Stories about Film

Jewish Film Festival sparks with romance, tragedy, fiddler on roof

From Ethiopian civil war to Broadway blockbuster, the 39th edition of the fest continues to broaden its scope.

Lulu Wang on good lies and immigrant family ties in ‘The Farewell’

'Guilt only exists through storytelling,' says the director, whose new film investigates cultural differences and tender bonds.

Screen Grabs: A Japanese master of ‘The Human Condition’ gets his due

Plus: Frozen Film Festival, The Farewell, a Blaxploitation classic, Sword of Trust, Sea of Shadows, and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: A wave of women behind the camera

Two series showcase cinematography and horror. Plus: Cockettes at 50, transgender in Hong Kong, Leonard Cohen's muse, more

Bring it on, Bob the Drag Queen

Drag power-performer stars in Peaches Christ's surprisingly relevant take on the classic campy cheerleader musical.

Magnificent obsession with Cate Le Bon

Five words to describe the rewards of following the brilliant, peripatetic songwriter through her musical inventions.

Screen Grabs: The perils of ‘Midsommar’

Plus: Paris is Burning, Maiden, Bastille Day, Jaws, War and Peace, and more in cinemas

Screen Grabs: Andy Warhol’s brilliant camp

A notable retrospective at SFMOMA. Plus: Diamantino, Ophelia, Descent into Darkness, Too Late to Die Young, and more in cinemas.

Vanessa Williams on her fearless Frameline ‘Luv Tale’

The lauded actress talks about her experience filming a new LGBTQ series revolving around women of color.

From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to Frameline: Kate Walsh on acting and activism

As rom-com 'Sell By' premieres at LGBTQ fest, the screen favorite speaks about the importance of gay friends and Planned Parenthood.