Stories about Comedy
Screen gems from Portugal to India, directors from Noah Baumbach to Deborah Stratman—and one wily Joker.
Director Jon Tracy talks about the latest Shotgun Players production, exploring the surprisingly complex world of three cinema employees.
Rojo, Monos, The Goldfinch, A Faithful Man, Indie Shorts Fest, Women in Film, and more in cinemas this week.
Flamenco to death metal, Comedy Day to Hip-Hop Fest, with dozens more great local arts, music, dance, and stage events.
'San Francisco is like a lucky charm,' says beloved performer and guitar virtuoso, who returns to perform after devastating personal tragedy.
Plus: John Carpenter Film Fest, Give Me Liberty, Adam, The Amazing Jonathan Documentary, California Independent Film Festival, more
Monster mayhem at the Balboa and Castro, a strikingly oceanic documentary, Korean and Italian mobsters, more in cinemas
House of Joy, Metallica + SF Symphony, Purple Rain, Herbie Hancock, Border People, and more upcoming arts events.
Plus: After the Wedding, Jirga, One Child Nation, a benefit for Canyon Cinema, and more in theaters this week.
The subject of an acclaimed new play, drag talk show host and presidential candidate Terence Alan Smith looks back on his trailblazing life.