Stories about Comedy

Screen Grabs: Welcome to Jewish Film Fest’s online ‘Cinegogue’

Plus: A Hong Kong cinema showcase and Romanian movies in the streaming spotlight.

Too soon for COVID jokes? Shazia Mirza on Zoom comedy and life at home

The stellar UK comedian talks 'Across the Pond Comedy,' onstage diversity—and how she lost her 'Coconut.'

Screen Grabs: From the dark, to the streaming services

Our film critic Dennis Harvey runs down the most frightening flicks to emerge from the depths to home-format release, including 'Tito', 'Relic', 'The Beach House', and 'Volition'

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

Screen Grabs: In the grip of hard truths—both political and personal

The Truth, Disclosure, Mr. Jones, and a slew of documentaries tackle everything from Soviet famine to Las Vegas shooting

Laborfest 2020 highlights global struggle from Vietnam to George Floyd uprising

A packed month for the essential fest, featuring SF Mime Troupe, labor leaders, film, arts, music, more

Looking for a hot gay connection? ‘Ask Any Buddy’

Evan Purchell's vintage porn Instagram expands into an epic movie, melding dozens of skin flicks into one real big one.

Screen Grabs: Frameline’s Pride Showcase cruises onto your laptop

The world's largest LGBTQ film fest shrinks to fit personal screens, but it's no less fabulous in reach and depth.

Screen Grabs: For Pride, where to find SF’s queer film fests online

Frameline, Queer Women of Color, and Transgender Film Fests light up screens. Plus: Mr. Topaze, Zana, more movies.

The radical glamour and versatility of Bonnie Pointer

The Oakland-born singer passed away this week at 69, but her legacy with the Pointer Sisters shines bright.