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Paths of the Soul

Fri, Apr 22 at 1:00 pm
Apr 22

Paths of the Soul

April 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Chinese director Zhang Yang’s Paths of the Soul is a captivating and profound portrait of a small...

China | 115

Blood of My Blood

Fri, Apr 22 at 3:00 pm
Apr 22

Blood of My Blood

April 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A mysterious and poetic work that eludes easy interpretation, this drama returns Marco Bellocchio...

Italy/France/Switzerland | 107

No Home Movie

Fri, Apr 22 at 3:45 pm
Apr 22

No Home Movie

April 22, 2016 at 3:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Chantal Akerman’s final work epitomizes the late filmmaker’s intuitive sense of cinematic form, a...

Belgium/France | 115

Hong Kong Trilogy: Preschooled Preoccupied Prepos...

Apr 2016 at 6:00 pm
Apr 2016

Hong Kong Trilogy: Preschooled Preoccupied Preposterous

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Serious children, activist youth and fun-loving seniors roam the titular city in this delightfull...

Hong Kong | 90

All These Sleepless Nights

Fri, Apr 22 at 6:30 pm
Apr 22

All These Sleepless Nights

April 22, 2016 at 6:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

After a breakup with his girlfriend, Kris sets off with his friend Michal in search of new experi...

Poland/UK | 100

Wild

Fri, Apr 22 at 8:30 pm
Apr 22

Wild

April 22, 2016 at 8:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Ania’s life appears to be stuck in autopilot until one day when she spots a wolf wandering throug...

Germany | 97

Check It

Fri, Apr 22 at 9:30 pm
Apr 22

Check It

April 22, 2016 at 9:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Threatened by homophobic violence on an almost daily basis, a group of African American gay and t...

USA | 90

The Greasy Strangler

Fri, Apr 22 at 11:30 pm
Apr 22

The Greasy Strangler

April 22, 2016 at 11:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A man runs a walking disco tour with his browbeaten son. Meanwhile, a slimy, inhuman maniac stalk...

USA | 93

Paths of the Soul

Sat, Apr 23 at 2:00 pm
Apr 23

Paths of the Soul

April 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Chinese director Zhang Yang’s Paths of the Soul is a captivating and profound portrait of a small...

China | 115

Ayiti Mon Amour

Sat, Apr 23 at 4:00 pm
Apr 23

Ayiti Mon Amour

April 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A chorale for several voices in the wake of the Haiti earthquake, this poetic and visually stunni...

Haiti/USA | 88

At Rush!

Five Nights in Maine

Sat, Apr 23 at 5:00 pm
Apr 23

Five Nights in Maine

April 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Thrown into a shocked daze of mourning by his wife’s death, a new widower (David Oyelowo) attempt...

USA | 82

At Rush!

Tickled

Sat, Apr 23 at 6:30 pm
Apr 23

Tickled

April 23, 2016 at 6:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

David Farrier, an out-and-proud gay male New Zealand journalist, stumbles upon an online fetish e...

New Zealand | 92

At Rush!

Chevalier

Sat, Apr 23 at 8:00 pm
Apr 23

Chevalier

April 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A slow-burn satire dubbed “a buddy movie without the buddies,” Chevalier brilliantly mines the co...

Greece | 104

Dead Slow Ahead

Sat, Apr 23 at 9:00 pm
Apr 23

Dead Slow Ahead

April 23, 2016 at 9:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

We are embedded on a massive cargo freighter as it chugs slowly across the vast Atlantic ocean in...

Spain/France | 74

Assassination Classroom

Sat, Apr 23 at 11:00 pm
Apr 23

Assassination Classroom

April 23, 2016 at 11:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A tentacled alien offers humans a deal: He will postpone destroying Earth if authorities will all...

Japan | 110

Phantom Boy

Sun, Apr 24 at 1:00 pm
Apr 24

Phantom Boy

April 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

When a kingpin with a face only Picasso could love threatens to bring down New York City’s infras...

France/Belgium | 84

The Journey of Tonko House, from The Dam Keeper t...

