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THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

A wistful odyssey populated by skaters, squatters, street preachers, playwrights, and other locals on the margins as a young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind.

ECHO IN THE CANYON

ECHO IN THE CANYON

ECHO IN THE CANYON celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of L.A.’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas & the Papas gave birth to the California Sound.

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

The first African American woman to win a Nobel Prize, Toni Morrison reflects upon her achievements as a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Princeton University educator, and Random House editor. Featuring a diverse assemblage of Morrison advocates, the film explores her impact upon the literary and world stage.

THE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)

THE CHAMBERMAID (La camarista)

The daily routine and grand ambitions of a hard-working young chambermaid at a high-end Mexico City hotel are poignantly explored in Lila Avilés’ striking debut feature.

MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE

MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE

An in-depth look at the relationship between the late musician Leonard Cohen and his decades-long connection to Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen.

MAIDEN

MAIDEN

The first woman to receive the Yachtsman of the Year trophy, MAIDEN is the remarkable portrait of Tracy Edwards and the first all-female crew to upend the chauvinistic world of open-ocean yacht racing in 1989.

APOLLO 11

APOLLO 11

A cinematic event 50 years in the making, APOLLO 11 features never before seen large format footage of the mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. A journey that should only be experienced on the big screen.

FOR ALL MANKIND

FOR ALL MANKIND

A testament to NASA’s remarkable Apollo program, the film was composited from pristine film and audio materials archived at the Johnson Space Center—resulting in an intimate and artful document of America’s earliest moon expeditions.

A BIGGER SPLASH

A BIGGER SPLASH

A hallucinatory blend of biography and impressionist storytelling that finds legendary painter David Hockney artistically and emotionally adrift after the end of a relationship.

Wed Jul 24, 7:00pm: Introduction from artist, stylist, and conservationist Arthur Kirkby

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD (35mm)

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD (35mm)

Exclusive 35mm Engagement — A TV star (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double (Brad Pitt) make their way around a changing industry in 1969 Hollywood. Directed by Quentin Tarantino.

ALIEN

ALIEN

The mission of the USCSS Nostromo and its seven crew members was to transport and refine tons of mineral ore across the gulf of space. But somewhere between Thedus and Earth, that plan was derailed by something ancient. Something monstrous. Something unlike anything humanity had ever encountered before.

ALIENS

ALIENS

Fifty-seven years have passed; the universe continuing on its way. But on the outer rim planetoid of Acheron (formerly designated LV-426), an inhumanly patient nightmare awaits. No one—not the colonists, the soldiers with their weaponry, or even The Company—is ready for it. This time… It’s war.

THE RAFT (Flotten)

THE RAFT (Flotten)

In 1973, a diverse crew of six women and five men drifted across the Atlantic on a raft as part of a scientific experiment subverting cross-cultural gender norms. Through archive material and a reunion of the surviving members, the film explores the expedition’s unintended results.

THE QUEEN with SheHaw

THE QUEEN with SheHaw

One of cinema’s first looks into the world of drag and its many rituals. This immaculate restoration shows that the sparkle and sass have always been with us—and that the only aspect of drag pageantry that has changed in the intervening decades is the mainstream audience, eager for more.

Wed Jul 31, 7:00pm: Post-screening performance/discussion with Anita Coxx, Tammy Whynot and Thierry Meisel of the SheHaw drag show

OUR TIME (Nuestro tiempo)

OUR TIME (Nuestro tiempo)

A progressive couple lives in the Mexican countryside raising fighting bulls. Esther runs the ranch, while Juan, a renowned poet, breeds the beasts. Although in an open marriage, Juan is blindsided by jealousy as his beloved Esther falls in love with an American cowboy.

THE FAREWELL

THE FAREWELL

A Chinese family learns their beloved grandmother has only a few weeks to live. Keeping her in the dark, they gather to honor her under the guise of an impromptu wedding. Chinese-American Billi struggles with her family's decision to hide the truth.

GREASE

GREASE

California, 1958. The sun sets on an innocent summer romance between dreamy greaser Danny and visiting Australian sweetie Sandy. When Sandy’s family unexpectedly decides to stay, the two awkwardly reunite at Rydell High with Danny’s ego wedged firmly between him and the girl he loves.

THE NEVERENDING STORY

THE NEVERENDING STORY

An imaginative boy escapes his troubles after discovering an extraordinary storybook and being drawn into its magical pages. He befriends fantastic beings with troubles of their own and must search within himself to find the strength and courage to save himself and his friends.

THE GRATEFUL DEAD MOVIE

THE GRATEFUL DEAD MOVIE

In deference to Garcia Week (Jerry was born on Aug 1, died on Aug 8), we present a rare screening of his lone directorial effort: a chronicling of a five-night run at Winterland Ballroom in the Dead’s home base of San Francisco at the end of 1974.

