Director RaMell Ross and Danny Glover appear in conversation following the Nov. 23 screening at the Roxie of "Hale County This Morning, This Evening," a poetic documentary about young African-American men in the South. (Courtesy photo)

Director RaMell Ross and Danny Glover appear in conversation following the Nov. 23 screening at the Roxie of "Hale County This Morning, This Evening," a poetic documentary about young African-American men in the South. (Courtesy photo)

Films opening Wednesday Nov. 21 and Friday Nov. 23, 2018

OPENING WEDNESDAY

At Eternity’s Gate: Director Julian Schnabel looks at the final two years of painter Vincent Van Gogh in the film starring Willem Dafoe. Rated PG-13. At the Embarcadero.

Creed II: The eighth installment of the “Rocky” series follows boxer Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan), who trains in order to defeat the son of Ivan Drago, the athlete who killed his father in the ring decades earlier. Rated PG-13.

Ralph Breaks The Internet-Wreck It Ralph 2: The sequel to the 2012 hit animated movie features many of the same characters in another arcade game adventure. Rated PG.

Robin Hood: Taron Egerton as the title character, a war-hardened Crusader, and Jamie Foxx as his Moorish commander, lead a revolt against the corrupt English crown in the latest action-adventure based on the folkloric hero. Rated PG-13.

OPENING FRIDAY

Chef Flynn: The documentary by Cameron Yates profiles the teenage chef prodigy Flynn McGarry’s rapid ascent in the culinary world and features mouth-watering food. Not rated. At the Opera Plaza.

Hale County This Morning, This Evening: The documentary, an intimate portrait, follows Daniel Collins and Quincy Bryant, two young African American men from rural Hale County, Ala., over the course of five years. Not rated. At the Roxie. Director RaMell Ross and Danny Glover appear in conversation following the 7 p.m. Friday screening.

Shoplifters: After a ragtag group of petty thieves take in a child they find alone on the street, their tenuous, below-the-radar existence is upended in the 2018 Cannes festival winner by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Rated R. At the Embarcadero.
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