Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Activism

Asian American visions at CAAM Fest, from Lowell High to Koreatown ghosts

Annual festival also features Margaret Cho, Amy Tan, Dante Basco, and 'The Fabulous Filipino Brothers'

Screen Grabs: SF as a longtime ‘refuge for weirdos and artists’

'Tell The We Were Here' remembers. Plus: DocLands guide, Middle East peace goals, Parkland tragedy teens

Screen Grabs: San Francisco is the devil’s playground. Thank goodness!

A new doc captures Satanist Anton LaVey, โ€œthe coolest grandpa ever.โ€ Plus: Werewolves on Wheels, Bad Witch, more

Facebook’s housing echo chamber

Zuckerberg money funds news outlets that repeat Zuckerberg group's supply-side position on the housing crisis.

Screen Grabs: Women electronica innovators to Sesame Street, new docs take on legends

Our critic's take on this week's batch of documentaries that bring back the heyday of Tiny Tim, and the emotional educational prowess of Big Bird.

Screen Grabs: Films for a fragile planet, from Puerto Rico to Mars

Livable Planet fest opens with excellent Landfall, more. Plus: 8 Billion Angels, Occupy the Farm, Gunda, Malni

Reese Erlich, foreign correspondent and radical reporter, is dead at 73

After a life of progressive politics, ground-breaking journalism, and social activism, a legendary writer loses battle with cancer.

Review: Black Madonnas, fashion photos, semaphore, and song in ‘Future Histories’

At SFMOMA, Theaster Gates and Cauleen Smith draw on the African American archive to point a way forward.

Leaders under 30: Delano City Council’s Salvador Solorio-Ruiz says ‘change can’t wait’

'Young people want to be represented, and want to know that those who already have a seat at the table will make room for their voices to be heard.'

SFFILM fest spotlights Rita Moreno, Muppets, ‘Lost Landscapes of Oakland’

2021 installment of the super-fest beams from drive-in and laptop, with plenty of star power.