Coming Soon

Kerry McNabb & Frank Zappa in ZAPPA

Starts November 27 

The Zappa Vault has never been opened, until now. Granted complete access, director Alex Winter sifted through 1000s of hours of unreleased footage, hundreds of boxes of tape, & unnameable other stuff that’s been locked away since Frank’s death in 1993, in order to create  the definitive doc about this rock star, artist, composer, rebel, advocate, absurdist jokester & one of the greatest musicians who ever lived. $12. Read more.

Starts November 27

The first independent film released in post-Handover Hong Kong, director Fruit Chan’s scrappy dark comedy of dead-end romance most definitely still holds up. It’s a punk tragedy, an eternal beauty. $12 / $8 for members. Read more.

Starts November 27

The brilliant Spanish-language tales in Viva Kid Flicks, with a range of kids’ perspectives, speak volumes in any tongue. Presented by RoxCine in partnership with New York International Children’s Film Festival. In Spanish with English subtitles. $12 /$10 for members. Read more.

A man & woman argue in one of the shorts in SIX IN PARISSIX IN PARIS (Paris Par Vue)

Starts November 27 
In 1965 Barbet Schroeder supplied a 16mm camera, along with color film stock, to his friends, Claude Chabrol, Jean-Luc Godard, Eric Rohmer, Jean Douchet, Jean-Daniel Pollet & Jean Rouch, asking them to each make a short film about a Parisian neighborhood. “A delicious smorgasbord of short offerings that pay tribute to the city that inspired the New Wave generation.” – Harvard Film Archive $10.00 Read more.

Title banner for the 2020 New York Dog and Cat Film Festival

Starts December 4

Two programs made up of a medley of short films, one that honors the mysterious felines who have fascinated mankind for centuries, while the other centers around man’s best friend. A percentage of the proceeds from this year’s NY CAT FILM FESTIVAL will benefit Give Me Shelter Cat Rescue Read more/Pre-order tickets. A percentage of the proceeds from this year’s NY DOG FILM FESTIVAL will benefit Muttville Senior Dog Rescue. Read more/Pre-order tickets.


Starts December 4

Brimming with never-before-seen archival footage & music, this is a much-needed cinematic exploration of the Pogues frontman & Ireland’s most beloved punk poet, by the peerless rockumentarian Julien Temple (THE GREAT ROCK & ROLL SWINDLE, THE FILTH & THE FURY, EARTH ARE EASY, ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS). “Richly researched, consistently entertaining…” – Hollywood Reporter. $12.00 Read more.

Mayor Musa Hadid looks out over the city of Ramallah in MAYOR

Starts December 4

A real-life political saga following Musa Hadid, the Christian mayor of Ramallah that offers a portrait of dignity amidst the madness & absurdity of endless occupation while posing a question: how do you run a city when you don’t have a country? “The best new film about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a dark comedy… -Indiewire. $12.00. Read more.

Starts December 11!
Tickets Available Tues, Dec. 1!

Six restorations of classics from Hong Kong’s renowned visual sensualist and soulful romantic, plus a new director’s cut of THE HAND. AS TEARS GO BY, DAYS OF BEING WILD, CHUNGKING EXPRESS, FALLEN ANGELS, HAPPY TOGETHER and, of course, IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE.  Plus, a drive-in screening of IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE at Fort Mason Flix on December 13. Read more.

Starts December 11

This poignant and intimate documentary examines the emotional toll of our modern economy on families, told through the lens of a 24-hour daycare center in Westchester, New York. [Through TheNight] is one of the WOW films at this year’s Tribeca Film Fest. It is a vital and important film about the state of the world. It is highly recommended. – Unseen Films. $12. Read more.

3 images: a man in PPE, an ambulance with film title "76 Days, and hospital worker pushing a gurney.

Starts December 11

Filmed in Wuhan, China by an independent crew, 76 Days covers the length of the city’s lockdown for COVID-19. The film’s suspenseful pacing and otherworldly imagery make it feel like a science-fiction thriller. The heroes are the front-line hospital workers who still manage to find humanity and humor even while fully encased behind PPE. “Utterly compelling” -The Atlantic. “Invaluable” – Rolling Stone. “One of the best” at TIFF -NY Times. $12.00 Read more.

Photos of filmmakers Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman, and Jay Rosenblatt on a gridded background.

December 16th only

The December installment of Roxie Quick Takes – our members-only series of artist Q&As – features the Oscar-winning filmmaking duo Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman discussing two of their short films with filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt. Learn more about Quick Takes here.