Movies, Performances, Lectures

The JCCSF and the Vogue  Theater provide great entertainment and programs throughout the year.  They are both located in the central Sacramento Street commercial corridor and Presidio Ave.

The JCCSF has lectures, performances and an incredible program called “Art and Ideas”  Due to the popular guests we recommend reserving your tickets early.   Sell outs are not unusual. . https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/full-calendar/

We try our best to keep a current movie schedule up on our site  but just in case we get behind:  Vogue Theater schedule.   Movie festivals can sell out. If you’re interested  we recommend that you buy your tickets in advance.

Now Playing at the Vogue Theater Feb. – April 2018

2018 FESTIVAL PASS

Purchase your Mostly British Film Festival Series Passes and get priority seating for all films. Individual movie tickets go on sale on January 15. Discounts go to members of the San Francisco Film Society, the Fromm Institute, the San Francisco … Continue reading

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018

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Opening Night

MAD TO BE NORMAL

The versatile David Tennant transitions from Dr. Who and “Broadchurch’s” Alec Hardy, DI, to give a dazzling performance as Dr. RD Laing, the radical and controversial psychiatrist who became a 1960s counterculture hero for advocating for the mentally ill. One … Continue reading

7:30 PM

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018

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THE PARTY

Sally Potter directs this sparkling, smart black comedy with a wonderful ensemble cast and creative black and white cinematography. Beginning as a celebration for Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) who has been promoted to Shadow Minister of Health, the party unravels … Continue reading

5:30 PM

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018

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JOANNE FROGGATT TRIBUTE

“Downton Abbey” fans will always think of Joanne Froggatt fondly as the lady’s maid Anna, a role for which she received three Emmy nominations and won a Golden Globe. But Miss Froggatt has moved on with movie and TV roles … Continue reading

7:30 PM

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018

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A CROOKED SOMEBODY

“Downton Abbey” fans will always think of Joanne Froggatt fondly as the lady’s maid Anna, a role for which she received three Emmy nominations and won a Golden Globe. But Miss Froggatt has moved on with movie and TV roles … Continue reading

8:40 PM

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018

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I, DANIEL BLAKE

Dave Johns is a veteran standup comedian who was about to pack it in at 59 when director Ken Loach cast him as the title character in this gritty drama about a fictional everyman struggling to claim disability benefits after … Continue reading

12:00 PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018

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NOT ANOTHER HAPPY ENDING

Karen Gillan of the cult British TV show “Doctor Who” stars as a writer whose first novel is set for publication just as she finds herself in love. But too much happiness causes her to develop writer’s block. It looks … Continue reading

2:00 PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018

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LONDON ROAD

Based on the stage production “London Road,” a sold out hit, earning five-star reviews when it premiered at the National Theater in London 2011, the film version is equally gripping. A quirky musical, it tells the true story of the … Continue reading

4:15 PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018

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Scotch Whiskey On Screen – and to Taste

THE HIPPOPOTAMUS

The wild literary genius of Stephen Fry comes to life in this feature from writer-director John Jencks. Based on Fry’s novel, it stars Roger Allam (“Games of Thrones”) as Ted Wallace, a theater critic thrown out on his ear following … Continue reading

6:15 PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018

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Scotch Whiskey On Screen – and to Taste

WHISKY GALORE!

This is one of those unusual remakes that actually lives up to the original– in this case the perennial British comedy classic from 1949 of the same title. What makes the new version really delicious is that it is inspired … Continue reading

8:30 PM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2018

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ALLURE

Giving perhaps their best film performances to date, Evan Rachel Wood (“Westwood”) and Denis O’Hare (“ American Horror Story are devastating in this searing portrait of broken families search for intimacy. Wood plays a troubled 30-year old searching for sexual … Continue reading

12:30 PM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018

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THE CARER

The story of the unlikely bond between a cantankerous theatrical lion played by Brian Cox (“The Bourne Identity,” “Deadwood”) suffering from Parkinson’s and a young Hungarian woman who comes to care for him (Coco Konig making her film debut with … Continue reading

2:40 PM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018

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Irish Night

THE YOUNG OFFENDERS

Packed with warmth and wit, this outrageous charmer, inspired by the true story of Ireland’s largest cocaine seizure in 2007, is a riotous comic road movie about two clueless best friends — track-suited Irish teenagers who, though lazy, impulsive and … Continue reading

