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April – May 2014

Neighborhood Nightz - A FRAGILE TRUST
A FRAGILE TRUST tells the shocking story of Jayson Blair, the most infamous serial plagiarist of our time, and how he unleashed the massive scandal [...]
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 [...]
FUTURE FILMMAKERS: PICTURES OF BAYVIEW
Saturday, April 26th Join BAYCAT (Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology) for the PREMIERE of their latest youth-produced Community Cinema film, Endangered: [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #2
Screening #2! The Synesthesia Film Festival is a once a month showing of the coolest short films from around the world, sponsored by the The [...]
FIRST ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO INTERGALACTIC FELINE FILM + VIDEO FESTIVAL FOR HUMANS
You can buy tickets purrrr program (for $12, at the bottom of the page), or get an ALL CAT-CESS PASS for $30 that gets [...]
I WAKE UP DREAMING 2014
Read about exciting new ways you can actually WAKE UP DREAMING!! DARK TREASURES FROM THE WARNER ARCHIVE!! BUY THE POSTER   /  SEE FULL CALENDAR [...]
STRANGER ON THE THIRD FLOOR / THE UNSUSPECTED
STRANGER ON THE 3rd FLOOR After an ambitious newspaper reporter’s testimony sends a hapless cabbie to death row for a murder he didn’t commit, pangs [...]
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 [...]
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What if physics determined the laws of attraction? In a parallel world where human frequencies determine luck, love, and destiny, Zak, a young college [...]
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 [...]
Emptying the Skies
Douglas Kass and Roger Kass | USA | 2013 | 78 min English and Italian with subtitles West Coast Premiere Based on a magazine [...]
Mondo Banana
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Mondo Banana
Ryan White | USA/Canada/Thailand/Finland | 2013 | 59 min English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Indonesian, Malay, Thai, and Mah Meri with subtitles West Coast Premiere Journey [...]
Once Upon a Forest (Il Etait Une Foret)
Luc Jacquet | France | 2013 | 78 min French with subtitles West Coast Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, [...]
Chinatown
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  Roman Polanski | USA | 1974 | 130 min English, Cantonese, and Spanish with subtitles In the 40th Anniversary year of Chinatown, California is [...]
Come Hell or High Water
Leah Mahan | USA | 2013 | 56 min San Francisco Premiere Come Hell or High Water follows the painful but inspiring journey of [...]
The Elements Strike Back
A showcase of innovative short films from 2013 interfilm Berlin that reveals how the forces of nature are fighting back. In this shorts program [...]
Future Filmmakers: Going Green
Join us for a showcase of short films made by Bay Area youth that will inspire audiences to live eco-sensitive lives. This year, the [...]