Calendar

October – December 2014

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” – [...]
Pirate Night: Last Hijack
* Berlin Film Festival 2014 * * New York Film Festival 2014 * * South By Southwest 2014 * The filmmakers have gotten extraordinary access [...]
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 [...]
ARAB FILM FESTIVAL
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1/137:00pmBig Roxie
2/147:00pmBig Roxie
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
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
Co-Presented by SF Sketchfest A documentary that follows Dan Harmon on tour for his podcast series after he was fired from Community in 2012. ★SPECIAL [...]
LISTEN UP PHILLIP
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7/267:00pmBig Roxie
1/277:00pmBig Roxie
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 [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #8
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! This is a once a night monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, [...]
San Francisco TRANSGENDER FILM FESTIVAL
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5/712:00amBig Roxie
6/812:00amBig Roxie
San Francisco TRANSGENDER FILM FESTIVAL
The 2014 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (SFTFF) returns to the Roxie for its 13th annual film festival. A stellar collection of transgender and [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
4TH ANNUAL CCSF FESTIVAL OF THE MOVING IMAGE
Want to make movies? TV? Join the Cinema Department and the Broadcast Electronic Media Arts Departments of City College of San Franciso at our one-night [...]
Rocks In My Pockets
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5/217:00pmBig Roxie
6/227:00pmBig Roxie
7/237:00pmBig 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 [...]