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13 Jul 2019

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Castro Theater

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch + the Cockettes

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DescriptionTUESDAY JULY 16 - WEDNESDAY JULY 17 DOUBLE FEATUREHEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH 7:00 4K RESTORATION! Genderqueer Hedwig takes her band on the road, sharing along the way the story of her journey from Berlin to Kansas, and of the ex-lover who stole her heart and her music. W

Last Year at Marienbad + Long Day’s Journey Into Night

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DescriptionSUNDAY JULY 14 DOUBLE FEATURELAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD 2:20, 6:45 4K RESTORATION! Not just a defining work of the French New Wave but one of the great, lasting mysteries of modern art, Alain Resnais’ epochal [film] has been puzzling appreciative viewers for decades. Writte

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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DescriptionSUNDAY JULY 14 FAMILY MATINEESNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Noon Walt Disney’s first full-length animated feature is a warm and joyful rendition of the classic fairy tale. Featuring the songs “Whistle While You Work,” “Heigh-Ho,” and “Some Day My Prince Will Come,” thi

New Parkway

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PGAfter wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.

Hotel Transylvania 2

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PGRated PG for some scary images, action and rude humorThe Drac pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure in Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 2! Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania... Dracula's rigid monster-only hotel policy

Howl's Moving Castle (In English)

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PGWhen an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.THE NEW PARKWAY THEATER is a community-centered cinema and

Howl's Moving Castle (Japanese w/English Subs.)

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PGWhen an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.THE NEW PARKWAY THEATER is a community-centered cinema and

I Got the Hookup 2

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After best friends Black and Blue's restaurant is shut down, Black needs to find some cash -- fast. He thinks his luck has turned when Blue's son, Fatboy, and his best friend, Spyda,, b2ring him a stash of stolen cellphones, and Black decides to sell them on the streets. There's o

Oakland Shorties, with a post-shorts discussion

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The New Parkway Theater presents OAKLAND SHORTIES 2, a program of documentary shorts about individuals and communities that are often overlooked, but make up the fabric of the Town (and beyond). From making a baby the queer way to the story of Chinatown's first ambassador, these f

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

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PGfor action/peril, some rude and suggestive humor, and thematic elementsThe world of Pokémon comes to life! The first-ever live-action Pokémon movie, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular character in the first-ever live-action movie based on the iconic


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RFor Language Throughout, Some Drug Use and Sexual ContentROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international

Some Like It Hot

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PGWith no money and nowhere to hide, two down on their luck jazz musicians (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) masquerade as members of an all-girl band, leading to a number of romantic complications when one falls for the band’s lead singer played by Marilyn Monroe in one of her most i

The Biggest Little Farm

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PGfor mild thematic elements.The Biggest Little Farm follows two dreamers and their beloved dog when they make a choice that takes them out of their tiny L.A. apartment and into the countryside to build one of the most diverse farms of its kind in complete coexistence with nature.

The Dead Don't Die

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Rfor zombie violence/gore, and for language.The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

The Serengeti Rules

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NRAcademy Award-winning Passion Pictures and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios present one of the most important but untold science stories of our time—a tale with profound implications for the fate of life on our planet. Beginning in the 1960s, a small band of young scientists headed ou

Roxie Theater

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A Bigger Splash

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New Restoration! When David Hockney’s beautiful lover, Peter Schlesinger, breaks up with him, it leaves David a complete emotional wreck. An artist, he suddenly finds himself unable to create anything, and is awash in depression and loneliness. After a time, David is able to find

Before Stonewall

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Before Stonewall pries open the closet door–setting free the dramatic story of the sometimes horrifying public and private existences experienced by gay and lesbian Americans since the 1920s. Revealing and often humorous, this widely acclaimed film relives the emotionally-charged

Frozen Film Festival 2019

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Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank

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Shot in cinema-verité style between New York and Nova Scotia, where Frank now lives, the film captures Frank reflecting on a lifetime of image making that most famously produced “The Americans,” probably the most influential photographic book of the last sixty years. From the Lowe


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The Roman life and the imaginary worlds of Pier Paolo Pasolini intermingle in Ferrara’s retelling of the final days in the life of the fifty-year-old filmmaker and writer, in a lovely, haunting film that draws on his last interview and envisages scenes from an unmade final film an

SFFILM: Hong Kong Cinema

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SFFILM’s beloved annual showcase returns. This year’s program offers a selection that traverses many genres while also delivering the action-packed thrillers that put the region on the cinematic map. July 12-14, 2019. 

She’s Just a Shadow

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A beautiful Japanese madam and her ladies. A deranged, drug-addled Tokyo gangster and his crew. A sadistic serial killer on the loose. The intersection of these stories, and the interior world of the characters, plays out against a dreamlike backdrop of ultraviolence and orgiastic

Tattoo Uprising

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The history of American tattoos is, like that of any other art form, driven through movements and generations. In TATTOO UPRISING, which carefully studies the work of extraordinary American tattoo artists such as Ed Hardy, Stoney St. Clair, and Jamie Summers, we see how American t

The Chambermaid (La Camarista)

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In her feature debut, theater director Lila Avilés turns the monotonous work day of Eve (Gabriela Cartol), a chambermaid at a high-end Mexico City hotel, into a beautifully observed film of rich detail. Set entirely in this alienating environment, with extended scenes taking place

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

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Jimmie Fails has one hope in life: to reclaim the majestic Victorian house his grandfather built. Every week, Jimmie and his only friend, Montgomery, make a pilgrimage across San Francisco to Jimmie’s dream home and imagine what life would be like if this neighborhood had never ch

The Other Side of the Lost Continent: BASTILLE DAY

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René Clair directed this iconic Parisian comedy during a highly productive run in the early thirties (including better-known classics A NOUS LA LIBERTÉ and LE MILLION). The set-up in BASTILLE DAY (1933) is perfection: a shopgirl (Annabella) and a cabby (Georges Rigaud) who are hav

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