Jeanne Powell

Jeanne is a published poet and essayist. She holds degrees from Wayne State University and the University of San Francisco. Jeanne has taught in the CS, UB and OLLI programs at universities in the City. Her books in print include MY OWN SILENCE and WORD DANCING from Taurean Horn Press.
THE DUKE is set in 1961 when Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history.

San Francisco Independent Film: Mostly British Film Festival

Like a distant but beloved relative, the Mostly British Film Festival returns to San Francisco for a week in the middle of March. The Festival was founded in 2009 by Ruthe Stein, former entertainment editor for the San Francisco Chronicle. Each year it has grown in popularity and always returns...
C'mon C'mon film review on Stark Insider

Film Review: ‘C’mon C’mon’ and the delicate complexity of family dynamics

C'mon C'mon 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly Recommended' Directed by Mike Mills Written by Mike Mills Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Gaby Hoffman, Woody Norman 2021 | R | 1h 49min Streaming: YouTube, Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play Movies, Vudu Director Mike Mills was already on everyone’s radar because of the success of 20th...
Golden Bough - Christmas in a Celtic Land

Golden Bough ‘Christmas in a Celtic Land’: Skill, appreciation for craft and humor win us over (Review)

Christmas in a Celtic Land 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly Recommended' By Golden Bough The Artists: Margie Butler, Paul Epinoza & Kathy Sierra December 17, 2021 Streaming: YouTube Golden Bough is a Celtic music group famed for its winter concerts. Drawing from traditional carols of the United Kingdom, the music group has been...
King Richard Movie Review
Passing film review - streaming on Netflix
Film Review: 'The Last Duel' with Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Adam Driver
The Drovers Wife stands out at Mill Valley Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival: A hybrid event for its 44th year, ‘The Drovers Wife’ a standout

Mark Fishkin founded the Mill Valley Film Festival in 1977. Through his efforts and the contributions of others, this small festival has grown into an eleven-day event filled with films both local and international, as well as a strong community focus on the Bay area. A hybrid event in...
Spotlight on 'Dune' director Denis Villeneuve at the Mill Valley Film Festival

Spotlight on ‘Dune’ director Denis Villeneuve at Mill Valley Film Festival

Actor/director Maggie Gyllenhaal ('The Last Daughter') also gets a spotlight at MVFF44.
A Traditional Balinese Shadow Play featuring Larry Reed - San Francisco
My Name Is Pauli Murray - Documentary Film Review