavot” Be’Kitsur / Short Love – Yaron Yarkoni River […]