Calendar

January 2023

Thursday, January 26, 2023

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IN PERSON: Director Jerzy Skolimowski & producer/co-writer Ewa Piaskowska! After the 1/7, 7pm show! (SOLD OUT – At Rush) “Critic’s Pick… No movie that […]

Thursday, January 26, 2023

6:40 pm

A man in glass looks up and to his left. That man is Jafar Panahi!

خرس نیست Ahmad Kiarostami  & Ramin Bahrani will introduce the Sat., Jan 21, 6:40 show! “Critic’s Pick. The latest feature from Jafar Panahi, who […]

Thursday, January 26, 2023

6:45 pm

“What could have been a train wreck if it were an American comedy/drama turns into a funny, sad, brittle, beautiful and absolutely strange odyssey […]

Thursday, January 26, 2023

8:40 pm

“HILARIOUS. A stirring ode to the perfect bowl of noodles. The finest work of the late master Juzo Itami.”  – Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out The […]

Thursday, January 26, 2023

9:00 pm

Friday, January 27, 2023

From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged […]

Friday, January 27, 2023

6:45 pm

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IN PERSON: Director Jerzy Skolimowski & producer/co-writer Ewa Piaskowska! After the 1/7, 7pm show! (SOLD OUT – At Rush) “Critic’s Pick… No movie that […]

Friday, January 27, 2023

6:50 pm

عنکبوت مقدس Zar Amir Ebrahimi “Best Actress” – Cannes Film Festival 2022 Denmark’s 2023 Academy Award Submission Female journalist Rahimi (Zar Amir Ebrahimi) travels […]

Friday, January 27, 2023

8:50 pm

“HILARIOUS. A stirring ode to the perfect bowl of noodles. The finest work of the late master Juzo Itami.”  – Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out The […]

Friday, January 27, 2023

9:15 pm

Saturday, January 28, 2023

From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged […]

Saturday, January 28, 2023

1:30 pm

6:00 pm

“Imagine the film that J.G. Ballard might have made if he’d been born an Austrian dyke, and don’t say I didn’t warn you.” B. […]

Saturday, January 28, 2023

1:30 pm

a woman with red head and glasses looks at the camera while another woman looks in a bathroom;s mirror behind her.

“A sublime and gritty knockout… takes [Poitras’s] work to new aesthetic heights and wrenching emotional depths.” – Hollywood Reporter Directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker […]

Saturday, January 28, 2023

3:30 pm

A man in glass looks up and to his left. That man is Jafar Panahi!

خرس نیست Ahmad Kiarostami  & Ramin Bahrani will introduce the Sat., Jan 21, 6:40 show! “Critic’s Pick. The latest feature from Jafar Panahi, who […]

Saturday, January 28, 2023

4:00 pm

on the left side two teenagers are looking at their cell phones. On the right side, a close up of two men with one of them holding a picture of another man

A Bong Joon Ho Double Feature! Presented by the Roxie and Spoke Art Gallery. Featuring new limited edition screen prints by Guillaume Morellec, part […]

Saturday, January 28, 2023

6:30 pm

Renowned musician Lydia Tár is days away from recording the symphony that will elevate her career. When all elements seem to conspire against her, […]

Saturday, January 28, 2023

8:30 pm

In his breakthrough second feature, Bong Joon Ho explodes the conventions of the policier with thrillingly subversive, genre-defying results. Based on the true story […]

Saturday, January 28, 2023

9:00 pm

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Two silhouetted figures on the shore drag two larges shapes toward the sea.

Kathryn and Davey are stumbling through their twenties together, struggling with unfulfilling jobs and unformed personal identities. When tragedy strikes and each experiences the […]

Sunday, January 29, 2023

1:00 pm

From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged […]

Sunday, January 29, 2023

1:00 pm

EO

IN PERSON: Director Jerzy Skolimowski & producer/co-writer Ewa Piaskowska! After the 1/7, 7pm show! (SOLD OUT – At Rush) “Critic’s Pick… No movie that […]

Sunday, January 29, 2023

3:30 pm

A man in glass looks up and to his left. That man is Jafar Panahi!

خرس نیست Ahmad Kiarostami  & Ramin Bahrani will introduce the Sat., Jan 21, 6:40 show! “Critic’s Pick. The latest feature from Jafar Panahi, who […]

Sunday, January 29, 2023

3:30 pm

“What could have been a train wreck if it were an American comedy/drama turns into a funny, sad, brittle, beautiful and absolutely strange odyssey […]

Sunday, January 29, 2023

5:30 pm

a woman with red head and glasses looks at the camera while another woman looks in a bathroom;s mirror behind her.

