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Indie Theater Roundup: 7 More Movies to See at Docfest

While Pedro Almodóvar celebrates his long-delayed reunion with Antonio Banderas in the twisted new thriller The Skin I Live In, opening this weekend at the Embarcadero, SF IndieFest's 10th Documentary Festival enters its second week at the Roxie Theater, with a mostly all-new lineup of features from some of the world's most daring nonfiction filmmakers. Here's a sampling of the festival's best.

1. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Where:
Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., 415-863-1087

Indie Theater Roundup: 7 Movies to See at Docfest

The docs are in, and the prognosis is promising. Starting today, SF IndieFest's 10th Documentary Festival, a two-week celebration of the world's most penetrating filmmakers and their latest offerings, takes over the Roxie Theater and the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley. Here's a look at what's on tap.

1.
Heavy Metal Picnic
Where:
Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., 415-863-1087
When:
Oct. 15, 17

Presumed Innocent: Juno Temple Gets 'Dirty' for Abe Sylvia's Coming-Out Comedy

Don’t mistake Juno Temple’s youth, cherubic smile or even her “properly British” bent as signs of weakness. Tease her with the promise of a juicy part and she’ll fight for it with tigerlike ferocity, which might explain why the 22-year-old is tearing through the most prolific year of her young career, highlighted by a star-making turn in Abe Sylvia’s coming-of-age comedy Dirty Girl.
 

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