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Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

'Stomp' still stomps. Plus: Lavender Country, Cuban neon, Recombinant Fest, Patrick Cowley, a drag 'The Wall,' more.

Screen Grabs: Three of the year’s best dramas and more

It's that time of year when "serious" films get wide release—and here are some of the best ones you'll see.

Screen Grabs: South Asian cinema, transgender visions, amateur porn…

Three diverse festivals open up. Plus: Soviets and Surrealists, Synonyms, Collisions, more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: A feast of docs and dancing

Doc Stories and Dance Film Fest open, plus Grass is Greener, Downtown 81, Always in Season, Satantango, more in cinemas

Lesbian history finally takes center stage in ‘The Daughters’

From living rooms to the Lexington Club, Patricia Cotter's new play plunges into the story of a fascinating civil rights revolution.

Screen Grabs: A 14-hour movie with a 40-minute ‘middle finger’

Plus: Nazi comedy 'Jojo Rabbit,' a celebration of Jacques Tati, the burning of the South Bronx, more in cinemas

So many spooky Halloween movies!

From classics like 'Poltergeist' to newer scare fare like 'Knife + Heart': Grab some popcorn and cover your eyes.

Screen Grabs: A bounty of international film fests

Filipino, Greek, United Nations, and SF Shorts fests highlight world cinema. Plus: Parasite, The Lighthouse, The King, more.

Screen Grabs: News of the world at the Arab Film Fest

Plus: Hola Mexico Film Fest, Berlin & Beyond showcase, Almodóvar's latest, Eddie Murphy's Dolemite, The Dead Center, more

Best of the Bay 2019: Arts & Entertainment winners

Best DJ, Best Live Music Venue, Best Arts Festival, Best Drag Show, Best Dance Company, and more