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Advance tickets are available through MissionTix until midnight the day before the show. No Missiontix.com sales on the day of show. A limited number of tickets will be available at the theater starting one hour before the first show of the day, even when advance tickets are sold out by MissionTix. Advance tickets are $13, unless otherwise noted, plus service fee. Same day tickets at the theatre are $14, unless otherwise noted.

   

Justice Matters


150 Milligrams
Emmanuelle Bercot - France - 128 mins

Acclaimed director, screenwriter, and actor Emmanuelle Bercot adapts Irène Frachon's bestselling memoir Médiator 150mg for this story of a dedicated doctor whose investigation into recent patient deaths leads to a crusade against a powerful drug company. 150 Milligrams is set in Brittany and revolves around Irène (Sidse Babett Knudsen), ... more

Friday, April 21
8:30 PM
$13.00 - Advance Sales

Long before our American president dubbed a free press "fake news" and the enemy of the people there was I. F. Stone's Weekly (1953–71). I.F. Stone (Izzy to his large family of admirers) was read by dissidents and pols alike; the man's unfailing wit, immediate prose, and cherubic smile reflected the joy he found in pursuing the truth ... more

Sunday, April 23
3:30 PM
$14.00 at the theater
Tuesday, April 25
6:15 PM

Backpack Full of Cash
Sarah Mondale - USA - 95 mins

Before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Director Sarah Mondale and Co-producer Vera Aronow couldn't have known how aptly their documentary would function as a follow-up to Congressional hearings for Education Secretary, with their discussion of charter schools, vouchers, and the general trend toward the privatization of public education ... more

Thursday, April 27
6:15 PM
Saturday, April 29
6:30 PM

The Good Postman
Tonislav Hristov - Finland, Bulgaria - 80 mins

A tiny village on the eastern edge of Bulgaria has been resisting foreign invaders since the days of the Ottoman Empire. Now its electorate of 38 Bulgarians is facing a tough decision. "The Great Gate," as the village has been nicknamed for centuries, is in the middle of a European crisis: every night, Syrian refugees cross the border ... more

Saturday, April 29
4:00 PM

The House on Coco Road
Damani Baker - USA, Grenada - 79 mins

On the fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, you won't find a more intimate and revealing history of that momentous period than Damani Baker's The House on Coco Road, a portrait of the filmmaker's mother, Fannie Haughton. A student and compatriot of Angela Davis, Haughton was a specialist ... more

Saturday, April 22
8:45 PM
$13.00 - Advance Sales
Tuesday, April 25
6:30 PM

Last Men in Aleppo
Feras Fayyad, co-director Steen Johannessen - Denmark, Syria - 104 mins

The siege of Aleppo has been compared to that of Stalingrad, which is ironic under the circumstances. "Are those Russian planes flying overhead?" wonders one of the heroes of this urgent documentary. It's not an idle question: as a member of the volunteer Syria Civil Defense, his job is to rescue victims should these particular planes ... more

Sunday, April 23
8:00 PM
$14.00 at the theater
Tuesday, April 25
8:45 PM

Tomorrow
Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent - France - 120 mins

If the terms "global warming" and "sixth extinction event" make you hide your brain under a cat video, you need a dose of Tomorrow. Winner of the 2016 César (the French Oscars®) for best documentary, this is a brilliant exploration of possibility in the face of terrifying probability. French actress Mélanie Laurent joined activist and ... more

Tuesday, April 25
6:15 PM
Thursday, April 27
8:45 PM

Two Trains Runnin'
Sam Pollard - USA - 82 mins

Narrated by award-winning performer Common, this lively documentary fills the screen with music as it investigates two tracks of American history and culture that came together in the benighted towns of Mississippi during the 1964 "Freedom Summer." In that charged season, thousands of college students descended on America's most segregated ... more

Thursday, April 27
6:30 PM