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October 2013 – March 2014

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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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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
I WAS A TEENAGE TEENAGER Friday, January 10 – Tuesday, January 14 EMOTIONS.  HORMONES.  EMOTIONS.  GIRLS.  HORMONES.  BOYS.  HIGH SCHOOL.  EMOTIONS.  MOM.  HIGH SCHOOL.  [...]
RUTH’S TABLE BENEFIT
Join us for a special screening of Bob Toy’s documentary, Ruth Asawa: Roots of an Artist, the story of the acclaimed artist and arts education activist, and [...]
SFFS YOUTH FILMMAKER SHOWCASE
SFFS YOUTH FILMMAKER SHOWCASE FILMMAKERS IN PERSON! The San Francisco Film Society’s Youth Education program has been cultivating and championing youth filmmakers for more [...]
THE ACT OF KILLING
THE ACT OF KILLING Tuesday, January 28 at 7pm ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE – BEST DOCUMENTARY!  FILMMAKER JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER IN PERSON!   “A MASTERPIECE… & [...]
24 EXPOSURES
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24 EXPOSURES
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! Combining the Vaseline-lensed sense and sexability of an early ‘90s Zalman King production with the DIY sex and sensibility of modern [...]
It's Not You, It's Me
Writer & Director Nathan Ives in person! Serial commitment-phobe, Dave, is reeling from his decision to break up with his near perfect, now ex-girlfriend. As [...]
JOBRIATH A.D.
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JOBRIATH A.D.
‘70s rocker Jobriath was known as “The American Bowie”.  The first openly gay rock star, he disappeared after two albums in two years.  Done in [...]
SF IndieFest: CANUXPLOITATION: The Genre Gems of Astron 6 (shorts)
Midnight Shorts Program Running Time: 90 Canada 2013 Astron-6 is the brainchild of five iconoclastic, multi-media artists who share a fascination with the mechanics of [...]
LOVE & AIR SEX
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LOVE & AIR SEX
LOVE & AIR SEX Friday, February 21 – Tuesday, February 25 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!   Friday 2/21 – Q&A with director Bryan Poyser and star [...]
AWFUL NICE
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AWFUL NICE
Outrageous indie comedy directed by Jason Sklar starring Alex Rennie and James Pumphrey. Two belligerent brothers who haven’t seen each other in years are reunited [...]