Friday, February 26, 2021

Screen Grabs

Screen Grabs: A rousing celebration of Black History Month

SF Urban Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, an Edward Owens showcase—plus a new release with LaKeith Stanfield as a Panther plant.

Screen Grabs: American dreams, American screams

'Happy Cleaners' and Sundance stand-out 'Minari' question mobility narratives, while 'Sator' charts a path to spectral horror.

Screen Grabs: The outlaw sounds of youth

Lover's Rock and outlaw country docs. Plus: MC Escher, Black art history, and are we living in a simulation? New movies!

Screen Grabs: Intelligent adult drama? You don’t say

Filmmakers dive into tragic memory loss, senior homophobia, Mexican Jewish identity, thorny family issues

Screen Grabs: Shudders from around the world

Trapped in a 4x4 in Argentina, a bananas contraption from Indonesia, more global chills in new horror flicks

Indiefest galore! Our guide to the (online) 23rd movie bonanza

80 features and shorts from 20 countries, including Mexican magical realism, black comedy, and 'The Girl in Golden Gate Park'

Screen Grabs: What do we want? Bleak, rewarding films from the former USSR!

Intense government cover-up drama Dear Comrades!, Atlantis, Beginning, and Tarkovsky's 'Mirror' restored

Screen Grabs: Extreme double features for long winter nights

Opioids and cheerleaders, trans Western and gay Ramadan, chamber suspense and '80s retro excess: new movies!

Screen Grabs: A trek through world cinema to scratch your travel itch

New Brazilian Cinema series, The White Tiger, Mandabi, and films from rural Mexico to Poland, India, and Sudan

Screen Grabs: Welcome to the ‘Disneyland for seniors’

The Villages, on very full display. Plus: Chilean gay love, sharp Kentucky thriller, sour Blithe Spirit, more new films