San Francisco Symphony launches Soundbox series on its SFSymphony+ video streaming platform
On demand performances available through Apple and Android apps and also web.
Indie Film: Asian American CAAMFest film screenings underway in San Francisco
CAAMFest, a San Francisco-based film festival, runs May 13-23, 2021. Best in Asian and Asian American stories. Live virtual film screenings. On-demand screenings. Also at FLIX, San Francisco's only drive-in theater at Fort Mason. CAAM, the Center for Asian American Media, has scheduled a robust slate of programming for its 21st annual CAAMFest in...
Living on borrowed time in ‘Concrete Cowboy’ – Netflix review
A warm and engaging portrait of a working-class community with deep roots.
San Francisco International Film Festival kicks off April 9, features both live events and streaming programs
In addition to being the longest-running film festival in the Americas, the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM Festival) is, per organizers, "a showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in one of the country’s most beautiful cities." The 64th edition runs April 9–18 with both live events and streaming programs,...
Film Review: In ‘Nomadland’ Frances McDormand takes to the open road
Nomadland 4 out of 5 stars - 'Highly Recommended' Directed and screenplay by Chloé Zhao Based on the book by Jessica Bruder Starring Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May R | 1h 48min | Drama | 2021 (USA) Review by Jeanne Powell Streaming on Hulu is director Chloe Zhao’s third feature film, Nomadland. Frances McDormand delivers an...
Film Review: ‘Sylvie’s Love’ makes a convincing case for returning romantic love front and center to movies
Sylvie's Love 4.5 out of 5 stars - 'Uplifting' Directed and written by Eugene Ashe Starring Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Eva Longoria PG-13 | 1h 54min | Drama, Music, Romance | 2020 Review by Jeanne Powell With his second feature film Sylvie's Love, director and writer Eugene Ashe revives the concept of a true romance,...
‘Take Out Girl’ Film Review: Hedy Wong literally lights up the screen
Director Hisonni Johnson has generated a lot of buzz with his first feature film, Take Out Girl. Co-writer Hedy Wong literally lights up the screen as Tera, a young restaurant worker in the Low Bottoms section of Los Angeles, wanting to provide a better life for herself and her...
Film Review: ‘The Glorias’ performances illustrate how Gloria Steinem’s many seasons fit together into a peripatetic life well lived
Always for this living legend, it is about “We The People”.
Film Review: In ‘Kajillionaire’ director Miranda July creates wacky and wistful moments
Throughout it all, southern Los Angeles trembles in a series of earthquakes, most of which are small ones, all of which are symbolic.