Calendar

May – June 2015

ELLIOTT SMITH: Heaven Adores You
“Nickolas Rossi’s documentary is a gorgeous recounting of Smith’s life, beautiful and troublesome, and the influence he had on everyone.” ~ Chad Liffman, SpinningPlatters.com Heaven Adores You [...]
JAUJA
Fri, May 22 – Thurs, 28  A sublime fantasy standing at the intersection of fairy tale and land art, Jauja expands upon the minimalism [...]
KUMIKO: THE TREASURE HUNTER
Populated by eccentrics, this darkly comedic odyssey stars Academy Award nominee Rinko Kikuchi (Babel, Pacific Rim) as Kumiko, a frustrated Office Lady whose imagination transcends [...]
Amelie and City of Lost Children - 35mm double feature!
Join us Saturday, May 23rd for a one-night-only screening of two classic Jeunet and Caro films, Amelie and the City of Lost Children, both shown [...]
The San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival
The San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival began screening at the Roxie in 1999, providing a forum for the accomplishments of sex worker [...]
Copy & Paste: Reimagining, remixing & remaking film
The Goethe Institut Of San Francisco, Boston & Toronto  present: Copy & Paste: Reimagining, remixing & remaking film A 2-part film series including 6 films. Each [...]
DARK STAR: HR GIGER'S WORLD
ADDED SHOW! : Tues, May 26 @ 6:45 He feels at home in places we would flee from and lives his life among the very [...]
Everything Is Terrible! Legends
Once a millenium, something emerges from the darkest corner of the universe and enlightens us to the true meaning of being. Something so mystickal, so [...]
DOCUNIGHT #15: Monir
Monir (2014) is a documentary about the life and work of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian. Farmanfarmaian pioneered new forms of geometric mirror works in [...]
SAN FRANCISCO GREEN FILM FESTIVAL
Join us at the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival, May 28 – June 3, 2015. We’re bringing you 60 films from 26 countries that [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Oil & Water
Two boys, born at opposite ends of the oil pipeline, battle to protect the Amazon from the most toxic oil disasters. Shot over six years, [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Racing to Zero
Garbage takes on a whole new life in Bay Area film Racing to Zero. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee pledged to achieve zero waste by [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: A Dangerous Game
A Dangerous Game is the jaw-dropping sequel to You’ve Been Trumped (winner of a dozen major awards, including Best Feature at SFGFF 2012). At stake [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Food for Thought (Shorts Program)
We love food. We love food that is in sync with the environment even more. Bringing you edible stories from backyards, fields, oceans and all [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: How to Change the World
How to Change the World chronicles the adventures of an eclectic group of young pioneers who set out to stop Richard Nixon’s atomic bomb tests [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Overburden
After a mine disaster kills her brother, Betty, a pro-coal activist, joins forces with Lorelei, a tree-hugging environmentalist, to take on an industry that has [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Silent Running
Science Fiction lets us re-imagine our future. In Silent Running we see a world after the end of all botanical life on Earth. Ecologist Freeman [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: The Edge of the Wild
For over 30 years, residents of the small town of Brisbane, CA, just south of San Francisco, have fought to save rare butterflies on private [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: WALL-E
What if mankind had to leave Earth and somebody forgot to turn the last robot off? Academy Award-winning writer-director Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo) and the [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Changing Cities (Shorts Program)
Our cities are growing fast. At their best, cities are hubs for innovation, commerce, culture and environmental sustainability. The Bay Area is seeing its own [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Deep Time
Ancient oceans teeming with life, Norwegian settlers, Native Americans and multinational oil corporations find intimacy in deep time. Following up his 2009 feature Crude Independence, [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Divide in Concord
Before SF banned plastic bottles, small town Concord was starting a revolution. Concord, Massachusetts, is the home of “the shot heard around the world”, Henry David [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: In Between Mountains and Oceans (Umi Yama Aida)
Japanese with English subtitles Inspired by the sacred ceremony of Shikinen Sengu at Ise Jingu, prestigious Japanese photographer Masaaki Miyazawa’s debut film is a meditation [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: My Name is Salt
Gujarati with English subtitles Year after year, for an endless eight months, thousands of families move to a desert in India to extract the whitest [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: That Sugar Film
One man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: The Chinese Mayor
Chinese with English subtitles Change is afoot in Datong. Controversial Communist Party Mayor Geng Yanbo is pulling down one of the world’s dirtiest cities to [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Black
Mandarin with English subtitles Rice is fundamental to Taiwanese diets. But as water contamination increases, farmers’ efforts are no longer being rewarded with golden paddy [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Good Things Await (Så meget godt i vent)
Danish with English subtitles The Danish Red is a rare breed of cattle, and Niels Stokholm, who is approaching 80, has made it his life’s [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: ThuleTuvalu
English/Inuit/Tuvaluan with English subtitles Two places at the edge of our planet are making headlines due to climate change: Thule, Greenland, because of record ice [...]
San Francisco Green Film Festival: Unearthed
English/Afrikaans with English subtitles When Jolynn Minnaar first heard about fracking in the Karoo, her home district, she was optimistic. Companies seeking to drill in [...]