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Screen Grabs: Cannabis nuns, Sapphic poets, Riot Grrrl blues….

A stunning 'Hagazussa,' a small-town opioid tale, rare Tibetan gems, and more this week in cinemas.

SFFILM Fest opens with stars and ‘Tales’

Armistead Maupin, Laura Linney, and the crew of 28 Barbary Lane were on hand to premiere the first episode of the new 'Tales of the City.'

Screen Grabs: Aretha’s Amazing Grace, Blood for Dracula, Peterloo…..

Two eccentric flicks at Alamo, sci-fi from Claire Denis, Louise Brooks via Downton Abbey and more in cinemas this week.

From Gorbachev to ‘Red Joan’: SFFILM Fest gets geopolitical

Our Foreign Correspondent reviews films dealing with nuclear secrets, Perestroika, Syrian refugees, Afghan cinema under Communist rule, and more.

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.

SFFILM Awards’ stars speak about Hollywood’s growing diversity

Amy Adams, Steve McQueen, Boots Riley, Ishmael Reed, and more talk to us about shaking the business up.

Viggo Mortensen on ‘Green Book,’ personal growth, and racism in America

"You can only cure ignorance through experience" says the star, tipped for an Oscar nomination in his latest movie.

Reconstituting Orson Welles, in ‘Wind’ and in ‘Love’

The Roxie and 'Doc Stories' show two sides of the messy master's lost '70s satire, recently restored.

Screen Grabs: Mill Valley, SF Dance, Drunken Film Fests ….

FU: Filmmakers delight, Calling All Earthlings, tributes to Satjajit Ray and Antonio Lopez, Queercore, more new films

Screen Grabs: Joan Jett, Hola Mexico, Hong Kong Cinema …

Kal Spelletich benefit, Japan Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, Hal Ashby doc, and more coming to cinemas: Read our reviews.