Calendar

February – April 2015

CITIZENFOUR
In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras was in the process of constructing a film about abuses of national security in post-9/11 America when she started [...]
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
“A stylish and soulful film”  -Terence Johnson, Sundance Review “The biggest honest-to-God discovery of 2014″ - Andrew O’Hehir ,Salon.com “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” is [...]
BIGAS LUNA TRIBUTE
A Unique Weekend-long tribute to the internationally known Spanish filmmaker who simultaneously launched the film careers of Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. Curated by [...]
FAULTS
Actor Leland Orser in person for Q&A at the 7:00pm show and for Introduction at the 9:15pm show on March 6!  Dark Comedy/Suspense starring Mary Elizabeth [...]
OH SNAP! The 90s Sing A Long Show! Presented by SF Indiefest
Back in the day, we’re talking way back in the 1990’s, MTV was the shiznit whether you were rollin’ with the homies, tubthumping, or just jumping around. [...]
Buzzard
“Potrykus has fashioned a vigorous and strangely compelling character study, a sustained burst of punk-rock ferocity, and one of the most original American films to [...]
Nippon Nights #7: Branded to Kill by Seijun Suzuki
Nippon Nights is a monthly series presenting different genres, styles and generations of Japanese Cinema to Bay Area audiences. Join us for a discussion with [...]
Why Acting Matters: An Evening with David Thomson
Join the Roxie Theater Wednesday March 11 as we welcome renowned film critic, writer and historian, David Thomson. The author of more than twenty books [...]
Amira & Sam
“smashing new rom-com” -Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice Rousing, smart, and sweet, Amira & Sam is a confident feature debut from writer-director Sean Mullin, and follows Sam (Martin [...]
LAS VEGAS STORY
Based on the true story of the lead actress Christina Bocanegra, this film is a hybrid film where the lead actress and kids in the [...]
THE CULT OF JT LEROY
Friday, March 13 – Wednesday, March 18 JT LeRoy was a teen prostitute, addicted to heroin and infected with HIV, when a therapist encouraged him [...]
Science on Screen℠: Sleep Dealer
Join Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley J Karl Hedrick for a revealing and timely exploration of the science of unmanned aircraft systems, followed [...]
A RARE NOIR IS GOOD TO FIND! INTERNATIONAL FILM NOIR, 1949-1974
Following swiftly on the heels of their astounding success with November 2014’s THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT, Midcentury Productions (Don Malcolm) and [...]
LIVING IS EASY WITH EYES CLOSED
“This small gem offers a lovely evocation of Spain as well as a touching tribute to an unforgettable moment in time when the Beatles seemed [...]
My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn + Only God Forgives
MY LIFE DIRECTED BY NICOLAS WINDING REFN An impossibly personal portrait of unique genre-bender filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, the Pusher trilogy) over the course [...]
APARTMENT TROUBLES
Well written characters give TROUBLE DOLLS a strong foundation on which Weixler and Prediger build style and technique, complimenting sharp dialogue and performances with [...]
Welcome to New York
This is a brutal, occasionally inelegant film, but it pulls no punches and shines a stark, pitiless light on its subject.  -Peter Bradshaw, Guardian Mr. Devereaux [...]
Salad Days
“Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)” is a documentary film that examines the early DIY punk scene in the Nation’s Capital. [...]
Czech That Film: Clownwise
Come see new and exciting films at the fourth annual Czech That Film festival, showcasing the best of Czech cinema in 18 cities across the [...]
Czech That Film: To See the Sea
Come see new and exciting films at the fourth annual Czech That Film festival, showcasing the best of Czech cinema in 18 cities across the [...]
Czech That Film: Fair Play
Come see new and exciting films at the fourth annual Czech That Film festival, showcasing the best of Czech cinema in 18 cities across the [...]
Czech That Film: ICING
Come see new and exciting films at the fourth annual Czech That Film festival, showcasing the best of Czech cinema in 18 cities across the [...]
Czech That Film: KRÁSNO
Come see new and exciting films at the fourth annual Czech That Film festival, showcasing the best of Czech cinema in 18 cities across the [...]
Hal Hartley's NED RIFLE
A funny, sad, and sexy adventure, Ned Rifle is an intellectually stimulating and compassionate satire. Ned Rifle is the third and final chapter of [...]
Sin Visa
Marco crosses the Mexico-U.S. border at the age of 17 and settles in San Jose, California. As an undocumented immigrant, he faces physical, verbal, emotional, [...]
Hal Hartley double feature program: "Henry Fool" & "Fay Grim"
HENRY FOOL (1997) 137min. U.S.A. Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talentless novelist. Henry opens a magical [...]
Invasion of the Body Snatchers double feature
Spoke Art and Trailers from Hell present: Invasion of the Body Snatchers double feature with special guests Philip Kaufman (director –  Invasion ’78) and Sam [...]
short documentaries highlighting what makes Oakland a uniquely vibrant and thrilling city
Filmmakers : Jim McSilve & Erin Palmquist in person! Oakland Originals is all about creativity and community. It’s made by individuals, like you, who are passionate for and [...]
34th Annual Black Maria FIlm Festival Tour
Directors: Christopher Upham and Catherine Axley are in Person and Dolissa Medinafor joins via Skype for Q&A The films that become the centerpiece of the [...]
Nippon Nights #8: GHOST IN THE SHELL
Nippon Nights is a monthly series presenting different genres, styles and generations of Japanese Cinema to Bay Area audiences. Check out our upcoming screenings: Join [...]