A depressed violinist, a plagiarist, a false prophet, a group of bachelorettes, horny 18-year-olds on holiday, competitive tango dancers, a mysterious briefcase, and transcending time in 70mm. What do all these people and places have in common? They’re all featured in new films opening this week in San Francisco theatres. To see the full list of films, trailers, and where they’re playing, follow the jump
Bachelorette (Presidio Theatre/AMC Metreon)
Chicken With Plums (Lumiere Theatre)
Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death.
The Cold Light of Day (AMC Van Ness)
The Inbetweeners (AMC Metreon)
Kumaré (Roxie Theatre)
A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.
Samsara (Embarcadero Center Cinema)
Filmed over a period of five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on 70mm film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
T4Tango (Lumiere Theatre)
A documentary chronicling the official Argentine Tango Championship held for the 1st time in the USA, in the city of San Francisco, in April 2011. Never before in the history of Tango that the Cultural Dept. of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina would organize a Tango Championship in the USA.
The Words (Presidio Theatre/Balboa Theatre/AMC Van Ness/Sundance Kabuki Cinemas)