THURSDAY JUNE 14 THROUGH SUNDAY JUNE 24 SPECIAL EVENT

FRAMELINE42
San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

For tickets and full information go to frameline.org
Highlights of this year’s festival include:

THURSDAY, JUNE 14
TRANSMILITARY 7:00pm (Opening Night)
2018, 93 min The U.S. military is the nation’s largest employer of transgender people. But now, the careers of some 15,000 transgender military personnel are in peril. This captivating documentary tells the inspiring stories of four transgender troops who are the visible front lines of America’s fight for LGBTQ rights. Join us for the Frameline42 Opening Night Gala at Terra Gallery directly after the film.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15
MAN IN AN ORANGE SHIRT 9:15pm
2017, 120 min Two connected love stories, set sixty years apart, explore the evolving challenges of gay life for men in England from the post–World War II era to the present day, in this well-crafted, sophisticated drama featuring Julian Morris and Vanessa Redgrave.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16
POSTCARDS FROM LONDON 9:30pm
2018, 88 min When the beautiful but shy Jim (Beach Rats’ Harris Dickinson) leaves his provincial home for the bright lights of London’s Soho, he quickly falls in with a charming gang of male escorts who give him a crash course in the art world.
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA 9:15pm (Showcase)
2018, 75 min Narrated by the enchanting Mx Justin Vivian Bond, this documentary focuses on the quaint Arkansas town of Eureka Springs as its residents prepare to vote on a historic LGBT ordinance, against a backdrop of gospel-themed drag shows and the largest outdoor Passion Play in the country.
MONDAY, JUNE 18
WHEN THE BEAT DROPS 6:30pm (Centerpiece)
2018, 86 min Famed choreographer Jamal Sims directs this bold, energetic documentary exploring “bucking,” a dance subculture popular within the black LGBTQ community in the South, from its beginnings at historically black colleges and universities, through its evolution at underground clubs, and on to fierce competitions at large venues.
TUESDAY, JUNE 19
HARD PAINT 9:15pm (Showcase)
2018, 118 min In this moody, sensual drama, winner of the 2018 Teddy Award, Pedro makes his living doing webcam shows while smearing his naked body with neon paint. When a mysterious performer begins copying his signature act, Pedro confronts him and finds something unexpected.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY 6:30pm (Centerpiece)
2018, 84 min With sly wit, Molly Shannon embodies poet Emily Dickinson as a driven writer, a target of obsessive envy, an ardent lover, and a woman who suffered no fools. This delightful account of creative passion and longing tells only the truth but tells it with an ingeniously subversive slant.
THURSDAY, JUNE 21
BONDING 9:15pm (Centerpiece)
2018, 107 min Struggling to pay his rent, a shy, aspiring stand-up comedian teams up with his best friend—who moonlights as a dominatrix—in this hysterical, touching, and kinky new episodic.
FRIDAY, JUNE 22
REINVENTING MARVIN 9:00pm
2017, 115 min Bullied at school, handsome Marvin flees his boorish family for drama school in Paris, where he is nurtured by a variety of mentors (including Isabelle Huppert!) and begins to reinvent himself, in Anne Fontaine’s powerful new film about the making of an artist.
SATURDAY, JUNE 23
IDEAL HOME 6:30pm
2017, 91 min Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd star as a glamorous foodie couple whose lives are turned upside-down when a secret 10-year-old grandson shows up on their Santa Fe doorstep and threatens to change their lives forever, in this hilarious and endearing comedy.
SUNDAY, JUNE 24
STUDIO 54 7:00pm (Closing Night)
2018, 98 min You’ve heard of Studio 54. But do you know what went on behind the velvet rope? Strap on your dancing shoes, feather your hair, and prepare to get down with this electrifying documentary about the most famous disco of all time. Join us for the Frameline42 Closing Night Party at Oasis directly after the film.

