Stories about Castro Theatre

Screen Grabs: Build your own silent film festival

Fairbanks, Murnau, Pabst, and more bring a golden age to your home screen. Plus a new Ferlinghetti doc and more

‘Ahead of the Curve’ flips through legendary lesbian magazine’s impact

Frameline doc tells the story of 'Curve' founder Frances "Franco" Stevens—and how LGBTQ activism has evolved.

10 years later, H.P. Mendoza’s ‘Fruit Fly’ plays a very changed San Francisco

Closing out CAAMFest, the joyous 2010 film shows startling skylines and scrappy artists. Oh, and it's a singalong.

A Drag Queen Story Hour star and activist publishes her own kids’ book

With 'The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish,' Lil Miss Hot Mess helps channel inner sparkle.

SFFILM Fest goes virtual just as programming director bows out

Rachel Rosen helped steer the huge event for over two decades—her final fest has been dramatic, to say the least.

Can drag queens beat death? Find out in ‘Drag Becomes Her’

Peaches Christ, Jinkx Monsoon, and BenDeLaCreme send up 1992 camp classic 'Death Becomes Her' in a dragstravaganza.

These film revivals prove SF is still a place for movie lovers

Kirk Douglas, Fellini, and American Zoetrope retrospectives, Jesus Christ Superstar, punk videos, and more this week

WIN a pair of tickets to see a classic Fellini movie on March 7!

Choose from one of three luscious Italian films showing at the Castro Theatre, celebrating the maestro's 100th birthday.

Sights set globally, Noir City dives into ‘a bitter little world’

Now in its 18th year, the film fest casts a gimlet eye on international gangsters, mistresses, secrets, and betrayals.

Screen Grabs: Homage to a gorgeous legend + 2019’s best films

French New Wave star Anna Karina returns to the big screens. Plus: Cunningham, Invisible Life, and more in cinemas.