Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: YBCA

See Black Women emphasizes ‘who gets counted,’ in Census and beyond

A two-part conversation called See Black Women, part of Art+Action’s  Come to Your Census campaign, is calling attention to Black women's often overlooked contributions to the arts, and who "counts"...

Screen Grabs: More marathon movies to help sustain you

Part 2 in our survey of really, really long films for your sequestrian pleasure casts its big net over films from around the globe, dating back as far as...

Screen Grabs: Traveling the world, popcorn in hand

This week’s openings personify the movies’ appeal as armchair travel, encompassing cinematic detours to Ireland, Israel, Poland, China (twice), American backroads and various African nations, plus a tribute to...

Screen Grabs: Battle of the giant Russian oligarchs

The big event this week is Friday’s return of Noir City, whose latest annual edition at the Castro we’ve previewed separately here. Among commercial openings this Friday, Guy Ritchie appears...

Screen Grabs: Monsters (and wonders) of history awaken

The holiday season tends to induce nostalgia, and while Hollywood is always very interested in directing your leisure dollars towards big new commercial movies, sometimes you feel like watching...

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: All the latest from Iran

Fall is a busy time for Bay Area screens beyond the multiplex, and this week is no exception. There are no less than three film festivals opening: SF Green...

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

Screen Grabs: A devil in Tasmania, Tel Aviv on fire…

SCREEN GRABS The San Francisco Cinematheque has been doing all too many posthumous tribute programs of late, as major figures of experimental film and video die off. This week is...

‘Art of Peace’ transforms guns into beauty

ART LOOKS Pati Navalta Poblete grew up in Vallejo. But after her 23-year-old son Robby Poblete was shot there in 2014, she had such severe PTSD she couldn’t go...