Stories about Film Noir

Screen Grabs: A French feast of film noir

Fourth annual "The French Had a Name for It" floods the Roxie screen with famous stars, troubling plots, and breakout roles.

Now look here

"A Rare Noir is Good to Find 2" unearths international gems at the Roxie.

A crackling evening of AGITPROP!

Roxie triple feature brings back two groundbreaking movies and a television episode that still hold power, Wed/26.

More SFIFF must-sees

With the massive 60th San Francisco Film Festival in full swing, here's a list of essential screenings and experiences.

Homelessness and colonial media

People who live without houses are treated as social outcasts -- and that has an impact

Noir, n’est-ce pas?

With the Roxie's "The French Have a Name for It 3," a bonanza of midcentury thrillers comes to American shores.

Ficks’ Picks: The best films of 2015 (spoiler-free!)

Boxers, assassins, Star Wars, and Jem: Three dozen keepers that leapt off this year's screens.

Saving radical actions and spaces, virtually

Bay Area Society of Art and Activism "Collective Memory" project archives alternative history -- and wants you to contribute. By Caitlin Donohue ART LOOKS How to...

Guns, girls, gangsters storm Castro Theatre

From 'Chinatown at Midnight' to 'Dangerous Blondes,' the I Wake Up Dreaming series showcases rare noir films, Thu/6-Sept. 3. By Dennis Harvey SCREEN GRABS Elliot Lavine...

33rd SF Jazz Fest buzzes with diverse styles, global sounds

Ambitious sonic reach includes multicultural soul, rollicking boogie-woogie, experimental R&B, country crossovers, big brass, and Cuban classics.  By Marke B. ALL EARS  The 33rd annual installment...