Stories about Festivals

The raver soul of Yoshi Flower

"I meditated today with diamonds on," says the Detroit up-and-comer, who aims for a pop sweet spot between Lil Pump and Deepak Chopra.

What we saw at Sundance, part 2: Documentaries

A Macedonian beekeeper, a Taliban refugee, feisty Satanists, the life of N. Scott Momaday, a 1969 Memphis bluesfest...

Cross-bay institution Black Choreographers Festival celebrates its first 15 years

“A courageous/ambitious idea,” is how co-founder Laura Ellis characterizes the birth of her and fellow choreographer Kendra Barnes’ enduring yearly event, the Black Choreographers...

What we saw at Sundance, Part 1

From Wayuu crime lords to a colonial Australian thriller: Our critic caught 30 features and 20 shorts in one week.

Screen Grabs: Our critic’s picks from Noir City and SF Indiefest

Plus: 'The Wrecking Crew', a tribute to local great Frank Stauffacher, and an effectively nasty little horror film

“Buildings demolished on your cellphone”: Ratskin Records’ experimental resilience

Through Ghost Ship tragedy to 183-song release, Michael Dadonna's label delivers interesting music from diverse players.

Screen Grabs: Another Hole in the Head, Green Book, Shoplifters …

At Eternity's Gate, Hale County, Schlock at the Alamo, and more films this week: Read our reviews.

Screen Grabs: Festival mania fills local cinemas!

IndieShorts, Cine Chileno, and Transgender, American Indian, and Cinematografo Film Festivals—plus more to watch this week

South Asian film fest 3rd i looks anew at a changing region

From director Indu Krishnan's tech-transformed Bangalore to musical life near Myanmar, the 16th annual event offers timely connections.

Screen Grabs: SF Shorts, Beautiful Boy, Filipino Cine Festival…

The Guilty, The Oath, The Grateful Dead Movie, Psycho-Geo3:The Margins of the Map, and more in cinemas this week.