Roxie Theater

08 Jun 2023

David Lynch, The Wizard of Oz, & The ROXIE Theater

Could the Golden Age of Hollywood classic “The Wizard Of Oz” be the Rosetta Stone cinemagoers need to truly understand the films of David Lynch?  The Roxie Theater’s summer film series “You’re Not In Kansas Any More” gives interested viewers the opportunity to test this contention.  Running from June 9,

18 Aug 2022

“Free Chol Soo Lee” From SF Law Enforcement Railroading

But Ha and Yi’s documentary isn’t just the story of how Lee got royally screwed by the S.F. criminal justice system.  It’s also the story of the movement that arose to clear Lee’s name and get him out of prison.  In this pan-Asian community movement (which also included members of the Black community), leftist Asian college radicals worked with conservative Korean grandmothers to seek justice for Lee.

27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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19 Jul 2022

Why San Francisco Is The Best Place To Watch Movies.

This may be a strange way to start an article about the joy of watching movies, but I’m not a film buff. I’m big into music, videos games and books, but I tend to fidget when watching a feature film. Whenever someone would invite me to go to a movie

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12 Aug 2021

Short Doc on the Iconic Roxie Reopening

If you’re a fan of cinema or just love this old theater, you’ll enjoy seeing the short doc about the Roxie reopening after 434 days of closure.  The Roxie is San Francisco’s longest running movie theater, it’s been playing “pictures” since 1911. This heartfelt little doc about the reopening of

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22 Jan 2021

How to Watch the Sundance Film Festival From Home

Before the Coronavirus changed everything, the only way a person could take in the full Sundance Film Festival experience was to travel to Park City (or a surrounding town), dress very warmly, and brave insanely long lines for a chance to score a screening ticket. The 2021 Sundance Film Festival,

20 Jul 2020

Catch The Roxie Mixtape-In-Place Festival

Hey, remember when the Roxie Theater offered people a chance to turn life under quarantine into cinema with its Mixtape-In-Place competition?  As it turned out, the response was impressive.  Well over 100 submissions of films lasting 3 minutes or less in various genres got submitted for the competition.  Since part

19 May 2020

The ‘Shelter in Place’ Film Competition by ROXIE Theater!

It’s your chance to show the world how you’ve been able to convert the raw materials surrounding you in your shelter into a short original film.

02 Jul 2019

Tattoo Artists, Three Film Festivals, And More

The S.F. Bay Area’s art cinema has some great alternatives to the typical Hollywood summer fare.  The next few weeks offer three different film festivals, several music films, anniversary celebrations, an incredible South Korean political thriller that might otherwise slip under your radar, and a couple of Broke-Ass screenings for