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Joe Fitz Rodriguez, a reporter with the San Francisco Examiner, touring Clarion Alley in the film "Company Town." Courtesy of Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman.

New Film “Company Town” Explores Tech’s Influence on San Francisco

The tech industry, its money, and its political influence are hitting the silver screen next week in a new film critical of the “sharing economy” and the influence of Silicon Valley on San Francisco. “Company Town,” which will have its San Francisco premiere at the Roxie Theater on Friday, October 28, at 7 p.m., takes places over a few tumultuous weeks in...
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Generosity, Migration, Art and Film Meet at Roxie Theater

For many migrants from Latin America, the journey into the United States involves clinging to the side of a freight train known as “the beast,” going without food and water for 24 hours at a time, and if they’re lucky, encountering Las Patronas. These are a group of women who spend much of their days cooking and packing up meals to toss or hand...
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Doc Exploring At-Home Childbirth Premieres Saturday in SF Mission

A documentary exposing a small group within the medical community who — despite attending hundreds of hospital births – choose to have their own children at home will premiere at the Roxie Theater on March 26. Telling the stories of doctors, nurses, and midwives whose experiences with childbirth have driven them to seek out home birth for their own families, “Why...
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Film Explores Junipero Serra, History, Nostalgia

A new cinematic essay on topics as diverse as Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, the pursuit of unavailable women, and the colonization of California by Junipero Serra will have its San Francisco premiere at the Roxie Theater tomorrow at 7 p.m., a day after the pope is set to canonize the Spanish priest in a move that has faced controversy for Serra’s involvement in the brutal mistreatment of...
People tying up their skates at the Roller Disco Friday night. The party was for SF Indiefest.

Roller Disco in the Mission Benefits SF Indiefest

Furry skate boots and fully sequined outfits were on display Friday night at the annual Roller Disco party, a benefit for SF Indiefest, a film festival that screens at the Roxie Theater on 16th Street. SF Indiefest is currently in the middle of its run; the last day is Feb. 21. About 100 skaters rolled around the wooden floors of...
"Dancing With the Devil"  is at the Roxie Jan. 1-7.

Start the Decade off Right

With all the amazing things going on for New Year’s Eve, I would admire anyone with enough endurance to continue to party throughout the rest of the weekend. Still, when it comes to Mission night-life, the party never stops, does it? Dancing With the Devil “Oscar, Emmy and BAFTA award-winning director and producer Jon Blair takes us into the favelas...