Calendar

December 2014 – February 2015

 An Agnès Varda Escape: Cleo from 5 to 7
An hour and a half (despite the title) of the life of a singer who learns she is merely being put on display. She visits [...]
Monk With a Camera
Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk in 1972. Grandson of legendary Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland, [...]
Harold Lloyd for the Holidays! Safety Last & The Freshman
Harold Lloyd for the Holidays! SAFETY LAST In 1922, the country boy Harold says goodbye to his mother and his girlfriend Mildred in the train [...]
An Agnès Varda Escape: Vagabond
In winter in the south of France, a young woman is found frozen in a ditch. She’s unkempt, a vagabond. Through flashbacks and brief interviews, [...]
An Agnès Varda Escape: La Pointe Courte
There are two parts to this film: sequences of life in the fishing village of La Pointe Courte (a government inspector’s visit, the death of [...]
An Agnès Varda Escape: Le Bonheur
A happily-married carpenter inadvertently falls in love with a young telephone company employee. As he explores his feelings in the joy of that relationship, he [...]
OSCAR DOC SHORT LIST: TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER
Oscars Documentary Short-List Series Academy & Roxie members must present their membership cards to be admitted free of charge. Lonnie Franklin Jr was arrested in [...]
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New Years Day Down Under: PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK
On Valentine’s Day 1900, most of the small student body and staff of Appleyard College, a private girls’ boarding school in Victoria State, Australia, are [...]
New Years Day Down Under: Sweetie
Based solely on a tea leaf reading, superstitious and introspective Kay believes she and Louis are destined to fall in love. She is able to [...]
2014 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SHORTS
Friday, January 2 – Thursday, January 8 Separate Admission The Sundance Film Festival has been widely acknowledged as the premier showcase for short films and [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #10
The Synesthesia Film Festival is a monthly one-night film festival that screens the best independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, music videos, [...]
APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR
Written, directed and starring Desiree Akhavan APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR is Akhavan’s debut feature and it premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2014. “Akhavan is very much her [...]
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
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 [...]
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 Tobolowky
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 [...]
2015 Noise Pop Film Series: Hardcore DEVO Live
WEST COAST PREMIERE! Q&A filmmaker Keirda Bahruth and Jerry Casale from Devo No matter how messy, beginnings are exciting. Especially when what happens next endures the [...]
2015 Noise Pop Film Series: Ollies, Dollies & Drones: A Survey of Spike Jonze's Skate Videos
NOISE POP EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE! Q&A with special guests One of the best filmmakers of his generation (and indisputably the greatest music video director ever) Spike Jonze [...]
2015 Noise Pop Film Series: BEAUTIFUL NOISE
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! There was no machismo, no rockstar posturing, and definitely no gyrating. Save for the occasional tiff they had with pretentious NME journalists, [...]
2015 Noise Pop Film Series: SALAD DAYS: The Birth of Punk in the Nation’s Capital
WEST COAST PREMIERE! Q&A with director Scott Crawford and Mark Haggerty (Gray Matter), Meghan Adkins and Nicky Thomas (Fire Party) They weren’t the first and [...]