Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: Indiefest

Screen Grabs: Black history and protest films to stream now

As public outrage towards police violence against the Black community (like the gun control movement) has too often seemed to wane in the Trump era, drowned out by his...

Indiefest electrifies with punk and sci-fi royalty, surreal thrillers, local debuts

SF Indiefest (Wed/29-February 13) may not look backward a great deal, but when it does, it has to be the right fit for a festival that has never hewed to...

Screen Grabs: Native American Reelism, Bay Area Thrash Metal …

SCREEN GRABS The ever-lengthening annual period known as “awards season” arguably starts this Friday with the arrival of The Goldfinch, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last week. It’s Brooklyn...

Screen Grabs: A gripping dispatch from the heart of Aleppo

SCREEN GRABS No doubt many cineastes in the Bay Area and well beyond will be lining up this weekend for arguably the first interesting mainstream release of the summer, Tarantino’s...

Screen Grabs: Fighting for survival in ‘Arctic’ and courting death in Norwegian black metal

Yors truly is just back from the Sundance Film Festival, and the only thing you really need to know about that is that quite possibly the best film of...

Score free tickets to SF Indiefest!

We've got 10 pairs of tickets to give away to the below movies screening at SF Indiefest! To score them, send an email by 5pm Thursday/7 to marke@48hills.org with: Subject line:...

Screen Grabs: IndieFest, Godard’s latest, and a Jeff Goldblum smorgasbord

Last week we mentioned the beginning of SF Indiefest, whose 21st edition starts Wed/30 with the new indie comedy The Unicorn and a “live re-score” of Disney animation classic Fantasia. But the bulk...

Screen Grabs: Our critic’s picks from Noir City and SF Indiefest

A fair share of the Bay Area film community will be spending the next couple weeks looking (and flying) eastward towards the Sundance Film Festival. But for those not...

Screen Grabs: Another Hole in the Head, Green Book, Shoplifters …

SCREEN GRABS As SF bathes in a toxic haze, with citizens walking around like the masked denizens of a dystopian-future movie, it might seem a bad idea to watch, say,...

Screen Grabs: Festival mania fills local cinemas!

SCREEN GRABS There is surely nowhere in the world with more film festivals per capita than San Francisco. While the bigger annual events are mostly over by this time...