THURSDAY APRIL 26 SPECIAL EVENT

RZA: LIVE FROM THE 36th CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN 7:00
Featuring RZA re-scoring the film from opening sequence to closing credit - LIVE!

Every frame of the original film has been revisited and will be re scored by RZA utilizing a Wu-Tang catalog over two decades deep. This new score features a vast array of over 50 instrumental tracks, beats and vocals individually crafted and placed to amplify the narrative and electrifying action of Kar-leung's enduring classic. A true, redefining assault on the senses, this is an experienced not to be missed.

What happens when one of the most influential hiphop artists descends on one of the most influential martial arts movies? There’s only one way to find out.

 
     
   


SATURDAY APRIL 28 SPECIAL EVENT

ANTONIONI

San Francisco pays homage to Italy’s renowned director Michelangelo Antonioni with a special series on April 28th at the legendary Castro Theatre with 35 mm film projections and new digital 4K restorations. This series recently premiered at NY MoMA, celebrating Antonioni's influence on architecture, design, fashion, literature, philosophy and post-war cinema.

  • L' AVVENTURA, 1960, 140 min. 10:30 AM
  • L'ECLISSE, 1962, 125 min. 1:30 PM
  • RED DESERT, 1964, 120 min. 4:00 PM
  • BLOW-UP, 1966, 110 min. 6:30 PM
  • Party, 8:30 PM-10:00 PM
  • THE PASSENGER, 1974, 124 min. 10:00 PM

Tickets on sale soon. Learn more: http://www.cinemaitaliasf.com/new-gallery-5-forte/

“Antonioni is one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century.” – Martin Scorsese
“The cinema is not, in essence, moral. It is emotional.” – Michelangelo Antonioni

Presented by Luce Cinecittà. In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, the Consulate General of Italy of San Francisco and The Leonardo da Vinci Society.
Additional support: Jan & Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
Organized by Cinema Italia San Francisco.
#Antonioni2018

 
     
   


SUNDAY MAY 20
SPECIAL EVENT
Marc Huestis Presents
A TRIBUTE TO LIVING LEGEND KIM NOVAK 7:00

Marc Huestis presents a very special tribute to living legend Kim Novak - queried on the Castro stage by TCM's "Czar of Noir" Eddie Muller. They will discuss the making of the Alfred Hitchcock classic VERTIGO (celebrating its 60th Anniversary), career highlights and much more. This once-in-a-lifetime gala event also features a cornucopia of Kim Novak clips, a musical valentine by award-winning song stylist Paula West, a screening of VERTIGO and an after event "nosh & mingle" dessert reception with Ms. Novak (no autographs or photos) during which the star will unveil recent artworks (for sale at venue).

PLUS - At Noon, in celebration of the Kim Novak, Marc Huestis presents a FREE MATINEE of her 1955 Classic Film PICNIC, based on William Inge's play, directed by Joshua Logan, also starring William Holden and Rosalind Russell, unforgettable as the spinster schoolmarm Miss Rosemary. Novak and Holden heat up the screen in their iconic "Moonglow" dance sequence. This free event features a performance by San Francisco performer extraordinaire Matthew Martin. Advance tickets not necessary- come one, come all!

 

Partial proceeds benefit SF Suicide Prevention. Primary Event Sponsor- Hilton, San Francisco - Union Square. Other sponsors include Twin Peaks Tavern.

Advance tix are available at
https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1645627
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL TILL MARCH 15
($10 off Balcony Tix, VIP Reception is SOLD OUT )

 
 
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