MONDAY JANUARY 22

THE SHAPE OF WATER (4:30), 7:00, 9:20
7 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE, DIRECTOR, ACTRESS (Sally Hawkins), SUPPORTING ACTOR (Richard Jenkins), SUPPORTING ACTRESS (Octavia Spencer)

Master storyteller Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Crimson Peak) casts an other-worldly spell with this imaginative fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works as a cleaner, mute Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of lonely isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Visually dazzling and emotionally daring, The Shape of Water merges the pathos and thrills of the classic monster movie tradition with shadowy film noir, stirring in the heat of a love story like no other to explore the fantasies we all flirt with, the mysteries we can’t control and the monstrosities we must confront. Also starring Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones and Michael Stuhlbarg. (2017, 123 min, DCP)

 
     
   


TUESDAY JANUARY 23

Tuesday, January 23
7:30pm
SF Sketchfest Presents
Tribute to Ricky Gervais, in conversation with Christopher Guest
SF Sketchfest is thrilled to pay Tribute to Ricky Gervais, who will sit down with friend and fellow comedy icon Christopher Guest for an informal and fun conversation.
Creator and star of ‘The Office’ and ‘Extras’, Ricky Gervais has won three Golden Globes®, two Primetime Emmys® and seven BAFTAS. ‘The Office’ is the most successful British comedy of all time, shown in more than 90 countries with seven remakes. The NBC version is the most successful US remake of a British show in more than 30 years. Considered the most influential British comedian since Charlie Chaplin, Gervais is an award-winning stand-up comedian, with four international tours to date. His live stand up show ‘Fame’ became the fastest selling UK stand-up show in history. Gervais is also featured in The Guinness Book of World Records for having the most downloaded internet show of all time. He has written, directed, produced and starred in ‘Cemetery Junction’, ‘The Invention of Lying’, and starred in ‘Ghost Town.’ In 2010, Gervais was asked to be the first host of the Golden Globes® since 1995, for a broadcast seen by an estimated 250 million. He was named in TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and awarded the Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award from the Banff World Television Festival. Gervais has since hosted the Golden Globes® in 2010, 2011, 2012, and was invited back for a fourth time in January 2016. In 2012, HBO aired ‘Life’s Too Short’ and the third season of ‘The Ricky Gervais Show’, and Ricky wrote, directed and starred in ‘Derek’ for Channel 4 and Netflix. 2013 was just as busy, with an international release of 'An Idiot Abroad 3: The Short Way Round', taking the lead role in ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ and production on series 2 of the award-winning ‘Derek’, both of which were released in 2014. On April 3, 2015 Gervais reprised his Golden Globe nominated role as Derek, in a one-hour finale special on Netflix. Most recently, Gervais starred in ‘Special Correspondents’ an original comedy film, which debuted worldwide on Netflix in 2016. The film is written and directed by Gervais, and also starred Eric Bana, America Ferrera and Vera Farmiga. Later that year, Gervais returned to his most famous creation, writing and directing David Brent: Life on the Road. Gervais returned to stand-up in 2017 with his sell-out stand-up show, Humanity, which he’s touring worldwide into 2018. Netflix have acquired the rights to Humanity and it will stream on this service in early 2018. ‘Ricky Gervais is Deadly Sirius’ launched in October 2017 on Sirius XM which sees Ricky's return to radio. Guests on the first season of his show include Noel Gallagher, Richard Dawkins and Professor Brian Cox. $35
Tickets: http://sched.co/CzIy

 
     
   


WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24 & THURSDAY JANUARY 25
PROJECTED IN 70MM

DUNKIRK (4:45), 7:00, 9:15
3 GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS: BEST PICTURE, DIRECTOR, ORIGINAL SCORE

In 1940, during the early days of World War II, hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are trapped on the beach, surrounded by enemy forces. The story unfolds on land, sea and air—RAF Spitfires engage the enemy in the skies above the Channel as hundreds of small boats manned by both military and civilians mount a desperate rescue effort, risking their lives in a race against time to save even a fraction of their army. Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance head the cast of Christopher Nolan’s highly intense spectacle. (2017, 106 min, 70mm ‘Scope)

 
     
   


FRIDAY JANUARY 26-SUNDAY FEBRUARY 4 SPECIAL EVENT

NOIR CITY 16: Film Noir A to B – 1941 to 1953
This year NOIR CITY takes audiences back in time as the Film Noir Foundation presents a program of 12 genuine “A” and “B” double bills, spanning the breadth of the original film noir era, from 1941 to 1953. It’s as close as you’ll get in contemporary times to how these films were experienced on their original release. Join us for a 12-course banquet of classic film noir! Go to noircity.com for advance tickets online and complete program notes.

Friday, January 26 | 1941
I WAKE UP SCREAMING 7:30 82 min. Dir: H. Bruce Humberstone
AMONG THE LIVING 9:30 – Not on DVD! 67 min. Directed by Stuart Heisler

Saturday Matinée, January 27 | 1942
THIS GUN FOR HIRE 1:00, 5:00 81 min. Dir: Frank Tuttle
QUIET PLEASE, MURDER 3:00 – Not on DVD! 70 min. Directed by John Francis Larkin

Saturday Evening, January 27 | 1943
SHADOW OF A DOUBT 7:30 108 min. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock
ADDRESS UNKNOWN 9:40 75 min. Dir: William Cameron Menzies

Sunday, January 28 | 1944
DESTINY 1:00, 4:10, 9:20 – Not on DVD! 65 min. Dir: Julien Duvivier and Reginald Le Borg
FLESH AND FANTASY 2:20, 7:30 94 min. Dir: Julien Duvivier

Monday, January 29 | 1945
CONFLICT 7:30 86 min. Dir: Curtis Bernhardt
JEALOUSY 9:30 71 min. Dir: Gustav Machatý

Tuesday, January 30 | 1946
THE BLUE DAHLIA 7:30 96 min. Dir: George Marshall
NIGHT EDITOR 9:30 68 min. Dir: Henry Levin
Wednesday, January 31 | 1947
THE UNSUSPECTED 7:30 103 min. Dir: Michael Curtiz
HIGH TIDE 9:35 74 min. Dir: John Reinhardt
Thursday, February 1 | 1948
I WALK ALONE 7:30 – Not on DVD! 97 min. Dir: Byron Haskin
BODYGUARD 9:30 62 min. Dir: Richard Fleischer
Friday, February 2 | 1949
THE ACCUSED 7:30 101 min. Dir: William Dieterle
THE THREAT 9:35 66 min. Dir: Felix Feist
Saturday Matinée, February 3 | 1950
SOUTHSIDE 1-1000 1:00, 5:00 73 min. Dir: Boris Ingster
THE UNDERWORLD STORY 3:00 91 min. Dir: Cyril Endfield
Saturday Evening, February 3 | 1951
New FNF 35mm Restoration!
THE MAN WHO CHEATED HIMSELF 7:30 81 min. Dir: Felix Feist
ROADBLOCK 9:20 73 min. Dir: Harold Daniels
Sunday, February 4 | 1953
WICKED WOMAN 1:00, 4:20, 8:45 77 min. Dir: Russell Rouse
THE BIG HEAT 2:30, 7:00 90 min. Dir: Fritz Lang
 
 
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