Roxie Virtual Cinema

In a unique partnership with some of the most inventive film distributors that we work with, 50 % of each ticket purchased will go to support the Roxie, and help us return to our mission as a vibrant, community-centered non-profit cinema once this turbulent period is behind us. Read Roxie Virtual Cinema FAQs.

PLAYING THIS WEEK

whose streets title card

Starts June 5

All Roxie proceeds (50% of sales) benefit Know Your Rights Camp (KYRC). As the national guard descends on Ferguson with military grade weaponry, these young community members become the torchbearers of a new resistance. Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis know this story because they have lived the story. Whose Streets? is a powerful battle cry from a generation fighting, not for their civil rights, but for the right to live. Read More.


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Starts June 5

Disoriented by his past misgivings and subsequent, unexpected blows to his self-esteem, Tommaso wades through this late chapter of his life with an increasingly impaired grasp on reality as he prepares for his next film. Read More!

Watch the Q&A with Willem Dafoe, hosted by the Coolidge Corner Theatre, Sun, 6/7 @ 11am PT.

Watch the Q&A with Abel Ferrara moderated by Sean Baker, hosted by Film at Lincoln Center, Sun, 6/7 @ 12 noon PT.


Ursula Von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own title card

Starts June 5

Some feel imbued with an almost primal energy: a series of installations reminiscent of wings in New York’s Battery Park, a monumental yet inviting piece outside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the stunning “Scientia” which evokes the power of nature and the firing of brain synapses. Ursula von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own is an artistic biography of one of the few women in the world working in monumental sculpture. Price: $9.99. Read More!

Live Q&A with director Daniel Traub, SFMOMA’s Solomon Adler, and Ursula, Tuesday 6/16 at 2pm!


SHIRLEY title card

Starts June 5

Renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds upends her meticulous routine and heightens tensions in her already tempestuous relationship with her philandering husband. The middle-aged couple, prone to ruthless barbs and copious afternoon cocktails, begins to toy mercilessly with the naïve young couple at their door. Price: $5.99. Read More!


cineola film festival resistir

June 6 thru 12 only!

CINEOLA is a platform for Latin American stories, connecting audiences with diverse representations of Latinoamérica on film. This block includes stories of resistance, solidarity and tradition from Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil. Price: $8.00. Read More!


cineola film festical recordar title card

June 6 thru 12 only!

CINEOLA is a platform for Latin American stories, connecting audiences with diverse representations of Latinoamérica on film. This block includes stories of legacy, memory and identity from Cuba, Mexico, Honduras, Ecuador and Colombia. Price: $8.00 Read More!


EXTENDED!

papicha title card

Starts May 29

Nedjma, an 18-year-old student passionate about fashion design refuses to let the tragic events of the Algerian Civil War to keep her from experiencing a normal life and going out at night with her friend Wassila. As the social climate becomes more conservative, she rejects the new bans set by the radicals and decides to fight for her freedom and independence by putting up a fashion show. Co-presented by Arab Film and Media Institute. Price: $10. Read More!


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Starts May 29

This showcase of some of the most exciting new cinematic voices from France runs the gamut from animation to romance to absurdist comedy. Revel in these petite Gallic pleasures, including award winners from Cannes, Locarno, and Palm Springs ShortFest. Price: $12. Read More!


lucky grandma title card

Starts May 29

Set in New York City, an ornery, chain-smoking Chinese Grandma goes all in at the casino, landing herself on the wrong side of luck… and in the middle of a Chinatown gang war. Price: $12. Read More!


jose poster featuring two men in love riding a motorcycle

Starts May 22

Winner of multiple awards, including the Queer Lion from the 75th Annual Venice Film Festival, José is a gripping, layered and beautifully honest story about one working class young man’s struggle to find himself. Made in the neorealist filmmaking tradition, the film is a nuanced and vivid look at being gay in Central America. Price: $12. Read More!

An image of 3 men on a beach with a boat in the background. Title says "The Ghost of Peter Sellers"

Starts May 22

A comedy genius, a hot new director and a 17th Century pirate film. What could possibly go wrong? The 1973 movie Ghost in the Noonday Sun, with Spike Milligan, never reached the big screen. Now its director, Peter Medak, reveals how an uncontrollable star, seasickness, fake heart attacks, and a mutinous crew led to Hollywood’s biggest fiasco. Price: $10. Read More!

a towering task image with two grass huts and greenery in the image

Starts May 22

Narrated by Annette Bening, A Towering Task tells the remarkable story of the Peace Corps and takes viewers on a journey of what it means to be a global citizen. Price: $10. Read More!


 

nothing fancy diana kennedy title card

Starts May 22

Featuring extensive interviews with Diana Kennedy and famed chefs Alice Waters, José Andrés, Rick Bayless, Gabriela Camara, Diana Kennedy provides an intimate look at the leading expert on Mexican cuisine. The author of nine acclaimed cookbooks and a two-time James Beard Award winner, Diana is called the “Julia Child of Mexico”, but the feisty cook prefers “The Mick Jagger of Mexican Cuisine”. Don’t miss a virtual Q&A with director Elizabeth Carroll, chef Alice Waters (Chez Panisse), chef Gabriela Cámara (Contramara & Cala), and The New York Times food writer David Tanis. Saturday, May 23 at 5pm PT. Price: $10. Read more!