Sun, Apr 24 at 1:15 pm
Apr 24

The Journey of Tonko House, from The Dam Keeper to Moom

April 24, 2016 at 1:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Animation's growing popularity over the years has been remarkable, with new big studio releases r...

90

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Sun, Apr 24 at 3:30 pm
Apr 24

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

April 24, 2016 at 3:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

When a series of mishaps triggers an ill-prepared, trouble-prone young boy to flee into the New Z...

New Zealand | 101

At Rush!

Blood of My Blood

Sun, Apr 24 at 4:00 pm
Apr 24

Blood of My Blood

April 24, 2016 at 4:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A mysterious and poetic work that eludes easy interpretation, this drama returns Marco Bellocchio...

Italy/France/Switzerland | 107

Counting

Sun, Apr 24 at 6:00 pm
Apr 24

Counting

April 24, 2016 at 6:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

In Counting, director Jem Cohen (POV Award, SFIFF 2013) brings his discerning camera eye to a ser...

USA | 110

Shadow World

Sun, Apr 24 at 6:45 pm
Apr 24

Shadow World

April 24, 2016 at 6:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Director Johan Grimonprez provides powerful and sinister imagery to document journalist Andrew Fe...

USA/ Belgium/ Denmark | 94

All These Sleepless Nights

Sun, Apr 24 at 9:00 pm
Apr 24

All These Sleepless Nights

April 24, 2016 at 9:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

After a breakup with his girlfriend, Kris sets off with his friend Michal in search of new experi...

Poland/UK | 100

Leaf Blower

Sun, Apr 24 at 9:45 pm
Apr 24

Leaf Blower

April 24, 2016 at 9:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Lost house keys prompt a hunt through massive piles of leaves in first-time writer/director Aleja...

Mexico | 96

Five Nights in Maine

Mon, Apr 25 at 1:00 pm
Apr 25

Five Nights in Maine

April 25, 2016 at 1:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Thrown into a shocked daze of mourning by his wife’s death, a new widower (David Oyelowo) attempt...

USA | 82

Morris from America

Mon, Apr 25 at 3:15 pm
Apr 25

Morris from America

April 25, 2016 at 3:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Thirteen-year-old African American teen Morris Gentry loves hip-hop, dislikes school and is start...

USA/Germany | 91

Weiner

Mon, Apr 25 at 3:45 pm
Apr 25

Weiner

April 25, 2016 at 3:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Two years after a sexting scandal derails New York Congressman Anthony Weiner’s once promising ca...

USA | 96

Leaf Blower

Mon, Apr 25 at 6:15 pm
Apr 25

Leaf Blower

April 25, 2016 at 6:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Lost house keys prompt a hunt through massive piles of leaves in first-time writer/director Aleja...

Mexico | 96

Hong Kong Trilogy: Preschooled Preoccupied Prepos...

Apr 2016 at 6:45 pm
Apr 2016

Hong Kong Trilogy: Preschooled Preoccupied Preposterous

April 25, 2016 at 6:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Serious children, activist youth and fun-loving seniors roam the titular city in this delightfull...

Hong Kong | 90

The Greasy Strangler

Mon, Apr 25 at 9:15 pm
Apr 25

The Greasy Strangler

April 25, 2016 at 9:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A man runs a walking disco tour with his browbeaten son. Meanwhile, a slimy, inhuman maniac stalk...

USA | 93

Shadow World

Tue, Apr 26 at 2:30 pm
Apr 26

Shadow World

April 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Director Johan Grimonprez provides powerful and sinister imagery to document journalist Andrew Fe...

USA/ Belgium/ Denmark | 94

Maggie’s Plan

Tue, Apr 26 at 3:00 pm
Apr 26

Maggie’s Plan

April 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Life rarely works out as planned, but that doesn’t stop Maggie (Greta Gerwig) from trying to stee...

USA | 98

Microbe and Gasoline

Tue, Apr 26 at 5:30 pm
Apr 26

Microbe and Gasoline

April 26, 2016 at 5:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Buckle up for a whimsical road trip with Microbe and Gasoline, two 14-year-old boys equipped with...

