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Tagged with: Immigrants

Shanti Charan jokes to fight recidivism for people in Bay Area jails

The local comedian-educator uses humor as a tool when teaching college-level courses at Elmwood Correctional Facility.

In poignant ‘The Far Country,’ immigrants caught in an endless cycle of abuse

Lloyd Suh's Berkeley Rep premiere shows the racist US system's damaging affects on Chinese workers.

Prop. F won—but SEIU is ready to go on strike to get rid of it

Plus: How will SF find $7 billion to prepare the waterfront for climate change? And what does 'progressive' mean these days? That's The Agenda for March 10-17

Screen Grabs: A couple of powerful mothers

'Shayda' portrays life in a women's shelter for Iranian mother and child, 'Cabrini' highlights a nun on a mission.

Why immigrants are worried about SF’s Proposition E

The measure would undermine the Sanctuary City policies.

Screen Grabs: Look out, there’s an Oscar in your shorts

This year's nominated animated, live action, and documentary shorts are a mixed bag, but there are some rewarding watches.

Screen Grabs: Has democracy peaked? Ask the monk with the gun

Elections bring trouble in Bhutan. Plus: Franz Rogowski meets French imperialism in 'Disco Boy,' pretty but plodding 'Peasants'

Under the Stars: Sun Ra Arkestra touches down for a three-night spectacle

Plus: Jayda G's science doc 'Blue Carbon,' Khruangbin and Dry Cleaning releases, Fly Anakin blesses the Bay, more music

For 15 years, Lenora Lee Dance has tackled immigration and carceral trauma

Two new works highlight Chinese and Latin migrant experience in El Paso and California's prison-to-ICE detention pipeline.

Screen Grabs: Behind the Haystacks, Under the Fig Trees, and Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell

Mother Nature rules the roost in three international Oscar submissions—and in experimental wonder 'Last Things'