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 [...]
SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILMS
SF Shorts is about grabbing someone by the eyeballs and making them think, feel and react. It’s about what people see every day but [...]
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” – [...]
BJORK: BIOPHILIA LIVE
“There are not many artists who can combine the lifecycle of a jellyfish with a breakbeat and make it work. But this is an extraordinary [...]
 BEFORE YOU KNOW IT
The subjects of the film BEFORE YOU KNOW IT are no ordinary senior citizens. They are go-go booted bar-hoppers, love struck activists, troublemaking baton twirlers, late night [...]
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 [...]
PURGATORIO
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PURGATORIO
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” [...]
PARTICLE FEVER
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PARTICLE FEVER
Filmmaker and physicist featured in the film David Kaplan  & editor WALTER MURCH in person for Q&A after the screening! Particle Fever follows the [...]
Docunight #9: Park Mark / “Mory” Wants A Wife
Park Mark ‘Park Mark’ follows the life of a man during one night, roaming the streets of Tehran, stealing from charity boxes that are [...]
BLOOD FEAST
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BLOOD FEAST
 The Roxie presents a special Halloween screening from the “Godfather of Gore”… Blood Feast The Roxie is thrilled to be presenting a rare screening of Herschell [...]
TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER
Special Screening of TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER, Hosted by Tom Luddy and Julie Huntsinger Director Nick Broomfield IN PERSON Lonnie Franklin Jr was arrested [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #8
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! The Synesthesia Film Festival is a monthly one-night film festival that screens the best independent short films, student [...]
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 [...]
SHORT FILM SCREENING: TRUE AND REAL STORIES OF SAN FRANCISCO'S ECOLOGICAL ANOMALIES
A program of three comedic short films made possible by a grant from the SF Arts Commission. Join the cast and crew for the the [...]
HAIRY WHO & THE CHICAGO IMAGISTS
In the mid 1960s, the city of Chicago was an incubator for an iconoclastic group of young artists. Collectively known as the Imagists, they [...]
A BRIDGE TO A BORDER
Filmmaker Rob Nilsson in person for Q&A after the film! Pakal Gomez, is an ex-border patrol officer who was railroaded into prison by a [...]
4TH ANNUAL CCSF FESTIVAL OF THE MOVING IMAGE
City College of San Francisco Presents:  The 4th Annual Festival of the Moving Image The Camera’s Still Rolling Come celebrate the best of Bay [...]
Legends of Ska
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 Legends of Ska
Legends Of Ska celebrates the music, culture and enthusiasm of Jamaica as a newly independent nation more than 50 years ago.  The documentary film chronologically [...]
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 [...]
Closed for Thanksgiving!
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4/275:00pmBig Roxie
Closed for Thanksgiving!
We’ll be back Friday, November 28.   HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!
FOOD CHAINS
FILMMAKER AND PRODUCER IN PERSON + PANEL DISCUSSIONS AFTER SELECT SCREENINGS! In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 [...]
Rushmore and the Royal Tenenbaums – 35mm double feature
                Join us Friday, November 28th for a one-night-only screening of two classic Wes Anderson films, Rushmore [...]
Jingle Bell Rocks!
Pop music tackles tough subjects like war, racism and inequality. Music evolves with the times, helping frame our vision of the world. So why, when [...]
Little Hope was Arson
January 2010: In the buckle of the Bible Belt, 10 churches were burned to the ground in five weeks, igniting the largest criminal investigation [...]
PULP: a film about life, death & supermarkets
“I felt that the film was a triumph—moving, funny, sweet, eccentric—and the reaction from the audience, well, it’s the kind of thing that makes you [...]
Docunight #10 The Bathhouse That Wanted To Keep On Being A Bathhouse
After finding that his shower isn’t working just when he needs to get ready for an important ceremony, our narrator decides to set off [...]
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 [...]