San Francisco's oldest theater, the Roxie opened a century before it became a community-run nonprofit in 2009. World premières of cutting-edge documentaries, classic film noirs and '60s horror flicks are only a taste of the impressive range of films staged at this 238-seat gem, which lays claim to the title of the "second-oldest continual run cinema in the world." Next door, the 49-seat Little Roxie has a great projection set-up, a terrific sound system and a program of stuff too weird even for its edgy parent to show.
|Venue name:||Roxie Theatre & Little Roxie|
3117 16th St
|Cross street:||between Valencia and Guerrero Sts|
|Transport:||BART to 16th St Mission/Bus 14, 22, 33, 49|
|Do you own this business?|
- Unlike, say, Amy (Asif Kapadia’s Oscar-winning doc on Amy Winehouse), there’s no obvious reason why this film about rapper, producer and activist M.I.A. should exist. Her last album was only two years ago and she still performs, so why make it? Th...Read more