TUESDAY MARCH 21 & WEDNESDAY MARCH 22

JULIETA (5:00), 7:00, 9:00

In Pedro Almodóvar’s newest film, Julieta (Emma Suárez) is a middle-aged woman living in Madrid, still mourning her missing daughter Antía, who she has not seen or spoken to for 12 years. When a chance encounter abruptly ends her move to Portugal, she returns to her old apartment in the hope that Antía might contact her there. Alone in her old home, Julieta remembers the past, writing a journal to her daughter, trying to understand the riddle of their relationship. In flashback, the younger Julieta (Adriana Ugarte)—radiant, sexy, and a little naïve—meets handsome Galician fisherman and they fall in love and have a child, but tragedy overtakes them. Based on three stories by Alice Munro, Almodóvar returns to the style of Volver and Talk to Her. (2016, in Spanish with English subtitles, 99 min, DCP)

 
     
   


THURSDAY MARCH 23 DOUBLE FEATURE

LOST HIGHWAY 7:00

In David Lynch’s most audacious break from conventional narrative since Eraserhead, a jazz musician (Bill Pullman) inexplicably transforms into a much younger garage mechanic (Balthazar Getty) after possibly killing his wife (Patricia Arquette). This beautifully structured explosion of expressionist effects has a psychological coherence that goes well beyond logical story lines and Lynch turns it into an exhilarating roller-coaster ride. Robert Blake and Robert Loggia co-star. (1996, 134 min, 35mm ‘Scope)

+ IN COLD BLOOD 9:30

Robert Blake and Scott Wilson star in Richard Brooks’ stark adaptation of Truman Capote’s searing account of two murderers on death row, filmed on the actual locations of the horrible events. Conrad Hall’s Oscar-nominated black & white photography brought the art of cinematography to new vistas of dramatic darkness. (1967, 134 min, 4K DCP ‘Scope)

 
     
   


FRIDAY MARCH 24 DOUBLE FEATURE

VERTIGO 7:00
4K RESTORATION!
Early-retired San Francisco policeman James Stewart is asked to follow a friend’s wife prone to mysterious absences. As his detecting soon turns to obsession, the film builds to dizzying heights of duplicity, derangement and delusion. Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece is his most powerful and personal work, and has been challenging viewers across the decades to decode its layers of symbolism. Co-starring Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes and Bernard Herrmann’s indelible score. Voted the Greatest Film of All Time by Sight & Sound magazine. (1958, 129 min, 4K DCP)

+ LAST EMBRACE 9:25

Roy Scheider and Janet Margolin are mismatched lovers thrown together to solve a bizarre series of killings, following a trail that leads to the torrential backdrop of Niagara Falls. Jonathan Demme’s wonderfully Hitchcockian psychological thriller combines New York Yiddish culture with a generously convoluted murder mystery. Miklos Rozsa’s rapturous music score is a highlight. Christopher Walken co-stars. (1979, 102 min, 35mm)

 
     
   


SATURDAY MARCH 25 DOUBLE FEATURE

VERTIGO (2:00), 4:30, 7:00
4K RESTORATION!
Early-retired San Francisco policeman James Stewart is asked to follow a friend’s wife prone to mysterious absences. As his detecting soon turns to obsession, the film builds to dizzying heights of duplicity, derangement and delusion. Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece is his most powerful and personal work, and has been challenging viewers across the decades to decode its layers of symbolism. Co-starring Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes and Bernard Herrmann’s indelible score. Voted the Greatest Film of All Time by Sight & Sound magazine. (1958, 129 min, 4K DCP)

+ BASIC INSTINCT 9:25
A priggish San Francisco police detective (Michael Douglas) investigates a rock musician's murder and finds himself falling hard for the prime suspect: the victim's mysterious bisexual lover (Sharon Stone, in a star-making performance), a writer whose latest work betrays explicit knowledge of the crime. Though met with controversy and derision upon its release, time has revealed Paul Verhoeven's erotic thriller to be an engaging, progressive, and sometimes ecstatic neo-noir, buoyed by Jerry Goldsmith's darkly romantic score. (1992, 128 min, 35mm 'Scope)

