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September – December 2014

NO NO: A DOCKUMENTARY
In the hyper-charged powder keg of the late 1960s, Los Angeles native and Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis was ready to light the match. [...]
SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN-KETTERING
San Francisco Premiere! Director Eric Merola and Ralph W. Moss, PhD, will attend and participate in a Q&A after screenings on: Friday 9/12 (7:00 pm [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: LADY VALOR - THE KRISTIN BECK STORY
FREE to ALL!! In Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story, former U.S. Navy SEAL Christopher Beck embarks on a new mission as Kristin Beck. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 one [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG
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FRAMELINE ENCORE: REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG
FREE TO ALL!! REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG is an intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS #5 : SAVE THE CLUB NOON
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 [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: Shorts Program
Filmmakers in Person! High Five On October 2nd, 1977 Dusty Baker hit his 30th homerun of the season, making history as the 4th player on [...]
SCIENCE ON SCREEN: THE ILLNESS & THE ODYSSEY
Post Screening Discussion with Neurologist Michael Geschwind, Ph.D., M.D.  A cure for Alzheimer’s. A Nobel Prize. On one remote island, a high stakes battle to solve [...]
EXPEDITION TO THE END OF THE WORLD
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EXPEDITION TO THE END OF THE WORLD
An epic adventure film for the 21st century, EXPEDITION TO THE END OF THE WORLD takes an irreverent, philosophical look at humanity and our effect [...]
Rocks In My Pockets
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Rocks In My Pockets
  In the new animated gem Rocks in My Pockets, Latvian-born artist and filmmaker Signe Baumane tells five fantastical tales based on the courageous women [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS #6: WONDER FULL!!
 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 [...]