Stories about San Francisco International Film Festival

After 50 years, ‘Midnight Cowboy’ rides again

Director John Schlesinger's assistant and partner, photographer Michael Childers, speaks about the gritty classic and its lasting appeal.

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

Laura Dern, Dr. Ruth, Ai Weiwei, migrating elephants, Satanists, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, prison basketball, and more in 62nd edition.

Screen Grabs: The SF International Film Fest is here

The Big Kahuna of film fests takes over cinemas. Plus: Journey's End, The Quiet Place, Beauty and the Dogs, Itzhak, and more in theaters.

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

A trans superhero rock opera, a celebration of Oddball Films, a colorful camp classic movie at the Symphony, and more great arts events.

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

A huge financial heist, some awesome Other Cinema weirdness, and more in cinemas this week.

More SFIFF must-sees

With the massive 60th San Francisco Film Festival in full swing, here's a list of essential screenings and experiences.

Watch out — it’s SFIFF!

Devils, defenders, and the Dead: our guide to the 60th annual San Francisco International Film Fest.

All eyes on SFIFF59

Queer gangs, haunted Iranian housewives, apocalyptic high rises: our guide to 59th San Francisco International Film Festival

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Now watch this: our essential SFIFF58 guide, part 2

Uncomfortable Hamburger, Ukrainian unrest, optometrist vs. demon, border town peacemakers, an IPhone 5S feature, and deaf-mute 'Tribe.' By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS Part two of our...