Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tag: SFFilm

Screen Grabs: Elders on the move, in love and crisis

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple navigating dementia in 'Supernova'; 'Nomadland' shows Frances McDormand weathering poverty

A storyteller with ‘Soul’: Pixar co-director on writing journey and big new movie

'Like jazz, life is improvisation' says former journalist Kemp Powers, who helmed new holiday blockbuster release.

Son’s dedication fuels doc on Black liberation group MOVE

'40 Years a Prisoner' examines police stand-off that left nine activists facing life—and the decades in prison that followed.

Screen Grabs: Films for the Purple Tier

SFFILM’s DocStories, Arab Film Fest Collab offer streaming gems—and our critic reviews 'Thirst,' 'Werewolf,' and 'Minor Premise.'

Screen Grabs: When punk made racism uncool again

White Riot documents Rock Against Racism. Plus: I Wake Up Streaming, Trial of the Chicago 7, The Wall of Mexico, more

Screen Grabs: Will you strap in for the re-opening of SF cinemas?

Officials say next week is the re-entry date. Even if you're not ready to go IRL to theaters, here's a full lineup of new releases and online festivals to keep you glued to the screen.

Screen Grabs: Welcome to Jewish Film Fest’s online ‘Cinegogue’

Four months into the COVID crisis (with no end in sight yet), many film festivals and organizations have had time to come up with alternatives to completely canceling their...

‘Ahead of the Curve’ flips through legendary lesbian magazine’s impact

For many in the lesbian and queer community, Curve magazine (originally Deneuve), launched in 1990, has been a source of community connection. For filmmaker and philanthropist Jen Rainin, the...

‘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 life—now, he and his collaborator...

SFFILM Fest goes virtual just as programming director bows out

The week between the confirmation of the SFFILM Festival's program and the public announcement of it is Director of Programming Rachel Rosen's least favorite time of the festival season....