Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Identity Politics

Screen Grabs: South Asian cinema, transgender visions, amateur porn…

Woe betide the Bay Area movie lover equally enthused about South Asian cinema, transgender screen expressions, and amateur porn—because this week the signature local festivals for all those categories...

Screen Grabs: Two of our favorite movies this year

SCREEN GRABS Two of my favorites of the year—Brittany Runs a Marathon and This Is Not Berlin, see details below—open this Friday, so it’s a none-too-shabby week at the movies,...

Screen Grabs: Crazy Rich Asians, young skaters, Personal Problems

SCREEN GRABS Though calls rightly continue for more diversity of representation, there has in fact been a noticeable boost in the prominence of African-Americans onscreen. Stars like Dwayne Johnson and...

‘I want to be humble, but I want to be fierce’

ONSTAGE "I certainly don't mean to talk your ear off," Bill T. Jones, one of the legends of contemporary dance and queer culture, says over the phone as he...

Woven through a movement

The arc of the public gay rights movement's history is not very long at all. It's just about the length of one full life, and while Cleve Jones may...

Thrills and frills

ONSTAGE The first thing you should know about the New Conservatory Theatre Center's spiffy new makeover is that there's a cocktail named after a sex club. Yes, from behind...

Watch out: 5 more from Frameline 39

Porn patriarchs, Kenyan rebels, cute couples, stud strippers, and even more at the huge LGBT film festival By Marke B. SCREEN GRABS I remember my first Frameline movie like it was...