New To San Francisco Theatres Starting Friday, February 24th

Belgium gangsters, Nazis, socialists, roadies, and a closer look at San Francisco’s Hunters Point district.  What do 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.

Bullhead (Lumiere Theatre)

A young cattle farmer is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader.

In Darkness (Embarcadero Center Cinema)

A dramatization of one man’s rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov.

Khodorkovsky (Opera Plaza Cinema)

The film tells the drama of Khodorkovsky’s Odyssey, all the way from a socialist believer to a perfect capitalist and subsequently becoming the most known Russian prisoner

Roadie (SF Film Society/New People Cinema)

After 20 years on the road with Blue Oyster Cult, Jimmy Testagros returns to his hometown to life with his ailing mother. Complications arise when he falls for an old friend, who is now married to his longtime nemesis.

Straight Outta Hunters Point 2 (Roxie Cinema)

Follow up to 2003’s groundbreaking, and widely acclaimed documentary that presented often disturbing, sometimes hilarious, always engaging street-level glimpses of an area most city residents avoid at any cost.


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