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October – December 2014

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” – [...]
Pirate Night: Last Hijack
* Berlin Film Festival 2014 * * New York Film Festival 2014 * * South By Southwest 2014 * The filmmakers have gotten extraordinary access [...]
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,” [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: THE CIRCLE
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4/97:00pmBig Roxie
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 [...]
HARMONTOWN
Co-Presented by SF Sketchfest ADVANCED TICKETS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABL FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23. A LIMITED NUMBER MAY BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. A documentary [...]
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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7/267:00pmBig Roxie
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2/287:00pmBig Roxie
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LISTEN UP PHILLIP
I can’t think of a recent movie that stages with as much joy and wonder the sense of living a life that becomes, directly [...]
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” [...]
Young Ones
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5/317:00pmBig Roxie
6/17:00pmBig Roxie
7/27:00pmBig Roxie
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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 everything [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG
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4/67:00pmBig Roxie
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT: Classic French Noir from the 40s through the 60s
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5/147:00pmBig Roxie
6/157:00pmBig Roxie
7/167:00pmBig Roxie
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THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT: Classic French Noir from the 40s through the 60s
Elliot Lavine and Don Malcolm proudly present a stellar four- day festival of Gallic noir, twelve dazzling noir films featuring works by famed directors [...]
HAIRY WHO & THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS
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2/187:00pmBig Roxie
HAIRY WHO & THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS
In the mid 1960s, the city of Chicago was an incubator for an iconoclastic group of young artists. Collectively known as the Imagists, they [...]
Rocks In My Pockets
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5/217:00pmBig Roxie
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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 [...]
Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek
Filmmaker Leah Mahan with Turkey Creek hero Rose Johnson and Sierra Club’s Leslie Fields in person! Come Hell or High Water follows the painful but inspiring [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: EAT WITH ME
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4/47:00pmBig Roxie
FRAMELINE ENCORE: EAT WITH ME
FREE TO ALL!! A middle-aged Asian woman leaves her bland marriage and winds up crashing in her gay son’s apartment. Mother and son attempt to [...]
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 [...]