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

As always, the 22-year-old film fest lights up screens with the challenging, the curious, and the profound.

Review: ‘Cats’ is very much like you

A year—scratch that, a decade—in fervent feline obsession culminates in a cinematic cataclysm, giving us pause.

SF man faces deportation—for a crime he committed at 16

Simon Liu is a tech worker, a community volunteer, and a clear example of rehabilitation. But ICE wants to deport him to China, unless Gov. Newsom intervenes.

From ‘Lock Her Up!’ to ‘Becky Nurse of Salem’

Sarah Ruhl's latest play at Berkeley Rep explores real witch hunts and 'layers of history papered over with franchises.'

Screen Grabs: Escape your family at the movies

Knives Out, Queen & Slim, Fantastic Funghi, Dark Waters, Duet for Cannibals, and more for the long weekend ahead.

Already, Chesa Boudin is getting attacked in the press

Red-baiting starts before the new DA even takes office -- both nationally and in the Chron.

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

'Stomp' still stomps. Plus: Lavender Country, Cuban neon, Recombinant Fest, Patrick Cowley, a drag 'The Wall,' more.

Screen Grabs: Three of the year’s best dramas and more

It's that time of year when "serious" films get wide release—and here are some of the best ones you'll see.

The Street Sheet: 30 years of journalism by and for homeless people

For three decades, the publication has allowed the unhoused to write their stories -- and make some income.

San Francisco’s doomed! Listen to this mix

As we dive into election time, here's an optimistic mix of classic SF jams that have foretold and saved us from glorious ruin.