“A sublime and gritty knockout… takes [Poitras’s] work to new aesthetic heights and wrenching emotional depths.” – Hollywood Reporter Directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker […]

Sunday, January 29, 2023

5:45 pm

At a fading vacation resort, 11-year-old Sophie treasures rare time together with her loving and idealistic father, Calum (Paul Mescal). As a world of […]

Sunday, January 29, 2023

8:10 pm

“HILARIOUS. A stirring ode to the perfect bowl of noodles. The finest work of the late master Juzo Itami.”  – Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out The […]

Sunday, January 29, 2023

8:10 pm

Monday, January 30, 2023

“What could have been a train wreck if it were an American comedy/drama turns into a funny, sad, brittle, beautiful and absolutely strange odyssey […]

Monday, January 30, 2023

6:30 pm

“HILARIOUS. A stirring ode to the perfect bowl of noodles. The finest work of the late master Juzo Itami.”  – Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out The […]

Monday, January 30, 2023

6:45 pm

From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged […]

Monday, January 30, 2023

9:10 pm *

a woman with red head and glasses looks at the camera while another woman looks in a bathroom;s mirror behind her.

“A sublime and gritty knockout… takes [Poitras’s] work to new aesthetic heights and wrenching emotional depths.” – Hollywood Reporter Directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker […]

Monday, January 30, 2023

9:10 pm

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged […]

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

6:20 pm

“Imagine the film that J.G. Ballard might have made if he’d been born an Austrian dyke, and don’t say I didn’t warn you.” B. […]

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

6:50 pm

a woman with red head and glasses looks at the camera while another woman looks in a bathroom;s mirror behind her.

“A sublime and gritty knockout… takes [Poitras’s] work to new aesthetic heights and wrenching emotional depths.” – Hollywood Reporter Directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker […]

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

8:45 pm

At a fading vacation resort, 11-year-old Sophie treasures rare time together with her loving and idealistic father, Calum (Paul Mescal). As a world of […]

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

8:45 pm

February 2023

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

6:40 pm

EO

IN PERSON: Director Jerzy Skolimowski & producer/co-writer Ewa Piaskowska! After the 1/7, 7pm show! (SOLD OUT – At Rush) “Critic’s Pick… No movie that […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

6:40 pm

Renowned musician Lydia Tár is days away from recording the symphony that will elevate her career. When all elements seem to conspire against her, […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

8:40 pm

In his breakthrough second feature, Bong Joon Ho explodes the conventions of the policier with thrillingly subversive, genre-defying results. Based on the true story […]

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

9:10 pm

Thursday, February 2, 2023

A man in glass looks up and to his left. That man is Jafar Panahi!

خرس نیست Ahmad Kiarostami  & Ramin Bahrani will introduce the Sat., Jan 21, 6:40 show! “Critic’s Pick. The latest feature from Jafar Panahi, who […]

Thursday, February 2, 2023

6:30 pm

OPENING NIGHT FILM A scrappy sensational sideshow revival act playing Seattle dive bars is suddenly propelled into the big time, riding the same wave […]

Thursday, February 2, 2023

6:30 pm

عنکبوت مقدس Zar Amir Ebrahimi “Best Actress” – Cannes Film Festival 2022 Denmark’s 2023 Academy Award Submission Female journalist Rahimi (Zar Amir Ebrahimi) travels […]

Thursday, February 2, 2023

8:45 pm

Young man ties a young woman's dress for her

A San Francisco technical writer and a San Jose artist hook up at a BDSM club, their one-night stand evolving into a tentative relationship […]

Thursday, February 2, 2023

8:45 pm

Friday, February 3, 2023

Let’s Meet Halfway A long distance couple meet in a small town between them once a month in an attempt to preserve their relationship. […]

Friday, February 3, 2023

6:30 pm

James Baldwin: the brilliant thinker, writer, and activist whose prescient essays, plays, and novels continue to shine a searing light on American racism 35 […]

Friday, February 3, 2023

7:00 pm

Microwave After a time-rift offers a glimpse exactly one minute into the future, four college-bound kids try to salvage their failing friendship as their […]

Friday, February 3, 2023

8:45 pm

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Woman painting mural on wall

Las Muralistas: Our Walls Our Stories Las Muralistas: Our Walls, Our Stories is a 25-minute documentary directed by Javier Briones and edited by Claudia Escobar, […]

