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What happened to Halston? New doc dives deep into designer’s story

Going beyond the Studio 54 reputation, Frédéric Tcheng's movie reappraises the fashion icon's legacy and life as a gay man.

From Scream Queens to Queer Genius: Frameline LGBTQ Film Fest takes it in

CDMX punks, Vegetarian lesbian feminists, the Impresario of Castro Street, a 'Showgirls' documentary... It's almost too much.

Puff: The art of the roll

Sure, you can buy a pre-roll at a dispensary—but learning how to roll a joint is part of cannabis history.

Screen Grabs: She’s the Official Coolest Person Ever

Filmmaker Barbara Rubin gets her due. Plus: Asian Masters series, Hecho en Mexico fest, Halston, Ward 5B, Mamacita, more.

Queercore legends Team Dresch return to swing the bat of love

Reissuing their rip-roaring albums—along with a new singles collection—the pioneering foursome from Olympia comes to Bottom of the Hill.

New ‘Tales of the City’: Mouse and Ben in a very different world

Actors Charlie Barnett and Murray Bartlett talk about intergenerational dating, transphobia, steamy sex scenes in Netflix reboot

Screen Grabs: Last Black Man in San Francisco, Mexico’s Golden Age ….

The Fall of the American Empire, Echo in the Canyon's return to '60s classics, and more in cinemas this week.

Call the ‘Please Force’: Wavy Gravy revisits Woodstock in new doc

50 years later: "This is something I think the universe wanted to do, to create this amazement," the keeper of chaotic peace says.

Screen Grabs: Going big, from Woodstock to Godzilla

A '70s "acid Western," Brian Depalma's latest, Elton John's biopic, 'Ramblin' Jack,' and more in cinemas this week.

I want my SF DocFest: Our critic’s top picks

Epic tales of gay lucha libre wrestlers and untold stories of the Bay's thrash metal history mark the 2019 edition of the real-life cinema explosion.