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Stitching Together Triumph, Struggle, and Happiness

Kyung Lee uses film to shed light on how ordinary people live in present times.
March 10, 2020

WolfHawkJaguar Uses Music and Film to Create Hope

Oakland artist WolfHawkJaguar, aka Adimu Madyun, makes music, film, and art that moves, connects, reflects, and inspires the receiver to greatness.
February 26, 2020

Remember Fellini at 100

A BAMPFA retrospective, Federico Fellini at 100, begins with the artist's solo directorial debut and runs through May and includes the Italian writer-director’s early movies.
January 13, 2020

Filmmaker Liz Sher Profiles Alameda’s Weezie Mott

Known as the Julia Child of Alameda, Weezie Mott proves an interesting subject for filmmaker Liz Sher’s documentary: Weezie Mott: Still Cookin’.
January 07, 2020

A Holiday Buffet of Conscience, Conviviality, and Cats

Hollywood is ready with new movies for the season.
December 16, 2019

Drunken Film Festival Brings Film to Odd Places

The Drunken crew shows films in casual and colorful climes — bars, mostly, and other unusual venues.
October 01, 2019

A Berkeley Film Foundation Mini-Retrospective

Outdoor screenings showcase Berkeley Film Foundation’s first decade of moviemaker love.
September 05, 2019

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Doc at The New Parkway

Called ‘One Voice: The Story of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir,’ the film is more ambitious than a typical concert film or behind-the-scenes tour.
August 05, 2019

Pauline Kael Leads the People of the Screen at SFJFF

The critic and the personality get the star treatment in Rob Garver’s affectionate documentary, What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael, which has its Bay Area premiere in the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.
July 24, 2019

See a Found Footage Opus

Based in San Francisco’s Mission District since the mid-’80s, Craig Baldwin makes a rare hometown visit on June 15 to rattle the rafters at Shapeshifters Cinema at Temescal Art Center.
June 14, 2019