 
     
   



MONDAY JUNE 25 DOUBLE FEATURE

YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE 7:00
Joaquin Phoenix disappears into the role of Joe, a traumatized veteran who earns his living rescuing children from the sex trade, and meting out brutal punishment to their captors. An assignment to rescue a state senator’s daughter goes harrowingly awry, and pushes Joe to the very brink of destruction. Writer-director Lynne Ramsey goes deep into both the mind of her subject and the human, psychological costs of violence. In the wake of a standing ovation, Phoenix and Ramsey took Best Actor and Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival; Jonny Greenwood provides the gracefully nervy score. (2017, 89 min, DCP ‘Scope)

+ ‭‭DRIVE 8:45‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

This highly stylized urban fairy tale stars Ryan ‬‬Gosling as a lone-wolf Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a freelance getaway wheelman. As stripped-down and propulsive as its robotic title, Danish genre director Nicolas Winding Refn was named Best Director at Cannes for this daredevil effort. Superb support from Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Ron Perlman, Oscar Isaac, and Albert Brooks. (2011, 96 min, 35mm ‘Scope)

 
     
   



TUESDAY JUNE 26 DOUBLE FEATURE

A QUIET PLACE 7:00
The Earth has been ravaged by mysterious, ferocious creatures who attack everything they hear. A family fights to stay silent and survive in this fraught landscape, even though the imminent birth of their next child may seal their doom. This startling change of pace from director/co-writer/actor John Krasinski (The Office) adheres powerfully to its own rules, creating a horror/sci-fi opus that is innovative, harrowing, and emotionally powerful. Co-stars Emily Blunt and, in an affecting turn, deaf child actress Millicent Simmonds. (2018, 90 min, DCP ‘Scope)

+ THE CHANGELING 8:45

George C. Scott stars in this gem of a ghost story about a recently widowed musician who moves into an old house inhabited by the spirit of a child who lived there 70 years ago. Wisely understated yet chilling, director Peter Medak manages to create one of the most authentic and fully realized onscreen environments in horror movie history, making Martin Scorsese’s list of “11 Scariest Movies of All Time.” (1980, 107 min, DCP)

 
     
   



WEDNESDAY JUNE 27 DOUBLE FEATURE

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS 6:30

Ex-GI Gene Kelly stays in Paris after WWII to make it as an artist and finds himself torn between urchin Leslie Caron (in her film debut) and wealthy Nina Foch. Kelly choreographed the show-stopping numbers, set to the music of the Gershwin brothers. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. (1951, 113 min, 35mm)

+ MOULIN ROUGE! 8:40

Baz Luhrmann’s visually dazzling, hyperkinetic musical stars Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor as star-crossed lovers in Paris circa 1900. Full of extraordinary images, the film tweaks convention by mixing anachronistic dialog and contemporary pop hits into a period romance. John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent and Richard Roxburgh co-star. (2001, 127 min, DCP ‘Scope)

 
     
   



THURSDAY JUNE 28 DOUBLE FEATURE

PSYCHO 7:00

‭‭Upon its release back in 1960, critics ‬‬did not know what to make of Alfred Hitchcock’s macabre game-changer. Now, revisit (or see for the first time) the film that broke all the rules of horror films and set new ones for the next generation. A bloodcurdling Anthony Perkins stars with Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam, and Bernard Herrmann’s dissonant score. (1960, 109 min, 35mm)‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

+ SISTERS 9:00
Margot Kidder is Danielle, a beautiful model separated from her Siamese twin, Dominique. When a hotshot reporter (Jennifer Salt) suspects Dominique of a brutal murder, she becomes dangerously ensnared in the sisters’ insidious sibling bond. A scary and stylish paean to female destructiveness, Brian De Palma’s first foray into horror voyeurism is a stunning amalgam of split-screen effects, bloody birthday cakes, and a chilling score by frequent Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann. (1972, 93 min, 35mm)

 
     
   


FRIDAY JUNE 29 THROUGH FRIDAY JULY 6
SPECIAL PRESENTAION

SING-ALONG SOUND OF MUSIC

  • Fri June 29 @ 7pm
  • Sat June 30 @ 1pm, 7pm
  • Sun July 1 @ 1pm, 7pm
  • Mon July 2 @ 7pm
  • Thu July 5 @ 7pm
  • Fri July 6 @ 7pm

Hosted by Sara Moore & Laurie Bushman. An annual Castro Theatre event, Sing-A-Long Sound of Music is a screening of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical in glorious widescreen, complete with subtitles so that the whole audience can sing along! In addition to belting out the tunes, goody bags will be handed out to everyone and audience members can add to the fun by dressing up as a favorite character for the costume contest! The movie stars Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker. Directed by Robert Wise. (1965, full program including intermission runs approx. 240 min, DCP ‘Scope)

NO PASSES OR GIFT TICKETS ACCEPTED FOR THIS ENGAGEMENT
• $16 general / $11 kids (12-) & seniors (62+)
• Tickets will be available day of show or can be purchased in advance via
TicketWeb

 
 
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