France | 105

Wild

Tue, Apr 26 at 6:00 pm
Apr 26

Wild

April 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Ania’s life appears to be stuck in autopilot until one day when she spots a wolf wandering throug...

Germany | 97

Aliens: 30th Anniversary Screening

Tue, Apr 26 at 8:30 pm
Apr 26

Aliens: 30th Anniversary Screening

April 26, 2016 at 8:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

James Cameron’s suspense classic is 30 years old. It is still considered one of the finest scienc...

USA | 137

Five Nights in Maine

Tue, Apr 26 at 8:45 pm
Apr 26

Five Nights in Maine

April 26, 2016 at 8:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Thrown into a shocked daze of mourning by his wife’s death, a new widower (David Oyelowo) attempt...

USA | 82

At Rush!

Happy Hour

Wed, Apr 27 at 12:30 pm
Apr 27

Happy Hour

April 27, 2016 at 12:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s wise, precisely observed, compulsively watchable drama about four female frie...

Japan | 317

The Apostate

Wed, Apr 27 at 3:30 pm
Apr 27

The Apostate

April 27, 2016 at 3:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Looking for a fresh start, perennial philosophy flunk-out and sexually frustrated Madrid 30-somet...

Spain/France/Uruguay | 80

Sonita

Wed, Apr 27 at 6:15 pm
Apr 27

Sonita

April 27, 2016 at 6:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Sonita Alizadeh is like many teenagers—she loves hip-hop, argues with her mother and gossips with...

Germany/Switzerland/Iran | 91

At Rush!

Home Care

Wed, Apr 27 at 6:45 pm
Apr 27

Home Care

April 27, 2016 at 6:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Dedicated home-care nurse Vlasta (Karlovy Vary winner Alena Mihulová) traipses around the south M...

Czech Republic/Slovakia | 92

At Rush!

The White Knights

Wed, Apr 27 at 9:30 pm
Apr 27

The White Knights

April 27, 2016 at 9:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A compromised mission in a chaotic African country draws well-intentioned NGO employees into incr...

France/Belgium | 112

Assassination Classroom

Wed, Apr 27 at 10:00 pm
Apr 27

Assassination Classroom

April 27, 2016 at 10:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A tentacled alien offers humans a deal: He will postpone destroying Earth if authorities will all...

Japan | 110

Wild

Thu, Apr 28 at 3:00 pm
Apr 28

Wild

April 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Ania’s life appears to be stuck in autopilot until one day when she spots a wolf wandering throug...

Germany | 97

Southside with You

Thu, Apr 28 at 3:30 pm
Apr 28

Southside with You

April 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

In 1989, Barack Obama (played by Parker Sawyers in an uncanny performance) is a summer associate ...

USA | 80

The Demons

Thu, Apr 28 at 6:00 pm
Apr 28

The Demons

April 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Documentary filmmaker Philippe Lesage’s narrative debut is an exquisitely observed portrait of a ...

Canada | 118

THINGS in Films

Thu, Apr 28 at 7:00 pm
Apr 28

THINGS in Films

April 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Join us for an evening of stories about objects in films from writers, artists, filmmakers and ac...

60

Cowboys

Thu, Apr 28 at 9:00 pm
Apr 28

Cowboys

April 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Noted screenwriter Thomas Bidegain brings the tough, tense attitude of his earlier scripts for A ...

France/Belgium | 104

Ayiti Mon Amour

Thu, Apr 28 at 9:15 pm
Apr 28

Ayiti Mon Amour

April 28, 2016 at 9:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A chorale for several voices in the wake of the Haiti earthquake, this poetic and visually stunni...

Haiti/USA | 88

NUTS!

Fri, Apr 29 at 10:00 am
Apr 29

NUTS!

April 29, 2016 at 10:00 am Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Penny Lane’s documentary—comprised of archival material, animated sequences and the occasional ta...

USA | 79

Very Big Shot

Fri, Apr 29 at 12:30 pm
Apr 29

Very Big Shot

April 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Two brothers are bitten by the movie bug when they conceive an idea to smuggle drugs in empty fil...

