Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: SFFilm

Bo McGuire’s lyrical queer family hybrid-doc ‘Socks on Fire’ comes to SFFILM

The director delves into a family inheritance rift between his homophobic aunt and his drag queen uncle

Screen Grabs: Women and power, from Tina Turner to Carole Lombard

Triumph, abuse, sex, horror, music, religion, comedy, and more in the latest round of new movies.

SFFILM fest spotlights Rita Moreno, Muppets, ‘Lost Landscapes of Oakland’

2021 installment of the super-fest beams from drive-in and laptop, with plenty of star power.

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...