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.
COMING SOON IN VIRTUAL CINEMA

NEW THIS WEEK!

Oliver Sacks: HIs Own Life title card

“Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and acclaimed author who explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like ‘The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,’ using his patients’ disorders as starting points for eloquent meditations on consciousness and the human condition.”  A new documentary by Ric Burns.  Read more.


THE ARTIST'S WIFE title card

Starts September 25

Claire lives a domestic life in the Hamptons as the wife of celebrated artist Richard Smythson (Bruce Dern). Once a promising painter herself, Claire now lives in the shadow of her husband’s illustrious career. If Claire is portrayed by cinematic dynamo Lena Olin, how can that stand? Price: $12.00 Read more.


RBG title card

Starts September 25

A painfully necessary reminder contextualizing the immensity of our loss. “Vital. A fist-pumping, crowd pleasing doc. Makes one heck of a play to remind people of Ginsburg’s vitality and importance, now more than ever.” —IndieWire. Read more.


Starts September 25

On Feb. 15th, 2003, up to 30 million people, many of whom had never demonstrated before, came out in nearly 800 cities around the world to protest against the impending Iraq War. This is the never- before-told story of the largest demonstration in human history.  Read more.


Title Card for PUSH

Starts September 25

Landlords without faces. Apartments without renters. A documentary exploring the new, unlivable city. “Badass UN Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha probes the global housing crisis and breaks down the complex cause into something readily comprehensible… then enraging” – Flick Filosopher Price: $12.00 Read more.


Starts September 25

Middle-aged Shokoo finds out that ex-husband, Fereydoun, has been placed in a nursing home by their children. She, and second husband Reza, decide to take care of Fereydoun themselves, but in their own home. In doing so, the relationship between Shokoo and Fereydoun is significantly transformed. Price: $12. Read more.


EXTENDED!

Laika, a stray dog, was the first living being to be sent into space and thus to a certain death. A legend says that she returned to Earth as a ghost and still roams the streets of Moscow alongside her free-drifting descendants. WARNING: This film features scenes that could shock the sensitivity of some viewers, especially cat lovers. Read more.


Czech animator-extraordinaire Jan Svankmajer reinterprets the Faustian legend using puppets, clay, and various other kinds of 3-dimenstional animation in his acclaimed follow-up to ALICE, his celebrated 1988 adaptation of Lewis Carroll. Read more.


The first-ever feature length documentary devoted to the life of singer/songwriter/guitarist widely considered the “Granddaddy of Rock and Roll” (1927 – 2017), known for hits like “Maybelline,” “Rock and Roll Music,” “Johnny B. Goode” and many others. Price: $12. Read more.


HEALING FROM HATE title card

From the director of the REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM: NOAM CHOMSKY & THE PRINCIPLES OF CONCENTRATION OF WEALTH AND POWER, a deep dive into the minds of men who gravitate toward white-supremacist hate groups, focusing on former Skinheads & neo-Nazis engaged in de-radicalizing violent extremists. Read more.


 

JIMMY CARTER ROCK & ROLL PRESIDENT chronicles the role of popular music in propelling a relatively unknown candidate from Georgia to the White House, and the significant role that music has played in President Carter’s life and work. Price: $9.99. Read more.


A funny, trippy, and thought-provoking film about how the Internet transformed an unlucky cartoon frog, and then the rest of the world. “Kudos to FEELS GOOD MAN the Everything-You-wanted-to-know-about-Pepe-the-Frog-but-were- afraid-to-ask doc.” – Rolling Stone. Price: $8. Read more.


Claire Denis’s loose retelling of Billy Budd, set among a troop of Foreign Legionnaires stationed in the Gulf of Djibouti, is one of her finest films, an elemental story of misplaced longing and frustrated desire. New 4K Restoration. Price: $12. Read more.


Mr. SOUL! Title card

From 1968-1973, America got SOUL! television’s first all-black entertainment/variety show. The film celebrates the groundbreaking PBS series from its genesis to its eventual loss of funding against the backdrop of a swiftly changing political and social landscape, while profiling Ellis Haizlip, the charismatic man behind one of the most culturally significant and successful television shows in U.S. history.Read More!


Title card for NOMAD: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BRUCE CHATWIN

Werner Herzog travels the globe to reveal a deeply personal portrait of his friendship with the late travel writer Bruce Chatwin, a kindred spirit who dedicated his life to illuminating the mysteries of the world. Read More!


Ed “Nardie” White devoted his life to leading an African-American youth drum corps in Louisville, Kentucky for three decades. Now Albert, whose destiny was shaped by the drumline, must take up the mantle. Meanwhile drummers Imani, Jailen, and Emily navigate adolescence in this multigenerational tale of music, love, and legacies set in the American South. Price: $12. Read More!