Saturday, February 4, 2023

12:00 pm

Moby’s directorial debut is a passionate and stylistically idiosyncratic look at the ongoing relationship between the worlds of punk rock and animal rights. It […]

Saturday, February 4, 2023

2:15 pm

Bellybutton A Y2K teen girl struggles to connect fantasy and reality when she gets a coveted piercing. Directed by Hilary Eden, 8 minutes. I […]

Saturday, February 4, 2023

4:30 pm

James Baldwin: the brilliant thinker, writer, and activist whose prescient essays, plays, and novels continue to shine a searing light on American racism 35 […]

Saturday, February 4, 2023

6:00 pm

The Divine Toad Gordo is on the verge of closing the deal of a lifetime, when he finds out that he has stage 4 […]

Saturday, February 4, 2023

6:45 pm

Warm Blood Set in the underbelly of 1980s Modesto, California, Warm Blood uses the real-life diary of a teenage runaway named Red (newcomer Haley […]

Saturday, February 4, 2023

9:00 pm

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Naked Gardens follows the stories of individuals drawn to an unusual community, which promises both non-conformist values and a cheap place to live. As […]

Sunday, February 5, 2023

12:00 pm

Filmmaker Bill Basquin IN PERSON for a Q&A moderated by Greta Snider after the screening. From Inside of Here is a meditation on vulnerability […]

Sunday, February 5, 2023

1:00 pm

In Her Name is a dramedy about estranged sisters forced to confront their differences while dealing with family bankruptcy and their formerly-important-artist father’s terminal […]

Sunday, February 5, 2023

2:15 pm

James Baldwin: the brilliant thinker, writer, and activist whose prescient essays, plays, and novels continue to shine a searing light on American racism 35 […]

Sunday, February 5, 2023

3:30 pm

Unicorn Wars It’s “Bambi meets Apocalypse Now” in this provocative and strangely beautiful horror comedy from acclaimed filmmaker and illustrator Alberto Vazquez (Birdboy: The […]

Sunday, February 5, 2023

4:30 pm

Cherry When 25-year-old Cherry discovers she is ten weeks pregnant, she has a few urgent decisions to make. Drifting between her job at the […]

Sunday, February 5, 2023

6:45 pm

In the year 2023, following the death of Randy Rose, the lead singer of The Residents, his son Randy Junior discovers that his father’s […]

Sunday, February 5, 2023

9:00 pm

Monday, February 6, 2023

Since 1959 at the age of five, David “The Weatherman” Wills has been recording and reporting on his life, self, and anything he likes […]

Monday, February 6, 2023

6:30 pm

Quantum Cowboys is a contemplative journey though form and content. On the one hand, an old fashioned western about two hapless drifters, Frank and […]

Monday, February 6, 2023

8:45 pm

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Nelly has escaped from her wealthy and controlling family. As she dances in a strip club, she meets Markos, a small yet charismatic gangster, […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

6:30 pm

An urban drama about Kamil, a wannabe-rapper who shares a tiny apartment with his mother and a younger sister. He should be getting his […]

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

8:45 pm

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Chop & Steele Growing up in suburban Wisconsin, Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher didn’t have all that much to do. To bide their time, […]

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

6:30 pm

–Work in Progress Screening– Someone is killing straight white men in Manhattan and nobody knows why! Some podcasters have their theories! Some think it’s […]

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

8:45 pm

Thursday, February 9, 2023

This is National Wake This is National Wake recounts the revelatory story of young musicians who dared, in 1970s South Africa, to launch a […]

Thursday, February 9, 2023

6:30 pm

CLOSING NIGHT FILM Don’t bring your parents. Don’t bring your kids. Therapy Dogs is a high school film that’s wrong in all the right […]

Thursday, February 9, 2023

8:45 pm

Friday, February 10, 2023

“Sordid yet transcendent, bathed in neon haze and set to a relentless techno-beat, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s “Millennium Mambo” — the tale of a teenage Taipei […]

Friday, February 10, 2023

6:50 pm

Joey’s Pick! Everyone will want to dive in and soak up every second of this full-length animated feature when SpongeBob, one of Nickelodeon’s most […]

Friday, February 10, 2023

9:15 pm

With a video introduction from executive producer Kevin Smith!  When an ambiguously Intentioned masked man kidnaps a drug addicted punk singer, it triggers a […]

Friday, February 10, 2023

9:30 pm

Saturday, February 11, 2023

“Autumn Beat is an exciting and unprecedented story about Black culture in Italy, and the role of music as a means of redemption and […]

Saturday, February 11, 2023

3:30 pm

“Sordid yet transcendent, bathed in neon haze and set to a relentless techno-beat, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s “Millennium Mambo” — the tale of a teenage Taipei […]

Saturday, February 11, 2023

6:50 pm

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-wan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) and Su Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) move into neighboring apartments on the same day. Their encounters […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

6:40 pm

a view of a rock concert from the back.

