FRIDAY MAY 25 THROUGH MONDAY MAY 28 SPECIAL PRESENTATION ($14/$11)

EXCLUSIVE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ENGAGEMENT

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY NEW UNRESTORED 70MM PRINT
Fri 4:30, 8:00
Sat & Sun (1:00), 4:30, 8:00
Mon 1:00 only

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the seminal film, Warner Bros. Pictures is releasing an “unrestored” 70mm print of the director’s groundbreaking science fiction epic. A true photochemical film recreation, this print was struck from new printing elements made from the original camera negative. There are no digital tricks, remastered effects, or revisionist edits.

“‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ is one of the greatest and most radical cinematic experiences of all time. I consider it a great privilege to be involved in offering that experience to a new generation of moviegoers in its original analogue glory.” – Christopher Nolan

(1968, 142 min plus intermission, 70mm 'Scope)
Tickets may be purchased on day of shows or in advance via
TicketWeb.

 
     
   


TUESDAY MAY 29 CLINT EASTWOOD DOUBLE FEATURE

A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS 7:00 NEW 4K RESTORATION
Clint Eastwood’s first Man with No Name adventure finds him double playing two rival gangs in a small border town. In remaking Yojimbo‭, director Sergio Leone single-handedly took the “spaghetti western” to another level, simultaneously launching the international careers of Eastwood and composer Ennio Morricone. (1964, 99 min, 4K DCP ‘Scope)

Restoration carried out by Cineteca di Bologna and Unidis Jolly Film at L'Immagine Ritrovata laboratory in association with MGM. Restoration funding provided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and The Film Foundation.

+ DIRTY HARRY 8:55

Clint Eastwood’s renegade detective Harry Callahan throws due process out the window when it stands in the way of apprehending a psycho hippie on the loose in SF. Don Siegel’s crisp, beautifully paced film is a quintessential work in ‘70s action cinema, stunningly shot by Bruce Surtees and scored by Lalo Schifrin. (1971, 102 min, DCP ‘Scope)

 
     
   



WEDNESDAY MAY 30 THROUGH SUNDAY JUNE 3 SPECIAL EVENT

SAN FRANCISCO SILENT FILM FESTIVAL

The 23rd San Francisco Silent Film Festival comes to the beautiful Castro Theatre May 30–June 3, 2018 for five glorious days of live cinema with masterpieces from the silent film era set to glorious live music. Save the date. We promise a good time! The newly-found footage of 1906 San Francisco after the great earthquake will be shown at the 2:45 program on Saturday, June 2, with TRAPPOLA. Don't miss anything! Buy an all-program SFSFF 2018 PASS. PROGRAM DETAILS and TICKETS are available at silentfilm.org.

 

MONDAY JUNE 4 THEATRE CLOSED

     
   



TUESDAY JUNE 5 & WEDNESDAY JUNE 6 DOUBLE FEATURE

GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI Tue 7:00; Wed 3:00, 7:00
Singer. Artist. Diva. Woman. Given intimate and long-term access to the one and only Grace Jones, filmmaker Sophie Fiennes captures her chameleonic subject in a wide variety of settings, from intimate family gatherings to studio recording sessions to truly spectacular concert performances. Though rejecting the “greatest hits” approach of a more conventional documentary, the film shows Jones in close quarters with many of her most important collaborators, including rhythm section Sly & Robbie and photographer Jean-Paul Goude. The result is a compelling and moving portrait of a still vibrant artist, and a eulogy to the vanishing nightclubbing culture that spawned her. Here’s Grace. (2017, 116 min, DCP)

+ BOOM FOR REAL: THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Tue 9:15; Wed 5:15, 9:15
This new documentary follows Basquiat's life pre-fame and how New York City, the times, the people and the movements surrounding him formed the artist he became. Using never-before-seen works, writings and photographs, director Sara Driver, who was part of the New York arts scene herself, worked closely and collaboratively with friends and other artists who emerged from that period: Jim Jarmusch, James Nares, Fab Five Freddy, Glenn O’Brien, Kenny Scharf, Lee Quinones, Patricia Field, Luc Sante and many others. Drawing upon their memories and anecdotes, the film also uses period film footage, music and images to visually re-recreate the era, drawing a portrait of Jean-Michel and Downtown New York City – pre AIDS, President Reagan, the real estate and art booms – before anyone was motivated by money and ambition. The definition of fame, success and power were very different than today – to be a penniless but published poet was the height of success, until everything changed in the early 1980s. This is New York City's story before that change. (2018, 78 min, DCP)

 
     
   



THURSDAY JUNE 7 THROUGH SUNDAY JUNE 10 HELD OVER!($14/$11)

EXCLUSIVE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ENGAGEMENT

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY NEW UNRESTORED 70MM PRINT
Thu & Fri 4:30, 8:00
Sat (1:00), 4:30, 8:00
Sun (1:00). 7:00

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the seminal film, Warner Bros. Pictures is releasing an “unrestored” 70mm print of the director’s groundbreaking science fiction epic. A true photochemical film recreation, this print was struck from new printing elements made from the original camera negative. There are no digital tricks, remastered effects, or revisionist edits.

“‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ is one of the greatest and most radical cinematic experiences of all time. I consider it a great privilege to be involved in offering that experience to a new generation of moviegoers in its original analogue glory.” – Christopher Nolan

(1968, 142 min plus intermission, 70mm 'Scope)
Tickets may be purchased on day of shows or in advance via
TicketWeb.

 
 
 
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