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March – June 2014

THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU
Part of WES ANDERSON in 35mm On the eve of the release of his eighth picture, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, the Roxie is proud to [...]
WILLIAM SHATNER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION: WRATH OF FILM CULT
WILLIAM SHATNER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION! Co-Presented by the Vortex Room! Saturday, March 22 Join FILM CULT for a five-hour mission at the ROXIE THEATER to [...]
HARRY POTTER & THE SORCERER'S STONE
Sunday, April 20 at 4:20pm   Co-presented by SF IndieFest   Easter Sunday and some…other…celebrated…day…we…can’t…quite…remember converge this year, and to celebrate, we’re presenting the timeless [...]
SF DOCFEST
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SF DOCFEST
The film festival that provides a manageable amount of the truth. Thursday June 5- Thursday, June 19, 2014 13th Annual San Francisco Documentary Festival: June [...]
DOCFEST: IVORY TOWER
Director:    Andrew Rossi Running Time:    97 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 San Francisco Premiere! IVORY TOWER questions the purpose of higher education in an [...]
DOCFEST: WE ALWAYS LIE TO STRANGERS
Director: AJ Schnack and David Wilson Running Time: 109 Country: USA 2013 West Coast Premiere The remote Ozark town of Branson, MO has long been [...]
DOCFEST: FREELOAD
Director:    Daniel Skaggs Running Time:    65 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 West Coast Premiere! The young riders in FREELOAD seek adventure and answers on [...]
DOCFEST: OH SNAP! THE 90s SING A LONG SHOW
Back in the day, we’re talking way back in the1990′s, MTV was the shiznit whether you were rollin’ with the homies, tubthumping, or just [...]
DOCFEST: THE BLANK GENERATION
Director:    Amos Poe Running Time:    84 Country:    USA Year of Release:    1976 Shot and directed by frequent Lunch and Patti Smith collaborator Ivan Kraland pioneering [...]
DOCFEST: RIDE WITH LARRY
Director:    Ricardo Villarreal  /Andrew Rubin Running Time:    90 Year of Release:    2013 Where do you find the strength to live when you suffer an incurable [...]
DOCFEST: KATI WITH AN I
Director:    Robert Greene Running Time:    86 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2010 With high school graduation looming, Kati is just three days from entering the [...]
DOCFEST: URBAN FRUIT
Director:    Roman Zenz Running Time:    68 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 World Premiere! Urban farming is seeing a great revival and Urban Fruit follows [...]
DOCFEST:  KILLING TIME
Director:    Jaap Van Hoewijk Running Time:    54 Country:    The Netherlands Year of Release: West Coast Premiere! When Elroy Chester was convicted for raping two teenage [...]
DOCFEST: FAKE IT SO REAL
Director:    Robert Greene Running Time:    104 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2012 FAKE IT SO REAL dives head-first into the world of independent pro wrestling. [...]
DOCFEST: THE VISITOR
Director:    Katarina Schroeter Running Time:    72 Country:    Germany  / Netherlands /     Switzerland Year of Release:    2013 North American Premiere! Without a script, with no [...]
DOCFEST: TRUE SON
Director:    Kevin Gordon Running Time:    72 Country:    USA Year of Release: 2014 West Coast Premiere! Stockton, California, is considered one of the worst cities in [...]
DOCFEST: THE ENGINEER
Director:    Juan Luis Passarelli and Matthew Charles Running Time:    93 Country:    El Salvador  / Guatemala   /  UK Year of Release:    2013 West Coast Premiere! [...]
DOCFEST: Fact or Fiction or ?
FREE SCREENING! No tickets will be issued. This panel discussion explores what does it mean to be a documentary filmmaker today when the boundaries of [...]
DOCFEST: OF KITES AND BORDERS
Director:    Yolanda Pividal Running Time:    60 Country:    Spain /    Mexico  /   USA Year of Release:    2013 Northern California Premiere! Through the eyes of four [...]
DOCFEST: VANNIN'
Director:    Andrew Morgan and Nick Nummerdor Running Time:    58 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! VANNIN’ is a weird and wonderful look [...]
DOCFEST: ART, ACTIVISM AND AWE
From well-known artist agitators like Amanda Palmer and Shepard Fairy, to a trio of photographers obsessed with the sky, this shorts program explores artistic [...]
DOCFEST: MAGICAL UNIVERSE
Director:    Jeremy Workman Running Time:    80 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 Bay Area Premiere! Filmed for over a decade, MAGICAL UNIVERSE is a strange [...]
DOCFEST: BRONX OBAMA
Director:    Ryan Murdock Running Time:    94 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! When Louis Ortiz shaved off his goatee one day in [...]
DOCFEST: ONE GOOD YEAR
Director:    Mikal Jakubal Running Time:    80 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 San Francisco Premiere! ONE GOOD YEAR chronicles a season in the life of [...]
DOCFEST: BACK ISSUES: THE HUSTLER MAGAZINE STORY
Director:    Michael Nirenberg Running Time:    98 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2013 West Coast Premiere! “Back Issues: The Hustler Magazine Story” is directed by Michael [...]
DOCFEST: LOVE ME
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DOCFEST: LOVE ME
Director:    Jonathon Narducci Running Time:    93 Country:    USA  /   Ukraine  /   Indonesia  /   Australia Year of Release:    2014 World Premiere! Scams, green cards, fake marriages, [...]
DOCFEST: DON’T CALL IT FRISCO!!!
Director:    Various Running Time:    86 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 Pianos on Bernal Hill, trolls on the Bay Bridge, a dancing cat at the [...]
DOCFEST: NO MORE ROADTRIPS?
Take a dream ride through 20th-century America with this film made entirely from a collection of 9,000 home movies. NO MORE ROAD TRIPS? reveals [...]
DOCFEST: WHO PROGRAMS THESE FILMS ANYWAY?
FREE SCREENING! No tickets will be issued. With this panel discussion, come and meet festival programmers from the vast, varied and vital film festivals of the [...]
DOCFEST:  THE INTERNET'S OWN BOY: THE STORY OF AARON SWARTZ
Director:    Brian Knappenberger Running Time:    104 Country:    USA Year of Release:    2014 West Coast Premiere! The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. [...]