Calendar

May – August 2014

LOVE IS A RACKET / LADIES THEY TALK ABOUT
LOVE IS A RACKET A down and dirty crime confection about racketeers, Broadway floozies and hard-living newspaper columnists living in the kind of pre-code movie [...]
NORA PRENTISS / THE UNFAITHFUL
NORA PRENTISS What begins as an innocent attraction between two strangers–a respectable, married doctor and a nightclub singer–quickly festers into a sizzling love affair. In [...]
ANGELS IN DISGUISE / FALL GUY / WHEN STRANGERS MARRY
A Triple-Feature Tribute to Monogram Pictures! ANGELS IN DISGUISE The Bowery Boys find themselves up to their scruffy necks in robbery and murder in this [...]
THE LOCKET / THE WINDOW
THE LOCKET Just before his wedding, the bridegroom hears an incredible tale that suggests his beautiful bride might be dangerously disturbed and possibly even a [...]
20,000 YEARS IN SING SING / TWO SECONDS
20,000 YEARS IN SING SING A blunt and often raw prison drama steeped in pre-code Hollywood violence and cynicism. A brash young hoodlum is sent [...]
TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY / A WOMAN'S SECRET
TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY After spending years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, a brooding ex-con attempts to adjust to life on the [...]
SPLIT SECOND / EXPERIMENT ALCATRAZ
SPLIT SECOND A vicious killer and his gang crash out of prison and hold a group of hostages in a Nevada ghost town where an [...]
HIGHWAY 301 / DEATH IN SMALL DOSES
HIGHWAY 301 A gang of desperate armed robbers led by a psychotic killer spread a wave of terror throughout the southeast, wantonly killing anyone who [...]
THE RISE AND FALL OF LEGS DIAMOND / AL CAPONE
THE RISE AND FALL OF LEGS DIAMOND Despite any and all historical inaccuracies, this is a dynamic and emotionally wild gangster melodrama, the noir-tinged tale [...]
MIRACLES FOR SALE / GRAND CENTRAL MURDER / BUNCO SQUAD
MIRACLES FOR SALE A suave, internationally known magician finds himself involved in a diabolical scheme involving fake spiritualists and…murder! A rare and fascinating proto-noir, wholly [...]
WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS / BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT
WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS Internal power struggles at a New York newspaper serve as the backdrop for this unwholesome tale of sex and murder. An [...]
BRAINSTORM / THE COUCH
BRAINSTORM One of the 60s great unsung films and arguably the last great American studio noir film! A research scientist saves a beautiful young woman [...]
TWO ON A GUILLOTINE / THE HYPNOTIC EYE
TWO ON A GUILLOTINE The pretty young daughter of a recently dead magician must spend seven nights in a row in a darkly foreboding mansion [...]
LOOKING FOR JOHNNY: THE LEGEND OF JOHNNY THUNDERS
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! From his birth in Queens to his mysterious death in New Orleans, LOOKING FOR JOHNNY chronicles the life of rock’n’roll true believer [...]
FRAMELINE FILM FESTIVAL 2014
San Francisco, CA – Frameline, the world’s largest LGBT media arts nonprofit organization, is proud to announce Frameline38: the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival. [...]
THE PAST IS A GROTESQUE ANIMAL
Co-Presented by Noise Pop Friday, June 20 – Thursday, June 26 SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! RECORD GIVEAWAYS COURTESY OF POLYVINYL RECORDS ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY [...]
A HATFUL OF RAIN / THE BACHELOR PARTY / SHAKE HANDS WITH THE DEVIL
A SPECIAL WEEKEND WITH DON MURRAY – – – – From Unsung Hero “The Democracy of the Wide Screen”: Don Murray and Foster Hirsch discuss [...]
A MAN IS TEN FEET TALL / SWEET LOVE, BITTER
A SPECIAL WEEKEND WITH DON MURRAY – – – – ** For only $14 gain access to this double bill PLUS the earlier 12:00pm matinee [...]
ENDLESS LOVE / THE CONFESSIONS OF TOM HARRIS
A SPECIAL WEEKEND WITH DON MURRAY – – – – From Unsung Hero “The Kid Burned His House Down!” (4 min.) ENDLESS LOVE (1981, 120 [...]
THE OUTCASTS: THE LONG RIDE / CALL ME BY MY RIGHTFUL NAME
A SPECIAL WEEKEND WITH DON MURRAY – – – – ** For only $14 gain access to this double bill PLUS the later 3:30pm matinee [...]
ADVISE & CONSENT / BUS STOP
A SPECIAL WEEKEND WITH DON MURRAY – – – – ADVISE AND CONSENT (1962, 126 min) 6:30pm [digital] Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Don Murray, Walter [...]
POLICE STORY: THE BIG WALK / DEADLY HERO / THE HOODLUM PRIEST
A SPECIAL WEEKEND WITH DON MURRAY – – – – POLICE STORY “The Big Walk” (1973, 51 min.) 12:00pm [digital] Don Murray, Dorothy Provine, Lynda [...]
FOLLOWING THE NINTH
Post Screening Q&A with Director Kerry Candaele! “Thrilling…smartly assembled and gracefully paced.” — New York Times “The film is beautiful and powerful…If millions could experience its [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS 〜 Neon Tokyo :  Anime World #1 - SHORT PEACE
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. Neon Tokyo : Anime World #1 – SHORT PEACE Wednesday, July 16th [...]
JOHN HUBLEY AT 100
JOHN HUBLEY AT 100 Sunday, July 20 Q&A WITH NOTED ANIMATOR – AND DAUGHTER OF JOHN AND FAITH – EMILY HUBLEY AFTER THE 6PM [...]
PORTRAIT OF THE LIVING SKY
// FILMMAKERS IN PERSON // 7pm on Monday, July 21 only! PORTRAIT OF THE LIVING SKY (named for the Sun Ra song) is an attempt [...]
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INLAND EMPIRE
“A Woman in Trouble”, reads the poster for David Lynch’s 2006 magnum opus (and possibly his final movie?), INLAND EMPIRE. It’s about a struggling actress, [...]
BRAVE NEW WORLD SERIES: CYBER-SENIORS
Post Screening Q&A hosted by Community Technology Network and SF Connected “…Charming, Poignant, Hilarious…” – Maria Shriver, NBC NEWS “Touching!” – Village Voice “A Must-See [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: BROWN BREAD
Brown Bread: The Story of an Adoptive Family FILMMAKER SARAH GROSS IN PERSON! In the hills of Northern California, an unusual family gathers for their [...]
A HARD DAY'S NIGHT
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles U.S. Invasion   Meet the Beatles! Just one month after they exploded onto the U.S. scene with their Ed Sullivan Show appearance, [...]