The Roxie Theater

Non-profit cinema

The Roxie Theater is an accessible gathering place for audiences to engage with diverse cinematic programming that entertains, educates, and inspires. Guided by the belief that movies don’t end with their credits, they feel that films not only reflect our society—they can change it. The Roxie exists to ignite and sustain a rich cinema culture reflecting the diverse spirit of the Bay Area and beyond. The Roxie is one of the oldest continuously operated cinemas in the United States, with its history tracing back to the early 1900s. They continue to shine in their community as a beacon of unwavering independence, originality, and integrity. Guided from the start by crazy visionaries who pursued dreams over profit, they strive to keep the weird and wonderful alive in their little corner of San Francisco.