 
     
   


SUNDAY MARCH 26 MATINEE

CINEMANIA 1:00
Cinemania is a documentary about the culture of intense cinephilia in New York City that reveals the impassioned world of five wildly obsessed movie buffs. They spend their waking hours in darkened theaters, and now, these full-time audience members step from their seats onto the big screen in Angela Christlieb & Stephen Kijak’s entertaining doco which celebrates their obsessions - from the grandiosity of their aesthetic dreams to the austerity of their domestic realities. In Cinemania, the Silver Screen's biggest fans become the true stars. This is the story of their lives, their memories, their unbending habits and the films they love. (2002, 83 min, 35mm)

 
     
   


SUNDAY MARCH 26

VERTIGO (3:00), 5:30, 8:00
4K RESTORATION!
Early-retired San Francisco policeman James Stewart is asked to follow a friend’s wife prone to mysterious absences. As his detecting soon turns to obsession, the film builds to dizzying heights of duplicity, derangement and delusion. Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece is his most powerful and personal work, and has been challenging viewers across the decades to decode its layers of symbolism. Co-starring Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes and Bernard Herrmann’s indelible score. Voted the Greatest Film of All Time by Sight & Sound magazine. (1958, 129 min, 4K DCP)

 
     
   


MONDAY MARCH 27 FINAL ENCORE SCREENING!
MOONLIGHT 8:00 only! 
2016 Golden Globe® Award Winner – Best Picture (Drama)
2016 Academy Award® Winner – Best Picture, Supporting Actor (Ali), Adapted Screenplay
A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship, and love, Moonlight is a groundbreaking piece of cinema that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, writer/director Barry Jenkins’s staggering, singular vision is profoundly moving in its portrayal of the moments, people, and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are. Moonlight became the first film with an all-black cast and the first LGBT film to win the Best Picture Oscar. Starring Naomie Harris, André Holland, Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, and Jharrel Jerome. (2016, 118 min, DCP 'Scope)

 
     
   


TUESDAY MARCH 28 DOUBLE FEATURE

20TH CENTURY WOMEN 2:45, 7:00
Annette Bening is in top form as a determined single mother raising her adolescent son (newcomer Lucas Jade Zumann, in a breakout performance) in the pivotal summer of 1979. She enlists the help of two younger women—a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in their home (Greta Gerwig), and a savvy and provocative teenage neighbor (Elle Fanning). Acclaimed filmmaker Mike Mills (the Academy Award-winning Beginners) brings us a richly multi-layered, funny, heart-stirring celebration of the complexities of women, family and adulthood. Also starring Billy Crudup. Academy Award nominee for Best Original Screenplay. (2016, 119 min, DCP)

+ CERTAIN WOMEN 4:55, 9:15
One of America’s foremost independent filmmakers, Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff) directs a remarkable ensemble cast led by Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and Laura Dern in this stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer (Dern) who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother (Williams) whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student (Stewart) who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand (radiant newcomer Lily Gladstone). As their stories intersect in subtle but powerful ways, a portrait emerges of flawed, but strong-willed individuals in the process of defining themselves. (2016, 107 min, DCP)

 
     
   


WEDNESDAY MARCH 29 NEW 4K RESTORATION

MANHATTAN (5:00), 7:00, 9:00

Woody Allen's genuinely romantic ode to NYC follows his trademark collection of intellectuals struggling with life, love, sex and multiple divorces. The third of eight collaborations with Allen, Gordon Willis' gorgeous black & white widescreen photography is flawlessly matched with the music of Gershwin. Woody stars with Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Meryl Streep and Mariel Hemingway. (1979, 96 min, 4K DCP 'Scope)

 
     
   


THURSDAY MARCH 30
SPECIAL EVENT

DISPOSABLE FILM FESTIVAL 8:00

One of the world's “coolest film festivals” according to MovieMaker Magazine, The Disposable Film Festival premieres its 10th annual competitive shorts program here in San Francisco before screening it around the world. Be the first to see what’s been called The Oscars of Online Film!

