Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Documentary

Bear witness: Voices of Ciudad Ju√°rez come to Z Space

Director Rubén Polendo interviewed over 200 Juarenses to tell a dynamic, staged story of their memory and survival, Thu/23-Sat/25. By Caitlin Donohue. ONSTAGE You might know that you don't know enough...

What to see at the 35th SF Jewish Film Festival

Don't schvitz! From Hitchcock to DJ AM, here are six essential picks from the sprawling annual cinematic feast, beginning Thu/23. By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS The 35th Annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival...

BIG WEEK: Reggaefest, Night Light, National Ice Cream Day, MEX I AM, AC/DShe

Plus: Milk Gayla, Playwrights Festival, Cold Cave, Tenderloin Museum, Art of Rap fest, more: What to do this week, July 14-20, 2015 By Marke B.  Editor's Note: Hey y'all, welcome to...

Watch out: 5 more from Frameline 39

Porn patriarchs, Kenyan rebels, cute couples, stud strippers, and even more at the huge LGBT film festival By Marke B. SCREEN GRABS I remember my first Frameline movie like it was...

The week ACT UP shut SF down

25th anniversary events commemorate historic Sixth International Conference on AIDS protests -- and reunite seminal local activists, Fri/19-Sun/21. By Marke B. JUNE 16, 2015 -- "We were fraught, frustrated, enraged, and with very...

Watch out: What to see at Frameline 39

Mexican muxes, Indian desire, drunk guidance counselors, Tab Hunter, Yes Men, and a straight-again James Franco at the world's largest LGBT film fest. By Dennis Harvey SCREEN GRABS Always an important...

Art Looks: La Cultura Cura, Mickalene Thomas, Jennifer Locke, Hoop Dreams, Ed Hardy, blow-up sculpture

By Caitlin Donohue I have enough faith in 48 Hills readers to know that you are not reading this with a wack sombrero on your head and a gratuitous shot...

Opinion: From Kent State to Baltimore

  State-sanctioned violence, 45 years later By Tommi Avicolli Mecca APRIL 30, 2015 -- The slaughter of four students at Kent State 45 years ago made me realize that I could never...

Now watch this: our essential SFIFF58 guide, part 2

Uncomfortable Hamburger, Ukrainian unrest, optometrist vs. demon, border town peacemakers, an IPhone 5S feature, and deaf-mute 'Tribe.' By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS Part two of our guide to the spectacular lineup...

Now watch this: our essential SFIFF58 guide, part 1

Mommy horror, obsolescent humans, anti-trafficking activism, and the latest from Jenni Olsen and Guy Madden at the SF International Film Fest. By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS Part one of our guide...