Lebanon/Qatar | 107

Under the Gun

Fri, Apr 29 at 3:00 pm
Apr 29

Under the Gun

April 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Katie Couric narrates this devastating documentary covering the current political battle over gun...

USA | 110

The White Knights

Fri, Apr 29 at 4:00 pm
Apr 29

The White Knights

April 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A compromised mission in a chaotic African country draws well-intentioned NGO employees into incr...

France/Belgium | 112

The Fits

Fri, Apr 29 at 6:15 pm
Apr 29

The Fits

April 29, 2016 at 6:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

As the punches and shuffles of a boxing gym and the spirited gyrations of group dance practice ev...

USA | 72

Dead Slow Ahead

Fri, Apr 29 at 7:00 pm
Apr 29

Dead Slow Ahead

April 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

We are embedded on a massive cargo freighter as it chugs slowly across the vast Atlantic ocean in...

Spain/France | 74

NUTS!

Fri, Apr 29 at 8:45 pm
Apr 29

NUTS!

April 29, 2016 at 8:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Penny Lane’s documentary—comprised of archival material, animated sequences and the occasional ta...

USA | 79

Very Big Shot

Fri, Apr 29 at 9:30 pm
Apr 29

Very Big Shot

April 29, 2016 at 9:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Two brothers are bitten by the movie bug when they conceive an idea to smuggle drugs in empty fil...

Lebanon/Qatar | 107

At Rush!

Under the Shadow

Fri, Apr 29 at 11:30 pm
Apr 29

Under the Shadow

April 29, 2016 at 11:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Babak Anvari’s debut feature is a shiveringly good ghost story set in a Tehran apartment building...

UK/Jordan/Qatar | 84

Radio Dreams

Sat, Apr 30 at 10:00 am
Apr 30

Radio Dreams

April 30, 2016 at 10:00 am Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Hamid, the often exasperated program director of a Farsi-language radio station based in San Fran...

USA/Iran | 93

Notes on Blindness

Sat, Apr 30 at 12:30 pm
Apr 30

Notes on Blindness

April 30, 2016 at 12:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A taped journal that theologian John Hull kept after the onset of blindness in 1980 forms the bas...

UK/France | 90

Audrie & Daisy

Sat, Apr 30 at 12:45 pm
Apr 30

Audrie & Daisy

April 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Audrie & Daisy is an urgent real-life drama that examines the ripple effects on families, friends...

USA | 96

Salero

Sat, Apr 30 at 3:15 pm
Apr 30

Salero

April 30, 2016 at 3:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Moises Chambi Yucra and his family stand at the crossroads of time. For generations, they have ha...

USA/Bolivia | 76

Granny’s Dancing on the Table

Sat, Apr 30 at 4:15 pm
Apr 30

Granny’s Dancing on the Table

April 30, 2016 at 4:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Taking place within the quiet serenity of the dense Swedish woods, isolated from civilization, th...

Sweden/Denmark | 89

Under the Sun

Sat, Apr 30 at 6:00 pm
Apr 30

Under the Sun

April 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Shot with the permission and supervision of North Korean authorities, Russian director Vitaly Man...

Russia/Latvia/Germany/Czech Republic/North Korea | 106

Frenzy

Sat, Apr 30 at 6:45 pm
Apr 30

Frenzy

April 30, 2016 at 6:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Reflective of the unease in present-day Turkey, this slow-burn thriller focuses on a man recently...

Turkey/France/Qatar | 115

At Rush!

The Joneses

Sat, Apr 30 at 8:45 pm
Apr 30

The Joneses

April 30, 2016 at 8:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Filmmaker Moby Longinotto’s fascinating, thoroughly candid documentary invites audiences to pull ...

USA/UK | 80

Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of R...

Sat, Apr 30 at 9:30 pm
Apr 30

Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music

April 30, 2016 at 9:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

This immensely entertaining series covers the history of contemporary recorded music through scor...

USA | 102

At Rush!

Trivisa

Sat, Apr 30 at 11:30 pm
Apr 30

Trivisa

April 30, 2016 at 11:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

On the eve of the 1997 handover of Hong Kong from the British to the Chinese, three legendary cri...

