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Grand Lake Theatre

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3200 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610 United States

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A Boy, A Girl, A Dream.

A Boy, A Girl, A Dream.

Stylish and impassioned, Qasim Basir's third feature expresses the vitality of being true to oneself in the face of a politically challenging new era.

USA | 89

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A

Can a pop star also be a revolutionary?

UK/Sri Lanka/USA | 95

Centerpiece: Sorry to Bother You

Centerpiece: Sorry to Bother You

The wait is over – Bay Area icon Boots Riley's outrageous, taboo-breaking satire is now a wonderfully deranged feature film.

USA | 107

Special Screening: Black Panther with Ryan Coogler

Special Screening: Black Panther with Ryan Coogler

Join us for an in-depth onstage conversation with local film hero Ryan Coogler, followed by his blockbuster phenomenon 'Black Panther,' at Oakland's Grand Lake Theatre.

USA, South Africa, South Korea, Australia | 133

At Rush!

United Shades of America: Season 4

United Shades of America: Season 4

Over three seasons in his endlessly fascinating, Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series on life in the 21st Century United States, Bay Area cultural commentator, comedian, and author W. Kamau Bell has visited a vivid cross-section of American...

USA | Episodic | 42

At Rush!

Seer and the Unseen

Seer and the Unseen

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America

Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America

Always in Season

Always in Season

Well Groomed

Well Groomed

Feast your eyes on the world of competitive dog grooming, where dogs are the canvas and the awards go to the wildest, most vibrant, and imaginative use of animal hair. In Rebecca Stern’s must-see-to-believe debut, groomers and their show-stop...

USA | Documentary | 88

Street Food

Street Food

Mouthwatering documentaries are executive producer David Gelb’s specialty. The man who brought the world Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) and the series Chef’s Table (2015-) and Chef’s Table: France (2016) is back with a new show. After concentrat...

USA | Episodic | 60

Premiere

Grass Is Greener

Grass Is Greener

As more and more states join the push to legalize marijuana, hip-hop pioneer, graffiti artist, and filmmaker Fab 5 Freddy joins the conversation with this vape-worthy documentary. Grass Is Greener dives deep into the history of cannabis in Am...

USA | Documentary | 97

At Rush!

The Nightingale

The Nightingale

Harrowing, ambitious, and visually spectacular, Jennifer Kent's (The Babadook, 2014) second feature, set in the wilds of 19th-century Tasmania, follows the epic journey of revenge undertaken by Irish former convict Clare (a riveting Aisling F...

Australia | Fiction Feature | 136

We Believe in Dinosaurs

We Believe in Dinosaurs

Meeting Gorbachev

Meeting Gorbachev

UK | Documentary | 91

Hala

Hala

USA | Fiction Feature | 94

Truth to Power: Barbara Lee Speaks for Me

Truth to Power: Barbara Lee Speaks for Me

Oakland residents have long considered Barbara Lee to be their fierce and visionary champion for social justice equity, but it was her historic “no” vote in the aftermath of 9/11 that captured the attention of the world. This comprehen...

USA | Documentary | 80

Coded Bias

Coded Bias

USA | Documentary | 90

Miss Juneteenth

Miss Juneteenth

A poignant story of deferred dreams and a mother’s love, Miss Juneteenth tells the story of Turquoise Jones (Nicole Beharie), who pushes her daughter to compete in the titular African-American pageant that she herself won back in 2004. So in...

USA | Fiction | 103

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