Stories about Festivals

Screen Grabs: A bounty of international film fests

Filipino, Greek, United Nations, and SF Shorts fests highlight world cinema. Plus: Parasite, The Lighthouse, The King, more.

Techno legend Doc Martin drops in for 1015’s 30th anniversary

A staple from way back when it was Das Klub, the West Coast rave pioneer recalls the venue's dance music history.

Screen Grabs: News of the world at the Arab Film Fest

Plus: Hola Mexico Film Fest, Berlin & Beyond showcase, Almodóvar's latest, Eddie Murphy's Dolemite, The Dead Center, more

Screen Grabs: From ‘The Joker’ to Japan…

Japanese Film Fest, Drunken Film Fest, tributes to Harry Partch and Zheng Junli, hot new Takashi Miike flick, and more in cinemas

Cascade of flicks, star-power coming to Mill Valley Film Fest

Alfre Woodard, Laura Dern, Robert Pattinson, Kristin Stewart, Adam Driver, Michael Apted, Barbara Rush... oh, and some features, too.

Screen Grabs: All the latest from Iran

Iranian Film Fest, Women Sports Fest, The Death of Dick Long, Judy, End of the Century, Son of Dracula, more in cinemas.

Beloved techno ex-pat Alland Byallo pops his head in

With new EP 'Rule of Thirds,' the Cali-born, Berlin-based DJ-producer returns with an addictive, ruminative set of tracks.

Screen Grabs: Native American Reelism, Bay Area Thrash Metal …

Rojo, Monos, The Goldfinch, A Faithful Man, Indie Shorts Fest, Women in Film, and more in cinemas this week.

Puff: A stroll through the Grass Lands

Behind the scenes at the first festival area to sell cannabis—and what that might mean for consumers and vendors.

Arts Forecast: Frameline Fest gets new executive director, more …

House of Joy, Metallica + SF Symphony, Purple Rain, Herbie Hancock, Border People, and more upcoming arts events.