Mar. 24, 2023
2023 PROXY Spring Series
Starting March 24th, the PROXY Spring Series will be returning to the heart of Hayes Valley for its seventh year. This season’s films examine different and diverse topics and are sure to make you laugh, cry and ponder some of todays most challenging issues. Each film speaking to audiences as they share a mix of individual struggles, moving through difficulty with grace, dignity, and an inner light.
Come out and enjoy a movie (or five!) under the stars in Hayes Valley, running every Friday night starting March 24th through April 21st. Presented by HERE FOR NOW, these FREE evening film screenings at the PROXY Walk-In Theater begin at 7:45PM with ‘doors’ opening at 7PM. Come early to claim a good spot, enjoy a frosty Fort Point Beer or wine by Fig & Thistle (all proceeds support outdoor cinema at PROXY!), and delicious ice cream from Hometown Creamery and fare from local food trucks Mozzeria, Bobcha, Momolicious, and The Waffle Roost.
At PROXY, we celebrate diversity both on the screen, behind the camera, and in the audience. Ensuring access to all in our community is a priority. Our screenings are relaxed gatherings and have English SDH captioning or subtitles available upon request where noted. Please reach out to email@example.com for availability or if you have other specific needs or questions!
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2023 PROXY Spring Series
Every Friday | March 24th to April 21st, 2023
7PM – 10PM
Friday, March 24th
Directed by Jordan Peele, 2022 [R] *English SDH
In this American western turned science fiction horror film, siblings OJ and Emerald Haywood discover something sinister in the skies above their California horse ranch, while the owner of a nearby theme park tries to profit from the mysterious, otherworldly phenomenon.
Friday, March 31st
ALL THE BEAUTY AND THE BLOODSHED
Directed by Laura Poitras, 2022 [not rated]
An epic, emotional and interconnected story about internationally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin told through her slideshows, intimate interviews, ground-breaking photography, and rare footage of her personal fight to hold the Sackler family accountable for the opioid epidemic’s unfathomable death toll.
Friday, April 7th
Directed by Chinonye Chukwu, 2022 [PG-13] *English SDH
Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie’s poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother’s ability to change the world.
Friday, April 14th
MAɬNI: TOWARDS THE OCEAN, TOWARDS THE SHORE
Directed by Sky Hopinka, 2020 [not rated]
A documentary circling the origin of the death myth from the Chinookan people in the Pacific Northwest. This film follows Sweetwater Sahme and Jordan Mercier’s wanderings through each of their worlds as they wander through and contemplate the afterlife, rebirth, and the place in-between. Spoken mostly in chinuk wawa, their stories are departures from the Chinookan origin of death myth, with its distant beginning and circular shape.
Friday, April 21st
MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON
Directed by Dean Fleischer Camp, 2021 [PG] *English subtitles
Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. When a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and a new hope of reuniting with his long-lost family.
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