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August – October 2014

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 [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: VALENTINE ROAD
This extraordinary doc and Audience Award-winner about the 2008 murder of 15-year-old Larry King will both break your heart and fire you up into action. [...]
KINK
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A surprise hit at Sundance, KINK tells the true story of sex, submission, and big business as seen through the eyes of the unlikely pornographers [...]
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 [...]
SLAMDANCE presents: I PLAY WITH THE PHRASE EACH OTHER
We’re excited to team up with one of our favorite film festivals – the mighty SLAMDANCE – for a night of film and fun.  FILMMAKER [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS 〜 Neon Tokyo: Anime World #2 - AKIRA
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. Neon Tokyo : Anime World #2 – AKIRA Thursday, August 21st [...]
ROXIE KIDS: ASTRO BOY
ROXIE KIDS : Anime World #3 – ASTRO BOY   Sunday, August 24th   Free Admission for Kids “ROXIE KIDS” is the animation film screenings [...]
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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BRASSLANDS
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
  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. [...]
THE LONGEST WEEK
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THE LONGEST WEEK
The Longest Week tells the story of Conrad Valmont (Jason Bateman). Approaching middle age, Conrad is the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune. He’s [...]
TRAILER PARK BOYS: DON’T LEGALIZE IT
It is a 2014 Canadian mockumentary comedy/crime film directed by Mike Clattenburg, and based on the Canadian television series Trailer Park Boys. It is the [...]
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. [...]
Metro Manila
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Metro Manila
SKYPE Q&A with lead actor Jake Macapagal after the screening! Co-presented by FACINE – Filipino Arts & Cinema International Winner of the Audience Award @ [...]
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 [...]
Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead
If the worst day of your life consisted of accidentally killing your girlfriend with an axe, chain-sawing your own arm off, and watching in horror [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: LADY VALOR - THE KRISTIN BECK STORY
FREE to ALL!! In Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story, former U.S. Navy SEAL Christopher Beck embarks on a new mission as Kristin Beck. [...]
MEMPHIS
  Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2014 A strange singer with “god given talent” drifts through the mythic city of Memphis under its canopy of [...]
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 [...]
DOCUNIGHT #8: Be Like Others
More than 20 years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini issues a fatwa to make sex change permissible for “diagnosed transsexuals”.  “Be Like Others” is an intimate and [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS: TAMALA2010 a punkcat in space & Wake Up!! TAMALA
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. NIPPON NIGHTS 〜 Neon Tokyo : Anime World #3 – TAMALA2010 a punk [...]
NAS: Time is Illmatic
Written by Erik Parker and produced by One9, Parker, and Anthony Saleh, the film follows the trajectory of Nas’ 1994 landmark debut album, “Illmatic” – [...]
ABUSE OF WEAKNESS
Beginning in 2004, filmmaker/novelist Catherine Breillat had a series of debilitating strokes connected to a previously undiagnosed cerebrovascular disease.During her long, grueling recovery, she became [...]
Pirate Night: FISHING WITHOUT NETS
The subject of Somali pirates still strikes fear in the hearts of us Westerners, for it’s all a landscape that’s totally different than anything we [...]
Pirate Night: Last Hijack
* Berlin Film Festival 2014 * * New York Film Festival 2014 * * South By Southwest 2014 * Last Highjack directed by Tommy Pallotta [...]
21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER
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21 YEARS: RICHARD LINKLATER
Drawing on the concept that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist, this feature-length doc explores Linklater’s career from the trailblazing, [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: THE CIRCLE
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FRAMELINE ENCORE: THE CIRCLE
FREE TO ALL!! Part love story, part thriller, and all astonishingly true, The Circle weaves a gorgeous 1950s period drama around a documentary to reveal the story [...]
ARAB FILM FESTIVAL
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ARAB FILM FESTIVAL
The Arab Film Festival returns to the Roxie this fall for its 18th edition.  With an international standing, the Arab Film Festival is considered [...]