Stories about Mexico

AIDS, sex, and ‘Illuminations on Market Street’

Activist-author Benjamin Heim Shepard turns to fiction, inspired by working in an SF AIDS housing program in the mid-1990s.

Dan Hoyle’s border-crossing art of empathy

The stage chameleon talks about his latest solo show 'Border People'—and the profound importance of talking to strangers.

Screen Grabs: A Japanese master of ‘The Human Condition’ gets his due

Plus: Frozen Film Festival, The Farewell, a Blaxploitation classic, Sword of Trust, Sea of Shadows, and more in cinemas this week.

Ethnic Dance Fest transcends borders 41 years in

From "sweet event" to vibrant showcase of technical excellence, the festival now features 30 expressions of global dance.

Screen Grabs: The perils of ‘Midsommar’

Plus: Paris is Burning, Maiden, Bastille Day, Jaws, War and Peace, and more in cinemas

People in cages, Earth under attack in occupied colonial land

Horrors and some nasty surprises on a poverty tour of the Southwest

From Scream Queens to Queer Genius: Frameline LGBTQ Film Fest takes it in

CDMX punks, Vegetarian lesbian feminists, the Impresario of Castro Street, a 'Showgirls' documentary... It's almost too much.

Screen Grabs: She’s the Official Coolest Person Ever

Filmmaker Barbara Rubin gets her due. Plus: Asian Masters series, Hecho en Mexico fest, Halston, Ward 5B, Mamacita, more.

Screen Grabs: Last Black Man in San Francisco, Mexico’s Golden Age ….

The Fall of the American Empire, Echo in the Canyon's return to '60s classics, and more in cinemas this week.

Watching at CROSSROADS 2019: Avant-garde film festival returns

Our guide to Cinematheque's annual extravaganza of experimental films—this time around deeply personal and even nostalgic.