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


PLAYING THIS WEEK!

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Starts February 26

Oscar-nominated director, Andrei Konchalovsky’s SIN (Il Peccato) follows Michelangelo through the agonies and ecstasy of his own creative genius, as two rival noble factions compete for his loyalty. “(A) sumptuously shot, rowdy, warts-and-all portrait of the artist”- Screen International. $12 / $10 for members. Read more.


Starts February 26

Official Entry, 93rd Academy Awards® Best International Feature Film – Ivory Coast. A young man incarcerated in a prison in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire must spend the whole night recounting a story if he hopes to survive. Writer-director Philippe Lacôte refuses all genre expectations, flowing between a prison drama and visually stunning sequences that depict Roman’s elaborate tale. Further incorporating song and dance (and a cameo by icon Denis Lavant), Night of the Kings is a mesmerizing meditation on the art of storytelling and its role in survival. $12 / $10 for members. Read more.


Starts February 26

Part psychological horror, part realist drama, this exhilarating debut feature from Shatara Michelle Ford is set against the backdrop of national discussions around inequitable health care and policing, the #metoo movement, and race in America. “Ford’s lean, smart debut feature confronts us with our presumptions about what rape and victimhood look like — onscreen and in life.” – NY Times. $12/ $10 for members. Read more.


Title card for Preparations to be together for an unknown period of time

Starts February 26

Márta, a 40-year-old neurosurgeon, falls in love. She leaves her shining American career behind and returns to Budapest to start a new life with the man. But the love of her life claims that they have never met before.”… by a gifted filmmaker wielding cinema’s seductive power” – Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal. $12/ $10 for members. Read more.


EXTENDED!


Title card for 17 Blocks

In 1999, 9-year-old Emmanuel Durant and his family began filming their daily lives in one of America’s most dangerous neighborhoods — just 17 blocks behind the U.S. Capitol building. They’ve been filming ever since. 17 BLOCKS illuminates a nation’s ongoing crisis through one family’s raw, stirring, and deeply personal saga. Read more.

 


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Staring Monica Dolan & introducing Earl Cave, this film adaption of an acclaimed graphic novel is “[A] funny, acerbic, yet surprisingly tender film…” about single motherhood and Metallica, that features original music by Belle and Sebastian. $12. Read more.


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Now in their twilight years, two men must choose between their desires for each other or the families they have proudly created. “Strong performances by veterans Tai Bo and Ben Yuen make the protagonists’ struggle concrete and affecting.” – Alissa Simon, Variety. $12. Read more.


They’re zero-budget, amateur, homemade, zany, creative, weird and often downright hilarious: a dozen “Sweded” versions of favorite films come together in The Sweded Film Festival for Creative Re-Creations. $3.99. Read more. 


Accompanying the Bay Area premiere of Lynne Sachs’s critically acclaimed Film About a Father Who, the Roxie offers two accompanying shorts sidebars programmed by filmmaker and Other Cinema curator Craig Baldwin. Special thanks to Other CinemaCanyon Cinema, and Cinema Guild for their support in organizing this program. Tickets will go on sale on February 12. Read more.


Title card for MINARI

Ends March 1

This 2020 Sundance Grand Jury Prize & Audience Award Winner is a tender and sweeping story following a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. “Among the very best movies of 2020” – Carlos Aguilar, The Wrap. Read more.

Drive-in screening at Fort Mason Flix on March 2 is sold out! An encore drive-in screening has been added for March 10. Tickets available here.


In this collection of six shorts, filmmakers gaze at themselves and their world, attempting to make sense of what they see reflected back. From gripping drama to heart-warming comedy, Our Right to Gaze: Black Film Identities  features timely stories from Black artists that take us outside of the ordinary. Curated by Curtis Caesar John. $12 / $10 for members. Tickets will be available on February 10. Read more.


Title card for M.C. ESCHER: JOURNEY TO INFINITY

Equal parts history, psychology, and psychedelia, this entertaining, eye-opening portrait gives us the man through his own words and images: diary musings, excerpts from lectures, correspondence and more are voiced by British actor Stephen Fry, while Escher’s woodcuts, lithographs, and other print works appear in both original and playfully altered form. $12. Read more.


 

A Glitch In The Matrix title card

What if we are living in a simulation, and the world as we know it is not real? To tackle this mind-bending idea, Rodney Ascher (ROOM 237) uses a noted speech from Philip K. Dick to dive down the rabbit hole of science, philosophy, and conspiracy theory. $12. Read more.


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Barbara Sukowa and Martine Chevallier play neighbors who have been secret lovers for decades, until a sudden change pulls them apart in Filippo Meneghetti’s gripping drama. “An entirely unique and uniquely vital lesbian love story”. – Variety. $12. Read more.


Title banner for the film DEAR COMRADES!

When the communist government raises food prices in 1962, workers from the small industrial town of Novocherkassk in Russia go on strike. The massacre which then ensues is seen through the eyes of a devout party activist. “A fascinating blend of dark satire and bleak archaeology” by Andrei Konchalovsky. $12. Read more.