New To San Francisco Theaters Starting Friday, October 28th

An American ethno-musicologist, a double-dose of one great French musician, child migration schemes, and usage of subliminal messages.  What do all these things have in common?  They’re all featured in new films opening this week in San Francisco theaters.  To see the full list of films and where they’re playing follow the jump.

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (One Week Only!)(Embarcadero Center Cinema)

A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.

Gainsbourg: The Man Who Loved Women (One Week Only)(Roxie Theater)

Documentary on French singer, Serge Gainsboug

Oka! (Opera Plaza)

The story of Louis Sarno, an American ethno-musicologist who lived among the Bayaka Pygmies in Central Africa for 25 years.

Oranges And Sunshine (Embarcadero Center Cinema)

Set in 1980s Nottingham, social worker Margaret Humphreys holds the British government accountable for child migration schemes and reunite the children involved — now adults living mostly in Australia — with their parents in Britain.

Programming The Nation (Balboa Theatre)

A documentary into the subconscious mind while exploring the alleged usage of subliminal messaging in advertising, music, film, television, anti-theft devices, political propaganda, military psychological operations, and advanced weapons development, to determine if such tactics have succeeded in programming the nation?


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