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by an android from the future. Now her son John is the target of a newer, more deadly terminator—but an unlikely ally is sent back to ensure that John can fulfill his destiny as the future leader of the resistance.

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

Both a classic movie for kids and a remarkable portrait of childhood, E.T. is a sci-fi adventure that captures that strange moment in youth when the world is a place of mysterious possibilities (some wonderful, some awful), and the universe seems somehow separate from the one inhabited by grown-ups.

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) rebels against a tyrannical ruler and takes off in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max (Tom Hardy).

BACK TO THE FUTURE

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES

BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES

A revelatory, thrilling and emotional journey behind the scenes of Blue Note Records, the pioneering label that gave voice to some of the finest jazz artists of our 20th and 21st centuries.

2019 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

2019 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2019 program gives new audiences a taste of what Sundance offers—from sharply written comedy and drama, to edgy genre and an intimate family saga.

MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

For over half a century, 60 Minutes' fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the world's most influential figures. Working exclusively with archival footage, the film interrogates the interrogator across his storied career and troubled personal life.

BIG

BIG

Longing to grow up, a frustrated teen makes a ‘big’ wish to an antique fortune-teller and awakens the next morning in the body of a thirty-something. He lands a job at a toy company, quickly ascending to the big-time, but finds himself pining for all he left behind.

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN

Two small-town sisters join an all-female baseball league formed when World War II brings professional baseball to a standstill. As their team hits the road with its drunken coach, the siblings find troubles and triumphs on and off the field.

CHULAS FRONTERAS

CHULAS FRONTERAS

Two restored documentaries from the incomparable Les Blank pay tribute to the famed Mexican-American musicians of the borderlands, the migrant farming communities from which they come, the strong family bonds of Tejanos, and the social protest ethos inscribed in their music.

RAY & LIZ

RAY & LIZ

Photographer Richard Billingham returns to the squalid council flat outside of Birmingham where he and his brother were raised, in a confrontation and reconciliation with parents Ray and Liz.

DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

David Crosby reflects on his life of music stardom, while forging new paths to relevancy at his age of 77 in this deeply personal documentary.

THE MOUNTAIN

THE MOUNTAIN

Set in the 1950’s, an emotionally remote young man (Ty Sheridan) is recruited by a lobotomist (Jeff Goldblum) to document the practice as it begins to fall out of favor. Directed by Rick Alverson (THE COMEDY)

10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU

10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU

In this update of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, a family rule forbids Bianca Stratford from dating until her rebellious, boy-hating older sister Kat gets a suitor of her own. In an attempt to win Bianca, a potential boyfriend desperately attempts to set Kat up with Patrick Verona, another rebel who may just be able to win Kat's heart.

THE PRINCESS BRIDE

THE PRINCESS BRIDE

Blending comedy, adventure, romance and fantasy, this cult classic follows peasant farmhand Westley as he battles three bumbling outlaws and a nefarious prince to win the hand of his one true love, a young woman named Buttercup.

CLUELESS

CLUELESS

This quintessentially 90’s Jane Austen adaptation transports the author’s Emma to a Beverly Hills high school where she must reckon with her own materialism and shallowness after she gives a klutzy dweeb such a great makeover that she surpasses her in popularity almost overnight.

LABYRINTH

LABYRINTH

Teenager Sarah is stuck babysitting her baby brother and angrily wishes that goblins from her favorite book, The Labyrinth, will take him away. When her wish comes true, Sarah must brave the Labyrinth to save him.

PARALLEL LOVE: THE STORY OF A BAND CALLED LUXURY

PARALLEL LOVE: THE STORY OF A BAND CALLED LUXURY

A band from small-town Georgia was on the cusp of success when they suffered a devastating touring wreck with long-term consequences. In the intervening years, three members of the band become Eastern Orthodox priests. Post-screening discussion with filmmaker/guitarist Matt Hinton

THE NIGHTINGALE

THE NIGHTINGALE

Stripped of her humanity, repeatedly violated without recourse, and left for dead by a depraved British lieutenant, a young Irish convict enlists the services of an orphaned Aboriginal tracker to navigate the Tasmanian wilderness and exact revenge. Directed by Jennifer Kent (THE BABADOOK).

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Accompanied by his feisty, independent ex-flame Marion Ravenwood, archaeologist Indiana Jones embarks on a thrilling quest to locate the mystical Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis do - dodging traps, snakes, and treachery along the way.

INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM

INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM

After barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India, uncovering a sinister scheme enslaving a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave to the evil Thuggee cult.

INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE

INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. (Sean Connery) suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

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