Stories about Film

What we saw at Sundance, part 3: Crossed borders and different lives

Themes of mortality, nature, change, and solidarity lit up the screens at the annual Park City fest.

New Music: The Seshen’s sonic-visual journey through ‘Cyan’

The Bay Area favorites deftly and unapologetically explore new territory—and produce a short film—with their latest.

Ethio-jazz legend Mulatu Astatke still defines contemporary cool

A reissue of 'Mulatu of Africa' helped fuel the club jazz renaissance—Astatke himself appears two nights at UC Theatre.

Screen Grabs: A tragic star hounded by the FBI

Kristin Stewart plays Jean Seberg. Plus: Bong Joon-Ho retrospective, Noise Pop films, Unnamed Footage Festival, more

Robbie Robertson on heart-wrenching The Band doc ‘Once Were Brothers’

After one last famous reunion in 1976, the seminal roots act was no more. A new film tells the story of era-defining 'brotherhood'

WIN a pair of tickets to see a classic Fellini movie on March 7!

Choose from one of three luscious Italian films showing at the Castro Theatre, celebrating the maestro's 100th birthday.

What we saw at Sundance, Part 2: A side-trip to Slamdance

Pet moms, super-typhoons, Indian tacos, dying malls and more at Park City's feisty alternative fest.

What we saw at Sundance, part 1: Wild rides and deep looks

Our annual trip to the fest turned up dreamy features, experimental masterworks, and a strikingly intelligent horror doc.

Screen Grabs: Raining Internet cats and live-action dogs

Call of the Wild, Cat Video Fest, gay Georgian dancers, Kamikaze Hearts, Wesley Snipes, Bllly Crystal, Liam Neeson, more movies.

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

De Young show features works from height of the Movement, including SF's Mike Henderson and the Rainbow Sign gallery.