As SF Indie continues to celebrate their 15th Annual Independent Film Festival, this week marks your last chance for catching one of their coming-of-age films. All viewings through the 21st will be presented in the Mission District’s Roxie Theater. For a full listing of films, click here. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
Luke is a 25-year-old autistic man who has lived a sheltered life with his grandparents. When his grandmother dies he is forced to live with his dysfunctional relatives who have no patience for him or his senile grandfather. Luke is left with his grandfather's final semi-coherent words: "Get a job. Find a girl. Live your own life. Be a man!" For the first time in his life, Luke has a mission. The Story of Luke proves to be an inspiring journey to adulthood.
It’s A Disaster
In this amusing doomsday flick, four couples meet for Sunday brunch and find themselves stranded in a house together as the world may be ending. Even in the midst of an apocalyptic disaster, these couples aren’t going to let the potential end of the world get in the way of their relationship issues. The film unfolds the pressing yet uncomfortable stigmas of relationships in a comical manner.
Charlie and his group of misfit fourteen-year-old friends are entrusted with a treasure chest full of booze, porn, fireworks and firearms when a fellow sixteen-year-old alter boy is shipped off to juvy. Funeral Kings delivers the awkward laugh and cringe moments that one associates with adolescence.