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April – September 2014

MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS
Hailed by Michael Moore as “one of the best documentaries about a band that I’ve ever seen” and by Pitchfork as “the funniest, most meta [...]
THE SMASH BROTHERS
Sunday, April 13 How did a casual party game designed for the family become one of the most watched fighters in the history of [...]
THE UNKNOWN KNOWN
“The movie is as insanely entertaining as a Mad Hatter’s tea party”. – Gerald Peary, Arts Fuse “Fascinating and horrifying”. – Michael Sragow, OC [...]
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In 2001, the tiny Pacific island of American Samoa suffered a world record 31-0 defeat at the hands of Australia, garnering headlines across the world [...]
RUBEN SALAZAR: MAN IN THE MIDDLE
BENEFIT FOR EL TECOLOTE NEWSPAPER Co-presented by Acción Latina & Colectivo Cinema Errante The film will be introduced by: Rosalío Muñoz, co-chair of the [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: IMPOSSIBLE LIGHT
Director Jeremy Ambers in person for Q&A after the screening. On March 5th, 2013, San Francisco’s skyline was transformed by an amazing sight: 25,000 LED [...]
NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE
Kevin Spacey, Sam Mendes and the Bridge Project Company go on the road in NOW:IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE. In over 200 [...]
BEYOND RIGHT & WRONG: STORIES OF JUSTICE AND FORGIVENESS
“…a film that needs to be seen, and now.” – Huffington Post A survivor of the Rwandan Genocide struggles to forgive the man who killed [...]
Breeders: A Subclass of Women?
“Breeders is a fascinating film that highlights the many tensions between women’s status, the free market demands of the fertility industry, and the fragmentation of [...]
DOCUMENTED: A FILM BY AN UNDOCUMENTED AMERICAN
“At its heart, DOCUMENTED asks what it means to be American. The film succeeds because it moves well beyond an abstract debate about the very [...]
BREASTMILK
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Thursday, May 29, 7pm Post-screening discussion with lactation consultant Tracy Massillon, moderated by doula Susan Arthur   GROUP SALES AVAILABLE! BABIES WELCOME!! BREASTMILK, the [...]
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 [...]
SF GREEN FILM FEST 2014
“We’re excited to be at the historic Roxie Theater this year in the vibrant Mission neighborhood, for a week long voyage into the latest [...]
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 [...]
BREATHING EARTH: Susumu Shingu's Dream
A FILM BY THOMAS RIEDELSHEIMER 75-year-old Japanese artist Susumu Shingu converses with nature through his sculptures. His lifelong dialogue with the wind and with [...]
BRAVE NEW WORLD SERIES: LOVE CHILD
The Roxie and HBO present the sneak preview of the highly anticipated world premiere of Love Child!  Director Valerie Veatch in person for Q&A after [...]
LLYN FOULKES ONE MAN BAND
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! During the seven years chronicled in the film, artist and one-man-band musician Llyn Foulkes creates, destroys and recreates a pair of large-scale, [...]
POP/ROX: THIS IS NOISE POP
In honor of the third and final installment of our survey of fly-on-the-wall underground music documentaries THIS MUST BE THE PLACE (starting July 25), we’d [...]
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 [...]
MI CASA NO ES SU CASA
MI CASA NO ES SU CASA tells the story of a rapidly evolving neighborhood: San Francisco’s Mission District. Stripping down the word “gentrification” to its [...]
DOCUNIGHT #7: THE LAW IN THESE PARTS
  World Cinema Jury Prize Documentary, 2012 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Award, 2012, Full Frame Film Festival Special Jury Prize, 2012, Hot Docs Film [...]
BRASSLANDS
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LIVE MUSIC BY INSPECTOR GADJE AFTER THE SCREENING!!! Crossroads Film Festival – 2014, WINNER Best Feature Documentary International Film Festival Rotterdam – 2014, Official Selection [...]
BEAUTIFUL MOMENT
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  Beautiful Moment, a San Francisco based film which captures a cinematic perspective, expressing a viewpoint that is shared by many that aim to thrive [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: BIG JOY - THE ADVENTURES OF JAMES BROUGHTON
Co-presented by Canyon Cinema Foundation and SF Cinematheque FILMMAKERS IN PERSON! & a special introduction by performance artist Jason Jenn, who will be performing an excerpt of [...]
NO NO: A DOCKUMENTARY
In the hyper-charged powder keg of the late 1960s, Los Angeles native and Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis was ready to light the match. [...]
FORWARD 13: Waking Up the American Dream
Filmmaker Patrick Lovell in person! FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL!! Patrick Lovell is an accidental filmmaker/activist.  Lovell was in the midst of living his American Dream. [...]
SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN-KETTERING
San Francisco Premiere! Director Eric Merola and Ralph W. Moss, PhD, will attend and participate in a Q&A after screenings on: Friday 9/12 (7:00 pm [...]
Microbirth
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Microbirth
San Francisco Premiere Screening  – September 20 only!! NEW DOCUMENTARY “MICROBIRTH” REVEALS THE MICROSCOPIC SECRETS OF CHILDBIRTH Join the San Francisco Doula Group for the [...]