Calendar

April – July 2015

CHEATIN'
Animator Bill Plympton in person for the 7:00pm and 9:30pm show on April 17! A newlywed wife proves the depth of her love by becoming [...]
MAN FROM RENO
“…A RETRO-STYLE MYSTERY… a CLASSIC crime-saga face off…” – Hollywood Reporter A JAPANESE CRIME NOVELIST AND A SMALL TOWN SHERIFF ARE LURED INTO THE SAME [...]
ROAR
No animals were harmed in the making of this movie. 70 members of the cast and crew were. ROAR is an infamous, rarely seen ’80s [...]
Revenge Of The Mekons
“Infectious…contagious” —The New York Times (Critics’ Pick) “Jubilant” —The Village Voice (Critics’ Pick) “Moving and raucous” —Time Out New York (Critics’ Pick) Political provocateurs. Social agitators. Punk’s reigning [...]
Docunight #14: Caged | Street Sultans
Caged directed by Tala Hadavi, 52min, 2013 “Caged” tells the story of the iconic MMA athlete, Reza Madadi. Reza fled Iran at the age of [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: Capturing Grace
Filmmaker David Iverson, a radio broadcaster known to Bay Area audiences as the Friday former host of KQED’s Forum call-in show, was himself diagnosed with Parkinson’s in [...]
Misery Loves Comedy
Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, and Jon Favreau are among over 60 famous funny people [...]
Heaven Adores You
“Nickolas Rossi’s documentary is a gorgeous recounting of Smith’s life, beautiful and troublesome, and the influence he had on everyone.” ~ Chad Liffman, SpinningPlatters.com Heaven Adores [...]
SPIKE ISLAND
“CHARGED WITH ALL THE THRILLS, MAGIC AND POSSIBILITY OF THAT HOT NIGHT!”                                    -The Guardian Emilia Clarke (GAME OF THRONES) and Elliott Tittensor (SHAMELESS) star [...]
Nippon Nights #9: Flashback Memories
♪Join us for the free Didgeridoo Performance by Amber Field before the screening “God, please do not erase at least this memory.” Didgeridoo performer, GOMA, [...]
Is It Really So Strange? The Smiths Music Video Sing A Long Show
Shyness is nice, and Shyness can stop you From doing all the things in life You’d like to So, if there’s something you’d like [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: Havana Curveball
Filmmaker Ken Schneider in person for Q&A after the screening! Thirteen-year-old Mica takes to heart his Rabbi’s dictate to help “heal the world,” and [...]
Bay Area Docs: Finding the Gold Within
“Inspiring, heartbreaking, and unflinchingly honest, this film is not just about the journeys these men must take, but the journeys we all must share to [...]
Bay Area Docs: Finding the Gold Within
“Inspiring, heartbreaking, and unflinchingly honest, this film is not just about the journeys these men must take, but the journeys we all must share to [...]
Bay Area Docs: Finding the Gold Within
“Inspiring, heartbreaking, and unflinchingly honest, this film is not just about the journeys these men must take, but the journeys we all must share to [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: American Vagabond
**Filmmaker and Subject in attendance for post-screening Q&A with film critic Tom Silka (President San Francisco Film Critics Circle) Chipping away at the myth of [...]
Electro Chaabi
Q&A via Skype with the filmmaker: Hind Meddeb The film explores the parallels between music and politics in particular illuminating the alternative space for communication [...]
JAUJA
May 22 – 28 A sublime fantasy standing at the intersection of fairy tale and land art, Jauja expands upon the minimalism of Lisandro [...]
Amelie and City of Lost Children - 35mm double feature!
Join us Friday, May 23rd for a one-night-only screening of two classic Jeunet and Caro films, Amelie and the City of Lost Children, both shown [...]
Everything Is Terrible! Legends
Once a millenium, something emerges from the darkest corner of the universe and enlightens us to the true meaning of being. Something so mystickal, so [...]
Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary
July 10 to 16 “Dying to Know” is an intimate portrait celebrating two very complex, controversial characters in an epic friendship that shaped a generation. [...]