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October 2013 – January 2014

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
October 14, 2013 - October 18, 2013
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
October 18, 2013 - October 21, 2013
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
October 25, 2013 - October 31, 2013
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
October 30, 2013 - November 5, 2013
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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October 30, 2013 - November 30, 2013
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God Loves Uganda
November 1, 2013 - November 7, 2013
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
November 1, 2013 - November 3, 2013
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
November 8, 2013 - November 14, 2013
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
November 19, 2013 - November 20, 2013
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
November 23, 2013 - November 24, 2013
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
November 25, 2013 - November 27, 2013
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
November 26, 2013 - January 12, 2014
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
December 6, 2013 - December 12, 2013
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
December 6, 2013 - January 15, 2014
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
December 12, 2013
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
December 13, 2013 - December 16, 2013
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
December 13, 2013 - December 15, 2013
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
December 20, 2013 - December 29, 2013
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
December 20, 2013 - December 26, 2013
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
December 20, 2013
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 [...]
I AM DIVINE
December 27, 2013 - January 16, 2014
I AM DIVINE
I AM DIVINE is the story of Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, from his humble beginnings as an overweight, teased Baltimore youth to internationally recognized [...]
A TOUCH OF SIN
January 3, 2014 - January 23, 2014
A TOUCH OF SIN
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! This daring, poetic and grand-scale film focuses on four characters, each living in different provinces, who are driven to violent ends.  [...]
SHANE CARRUTH: PRIMER/UPSTREAM COLOR
SHANE CARRUTH: HARD SCIENCE & HUMAN NATURE On the strength of just two incredibly intimate, intricate and idiosyncratic feature films in ten years, writer/director/actor/composer Shane [...]
NORTHERN LIGHTS
January 7, 2014
NORTHERN LIGHTS
NEW 35MM PRINT!  ROB NILSSON IN PERSON!  NORTHERN LIGHTS illustrates the forgotten history of the pioneer workers of the prairies – men and women who [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: THE INFAMOUS T + A SELF-MADE MAN
FRAMELINE is more than your favorite summertime film festival! From the folks who bring you the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, FRAMELINE ENCORE is [...]
I WAS A TEENAGE TEENAGER
January 10, 2014 - January 14, 2014
I WAS A TEENAGE TEENAGER
I WAS A TEENAGE TEENAGER Friday, January 10 – Tuesday, January 14 EMOTIONS.  HORMONES.  EMOTIONS.  GIRLS.  HORMONES.  BOYS.  HIGH SCHOOL.  EMOTIONS.  MOM.  HIGH SCHOOL.  [...]