Stories about Green Film Festival

Screen Grabs: Art imitates life

Social media political propaganda campaigns, sexual abuse accusations, invaded privacy—art certainly seems to be imitating life even more than usual amongst new streaming releases at present, and that’s just...

A Green Film Festival to fire you up

In organizing the San Francisco Green Film Festival, executive director Rachel Caplan has several things she’d like to see come out of the six nights of film from September...

Screen Grabs: ‘War and Peace’ thrills in its gargantuan spectacle

The movies suffered an approximately 15 year case of elephantiasis starting in the early 1950s, when television began to seriously impact box-office returns. Hollywood’s idea was to give audiences...

Screen Grabs: The Last Movie, Perfect Blue, Pick of the Litter…

SCREEN GRABS Whales, nuns, puppies, anime, 70s Italian crime-drama homage and one genuine, vintage 1971, no-longer-easy-riding “dirty hippie”—it’s a potluck kinda week at the movies, sans any major new...

Screen Grabs: Soviet Hippies, Green Film Fest, John McEnroe

SCREEN GRABS It’s a week unusually full of documentaries, including the Roxie’s single showing next Wed/5 of Soviet Hippies—a look at countercultural resistance behind the Iron Curtain—and the return...

Screen Grabs: New films of note this week

SCREEN GRABS The SF International Film Festival’s 60th anniversary edition wrapped this Wednesday, and as if the rest of the local film world had been holding its breath for...

Earth Day cometh

Hey, guess what? We're all gonna broil and/or melt! But some of us are going down in flames clinging to a last shred of hope that humanity can twist its...