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Tagged with: Catholic Church

Remembering Phatima Rude, fearless legend of SF’s nightlife scene

Magical, complex, transcendent: Our patron goddess of wild performance has moved on. Here's where to pay respects

Screen Grabs: This devastating war film should win the Oscar

Bosnia and Herzegovina's 'Quo Vadis, Aida?' deserves Best International Feature. Serbia's entry, however, is too much.

Screen Grabs: When political violence is no longer unimaginable

Stories of oppression, terror, murder—and heroism. Plus: 'Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Rea & Stimpy Story,' more

Serra statue protesters facing criminal charges

Why is the Catholic Church, which preaches forgiveness and restorative justice, pushing to punish people who tore down a racist statue?

Screen Grabs: Strange fantasies, just before the holidays

This week was so packed, we separated the revival and rep-house screenings into a separate feature (here). What’s left is a particularly idiosyncratic array...

Screen Grabs: A feast of docs and dancing

It’s a big week for non-fiction cinema, the main event being SFFilm’s fifth annual Doc Stories, which brings together several of the year’s most...

Housing Rights Committee celebrates 40 years of fighting for renters

In 1979, San Francisco had just passed its first rent-control ordinance – and tenant groups were starting to emerge to protect that law. Among...

Review: ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ has powerhouse vocals, timely resonance

ONSTAGE When Quasimodo (Alex Rodriguez) and Esmeralda (Alysia Noelle Beltran) sit perched on a railing in the bell tower of Notre Dame looking down...

Chilean feminists take over 14 university campuses in response to accusations of sexual assault

LETTER FROM CHILE Our friends were late to meet us at an art opening on May 11th in Santiago, Chile. They had a good...

Is Vasco Núñez de Balboa a role model for our children?

The movement to remove the names of slave owners from positions of honor has taken down individuals both famous and obscure, from Confederate...