Sunset resident celebrates women’s growing prominence in film.
On Oct. 1, PBS will air the film about two Cuban musician brothers, separated by a restrictive political climate for years and touchingly (though temporarily) reunited to create, collaborate and simply be a family.
Matt E. Novak accidentally came upon iconic photographs of jazz greats Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Thelonious Monk and others by William P. Gottlieb (1917-2006) when he was doing research on the Library of Congress website.
San Francisco filmmaker Debbie Lum spent more than four years working on the documentary, “Try Harder!” capturing what she calls the academic “pressure cooker” that the students at Lowell High School experience.
Filmmaker Joey Yee explores the Sunset District in his latest YouTube video.
Richard Lui admits that he never would have made his directorial debut were it not for his own experience helping to take care of his father, Stephen, 87, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s eight years ago.
Like the 2019 artistic triumph, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” “Girl in Golden Gate Park” depicts characters who find themselves living at the
For the longest time, Richard Wong was content being an in-demand cinematographer. He even made a deal with his wife, Irene Chan, that he would only be away from their Richmond District home six months out of the year.
Movie Screenings: One Richmond Art and Culture Series for Older Adults will be hosting two free movie screenings – “The Farewell” on Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. and a Russian comedy called “What a Mess!” on Nov. 23 at 1:30 p.m. 4 Star Theatre, 2200 Clement St. Everyone is welcome and no pre-registration is required.
Dance Film SF announces its 2019 selections for the 10th annual San Francisco Dance Film Festival (SFDFF), featuring over 120 dance-based films from 25 countries and the Bay Area. Running Saturday November 2 through Sunday, November 10 across five venues, the film festival will include selected post-screening discussions, industry panel presentations, VR experiences, live performances, and special guests.
I’m writing to propose a feature about a show shot in San Francisco (and specifically the Richmond District) really without any permission, guerrilla style. Funded by Australian financiers, the show was made over a year in the Bay Area as well as Las Vegas.
The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) produces CAAMFEST, the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian films.
When filmmaker Brian Benson first presented his drag alter-ego, Cousin Wonderlette, live in 2006, he didn’t go glam. He did not go catty. Instead, the Sunset District resident created a clumsy, child-like, cartoonish character.
“Exit Music” is being screened Feb. 3 and 5 at SF Indiefest. It is an unsentimental look at a life of suffering, yet a life worth living.
“I Am My Own Mother” was among the 17 chosen (from 2,400 entries from around the world) by Cinefondation, an organization whose mission is discovering new talent for the festival.