Director Erika Cohn is slated to speak about “The Judge,” her documentary profiling groundbreaking Palestinian jurist Kholoud Al-Faqih, at the Roxie. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening Friday, April 27, 2018

Avengers: Infinity Wars: The newest, biggest Marvel film describes how Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle Thanos, their most powerful enemy yet. Rated PG-13.

Ghost Stories: A paranormal skeptic embarks upon a terror filled quest when he stumbles across a long lost file containing details of three cases of inexplicable hauntings in the British comedy by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.

Godard Mon Amour: Director Michel Hazanavicius takes a romantic look at the life of French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard and his wife, actress Anne Wiazemsky. Rated R. At the Embarcadero.

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami: Sophie Fiennes’s documentary is a journey the public and private worlds of pop culture icon Grace Jones, with contrasting musical sequences and intimate personal footage. Not rated. At the Embarcadero.

The Judge: The documentary profiles Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman judge appointed to a Palestinian Shari’a court in the West Bank. Filmmaker Erika Cohn is slated to appear at Friday evening and Saturday afternoon screenings. Not rated. At the Roxie.

Modern Life Is Rubbish: The British romantic comedy is about a couple, brought together by a shared love of music, but at their breaking point. Not rated. At the Roxie.

Summer in the Forest: The film by Randall Wright tells the story of L’Arche, a facility in northern France founded over 50 years ago to build communities for people with mental disabilities. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.

Just Posted

New SFMTA director’s tweets show aversion to free parking, cars

The City’s new transit leader has a bumpy relationship with cars. Jeffrey… Continue reading

Advocates say Academy of Art deal ignores needs of students with disabilities

The needs of students with disabilities are being ignored in a proposed… Continue reading

City stalls request for more parking for 911 dispatchers, citing ‘Transit First’ policy

SFMTA board says city staff should be ‘leading by example,’ discouraged from driving

Recall effort against Fewer panned as ‘PR stunt’

Signature drive inspired by anti-SFPOA chant faces ‘procedural hurdles,’ little support

SF to ward off emerging technology dangers by launching new regulatory office

Board president Norman Yee says innovation must ‘provide a net common good’

Most Read