Calendar

September – October 2014

MEMPHIS
  Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2014 A strange singer with “god given talent” drifts through the mythic city of Memphis under its canopy of [...]
THIS AIN'T NO MOUSE MUSIC
“Smokin’ hot!” - Radio One, New Zealand “One of the best music documentaries around…This film puts the heart and soul back into music and opens [...]
Microbirth
San Francisco Premiere Screening  - September 20 only!! NEW DOCUMENTARY “MICROBIRTH” REVEALS THE MICROSCOPIC SECRETS OF CHILDBIRTH Join the San Francisco Doula Group for the [...]
Roxie Kids: CHARLIE CHAPLIN's Silent Short Films
FREE admission for KIDS under 12 years old!! There will be Charlie Chaplin Look-Alike contest with prizes before the show! Roxie Kids presents a laugh-filled [...]
DOCUNIGHT #8: Be Like Others
More than 20 years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini issues a fatwa to make sex change permissible for “diagnosed transsexuals”.  “Be Like Others” is an intimate and [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS: TAMALA2010 a punkcat in space & Wake Up!! TAMALA
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. NIPPON NIGHTS 〜 Neon Tokyo : Anime World #3 – TAMALA2010 a punk [...]
20,000 DAYS ON EARTH
  In his years on this Earth, Australian iconoclast Nick Cave has been a lot of things: the front man of the most fierce post-punk [...]
STARRED UP
“It is impossible to take your eyes off O’Connell as Eric, so convincingly psychotic that there are times when you have to remind yourself [...]
Dr. Strangelove and the Shining
Dr. Strangelove and the Shining – 35mm double feature – presented by Spoke Art Join us Sunday, September 28th for a one night only screening [...]
GIRL TALK: TEEN MONOLOGUE SERIES #2
TEEN MONOLOGUE SERIES: A collection of true stories about real teens struggling with tough issues surrounding self-esteem. Stories about teens…for teens. Maybe you know someone like Katie? [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #7
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! This is a once a night monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, [...]
NAS: Time is Illmatic
Written by Erik Parker and produced by One9, Parker, and Anthony Saleh, the film follows the trajectory of Nas’ 1994 landmark debut album, “Illmatic” – [...]
ABUSE OF WEAKNESS
Beginning in 2004, filmmaker/novelist Catherine Breillat had a series of debilitating strokes connected to a previously undiagnosed cerebrovascular disease.During her long, grueling recovery, she became [...]
NYMPHOMANIAC UNCUT (Extended Director’s Cut)
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NYMPHOMANIAC UNCUT (Extended Director's Cut)
  Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg / Stacy Martin), a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, recounts the erotic story of her life to the intellectual bachelor Steligman (Stellan Skarsgård) in [...]
Pirate Night: FISHING WITHOUT NETS
The subject of Somali pirates still strikes fear in the hearts of us Westerners, for it’s all a landscape that’s totally different than anything we [...]
Pirate Night: Last Hijack
* Berlin Film Festival 2014 * * New York Film Festival 2014 * * South By Southwest 2014 * Last Highjack directed by Tommy Pallotta [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: TONGUES OF HEAVEN
FILMMAKER ANITA CHANG IN PERSON! “You already know the importance of saving a language. You know the reason, but not the motivation to save it,” [...]
21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER
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21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER
Drawing on the concept that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist, this feature-length doc explores Linklater’s career from the trailblazing, [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: THE CIRCLE
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FRAMELINE ENCORE: THE CIRCLE
FREE TO ALL!! Part love story, part thriller, and all astonishingly true, The Circle weaves a gorgeous 1950s period drama around a documentary to reveal the story [...]
#STUCK
A hot one-night stand turns into an awkward morning after when GUY and HOLLY get STUCK in a dead-stopped traffic jam. As they begrudgingly get [...]
BJORK: BIOPHILIA LIVE
Biophilia Live is a concert film by Nick Fenton and Peter Strickland that captures the human element of Björk’s multi-disciplinary multimedia project: Biophilia. Recorded live [...]
ARAB FILM FESTIVAL
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ARAB FILM FESTIVAL
The Arab Film Festival returns to the Roxie this fall for its 18th edition.  With an international standing, the Arab Film Festival is considered [...]
SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILMS
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SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILMS
SF Shorts is about grabbing someone by the eyeballs and making them think, feel and react. It’s about what people see every day but [...]
HARMONTOWN
“entertaining and fairly insightful.”  -Variety A documentary that follows Dan Harmon on tour for his podcast series after he was fired from Community in 2012. [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS #4 : IDOL IS DEAD
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. In the 2nd season of the series, we introduce Japanese cinema themed [...]
LISTEN UP PHILLIP
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LISTEN UP PHILLIP
Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant [...]
PURGATORIO
Filmmaker RODRIGO REYES IN PERSON for Q&A after the screening! “A searing, horrifying, at times starkly beautiful documentary ode to the netherworlds surrounding the U.S.-Mexico barrier” [...]
Roxie Kids : NOCTURNA
Roxie Kids is an age-appropriate film series for families and film lovers alike.  KIDS under 12 years old are Admission FREE!! Winner of Barcelona Film [...]
BLOOD FEAST
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BLOOD FEAST
BLOOD DRIVE The Roxie is thrilled to be presenting a rare screening of Herschell Gordon Lewis’ incredible and influential 1963 cult shocker! The local [...]
Young Ones
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Young Ones
  YOUNG ONES is set in a near future when water has become the most precious and dwindling resource on the planet, one that dictates [...]