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Roxie Theater: We Are As Gods – a film about Stewart Brand

Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA

WE ARE AS GODS offers a deep dive into the many sides of Stewart Brand—creator of The Whole Earth Catalog, an influential member of Ken Kesey’s “The Merry Pranksters,” and founder of the modern environmental movement. Brand’s approach to his work and life influenced many, including Steve Jobs, who have gone on to shape our […]

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Roxie Theater: Inu-Oh

Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA

From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa, hailed by IndieWire as “one of the most creatively unbridled minds in all of modern animation,” comes a revisionist rock opera about a 14th-century superstar whose dance moves take Japan by storm. Born to an esteemed family, Inu-oh is afflicted with an ancient curse that has left him on the […]

Roxie Theater: Medusa

Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA

Mari and her friends broadcast their spiritual devotion through pastel pinks and catchy evangelical songs about purity and perfection, but underneath it all, they harbor a deep rage. By day they hide behind their manicured facade, and by night they form a masked, vigilante girl gang, prowling the streets in search of sinners who have […]

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Roxie Theater: Taxi Driver

Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA

(1976) “You talkin’ to me?” Robert De Niro’s insomniac cabbie Travis Bickle, amid his nocturnal 12-hour shifts, yearns in moody voice-over for a rain that’ll “wash all the scum off the streets”, while he ferries presidential candidate Leonard Harris (then Channel 2 entertainment critic) and Scorsese’s own hopped-up cuckold; tentatively tries for a date with […]

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Roxie Theater: Free Chol Soo Lee

Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA

Filmmakers Julie Ha and Eugene Yi in person for Q&A after the 7pm show on Friday, August 19, moderated by Nate Tan, co-Director at Asian Prisoner Support Committee. Q&As also after the 6.40pm show on Saturday, August 20, and the 3.45pm show on Sunday, August 21! In 1970s San Francisco, 20-year-old Korean immigrant Chol Soo […]

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Roxie Theater: Bodies Bodies Bodies

Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA

When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game goes awry in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong. Directed by Halina Reijn. 2022. 95 minutes. DCP. Open Caption Screening Wednesday, August 24th, 8.45pm!

Roxie Theater: Frank Perry: The Swimmer + Last Summer

Roxie Theater 3117 16th St, San Francisco, CA

THE SWIMMER (1968, 95 min) has almost redeemed Frank Perry. The irony is that no one really knows how much of the version available to us represents his original vision for the film. On the recent DVD release a 2½ -hour documentary can’t quite sort it out either, but it’s moot: Frank Perry, guided by […]