Calendar

October – December 2014

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” – [...]
LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM
During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbles. With the specter [...]
LISTEN UP PHILIP
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LISTEN UP PHILIP
“…Biliously, often hilariously funny tragicomedy…” – NY Times. “‘Listen Up Philip’ Attests to Roth’s Allure for Filmmakers”- NY Times  Anger rages in Philip as [...]
VIKTOR
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VIKTOR
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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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 [...]
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 [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG
FREE TO ALL!! REGARDING SUSAN SONTAG is an intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
SCIENCE ON SCREEN℠: THE ILLNESS & THE ODYSSEY
Film followed by presentation and dialogue with professor of neurology at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center Michael Geschwind, Ph.D., M.D. and filmmaker Berry Minnott.   [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Rocks In My Pockets
Filmmaker Signe Baumane IN PERSON after the 7pm show Friday, Saturday & Sunday! In the new animated gem Rocks in My Pockets, Latvian-born artist [...]
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 [...]
FOOD CHAINS
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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 [...]
THE TRAIL RUNNING FILM FEST
A night of inspiring trail running films, with good friends and good beer. Those of you who have run a Rainshadow race know that [...]
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 [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: EAT WITH ME
FREE TO ALL!! A middle-aged Asian woman leaves her bland marriage and winds up crashing in her gay son’s apartment. Mother and son attempt to [...]
Crime Wave 16 MM PRINT!
A co-presentation by San Francisco Cult and Psychotronic Film Society Crime Wave is a 1985 film made by Winnipeg-based filmmaker John Paizs shot between 1984 [...]