Calendar

September – December 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: 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 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 [...]
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” [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Roxie Kids: Little Nemo
 FREE admission for KIDS under 12 years old!! Roxie Kids is an age-appropriate film series for families and film lovers alike.  Screenplay by Chris Columbus [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: EAT WITH ME
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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 [...]