Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Politics

Behold, Garfield—now a joyful online leftist icon, lasagna and all

In the endless meme wars, Garfield has been granted a decidedly different fate than infamous Pepe the Frog.

Screen Grabs: Celebrating neglected SF filmmaker Sara Kathryn Arledge

Plus: More women on screen, from Crystal Z Campbell and 'Sophie Jones' to graffiti photos and EDM inequality

Chiu, Wiener attack ‘left-right pincers’ on housing

Legislators decry alliance between progressive housing activists and 'Nimby' homeowners.

Screen Grabs: The marvelous range of Max von Sydow

Plus: Jane Fonda tours 1972 Vietnam, a dog tale from Turkey, mischievous orphans in Afghanistan, more

Supes reject condos where seniors were evicted

Crucial vote sends a message that a building cleared by the Ellis Act will never get a lucrative permit.

A varsity letter at 79, a rally to free Malik ….

... plus saving homeless hotel rooms -- and should people who bought a building cleared by eviction get a financial bonus? That's The Agenda for March 1-8

Screen Grabs: A fantastical hybrid from Ivory Coast in ‘Night of the Kings,’ more

While the increased demand for streaming content hasn’t greatly diversified the mainstream—Amazon Prime Video just announced a severe curtailing in its documentary acquisitions, a major calamity for nonfiction filmmakers—it...

Literary lion Ferlinghetti exits, but his community legacy roars on

Thoughts on Lawrence's passing—and how his heroic drive still resonates in SF, even now.

Will Cuba have faster vaccinations than the US?

The tiny island nation with universal health care has its own vaccine, and could protect its people before the US does.

Screen Grabs: A rousing celebration of Black History Month

SF Urban Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, an Edward Owens showcase—plus a new release with LaKeith Stanfield as a Panther plant.