Stories about Television

All hail Jacki Weaver, Pride’s hilarious, touching ‘Stage Mother’

The ebullient Aussie actor on her 'fag hag' history, Hollywood belated embrace, and her new movie at Frameline Fest.

Screen Grabs: Lesbian filmmakers who destroyed stereotypes

Plus: Peter Sellers' disastrous lost film, Tom Berenger back in the lead, and how to keep supporting local cinemas.

Social distancing is the wrong term

OPINION: We need physical distancing -- and social solidarity.

In Hong Kong, protests and precautions at Chinese New Year

The pandemic was raging in mainland China, but in Hong Kong, protesters still filled the streets.

These film revivals prove SF is still a place for movie lovers

Kirk Douglas, Fellini, and American Zoetrope retrospectives, Jesus Christ Superstar, punk videos, and more this week

Screen Grabs: A tragic star hounded by the FBI

Kristin Stewart plays Jean Seberg. Plus: Bong Joon-Ho retrospective, Noise Pop films, Unnamed Footage Festival, more

Review: A dash of variety and joy in SF Ballet’s ‘Classical (Re)Vision’

This 'tasting flight of contemporary ballet' highlights the company's resilient, welcoming spirit.

Springsteen meets surveillance state in ‘Born in East Berlin’

At SF Playhouse, playwright Rogelio Martinez explores the time the Boss played behind the Iron Curtain.

Never mind the Brexit, here’s Mostly British film fest

A gig-economy takedown, inappropriate romance, off-kilter comedy, wild flights of greed—there's plenty of tea in this year's cuppa.

Review: ‘Mimi’s Suitcase’ packs a lot in, but destination is cloudy

Playing 27 characters in several languages and countries, Ana Bayat creates an autobiographical tale full of momentum.