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Keeping it Reel, San Francisco’s Roxie Theater Turns to Kickstarter

November 23, 2012 | 1:07 pm

Keeping it Reel, San Francisco’s Roxie Theater Turns to Kickstarter

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It’s been hard times for independent movie theaters in San Francisco. The Red Vic closed last year and and the Lumiere closed in September.

But the Roxie Theater — wedged between trendy bars and restaurants on 16th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District — has screened films for more than 100 years. The Roxie claims to be the oldest continuously running theater in American — and says it’s determined to stay. These days the Roxie is also home to film festivals, documentaries and even some live events.

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