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.
Two Richmond District residents had a role in the creation of a new feature film being shown in September at the San Francisco Green Film Festival.
Lopez, a professor in the cinema department at City College of San Francisco, spoke about this dark chapter of city history at a recent meeting of the San Francisco History Association, after a screening of her documentary on the subject – “A Second Final Resting Place: the History of San Francisco’s Lost Cemeteries.”
Scott, 33, a six-year San Francisco resident who recently moved to the Inner Sunset, says visually she wanted the film to have two qualities: “Vérité, having customers come in and it being very natural. I also wanted to do night shoots to play with shadows, darks and lights – moodiness.”
The New Zealand native and current San Francisco resident is one of the top three female open water marathon swimmers in the world and the subject of a suspenseful new documentary, “Kim Swims,” which got its world premiere at the 40th annual Mill Valley Film Festival in October, 2017.