Friday, January 15, 2021

Tag: Immigration

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

The GOP hits keep coming in D7

Trump supporters launch last-minute attack on Melgar and Nguyen

Screen Grabs: Borat’s ‘totally sensationalized false account’ and other bombshell releases

Sure, it has Giuliani looking suspect—but is 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' any good? Plus, a new documentary on the grifters leading the alt-right movement, and 'The Guardian of Memory.'

Screen Grabs: Must-see horror films for the Halloween that wasn’t

Drive-ins step in for trick-or-treating in 2020—plus, flicks following quarantine seances, malevolence-plagued asylum seekers, bedeviled hairdos, and Kazahk-Bulgarian dystopian futures visible from the gloom of home.

Screen Grabs: Heavy themes for heavy times

New movies: Social media manipulation, voter suppression, deportation, white nationalism... Oh, and Suzi Quatro!

SF Symphony dives into diverse local sounds with online ‘Currents’

"Music isn't just about an end result. It's about what people do and how people come into things," conductor Michael Morgan told me over the phone. "While symphonic music...

Screen Grabs: Docfest brings pop-punk, word nerds, Pac-Man, Sleeze Lake, more

With no end in sight yet for a public health crisis that (thanks to the inimitable bungling of Dear Leader) only other countries are successfully moving past, many arts...