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MONDAY SEPTEMBER 16 & TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 17 DOUBLE FEATURE
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PARIS IS BURNING Mon 7:15; Tue 5:30, 8:50  NEW RESTORATION!
Where does voguing come from, and what, exactly, is throwing shade? This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City’s African American and Latinx Harlem drag ball scene. Made over seven years, Paris Is Burning offers an intimate portrait of rival fashion “houses,” from fierce contests for trophies, to house mothers offering sustenance in a world rampant with homophobia and transphobia, racism, AIDS, and poverty. Featuring legendary voguers, drag queens, and trans women—including Willi Ninja, Pepper LaBeija, Dorian Corey, and Venus Xtravaganza—Paris Is Burning brings it, celebrating the joy of movement, the force of eloquence, and the draw of community. (1990, 78 min, DCP)

+ BEFORE STONEWALL Mon 5:30, 8:50; Tue 7:05
Newly restored for the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots! In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the gay liberation movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door, setting free the dramatic story of the sometimes horrifying public and private existences experienced by LGBT Americans since the early 1900's. Revealing and often humorous, this widely acclaimed film relives the emotionally-charged sparking of today's gay rights movement, from the events that led to the fevered 1969 riots to many other milestones in the brave fight for acceptance. Narrated by iconic author Rita Mae Brown / Director: Greta Schiller / Co-Director: Robert Rosenberg. (1984, 87 min, DCP)

 
     
   


WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 18

Goldenvoice presents
ANTONI IN THE KITCHEN with Alice Waters and Davia Nelson
Doors Open: 7:00 PM | Show Begins: 8:00 PM

Door Price: $45.00

ANTONI POROWSKI is the Emmy Award-winning food and wine expert on the Netflix hit show Queer Eye. A television personality, chef, and model, he has worked as a food consultant and sommelier. He lives in New York City.

Ticket link:
https://www.axs.com/events/378235/antoni-in-the-kitchen-tickets?skin=goldenvoice

 
     
   


THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 19-MONDAY SEPTEMBER 23
Costume contest on Saturday September 21

DOWNTON ABBEY
THU SEP 19 @ 7:00, 9:30
FRI SEP 20 @ (3:00), 6:00, 9:00
SAT SEP 21 @ (12:00), 3:00, 6:00, 9:00
SUN SEP 22 @ (12:00), 3:00, 6:00, 8:45
MON SEP 23 @ (3:30), 6:00, 8:45

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This fall, the worldwide phenomenon DOWNTON ABBEY, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Directed by Michael Engler (who helmed the series’ final episode in 2015) and written by series creator Julian Fellowes, this new feature film stars the original cast: Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton. (2019, 121 min, DCP ‘Scope)

 
     
   


TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 24 SPECIAL EVENT

Green Film Fest 2019

OPENING NIGHT: PUSH
Fredrik Gertten · Sweden · 2019 · 92 min | USA Premiere | Best Feature Award
6pm Reception | 7:30pm Film

We open the festival with PUSH, launching our 2019 ‘Home’ theme and setting the stage for a week of discussions. A new documentary from award-winning director Fredrik Gertten, (whose films Bananas!*, Big Boys Gone Bananas*, and Bikes vs. Cars have shown at past festivals) investigating why we can’t afford to live in our own cities anymore. Housing is a fundamental human right, a precondition to a safe and healthy life. But in cities all around the world, having a place to live is becoming more and more difficult. Who are the players and what are the factors that make housing one of today’s most pressing world issues? Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not.

PUSH sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unlivable cities and an escalating crisis that has an effect on us all. This is not gentrification, it’s a different kind of monster. The film follows Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, as she travels the globe, trying to understand who’s being pushed out of cities and why. “I believe there’s a huge difference between housing as a commodity and gold as a commodity. Gold is not a human right, housing is,” – Leilani Farha.

Expected guests: Director Fredrik Getten and UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha

Opening Night VIP Reception
6 pm

Join us on the Castro Mezzanine to meet Festival filmmakers and special guests to kick-off the 2019 Festival. 21+

 
     
   


WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 25

Another Planet presents
LOVETT OR LEAVE IT
Doors 7:00, Show 8:00

Lovett or Leave It is a wildly popular, critically beloved and deeply sexy podcast hosted by former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett. Each week, he's joined by comedians, journalists, activists, elected officials, actors (not annoying ones), and musicians to break down the latest news, quiz the audience, and mock the endless frustrations and absurdities of our broken political nightmare factory.

Jon Lovett is a former presidential speechwriter, as well as a TV writer, podcast host, and straight shooter WIDELY respected on both sides. In 2017, he founded Crooked Media with Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor, to build a progressive media network with shows, analysis, and sweet, sweet content that informs, entertains, and inspires action. There, he co-hosts “Pod Save America” and hosts “Lovett or Leave It,” two of the most popular political podcasts in the country. Before Crooked, he served as a presidential speechwriter in the Obama White House, co-created a comedy on NBC called “1600 Penn” (which was cancelled after one perfect season), and wrote speeches for Hillary Clinton. Jon was also once named “Washington’s funniest celebrity” before he left the nation’s capital forever.

 
     
   


THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 26

DOWNTON ABBEY
THU SEP 26 @ (3:30), 6:00, 8:45

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This fall, the worldwide phenomenon DOWNTON ABBEY, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Directed by Michael Engler (who helmed the series’ final episode in 2015) and written by series creator Julian Fellowes, this new feature film stars the original cast: Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton. (2019, 121 min, DCP ‘Scope)

 
     
   


SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29 SPECIAL EVENT

The Long Now Foundation presents
Edward Burtynsky
ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch 1:30
Also screening: WATERMARK 5:30 and MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES 9:00

The Long Now is honored to show Edward Burtinsky’s latest film, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. This special Sunday afternoon Seminar will feature a screening and then a Q&A with Stewart Brand and all 3 filmmakers: Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky. The other 2 films in this Anthropocene trilogy, Watermark and Manufactured Landscapes, will show the same day, with separate tickets required for each screening. Tickets to the other 2 films need to be purchased in person, day-of at the Castro Theatre box office (open from noon to 9:00pm).

For full information, visit http://longnow.org/seminars/02019/sep/29/anthropocene-human-epoch/

 
     
   


MONDAY SEPTEMBER 30 through THURSDAY OCTOBER 3

DOWNTON ABBEY
SHOWTIMES TBA

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This fall, the worldwide phenomenon DOWNTON ABBEY, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Directed by Michael Engler (who helmed the series’ final episode in 2015) and written by series creator Julian Fellowes, this new feature film stars the original cast: Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton. (2019, 121 min, DCP ‘Scope)

 
 
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