Hong Kong/China | 97

May

Surprise Member Screening

Sun, May 1 at 10:00 am
May 01

Surprise Member Screening

May 1, 2016 at 10:00 am Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Suite Armoricaine

Sun, May 1 at 10:00 am
May 01

Suite Armoricaine

May 1, 2016 at 10:00 am Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A Paris-based art historian returns to her native town of Rennes to teach a class. There, she enc...

France | 148

The Innocents

Sun, May 1 at 12:30 pm
May 01

The Innocents

May 1, 2016 at 12:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

In this moving drama inspired by a true story, a French Red Cross nurse working in Poland immedia...

France/Poland | 115

Audrie & Daisy

Sun, May 1 at 2:30 pm
May 01

Audrie & Daisy

May 1, 2016 at 2:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Audrie & Daisy is an urgent real-life drama that examines the ripple effects on families, friends...

USA | 96

At Rush!

And when I die, I won’t stay dead

Sun, May 1 at 3:30 pm
May 01

And when I die, I won’t stay dead

May 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Brilliant but largely unheralded Beat poet Bob Kaufman (1925-1986) is featured in this rich docum...

USA/Portugal | 90

Peter and the Farm

Sun, May 1 at 5:30 pm
May 01

Peter and the Farm

May 1, 2016 at 5:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Despite the picturesque cows and dogs in the fields of Vermont’s Mile Hill Farm, a botched cullin...

USA | 91

Suite Armoricaine

Sun, May 1 at 6:15 pm
May 01

Suite Armoricaine

May 1, 2016 at 6:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A Paris-based art historian returns to her native town of Rennes to teach a class. There, she enc...

France | 148

haveababy

Sun, May 1 at 8:00 pm
May 01

haveababy

May 1, 2016 at 8:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Amanda Micheli’s stirring and suspenseful documentary follows several aspiring parents who desper...

USA | 80

At Rush!

Under the Shadow

Sun, May 1 at 10:00 pm
May 01

Under the Shadow

May 1, 2016 at 10:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Babak Anvari’s debut feature is a shiveringly good ghost story set in a Tehran apartment building...

UK/Jordan/Qatar | 84

National Bird

Mon, May 2 at 12:30 pm
May 02

National Bird

May 2, 2016 at 12:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Executive produced by Wim Wenders and Errol Morris, this elegant and chilling documentary provide...

USA | 92

Dead Slow Ahead

Mon, May 2 at 1:00 pm
May 02

Dead Slow Ahead

May 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

We are embedded on a massive cargo freighter as it chugs slowly across the vast Atlantic ocean in...

Spain/France | 74

The Demons

Mon, May 2 at 3:15 pm
May 02

The Demons

May 2, 2016 at 3:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Documentary filmmaker Philippe Lesage’s narrative debut is an exquisitely observed portrait of a ...

Canada | 118

Mountain

Mon, May 2 at 3:45 pm
May 02

Mountain

May 2, 2016 at 3:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Yaelle Kayam’s debut feature is strikingly shot against the tombstones of Jerusalem’s Mount of Ol...

Israel/Denmark | 83

Life, Animated

Mon, May 2 at 6:30 pm
May 02

Life, Animated

May 2, 2016 at 6:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

The power of cinema has rarely been revealed as strongly as in this documentary about an autistic...

USA | 91

At Rush!

The Return

Mon, May 2 at 6:45 pm
May 02

The Return

May 2, 2016 at 6:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

After California voters reversed the state’s Three Strikes law, thousands of inmates became sudde...

USA | 81

The Fits

Mon, May 2 at 9:15 pm
May 02

The Fits

May 2, 2016 at 9:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

As the punches and shuffles of a boxing gym and the spirited gyrations of group dance practice ev...

USA | 72

At Rush!

A Young Patriot

Mon, May 2 at 9:30 pm
May 02

A Young Patriot

May 2, 2016 at 9:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Du Haibin’s insightful documentary captures five years in the life of a young Maoist zealot in no...

China/USA/France | 106

Our Kind of Traitor

Tue, May 3 at 12:30 pm
May 03

Our Kind of Traitor

May 3, 2016 at 12:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Susanna White’s vastly entertaining adaptation of John le Carré’s novel involves Perry Makepeace ...

