Stories about Festivals

Heated moments

YBCA's New Filipino Cinema showcase bites into the darkening politics of the country.

Expanding consciousness

The Zendo Project and new 'Manual of Psychedelic Support' aim to alleviate bad trips at music festivals and beyond.

Star time

Al Gore, Hedy Lamarr, Joe Berlinger, Karl Marx, and a slew of new features light up the screens at the 37th SF Jewish Film Fest.

Summer’s bright highlights

From Opera in the Park to Jerry Day -- with stops at the Symphony, SFJazz, Stern Grove, and more -- San Francisco festivals and shows abound.

Silent is golden

The 22nd SF Silent Film festival bring to light some breathtaking discoveries along with familiar classics.

Surfing the docs

East Bay punk, Russian dash-cams, 'Tokyo Idols' -- SF DocFest rides a wave of global insights.

A leap for CROSSROADS

With a new home at SFMOMA, Cinematheque's experimental CROSSROADS film fest stretches out.

Splendido Dino

Classic Italian director Dino Risi's fizzy -- and socially barbed -- films receive a daylong tribute at the Castro.

Screen Grabs: New films of note this week

SF Green Festival, New Films on Dance, 'Lost City of Z,' 'Luminous Procuress,' 'Free Fire,' and more

Synthesizing a legacy

Packed weekend of memorial concerts celebrates electronic instrument inventor and music pioneer Don Buchla.