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Tagged with: San Francisco International Film Festival

Screen Grabs: Roxie reopens with cinema classics (and a DC punk blast)

Ease back into the seats with beloved sights and sounds. Plus: Story of a Three-Day Pass, Honey Moccasin, Dance of the 41, more

SFFILM fest spotlights Rita Moreno, Muppets, ‘Lost Landscapes of Oakland’

2021 installment of the super-fest beams from drive-in and laptop, with plenty of star power.

‘Because Horror’! Read an exclusive excerpt from new fright flick anthology

Here, slide into 1979's surreal, bloody 'Tourist Trap' in all its Panavision powers and doomed nostalgia

‘Crip Camp’ captures a very vivid moment in disability rights struggle

In 1970 and 71, Jim LeBrecht attended Camp Jened for teenagers with disabilities in upstate New York. The camp had a profound effect on his...

Screen Grabs: Celebrating an Iranian giant’s ‘life as art’

SCREEN GRABS As the White House agitates off-and-on for war against Iran, it’s a particularly poignant juncture for the first major posthumous retrospective of...

After 50 years, ‘Midnight Cowboy’ rides again

Back in 1967, Hollywood photographer Michael Childers, whose career was taking off, answered a fateful phone call from Broadway star Kaye Ballard, whom he...

SFFILM Fest brings new ‘Tales of the City,’ rare gems, big star power

The big-screen experience for movies is on the cultural endangered list, between venues going under (or having their leases revoked by landlords eager to...

Screen Grabs: The SF International Film Fest is here

SCREEN GRABS The Big Kahuna of Bay Area film events is back, a little earlier than usual this year: The San Francisco International Film Festival...

Arts Forecast: An Ethio-jazz marvel, a Tenderloin snapper, The Residents …

ARTS FORECAST All the talk this week will be about the San Francisco International Film Festival—check out this week's Screen Grabs film column for our...

Screen Grabs: A kung fu classic, an unsung war epic …

  SCREEN GRABS A few tasty revivals, one new documentary of unusually up-to-the-moment political relevance, and an avant-garde ode to retro 3-D highlight this week,...