The Anti-Valentine’s Day Power Ballad Sing-A-Long returns to the Roxie Theater! It’s been just ages since we’ve teased up our hair, pulled on the […]

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

9:00 pm

Thursday, February 16, 2023

IN PERSON: Director Alysa Nahmias, featured artists Russell Craig, Jared Owens, & Gilberto Rivera and Jesse Krimes, moderated by Ear Hustle‘s Nigel Poor & […]

Thursday, February 16, 2023

6:30 pm

Friday, February 17, 2023

Men in winter clothes & capes dragging equipment out of the water and onto a beach

“Visually striking … takes the country’s colonialist past as its subject, pitting a late-19th-century man of faith against a force far stronger than him, […]

Friday, February 17, 2023

6:30 pm

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Hong Kong, 1962: Chow Mo-wan (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) and Su Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) move into neighboring apartments on the same day. Their encounters […]

Saturday, February 18, 2023

3:40 pm

Men in winter clothes & capes dragging equipment out of the water and onto a beach

“Visually striking … takes the country’s colonialist past as its subject, pitting a late-19th-century man of faith against a force far stronger than him, […]

Saturday, February 18, 2023

6:00 pm

Monday, February 20, 2023

25th Anniversary! John Frankenheimer directed this $20 million international action thriller from a screenplay by Richard Weisz (pseudonym for David Mamet) and J.D. Zeik. […]

Monday, February 20, 2023

6:40 pm

Friday, February 24, 2023

A man (Greg Laemmle) seated in the front row of a cinema looking up at the screen.

The story of a family business… and the future of cinema “Essential viewing for every filmgoer.” – Film Threat Greg Laemmle IN PERSON Friday, […]

Friday, February 24, 2023

6:40 pm

Saturday, February 25, 2023

A man (Greg Laemmle) seated in the front row of a cinema looking up at the screen.

The story of a family business… and the future of cinema “Essential viewing for every filmgoer.” – Film Threat Greg Laemmle IN PERSON Friday, […]

Saturday, February 25, 2023

4:30 pm

Sunday, February 26, 2023

A man (Greg Laemmle) seated in the front row of a cinema looking up at the screen.

The story of a family business… and the future of cinema “Essential viewing for every filmgoer.” – Film Threat Greg Laemmle IN PERSON Friday, […]

Sunday, February 26, 2023

3:30 pm

March 2023

Thursday, March 2, 2023

John & Gabriel Shipton IN PERSON The campaign to free Julian Assange takes on intimate dimensions in this portrait of a father’s fight to […]

Thursday, March 2, 2023

6:30 pm

Friday, March 3, 2023

“It’s hard not to be swept up by the strong current of Suzhou River: a seductive and atmospheric conundrum that works pleasingly as an […]

Friday, March 3, 2023

6:45 pm

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Most theaters and museums when assembling a tribute to the artistry and comedy of Buster Keaton, focus on the work he did in the […]

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

7:00 pm

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Jennifer Lopez stars as a social worker who’s involved in a project to share the thoughts of a little boy locked in a coma […]

Thursday, March 9, 2023

7:00 pm

Friday, March 10, 2023

“Midnight-movie glory”– Variety “Beautiful and hypnotic, horrifying and nightmare-inducing” – Elements of Madness “An appropriately devastating experience.”– Polygon It’s “Bambi meets Apocalypse Now” in this […]

Friday, March 10, 2023

7:00 pm

Friday, March 17, 2023

Rodrigo Reyes in person for Q&A at Friday, March 17 & Saturday March 18 screenings! During his day job as a Spanish criminal interpreter […]

Friday, March 17, 2023

6:45 pm

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Rodrigo Reyes in person for Q&A at Friday, March 17 & Saturday March 18 screenings! During his day job as a Spanish criminal interpreter […]

Saturday, March 18, 2023

1:30 pm

Sunday, March 26, 2023

A blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) is imaged under a microscope.

“Lyme disease was discovered in 1975, yet there has been very little progress for patients. Even still, Lyme is often dismissed by the medical […]

Sunday, March 26, 2023

1:00 pm