New To San Francisco Theaters Starting Friday, November 18th

A skater punk, punks raising kids, George Clooney raising kids, Fran Lebowitz, the exciting world of curling, and self-destruction. 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.

Curling (SF Film Society/New People Cinema)

Set on the fringe of society, in a remote part of the countryside, Curling takes a keen look at the unusual private life of a father and his daughter.

The Descendants (Sundance Kabuki Cinemas)

A land baron tries to re-connect with his two daughters after his wife suffers a boating accident.

Dragonslayer (Roxie Theater)

Dragonslayer documents the transgressions of a lost skate punk falling in love in the stagnant suburbs of Fullerton, California in the aftermath of America’s economic collapse.

The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch (Balboa Theatre)

After a powerful billionaire is murdered, his secret adoptive son must race to prove his legitimacy, find his father’s killers and stop them from taking over his financial empire.

The Other F Word (Lumiere Theatre)

A documentary on what happens when a generation’s ultimate anti-authoritarians — punk rockers– become society’s ultimate authorities — dad’s.

Public Speaking (Roxie Theater)

Martin Scorsese’s feature-length documentary starring Fran Lebowitz, a writer known for her unique take on modern life.

Tyrannosaur (Sundance Kabuki Cinemas)

Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker.

The Woodmans (Roxie Theater)

The story of a family that suffers a tragedy, but perseveres and finds redemption through each other and their work – making art.

Young Goethe In Love (Embarcadero Center Cinema)

After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he’s sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.


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