Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tag: Feminism

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

Frida’s artful life on film—and in the galleries

Mexican icon's dramatic work and life are having a San Francisco moment, with de Young show and two screenings

Screen Grabs: Visions of liberation that don’t quite live up to legends

'The Glorias' and 'I Am Woman' let subjects down, 'Native Son' gets noir revival, 'Sign of the Cross' goes over the top.

Electrifying art of Black Power in ‘Soul of a Nation’

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 was organized by London’s Tate Museum and traveled to Arkansas, New York, and Los Angeles before coming...

Opinion: Octavia Butler’s mission is yours, too—should you choose to accept it

Octavia E. Butler (1947-2006) was a visionary artist. Since the publication of her first novel, Patternmaster, in 1976, millions of people have read her words. Countless artists and activists—including...

Arts Forecast: Welcome to the ‘Manifesto’

If people asked me who I'd invite to my dream dinner party, I'm pretty sure James Baldwin, Nina Simone, and Fela Kuti would make the shortlist. On the conversational...

With ‘Butterfly Effect’ choreographer Krissy Keefer caps decades of eco-activism

For more than four decades, Dance Brigade’s co-founder and award-winning Artistic Director Krissy Keefer has been a voice in the wilderness, warning audiences around the country about the devastating...

Screen Grabs: New year, death row

January is generally considered a dumping ground for unloved movies, squeezed in to fill any space remaining by Christmas and awards-bait major releases still playing out. Certainly this week’s...

Screen Grabs: The (first world) war on Christmas

In years past it’s seemed customary for Christmas to bring some shiny presents for moviegoers—a mainstream comedy or two, probably some Disney opus, maybe a late-arriving “prestige” film, perhaps...

Drag star Miz Cracker on ‘Femlins,’ feminism, and overall fabulousness

An idyllic Christmastime setting, a loving family, and the gift that keeps on giving grief. Gremlins, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, has all the makings of a...