Calendar

October – December 2014

ABUSE OF WEAKNESS
[A] chilly, dark portrait of two control freaks locking horns. -Stepehen Holden, NY Times Beginning in 2004, filmmaker/novelist Catherine Breillat had a series of [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: TONGUES OF HEAVEN
FILMMAKER ANITA CHANG IN PERSON! “You already know the importance of saving a language. You know the reason, but not the motivation to save it,” [...]
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 [...]
18th Annual ARAB FILM FESTIVAL 2014
The 18th Annual Arab Film Festival will take place throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, October 10-23, with editions in Los Angeles, November 7-9 and [...]
ARAB FILM FESTIVAL: Cairo Station
An opportunity not to be missed as the Arab Film Festival inaugurates the new retrospective series with the legendary Cairo Station from 1958. Youssef Chahine [...]
ARAB FILM FESTIVAL: Ladder to Damascus
Ghalia is inhabited by the soul of Zeina, a girl who drowned the day she was born. Haunted by Zeina’s past life, Ghalia travels [...]
ARAB FILM FESTIVAL: Fevers
Benjamin is a child in war against the world. He has known violence and social care homes. One day, when his mother goes to [...]
Arab Film Festival: The Lost Dream
Two Iraqis who supported the U.S. mission in their own country come to America and find themselves strangers in a strange land. The stories [...]
Roxie Kids : NOCTURNA
Roxie Kids is an age-appropriate film series for families and film lovers alike.  KIDS under 12 years old are Admission FREE!! Winner of Barcelona Film [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS #4 : IDOL IS DEAD
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. In the 2nd season of the series, we introduce Japanese cinema themed [...]
VIKTOR
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Action/Thriller starring Gerard Depardieu (Life of Pi, Green Card, Cyrano de Bergerac)  and Elizabeth Hurley (Austin Powers series, Bedazzled, Mickey Blue Eyes).  A story [...]
PURGATORIO
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Filmmaker RODRIGO REYES IN PERSON for Q&A after the screening! “A searing, horrifying, at times starkly beautiful documentary ode to the netherworlds surrounding the U.S.-Mexico barrier” [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS #5 : SAVE THE CLUB NOON
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. In the 2nd season of the series, we introduce Japanese cinema themed [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: Shorts Program
Filmmakers in Person! High Five On October 2nd, 1977 Dusty Baker hit his 30th homerun of the season, making history as the 4th player on [...]
THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT: Classic French Noir from the 40s through the 60s
Elliot Lavine and Don Malcolm proudly present a stellar four-day festival of Gallic noir, twelve dazzling noir films featuring works by famed directors like [...]
Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek
Filmmaker Leah Mahan in person with Turkey Creek heroes Rose Johnson and Derrick Evans as well as Leslie Fields, Sierra Club director of Environmental Justice, and [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: the IMMORTALISTS
Filmmaker Jason Sussberg in person for Q&A after the screening!! “An absorbing documentary… top ten most anticipated films at SXSW” -INDIEWIRE live forever… or die [...]
Bay Area Docs: Something Ventured
SOMETHING VENTURED tells the story of the creation of an industry that went on to become the single greatest engine of innovation and economic [...]
FACINE/21: 21ST ANNUAL FILIPINO INTERNATIONAL CINE FESTIVAL
The Filipino Arts & Cinema, International or FACINE, a nonprofit media arts organization, is committed to develop and promote Filipino American media arts and advance the [...]
“CRÈME DE LA CRÈME” OF THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT
After a four-day run from November 14-17 that produced sold-out, turn-away business from patrons who could not get enough of the Roxie Theatre’s offering of [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS #6: WONDER FULL!!
 NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. In the 2nd season of the series, we introduce Japanese cinema [...]