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November 2014 – February 2015

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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
HAPPY VALLEY
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HAPPY VALLEY
“Thorough, thoughtful and heartbreaking.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Filmed over the course of the year after Jerry Sandusky’s arrest as key players in [...]
THE GREAT INVISIBLE
SF Green Film Festival’s Rachel Caplan & filmmaker Margaret Brown IN PERSON after the  Saturday, 4:30pm show! On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf [...]
Essential SF 2014
The San Francisco Film Society presents the fifth annual Essential SF, honoring the Bay Area film community’s most vital figures and institutions in an intimate [...]
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 [...]
ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON ICE
ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON ICE is a visually stunning journey to the end of the world with the hardy and devoted people who live there [...]
“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 [...]
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it [...]
OSCAR DOC SHORT LIST: TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER
 Academy & Roxie members must present their membership cards to be admitted free of charge. See the Oscar Doc Short List Series schedule here. Lonnie [...]
OSCAR® DOC SHORT-LIST SERIES
On December 2, The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences announced the preliminary list of documentaries from which the eventual five nominees for Best [...]
OSCAR DOC SHORT LIST: THE CASE AGAINST 8
Winner: Directing Award: U. S. Documentary Election Day 2008: Californians passed Proposition 8, a measure that repealed the right of same-sex couples to marry. This [...]
OSCAR DOC SHORT LIST: THE OVERNIGHTERS
Academy & Roxie members must present their membership cards to be admitted free of charge. See the Oscar Doc Short List Series schedule here. [...]
OSCAR DOC SHORT LIST: THE KILL TEAM
 Academy & Roxie members must present their membership cards to be admitted free of charge. See the Oscar Doc Short List Series schedule here.   [...]
OSCAR DOC SHORT LIST: ART & CRAFT
Academy & Roxie members must present their membership cards to be admitted free of charge. See the Oscar Doc Short List Series schedule here. [...]
OSCAR DOC SHORT LIST: LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM
 Academy & Roxie members must present their membership cards to be admitted free of charge. See the Oscar Doc Short List Series schedule here. [...]
PRESERVATION
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PRESERVATION
“Christopher Denham’s suspenseful survival drama is an ingenious variation on ‘The Most Dangerous Game.” by Joel Leydon, Variety Actor Christopher Denham takes his second turn in [...]
Frameline Encore LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
This screening is free & open to the public Recipient of the Humanitas Award presented by IDA’s Documentary Awards! Filipino American Richard Adams and Australian [...]
Sugar Mountain
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Sugar Mountain
Come celebrate the release of Sugar Mountain! An adventure film on the wild search for a mythical peak Doors open at 7:00pm for free IPA, [...]
Loitering with Intent
Ensemble comedy benefits hugely from the presence of Marisa Tomei and Sam Rockwell. by John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter After a chance run-in with a film producer [...]
SF Sketchfest 2015: Shouting at the Screen with Wyatt Cenac and Donwill
SF Sketchfest was founded in 2001 by David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney as a way to showcase the talents of six Bay Area [...]
Guru Zane
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Guru Zane
Premiere at the Roxie Theater! GURU ZANE is a video document of a special needs child who’s warmth and character transforms his family and caregivers [...]
Docunight #11 Infidels / Pilgrimage
Infidels Directed by: Bahman Kiarostami, Produced by: Butimar Production, 2004 / 40 mins A documentary about the Godars, Artist-Gypsies Living in Iran. The Godars are nomadic [...]
SF Sketchfest 2015: Salute to Preston Sturges: "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" with guests Christopher Guest, Michael McKean & Harry Shearer
SF Sketchfest was founded in 2001 by David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney as a way to showcase the talents of six Bay Area [...]
SF Sketchfest 2015: "Groundhog Day" on Groundhog Day: Film Screening and special Tobolowsky Files with Stephen Tobolowsky
SF Sketchfest was founded in 2001 by David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney as a way to showcase the talents of six Bay Area [...]
SF Indie Fest: FREE
Local Filmmakers! This stirring, up-close documentary follows a group of Oakland teens who find personal liberation and mutual support through dance.  These dynamic young people [...]