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July – December 2013

BURN
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BURN
BURN is a feature documentary about Detroit, told through the eyes of Detroit firefighters, who are charged with the thankless task of saving a city [...]
MOTHER KÜSTERS GOES TO HEAVEN
Mrs. Küsters’ husband works in a factory. He kills his boss, and then himself. Her kids react to the news by going on holiday, but [...]
short term 12 @ Little Roxie
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short term 12 @ Little Roxie
Director: Destin Cretton – Cast: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., Stephanie Beatriz, Kaitlyn Dever, Alex Calloway The story is told through the eyes of Grace, [...]
The Institute of the other side @ Roxie Theater
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The Institute of the other side @ Roxie Theater
Friday, October 4 – Wednesday, October 9 FRIDAY NIGHT Q&As with Octavio Coleman, Esq. and director Spencer McCall! Saturday and Sunday Q&As with director Spencer [...]
MOTHER KÜSTERS GOES TO HEAVEN
Mrs. Küsters’ husband works in a factory. He kills his boss, and then himself. Her kids react to the news by going on holiday, but [...]
Wednesday, October 9 Within the confines of a spacious apartment owned by successful and self-satisfied fashion designer, an increasingly caustic confrontation between the designer, her [...]
Escape from Tomorrow
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! The most controversial film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW is a film that should not exist, and yet [...]
After Tiller
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After Tiller
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! FILMMAKER MARTHA SHANE IN PERSON FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY! Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in May 2009, there [...]
INFORMANT
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INFORMANT
A fascinating portrait of Brandon Darby, radical activist turned FBI informant who has been alternately vilified and deified. In 2005, Darby became an overnight hero [...]
Inequality for All
In lectures, books, and years of commentary, former labor secretary and current UC Berkeley Professor Robert Reich has argued passionately that widening income inequality poses [...]
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God Loves Uganda
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God Loves Uganda
FILMMAKER ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS IN PERSON FOR SELECT SHOWS OPENING WEEKEND! GOD LOVES UGANDA explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in Uganda, where American [...]
The Visitor
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The Visitor
NEW TRANSFER! “An inexplicably all-star cast steers a blackhearted blowout of interplanetary possession, telekinetic avian assault, exploding basketballs and ecclesiastical lasterstorms. Young Katy Collins is [...]
THE MOTEL LIFE
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THE MOTEL LIFE
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! THE MOTEL LIFE explores the intense bond between two brothers living on the fringes of Reno, Nevada. They grew up dependent [...]
The Counselor
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The Counselor
A rich and successful lawyer named Counsellor is about to get married to his fiancée but soon meets up with the middle-man known as [...]
LE JOLI MAI
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LE JOLI MAI
  “A far-reaching meditation on the relationship between individual and society” (Film Comment), LE JOLI MAI is a portrait of Paris and Parisians during May [...]
MUSCLE SHOALS
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MUSCLE SHOALS
  Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America’s most creative and defiant music. Under the spiritual influence [...]
IS THE MAN WHO IS TALL HAPPY
From Michel Gondry, the innovative director of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, comes this unique animated documentary on [...]
KEEP THE PROMISE: THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST AIDS
 AIDS Healthcare Foundation & The HIV Story Project present a very special World AIDS Day event – The Bay Area premiere of the new documentary [...]
AT BERKELEY
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AT BERKELEY @ San Francisco | California | United States
AT BERKELEY SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!   SKYPE Q&A WITH LEGENDARY FILMMAKER FREDERICK WISEMAN FRIDAY NIGHT! Frederick Wiseman’s At Berkeley is a documentary film about [...]
THE PUNK SINGER
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THE PUNK SINGER
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  Q&A WITH FILMMAKER SINI ANDERSON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 AFTER 7PM SHOW!  Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and [...]
SIGN PAINTERS
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SIGN PAINTERS
There was a time, as recently as the 1980s, when storefronts, murals, banners, barn signs, billboards, and even street signs were all hand-lettered with [...]
MS. 45
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MS. 45
NEW TRANSFER!  UNCUT!  Raped twice and left for dead, a mute seamstress is baptized in brutality and reborn in vengeance.  Armed with the pistol [...]
PERSISTENCE OF VISION
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! SKYPE Q&A WITH FILMMAKER KEVIN SCHRECK AFTER FRIDAY NIGHT 6:30PM SHOW!  Striving to make nothing less than the greatest animated film [...]
PIAF: HER STORY...HER SONGS
RAQUEL BITTON IN PERSON! French jazz singer Raquel Bitton acclaimed hit show, Piaf: Her Story…Her Songs, celebrates Piaf’s extraordinary life through stories and songs [...]
GONE WITH THE POPE & AN AMERICAN HIPPIE IN ISRAEL
Put off Christmas shopping for one more day and join us for this double-feature of sleaze, violence and half-assed religion courtesy of our friends [...]
LENNY COOKE
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LENNY COOKE
  SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!   In 2001, Lenny Cooke was the most hyped high school basketball player in the country, ranked above future greats LeBron James, [...]
WHITE REINDEER
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WHITE REINDEER
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! Christmastime is looking swell for pretty, unassuming real-estate-agent Suzann: she just sold a house to a nice swinger couple; her husband Jeff [...]
TRASH HUMPERS
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TRASH HUMPERS
35MM VAULT PRINT! What we said back then:  “TRASH HUMPERS certainly lives up to its title and promise – a nihilist VCR punk assault [...]