Tickets available at disposablefilm.com

 
     
   


FRIDAY MARCH 31 DOUBLE FEATURE

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 7:30

Hot off of Blazing Saddles, Mel Brooks delivered another comedic masterpiece with this parody of 1930s Universal Horror movies. Aside from being utterly hilarious, Brooks pays reverence to the films he parodies, serving as a reminder of how innovative parody can be. Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Teri Garr and Cloris Leachman star. (1974, 106 min, DCP)

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW 5:30, 9:30

See the midnight movie sensation in a rare, pre-witching hour screening! Straight-laced Brad and Janet find themselves stranded in a old dark house filled with a variety of weird characters from Transylvania and the strangeness begins. Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick sing their way through Jim Sharman's outrageous horror movie spoof. (1975, 100 min (1975, 100 min, DCP)

 
     
   


SATURDAY APRIL 1 SPECIAL EVENT

3:00pm
Tickets $15
http://sched.co/9szF

SF Sketchfest Presents
"Adventures In Babysitting"
30th Anniversary Screening and Q&A with special guest Keith Coogan ("Brad")

Don't mess with the Babysitter! Revisit this charming '80s teen comedy classic that finds babysitter Chris (Elisabeth Shue) and charges Brad (Keith Coogan), Daryl (Anthony Rapp) and Sara (Maia Brewton) set loose in Chicago for one comically dangerous night. Don't miss the movie that taught us that Thor has a day job, some sewer rats are the size of kittens, and that nobody leaves without singing the blues! Directed by Chris Columbus ("Home Alone,") and also starring Bradley Whitford, Vincent D'Onofrio and Penelope Ann Miller. Following the screening, SF Sketchfest is excited to welcome special guest Keith Coogan ("Brad") for a Q&A.

7:30pm
Tickets: http://sched.co/8wM2

SF Sketchfest Presents
“Grease 2” - The Peaches Christ Experience with special guest Maxwell Caulfield

Is there more to life than just making out? Find out once and for all when SF Sketchfest and Peaches Christ team up for a celebration of the cult-classic musical sequel GREASE 2!

Peaches and her drag queen posse will take the Pink Lady Pledge in a pre-show performance tribute before they are joined onstage by the film's heartthrob star Maxwell Caulfield (Michael), live and in person, followed by a 35mm screening of the film.

 
     
   


SUNDAY APRIL 2 DOUBLE FEATURE

NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR 3:00, 7:00

George Orwell’s bleak look into a totalitarian future stars John Hurt as Winston Smith, a government bureaucrat who illegally falls in love and suffers the consequences. Michael Radford’s palpably oppressive adaptation was filmed during the actual dates as described in the book and features a calmly sadistic Richard Burton in his final role. Music by Eurythmics. (1984, 115 min, 35mm) 

+ PINK FLOYD THE WALL 5:10, 9:10

Bob Geldof is Pink in Alan Parker’s full-blown cinematic adaptation of the concept album by Pink Floyd about a musician going off his rocker. Eschewing conventional storytelling, the seamless mix of Gerald Scarfe’s animation and cinematographer Peter Biziou’s startling imagery defined a cinematic language, soon to become par for the MTV generation. (1982, 95 min, 35mm ‘Scope)

 
     
   


MONDAY APRIL 3

OSCAR NOMINEE: BEST PICTURE, SUPPORTING ACTRESS, SCREENPLAY

HIDDEN FIGURES (3:00), 5:30, 8:00 

The incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) – brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. Theodore Melfi's film has received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Supporting Actress (Spencer) and Adapted Screenplay. (2016, 127 min, DCP 'Scope)

 
     
   


TUESDAY APRIL 4 SPECIAL EVENT

The San Francisco Moth GrandSLAM: CURVEBALLS 

The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words – fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell tales of fielding the unexpected, answering the call of the unanticipated or any adventure in the realm of the unforeseen.

The Moth is dedicated to finding intriguing people to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those people find us. On this night, using words as weapons, they compete to determine The Moth's San Francisco GrandSLAM Story Champion.

Run time: 2hrs

  • 7:00 Doors open 
  • 8:00 Stories begin

Ticket: $25 G.A.

Media Sponsors: KQED & KALW

 
 
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