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June – September 2014

THE DANCE OF REALITY
After a 23-year hiatus, The Dance of Reality marks the triumphant return of Alejandro Jodorowsky, the visionary Chilean filmmaker behind cult classics El Topo [...]
HELI
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HELI
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! Skype Q&A with Filmmaker AMAT ESCALANTE on Friday, August 8, after the 7:00pm. Post-Screening Panel Discussion on drug trafficking and violence in [...]
VENUS IN FUR
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VENUS IN FUR
A FILM BY ROMAN POLANSKI  Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play by David Ives, which itself was based on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s groundbreaking novella, [...]
THE KILL TEAM
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THE KILL TEAM
film by Dan Krauss WINNER GRAND JURY PRIZE,TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL, 2013 From Oscar®-nominated director Dan Krauss comes THE KILL TEAM, a story about a young [...]
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 [...]
Arab Film Festival's Summer Screening "Mars at Sunrise"
Director Jessica Habie in attendance Join the Arab Film Festival and the Arab Resource & Organizing Center for an evening of film and poetry dedicated [...]
VIDEO RELEASE PARTY for "WE'RE HERE" by FUTURE TWIN
Straight from their new EP “Chillality”, the song “We’re Here” finds its way onto the big screen at the Mission District’s own historic Roxie Theater. [...]
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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KINK
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 [...]
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, [...]
ZIPCAR PRESENTS: BULLITT
Movie Night hosted by Zipcar! — Zipcar members are invited to join us in a special viewing of the 1968 classic film Bullitt, set here [...]
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 [...]
Here & Far
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Here & Far
Here & Far: A collection of short films born to the screen by some of the bay areas most enthralling emerging filmmakers. Curated by Sarah [...]
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 [...]
SF HERITAGE: REEL SAN FRANCISCO STORIES
Reel San Francisco Stories: On-Location Movies and the Preservation Movement Through a broad spectrum of film genres, author Christopher Pollock will examine the unexpected role [...]
ME AND YOU (Io e Te)
ME AND YOU (Io e Te)Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci Co-presented by Istituto Italiano di Cultura   “Beautifully made… a meditation on the transformative possibilities of [...]
RICH HILL
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RICH HILL
Filmmaker Tracy Droz Tragos IN PERSON, Friday, August 22 after the 7pm show! Rich Hill, Missouri is like many small towns in post-industrial America, struggling [...]
Robin Williams Tribute:  AWAKENINGS / MOSCOW ON THE HUDSON
Comedian WILL DURST to introduce 2:00pm showing of Moscow on the Hudson on Saturday!!! ON AUGUST 11 the world lost one of its most brilliantly innovative [...]
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 [...]
JAMIE MARKS IS DEAD
“…sincere, psychologically savvy…” – Hollywood Reporter In a wintry small town, the body of a teenager named Jamie Marks is found by the river. Adam, [...]
SNOWPIERCER
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SNOWPIERCER
“The English-language debut from cult director Bong Joon-ho (The Host, Mother) is a gritty post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller that doubles as an incisive social allegory. In [...]
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 [...]
TENTACLE 8
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TENTACLE 8
A malicious computer virus wipes out classified personnel files at the NSA, triggering an internal investigation kept hidden from the rest of the intelligence community. [...]
Curt McDowell Tribute: SPARKLES TAVERN / TABOO
In an attempt to ride the coattails of EROS/ON [ 2nd floor projects ] San Francisco’s exhibition featuring four Bay-Area artists in Bay Area Now [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #6
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! This is a once a night monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, [...]
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. [...]