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ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE SAN FRANCISCO INITIAL PROGRAMMING

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE AT THE NEW MISSION THEATER ANNOUNCES INITIAL PROGRAMMING FOR GRAND OPENING AND EARLY 2016.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: STAR WARS: EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS, AND SF SKETCHFEST TRIBUTE TO SALLY FIELD

Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission Theater is pleased to announce the initial programming lineup for its December 17th Grand Opening through early 2016. Moviegoers in the San Francisco Bay Area will be able to experience the latest Hollywood blockbusters alongside independent, foreign and documentary films, plus one-of-a-kind events and repertory programming -- all carefully curated by the New Mission Theater programming team.

"The five screens at the New Mission provide an incredible opportunity to showcase a broad spectrum of first-run and signature titles, a mix that we feel confident will thrill Bay Area's vibrant filmgoing community," said Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission Creative Manager Mike Keegan. "From reaching deep into the American Genre Film Archive for titles like RAW FORCE to presenting selections of the New York International Children's Film Fest, from partnering with some of our favorite breweries for paired screenings during SF Beer Week to playing new classics like SIXTEEN CANDLES and restorations like LADY SNOWBLOOD, this initial signature programming calendar provides a great cross-section of what makes this theater so exciting."

Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission Theater will celebrate its Grand Opening December 17th with the highly anticipated STAR WARS: EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS. JOY and THE HATEFUL EIGHT will be hitting the New Mission in subsequent weeks, as well as an engagement of Academy Award-shortlisted THE LOOK OF SILENCE., and will host a special SF Sketchfest tribute to actress Sally Field with a screening of HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS.

See below for Grand Opening highlights and visit drafthouse.com/sf for a full listing of the latest movies, tickets and show times.

Thursday, 12/17-STAR WARS: EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS
Monday, 1/11 - Music Monday: LIVE FOREVER
Tuesday, 1/12 - Terror Tuesday: DON'T GO IN THE WOODS
Wednesday, 1/13 - Weird Wednesday: SUPER SOUL BROTHER
Monday, 1/18 - Music Monday: MEETING PEOPLE IS EASY
Tuesday, 1/19 - Terror Tuesday: DON'T PANIC
Wednesday, 1/20 - Weird Wednesday: RAW FORCE
Friday, 1/22 - SF Sketchfest Presents A Tribute to Sally Field with HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS
Saturday, 1/23 - Best of the New York Children's Film Festival
Saturday, 1/23 - SF Beerweek: Bear Republic presents TALLADEGA NIGHTS
Sunday, 1/24 - LADY SNOWBLOOD double-feature
Sunday, 1/24 - SF Beerweek: Fort Point presents HIGH ANXIETY
Sunday, 1/24 - SF Sketchfest Presents Comedy Hack Day
Sunday, 1/24 - Video Vortex: BAD MAGIC
Monday, 1/25 - Music Monday: 24 HOUR PARTY PEOPLE
Tuesday, 1/26 - Girlie Night: 16 CANDLES
Tuesday, 1/26 - Terror Tuesday: RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD
Wednesday, 1/27 - SF Beerweek: Pizza Port presents RIDING GIANTS
Wednesday, 1/27 - Weird Wednesday: SHOGUN ASSASSIN
Thursday, 1/28 - SF Beerweek: Magnolia Brewing presents THE GRATEFUL DEAD MOVIE
Sunday, 1/31 - Afternoon Tea: SENSE & SENSIBILITY

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About Alamo Drafthouse
Tim and Karrie League founded Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in 1997 as a single-screen mom and pop repertory theater in Austin. 18 years later, the now 21-location chain has been named "the best theater in America" by Entertainment Weekly and "the best theater in the world" by Wired.com. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover's oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high profile, star-studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of genre cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. The Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art gallery, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including Drafthouse Films which has garnered two Academy Award nominations in its short four-year existence and Birth.Movies.Death. an entertainment news blog curated by veteran journalist Devin Faraci.

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