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Artists are listed in alphabetical order.

Bons Tempos Theatre Company

USA and Mexico - Qaddafi's Cook

Date(s) & Time(s): Saturday May 23, 5:30 PM , Sunday May 24, 5:00 PM , Sunday May 24, 8:00 PM
Duration: 60 minutes without intermission
Location: Southside Theater
Ticket Prices: $12 - $23

Taste the tyrant. Two Mexican chefs, followers of Ayahuasca and Jack Daniels, caught in the tailspin of dictator Muammar Qaddafi, that bloody foodie and Lockerbie plotter. Mostly based on true events, a NYC and San Diego Fringe hit, "Intense and charming...an immersive experience that beautifully connects food, passion, and power.”

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Cinematic Theatre

Hong Kong - My Luxurious 50 sq. ft. Life

Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday May 26, 8:00 PM , Wednesday May 27, 8:00 PM , Thursday May 28, 7:00 PM , Friday May 29, 8:15 PM , Saturday May 30, 2:00 PM
Duration: 60 minutes without intermission
Location: Firehouse
Ticket Prices: $15 - $28

“My Luxurious 50 sq. ft. Life” is a multimedia performance that focuses on the housing problems in Hong Kong. The piece explores how living in 50 square feet sub-divided units can adversely impact public health. It investigates the issues of inhuman living conditions and the socio-political reasons for the emergence of sub-divided units.

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Eth-Noh-Tec

USA - Shadows & Secrets: The Final Chapter- Who Killed Chin Fan Foin?

Date(s) & Time(s): Friday May 22, 7:00 PM , Sunday May 24, 2:00 PM
Duration: 75 minutes without intermission
Location: Southside Theater
Ticket Prices: $15 - $28

It’s 1924. On March 29 he will die. But Chin F. Foin doesn’t know it … yet. But someone knows… Who? He is at his famed restaurant as usual welcoming his socialite clientele and Chicago politicians to dine in classy enjoyment. Find out who wants it all to end.

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Pop-Up Theatre

Russia - Fuel

Date(s) & Time(s): Thursday May 28, 8:30 PM , Friday May 29, 9:30 PM , Saturday May 30, 3:00 PM
Duration: 75 minutes without intermission
Location: Southside Theater
Ticket Prices: $15 - $28

“Fuel” is a monologue based on interviews with David Yang the Russian technology businessman and founder of ABBYY Software Company, one of the largest tech companies in Russia. "Fuel” provides an outstanding glimpse into Russian society that uses abstract drama to highlight the thoughts, aspirations and dreams of its citizens and to depict societal change.

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Rosewater Vigilante

USA - The Lavender Files

Date(s) & Time(s): Sunday May 31, 2:00 PM
Duration: 88 minutes without intermission
Location: Southside Theater
Ticket Prices: $15 - $28

Lavender Black runs an illegal privacy and anti-surveillance store in Baytown, Independent California. When their investigation of a disappeared customer leads them to femme fatale Veronica and her missing ex, Lavender discovers how people disappear when privacy is dead and what family will do to get you back.

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Seinendan

Japan - “Control Officers” and "100 Meters" (World Premiere)

Date(s) & Time(s): Tuesday May 19, 8:00 PM , Wednesday May 20, 8:00 PM
Duration: 70 minutes without intermission
Location: Southside Theater
Ticket Prices: $15 - $28

Two 30-minute theatrical pieces depicting what goes on in the Japanese athletes’ back rooms right before and after the finals for the Olympic selection games respectively. Written and directed by Oriza Hirata, one of the most influential Japanese playwrights/directors, who established and practices a new theatrical style of contemporary colloquial theater theory.

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San Francisco International Arts Festival
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