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July – October 2014

INLAND EMPIRE
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INLAND EMPIRE
“A Woman in Trouble”, reads the poster for David Lynch’s 2006 magnum opus (and possibly his final movie?), INLAND EMPIRE. It’s about a struggling actress, [...]
POP/ROX: THIS IS NOISE POP
In honor of the third and final installment of our survey of fly-on-the-wall underground music documentaries THIS MUST BE THE PLACE (starting July 25), we’d [...]
LIFE ITSELF
“Richly satisfying. Engrossing, unflinching, moving and comprehensive. An astute and sensitive account of a fully realized man and a life overflowing with abundance and achievement. [...]
MARKETA LAZAROVÁ
Co-presented by San Francisco Cinematheque NEW 35MM PRINT COURTESY OF JANUS FILMS! In its native land, František  Vláčil’s MARKETA LAZAROVÁ has been hailed as the [...]
ROXIE KIDS: Lupin the 3rd "The CASTLE of CAGLIOSTRO"
Free Admission for Kids under 12 / Adults $7.50 only The 2nd program of the special series “ROXIE KIDS” is Hayao Miyazaki’s directorial debut film. [...]
CODE BLACK
In his vivid and thought-provoking filmmaking debut, physician Ryan McGarry gives us unprecedented access to America’s busiest Emergency Department. Amidst real life-and-death situations, McGarry follows [...]
DOCUNIGHT #6: My Name Is Negahdar Jamali And I Make Westerns
2012 – 65 mins Directed by Kamran Heidari “My name is John Ford and I make Westerns” this is how John Ford introduced himself [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: TELOS
Kyung Lee | USA | 2014 | 55 min FILMMAKER IN PERSON! TELOS: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui chronicles the unorthodox life of Emeryville-based [...]
HAPPY CHRISTMAS
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE!  SKYPE Q&A WITH FILMMAKER JOE SWANBERG FOLLOWING 7pm SHOW on 8/1! Jenny just broke up with her boyfriend, so she thinks it [...]
BRAVE NEW WORLD SERIES: CYBER-SENIORS
Post Screening Q&A hosted by Community Technology Network and SF Connected “…Charming, Poignant, Hilarious…” – Maria Shriver, NBC NEWS “Touching!” – Village Voice “A Must-See [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #5
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! This is a once a night monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, [...]
HELI
SAN FRANCISCO PREMIERE! SKYPE Q&A w/ FILMMAKER AMAT ESCALANTE on FRIDAY, AUGUST 8 Post-screening panel discussion on drug trafficking and violence in Mexico on Saturday, [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: BROWN BREAD
Brown Bread: The Story of an Adoptive Family FILMMAKER SARAH GROSS IN PERSON! In the hills of Northern California, an unusual family gathers for their [...]
VIDEO RELEASE PARTY for "WE'RE HERE" by FUTURE TWIN
Straight from their new EP “Chillality”, the song “We’re Here” finds its way onto the big screen at the Mission District’s own historic Roxie Theater. [...]
FRAMELINE ENCORE: VALENTINE ROAD
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4/147:00pmBig Roxie
FRAMELINE ENCORE: VALENTINE ROAD
This extraordinary doc and Audience Award-winner about the 2008 murder of 15-year-old Larry King will both break your heart and fire you up into action. [...]
KINK
A surprise hit at Sundance, KINK tells the true story of sex, submission, and big business as seen through the eyes of the unlikely pornographers [...]
MI CASA NO ES SU CASA
MI CASA NO ES SU CASA tells the story of a rapidly evolving neighborhood: San Francisco’s Mission District. Stripping down the word “gentrification” to its [...]
NIPPON NIGHTS 〜 Neon Tokyo: Anime World #2 - AKIRA
NIPPON NIGHTS is monthly series of Japanese cinema bridging different genres, styles and generations. Neon Tokyo : Anime World #2 – AKIRA Thursday, August 21st [...]
SF HERITAGE: REEL SAN FRANCISCO STORIES
Reel San Francisco Stories: On-Location Movies and the Preservation Movement Through a broad spectrum of film genres, author Christopher Pollock will examine the unexpected role [...]
ME AND YOU (Io e Te)
ME AND YOU (Io e Te)Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci   “Beautifully made… a meditation on the transformative possibilities of a relationship.” – Stephen Holden, New [...]
THIS MUST BE THE PLACE: END OF THE UNDERGROUND 1991 - 2012
1991 famously was “the year punk broke”, but not even the most Sub Pop single-collectin’, Forced Exposure-readin’ wide-eyed optimist could have predicted just how WIDE [...]
BRASSLANDS
Crossroads Film Festival – 2014, WINNER Best Feature Documentary International Film Festival Rotterdam – 2014, Official Selection “BRASSLANDS is a fascinating look at this infectious [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #6
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! This is a once a night monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, [...]
BAY AREA DOCS: BIG JOY - THE ADVENTURES OF JAMES BROUGHTON
A chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution, whose [...]
NO NO: A DOCKUMENTARY
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5/57:00pmLittle Roxie
NO NO: A DOCKUMENTARY
In the hyper-charged powder keg of the late 1960s, Los Angeles native and Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis was ready to light the match. [...]
SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN-KETTERING
San Francisco Premiere! Filmmaker and Ralph Moss (the film’s main subject) in person for a Q&A September 12th! “Ralph W. Moss has stayed the course [...]
ALL THIS MAYHEM
ALL THIS MAYHEM is a searing account of what happens when raw talent and extreme personalities collide. In this unflinching, never-before-seen account of drugs and [...]
20,000 DAYS ON EARTH
Keep your eyes glued to this page for tickets! They’ll be up soon! In his years on this Earth, Australian iconoclast Nick Cave has been [...]
GIRL TALK: TEEN MONOLOGUE SERIES #2
TEEN MONOLOGUE SERIES: A collection of true stories about real teens struggling with tough issues surrounding self-esteem. Stories about teens…for teens. Maybe you know someone like Katie? [...]
Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening #7
Welcome to the Synesthesia Film Festival! This is a once a night monthly film festival that screens independent short films, student films, web series, documentaries, [...]