Films

Date/Time Event
Sep 21, 2012
7:15 pm
Runaway (Udhao) Runaway (Udhao)
Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
Amit Ashraf in Person. Amit Ashraf’s dynamic script and creative visual vocabulary confirm that something is afoot in Bangladeshi cinema. The gritty, urban streets of Dhaka provide the backdrop for this noirish thriller about men who run away from family responsibility, and a rickshawallah who is compelled to bring them to justice.
Sep 20, 2012
9:30 pm
Sket Sket
Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
Set to a pounding soundtrack of hip-hop and electronica, this gritty thriller follows the members of a girl gang intent on exacting revenge on abusive men in their East London housing estate. Bhogal’s inventive take on British genre cinema won him a place on the London Film Festival’s Best Newcomer list.
Sep 20, 2012
7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Coast to Coast: Home Grown Shorts Coast to Coast: Home Grown Shorts
Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
Filmmakers in Person. 3rd i’s shorts program goes coast-to-coast this year, with a kaleidoscope of short films from California and New York. Come to 3rd i’s Desi Dance Party later in the evening (10PM, Location TBA) and catch many of the filmmakers up close and personal!
Sep 19, 2012
7:15 pm
The Island President The Island President
Roxie Theater, San Francisco CA
Jon Shenk in Person. An inspiring, pictorially dazzling documentary from one of the Bay Area’s most exciting filmmakers! As rising sea levels threaten the existence of the Maldives, President Mohammed Nasheed fights for the survival of his country. People’s Choice Doc Award, Toronto Film Festival 2011
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