Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Tag: Crime

The last time an SF cop was charged with killing a Black man

It was 1968. The trial was a sensation. The outcome was a disaster.

From ‘Family Secrets’ to ‘Half Brothers,’ star Juan Pablo Espinosa blazes a gay trail

With big new movie hitting screens, out Colombian actor aims to keep expanding Latinx stories and empowering others.

Screen Grabs: Films for the Purple Tier

SFFILM’s DocStories, Arab Film Fest Collab offer streaming gems—and our critic reviews 'Thirst,' 'Werewolf,' and 'Minor Premise.'

Screen Grabs: Vintage Clint Eastwood rides again, warts and all

The SF-born, famously conservative star gets a Blu-ray retrospective. Plus: Zappa, Six in Paris, Made in Hong Kong, more movies

Screen Grabs: A globe-trotting filmmaker finally gets her due

Ulrike Ottinger in the spotlight at PFA. Plus: SF Cinematheque returns, The Sound of Metal, a Romanian tragedy, more movies

Screen Grabs: Racist technology, rocky queer love, and an Oakland thriller

Plus: Berlin & Beyond's In Focus installment, Mank, The Outpost, and more movies to dive into this week.

Screen Grabs: Over the moon, but no time to rest

Now that the election's over, remember other countries? An Iranian thriller, South Korean mayhem, and a gay Irish pair hit screens

Why did so many people vote for Trump?

Radical economic inequality causes social breakdown. We're seeing it right now.

Screen Grabs: San Francisco’s real royal family, still glittering onward

'50 Years of Fabulous' comes a courtin'. Plus: a record of the 1972 National Black Political Convention, angsty Hungarians, more

Documentary ‘The Reunited States’ looks to bridge the United States’ political abyss

An interview with filmmaker Ben Rekhi about his seemingly impossible mission to bring us all together.