Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Sexual Assault

Nevermind the Oscars: Here’s Ficks’ Picks favorite flicks of 2020 (and beyond)

The overlooked, the underseen, and more: Unmissable gems to search out, from a very strange cinematic era

How To Reopen Nightlife: Enough with the boys’ club, make room for women

DJ femmelectric and promoter Alex McGeagh speak about equity, access, and safety for women and nonbinary folks.

Community leaders line up to oppose attacks on DA Chesa Boudin

Records show the recall effort is backed by Big Tech, Finance, and Real-Estate (and someone who says 'VC Lives Matter.')

Screen Grabs: Two Irish dramas confront reverberations of sexual assault

Thrillers 'Rose Plays Julie' and 'The Winter Lake' tackle trauma. Plus: A killer pair of pants takes revenge

Beyond Didion: Alta Journal’s monthly California Book Club expands Golden State canon

'The idea is to fill in the textures and the flavors and the voices' of history and life in the West.

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 2: More Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Questlove's hypnotic 'Summer of Soul' sings, animated 'Cryptozoo' melts face, and two docs on Bay Area HS seniors bring cultural exposé close to home.

Deaf advocacy group diversifies leadership—but now faces lawsuit

Board president resigns after her racially-charged video rocks the Deaf Counseling Advocacy and Referral Agency community. But way forward may be blocked by legal challenge.

‘Small Axe’: ardent slices of life from an overlooked community

Director Steve McQueen's five-part series explores recent UK Black history, from protest to celebration

30 SF candidates sound off on how they would support sexual assault survivors

The Coalition of Local Anti-Rape Advocates questionnaire grills candidates on how they would support houseless, undocumented, and incarcerated survivors.

Ficks’ Picks at the 11th Annual CROSSROADS Experimental Film Festival 

This year's mind-melting batch of experimental films at San Francisco Cinematheque's 11th annual CROSSROADS 2020, may be extremely helpful to some of you looking for an alternative to all...