UK | 107

Little Men

Tue, May 3 at 1:00 pm
May 03

Little Men

May 3, 2016 at 1:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Quiet teenager Theo moves with his family from Manhattan to Brooklyn when they inherit his grandf...

USA | 85

And when I die, I won’t stay dead

Tue, May 3 at 3:15 pm
May 03

And when I die, I won’t stay dead

May 3, 2016 at 3:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Brilliant but largely unheralded Beat poet Bob Kaufman (1925-1986) is featured in this rich docum...

USA/Portugal | 90

Escapes

Tue, May 3 at 3:45 pm
May 03

Escapes

May 3, 2016 at 3:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Though best known as the scribe behind the legendary cult film Blade Runner, Hampton Fancher’s li...

USA | 84

Beginnings and Endings: Master Class with David T...

Tue, May 3 at 6:15 pm
May 03

Beginnings and Endings: Master Class with David Thomson

May 3, 2016 at 6:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

David Thomson proposes: forget that movies may be art or show business. They are an experiment wi...

75

At Rush!

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Roa...

Tue, May 3 at 6:30 pm
May 03

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

May 3, 2016 at 6:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

On a quest to uncover Leonard Bernstein’s “universal language of music,” renowned cellist Yo-Yo M...

USA | 96

Cameraperson

Tue, May 3 at 8:30 pm
May 03

Cameraperson

May 3, 2016 at 8:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Simultaneously an astute observation of nonfiction filmmaking’s dilemmas, and a wonderfully creat...

USA | 102

Goat

Tue, May 3 at 9:30 pm
May 03

Goat

May 3, 2016 at 9:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A damning indictment on today’s free-for-all fraternity system and society’s winner-take-all noti...

USA | 102

Notes on Blindness

Wed, May 4 at 1:30 pm
May 04

Notes on Blindness

May 4, 2016 at 1:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A taped journal that theologian John Hull kept after the onset of blindness in 1980 forms the bas...

UK/France | 90

Under the Sun

Wed, May 4 at 3:15 pm
May 04

Under the Sun

May 4, 2016 at 3:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Shot with the permission and supervision of North Korean authorities, Russian director Vitaly Man...

Russia/Latvia/Germany/Czech Republic/North Korea | 106

At Rush!

haveababy

Wed, May 4 at 4:15 pm
May 04

haveababy

May 4, 2016 at 4:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Amanda Micheli’s stirring and suspenseful documentary follows several aspiring parents who desper...

USA | 80

Neither Heaven nor Earth

Wed, May 4 at 6:00 pm
May 04

Neither Heaven nor Earth

May 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

In this suspenseful war film that uses fear of the dark to great effect, a French army contingent...

France/Belgium | 103

Chef’s Table: Dominique Crenn

Wed, May 4 at 7:00 pm
May 04

Chef’s Table: Dominique Crenn

May 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Chef’s Table returns to SFIFF, this time profiling local culinary luminary Dominique Crenn, the f...

USA | 50

Thithi

Wed, May 4 at 9:00 pm
May 04

Thithi

May 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

In a small South Indian village, a cantankerous centenarian keels over and dies, setting the stag...

India/USA | 123

At Rush!

Right Now, Wrong Then

Wed, May 4 at 9:30 pm
May 04

Right Now, Wrong Then

May 4, 2016 at 9:30 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

A middle-aged artist, a young ingénue, existential crises, romantic fumblings and confessional dr...

South Korea | 121

The Islands and the Whales

Thu, May 5 at 12:15 pm
May 05

The Islands and the Whales

May 5, 2016 at 12:15 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

Small fishing communities of the Faroe Islands, an isolated Nordic archipelago in the North Atlan...

Denmark/USA | 81

Frank & Lola

Thu, May 5 at 2:45 pm
May 05

Frank & Lola

May 5, 2016 at 2:45 pm Alamo Drafthouse

SFFILM Festival

In this moody evocation of a troubled relationship, Frank (Michael Shannon), a gifted chef who ha...

USA | 88

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