Fans of classic kaiju films will be excited to learn that Godzillafest is returning to the Balboa Theater with a special twist. This year will also include films from the Gamera series.
Gamera Crashes Godzillafest is a weekend event that will be hosted at the Balboa Theater from August 12th to the 14th. The event will feature 20 films from different eras of the Godzilla and Gamera series. As a bonus, the event will feature Carl Craig from Gamera vs. Viras.
Here is a breakdown of the schedule for the Gamera Crashes Godzillafest weekend. Those wanting to attend could either purchase a weekend pass or a pass for the movie of their choosing.
Friday August 12
- Theater 2 at 4:30 pm: Godzilla (the original)
- Theater 1 at 5:30 pm: Gamera: The Giant Monster
- Theater 2 at 7:00 pm: Godzilla vs. Gigan
- Theater 1 at 8:00 pm: Gamera: Guardian of the Universe
Saturday August 13
- Theater 1 at 11 am: Gamera vs. Gyaos
- Theater 2 at Noon: Destroy All Monsters
- Theater 1 at 1 pm: Godzilla vs. Megalon
- Theater 2 at 2 pm: Mothra vs. Godzilla
- Theater 1 at 3 pm: Gamera the Brave
- Theater 2 at 4:30 pm: Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
- Theater 1 at 5:30 pm: Gamera vs. Viras
- Theater 2 at 7 pm: Terror of Mechagodzilla
- Theater 1 at 8 pm: Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion
Sunday August 14
- Theater 1 at 11 am: Gamera vs. Barugon
- Theater 2 at Noon: Godzilla 1985
- Theater 1 at 1:30 pm: Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
- Theater 2 at 3 pm: Shin Godzilla
- Theater 1 at 4 pm: Godzilla vs Hedorah
- Theater 2 at 6 pm: Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris
- Theater 1 at 7 pm: Godzilla Tokyo SOS
The Balboa Theater is an independent movie theater located at 3630 Balboa St, San Francisco. They are known for showing indie films, classic tiles, anime films, and new releases. They also host several film festivals and special events throughout the year.
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