Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Vogue

Screen Grabs: News of the world at the Arab Film Fest

Who knows if we’ll ever see the day when the Arab Film Film Festival does not seem of urgent political relevance. But this year’s event opens amidst pure insanity...

Screen Grabs: Two of our favorite movies this year

SCREEN GRABS Two of my favorites of the year—Brittany Runs a Marathon and This Is Not Berlin, see details below—open this Friday, so it’s a none-too-shabby week at the movies,...

Screen Grabs: A wave of women behind the camera

SCREEN GRABS Though some aspects of filmmaking have been edging slowly towards gender equity for a while, there’s no question that the #MeToo movement has provided an energizing jolt...

Fresh Meat Festival serves up revolutionary trans-queer dance, 17 years on

DANCE You will not find another festival out there like this one, or at least one that has embodied the same ongoing dedication to exploring the artistic possibility that...

Screen Grabs: A wonderful ‘Diane,’ Czech newbies, public library drama….

SCREEN GRABS The inevitable comic book adaptation aside, this is a week full of rather serious movies. So perhaps we should start off with the least-serious movie possible: Holy Flame...

Outside Lands 2019: What’s good? Welp…

ALL EARS The monster that is Outside Lands (August 9-11, Golden Gate Park) coasts less on San Francisco’s rock ’n’ roll reputation these days than when the music festival was new—which means...

Screen Grabs: Dynamation Celebration, African Film Fest, and even more cats!

SCREEN GRABS It’s a busy week for arthouse openings and other film events of interest, though we couldn’t see everything in advance. Among the titles we didn’t catch (or...

Screen Grabs: British Film Fest, Holiday, Tongues Untied….

SCREEN GRABS As we mourn the abrupt loss of the AMC Van Ness 14—it closed on short notice last week—and hope the same fate doesn’t await the Opera Plaza...

Teens takeover the Contemporary Jewish Museum — and it’s about time

“When we talked it through, they were interested in the openness and breaking strict and rigid notions of identity and gender and sexuality,” said PJ Gubatina Policarpio, youth program manager at...

Screen Grabs: Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, Roma, The Favourite …

SCREEN GRABS This is no time for Christmas shopping, at least if you’re a film buff—not only is the genre festival Another Hole in the Head (previewed last week) already in...