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Screen Grabs: A ‘sex raft’ run amuck

'70s experiments and radical cinema, a forgotten early film pioneer, and a sweet, odd Japanese rom-com come to big screens.

From Scream Queens to Queer Genius: Frameline LGBTQ Film Fest takes it in

CDMX punks, Vegetarian lesbian feminists, the Impresario of Castro Street, a 'Showgirls' documentary... It's almost too much.

Immersive Jazz Age decadence in ‘The Speakeasy: Age of Scofflaws’

Secret casinos and chesty dancing tootsies fill Boxcar production's underground labyrinth—just don't forget the password.

Screen Grabs: She’s the Official Coolest Person Ever

Filmmaker Barbara Rubin gets her due. Plus: Asian Masters series, Hecho en Mexico fest, Halston, Ward 5B, Mamacita, more.

Screen Grabs: Last Black Man in San Francisco, Mexico’s Golden Age ….

The Fall of the American Empire, Echo in the Canyon's return to '60s classics, and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: Going big, from Woodstock to Godzilla

A '70s "acid Western," Brian Depalma's latest, Elton John's biopic, 'Ramblin' Jack,' and more in cinemas this week.

I want my SF DocFest: Our critic’s top picks

Epic tales of gay lucha libre wrestlers and untold stories of the Bay's thrash metal history mark the 2019 edition of the real-life cinema explosion.

Screen Grabs: ‘War and Peace’ thrills in its gargantuan spectacle

Kenyan lesbian drama 'Rafiki' comes to the Roxie and our reviewer gets unexpected laughs from 'Non-Fiction'.

Screen Grabs: Lessons from the dictatorship mark ‘The Silence of Others’

Plus: Art house to blockbuster releases, like 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' and 'John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum'.

Screen Grabs: All weekend long, the Roxie celebrates French noir

Plus: Vintage "folk libraries", Charlie Says, and Zhang Yimou 'Shadow'