4:30 PM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018

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Irish Night

A FANATIC HEART

In this winning documentary, Irish singer, songwriter and political activist Sir Bob Geldof traces W.B. Yeats’ life, from his earliest family trips to Sligo – which awakened a lifelong love of fairy tales and folklore – to international fame as … Continue reading

6:30 PM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018

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Irish Night

THE LODGERS

This is a gothic ghost story about orphaned twins Edward and Rachel who share a crumbling manor in 1920s rural Ireland. Though isolated, they are not alone. They share the house with unseen entities that control them with three absolute … Continue reading

9:30 PM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018

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British New Wave

DARLING

Introduced by Peter Robinson, movie reviewer for KALW 91.7 FM and editor of San Francisco’s Books & Travel. Swinging 1960s Lomdon is enhanced by director John Schlesinger’s hallmark La Dolce Vita ambiance, satirical and at times seedy but always engaging. … Continue reading

4:00 PM

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018

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British New Wave

ALFIE

Michael Caine plays a true Cockney Casanova — a mischievous, funny and lovable anti-hero, who gets away with bad behavior. This is a romp through the ‘60s, in every sense a classic period movie expressing the best of the British … Continue reading

6:45 PM

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018

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British New Wave

A TASTE OF HONEY

One of the first British movies to deal with the all but taboo subjects of sex, abortion, and homosexuality. A critical and commercial success, it brought a distinctly feminine sensibility to the gritty postwar British New Wave. Rita Tushingham is … Continue reading

9:00 PM

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018

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Australia Spotlight

THE DEATH AND LIFE OF OTTO BLOOM

The most intriguing and original festival entry, this pseudo -documentary (also known as a mockumentary) follows the fate of the title character who lives in a reverse timeframe. He has no recollection of past events but is able to remember … Continue reading

4:00 PM

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018

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Australia Spotlight

SWEET COUNTRY

What do you do for an encore when your debut feature wins the Camera D’Or at the Cannes Film Festival? For Warwick Thornton – the wunderkind director of the prize-winning “Samson and Delilah”- the answer is to again delve into … Continue reading

6:00 PM

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018

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Australia Spotlight

GOLDSTONE

Part detective story/ part crime thriller, this visually arresting film explores a currently hot topic: the human trafficking of young Asian women tricked into a life of prostitution. When one of these migrant women goes missing, an indigenous Aussie detective … Continue reading

8:30 PM

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018

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THE ONES BELOW

Reminiscent in theme to “Rosemary’s Baby,” this new thriller is sure to sneak into your dreams—or nightmares. A British couple expecting their first child discover their new downstairs neighbors are also about to become first-time parents. The friendship that develops … Continue reading

5:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018

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UNA

The story of “Una” could be ripped from today’s headlines: A seemingly helpful neighbor, Ray, well into his 30s has sexual relations with a pretty 13-year-old girl next door. Based on the scorching Broadway play “Blackbird,” this psychological thriller unfolds … Continue reading

7:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018

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INLAND ROAD

In the stunned aftermath of a fatal car accident, a directionless 16-year-old half-Maori runaway drifts, with unpredictable consequences, into the lives of strangers. The ruggedly beautiful landscapes of New Zealand’s isolated Otago region on the South Island provide the scenic … Continue reading

9:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018

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BODKIN RAS

An interesting hybrid of documentary and fiction, this film is about a brooding stranger who arrives and unsettles an isolated Scottish town, disrupting the town by the mystery and darkness surrounding him. Bodkin, the stranger is played by a professional … Continue reading

4:00 PM

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018

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HOTEL SALVATION

Twenty-five year old Shubhashish Bhutiani makes his debut as a director with this impressive, soulful comedy/drama. Warmed by the amazing location cinematography, with wide shots of the Ganges, and rich, colorful backdrop of Varanasi, its people, boats and rituals, this … Continue reading

6:00 PM

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018

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Closing Night

JOURNEY’S END

Introduced by Tony Broadbent, author and former British schoolboy The title comes from an unidentified source but captures the spirit of this revival, first performed on stage in1928 in London, starring Laurence Olivier, and later made into a film in … Continue reading

8:00 PM      THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018

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Reg. Vogue Schedule  after the Film Festival
CAT
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
National Theater Live
The best in live theater at the Vogue
Mon 2/26: 7:00
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hamlet
Hamlet
National Theater Live
The best in live theater at the Vogue
Mon 3/12: 7:00More Info
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caesar
Julius Caesar
National Theater Live
The best in live theater at the Vogue
Mon 4/16: 7:00More Info
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