Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Immigration

Not far from the tree: California’s new attorney general

Rob Bonta's progressive political approach comes directly from his upbringing as the son of left-wing parents who fought Marcos in the Philippines.

Beyond Didion: Alta Journal’s monthly California Book Club expands Golden State canon

'The idea is to fill in the textures and the flavors and the voices' of history and life in the West.

El Tecolote’s Radio Teco brings legendary neighborhood paper to podcast life

Legacy of community service continues with episodes on what it's like to get COVID, Central American art, more

Editor sues over gag rule at private prison in Tenderloin

Keith Malik Washington, who runs the SF Bay View, was punished for telling a reporter about a COVID outbreak at a halfway house operated by the Geo Group.

At Indiefest, director Rodrigo Reyes examines Mexico via time-traveling conquistador

Oakland filmmaker's '499' asks, How do we make tragic history real?

‘Small Axe’: ardent slices of life from an overlooked community

Director Steve McQueen's five-part series explores recent UK Black history, from protest to celebration

3 for Free: Some recommended entertainment this week

Two great music collections and an Afrofuturist film series on offer to help you glide through the speedy season

Screen Grabs: ’76 Days’ traces Wuhan’s locktight fight against COVID

These new releases are far from your typical, escapist holiday fare. A documentary on US childcare workers, 'Farewell Amor' targets the emotions of immigrations, and more.

Screen Grabs: Racist technology, rocky queer love, and an Oakland thriller

Plus: Berlin & Beyond's In Focus installment, Mank, The Outpost, and more movies to dive into this week.

Screen Grabs: A much-needed civic boost with ‘City Hall’

Plus: tributes to women older and younger, a portrait of toxic friendship, religious ecstasy in Brazil