Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Films

Enter to stream a free movie from the Berlin & Beyond fest!

The 25th edition of the festival—running May 25-30—offers first-run films from Germany (and beyond, of course)

Screen Grabs: RRAWR! Balboa reopens with Godzilla’s Monster Bash

Plus: CCSF student film fest and three riveting new movies, one starring a very macho Mads Mikkelsen

Asian American visions at CAAM Fest, from Lowell High to Koreatown ghosts

Annual festival also features Margaret Cho, Amy Tan, Dante Basco, and 'The Fabulous Filipino Brothers'

Screen Grabs: SF as a longtime ‘refuge for weirdos and artists’

'Tell The We Were Here' remembers. Plus: DocLands guide, Middle East peace goals, Parkland tragedy teens

Tom Ammiano gets his high school varsity letter — with ESPN filming

Special sports segment will focus on a five-minute miler in 1958 who was "'too gay' to get his letter -- and an overdue apology 63 years later.

Screen Grabs bonus: Strap yourself in for the Warped Dimension fest

Horror-scifi weekend brings out killer stuffed animals, Estonian dystopia, and Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response techniques

Screen Grabs: One million streaming options and you’re bored? Try these rare releases

Quintessential French seriocomedies, pioneering US indies, and virtually unknown relics of African cinema

Screen Grabs: Senior directors up to newer tricks

Releases from lauded veterans Zhang Yimou, Ulrike Ottinger, and Roy Andersson. Plus: Taking on a corrupt dairy co-op

Nevermind the Oscars: Here’s Ficks’ Picks favorite flicks of 2020 (and beyond)

The overlooked, the underseen, and more: Unmissable gems to search out, from a very strange cinematic era

Screen Grabs: Women electronica innovators to Sesame Street, new docs take on legends

Our critic's take on this week's batch of documentaries that bring back the heyday of Tiny Tim, and the emotional educational prowess of Big Bird.