What’s Happening: Fun-filled 13th annual Food Film Festival coming to NYC

And lucky for me I just happen to be spending October in NYC so I finally get to go to this year’s Food Film Festival, which runs from October 24-27, 2019. Since I don't want to miss any of the fun, I’m jumping on one of those early bird-VIP...

What’s Happening in Film: Kino Lorber September 2019 video release line-up

Distributor Kino Lorber has revealed its upcoming line-up for September. Yorgos Lanthimos' Dogtooth leads a strong field which includes 14 films in all.Fans of indie film know Kino Lorber as a great source for often overlooked, decidedly non-Hollywood content.If you're a fan of film festivals and aren't exactly enamored...
The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM)

What’s Happening: CAAMFest 37 film festival celebrates Asian cultures

Celebrating nearly two decades of Asian American film and culture, CAAMFest returns to San Francisco for ten days packed with movies, music and cuisine, presented by the Center for Asian American Media.In a warm press release from Mayor London Breed, CAAMFest is honored as a showcase "for the richness...
Maya Rudolph in Wine Country directed by Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler’s ‘Wine Country’ to premiere May 10 on Netflix

This one's good. What's it called again?White wine.Ugh. Freakin' love it.Amy Poehler's Wine Country has a release date. Look for the film May 10th on Netflix.A mid-life crisis. Vineyards. One-liners. And... The Bangles. This one has it all based on what we're seeing in the movie trailer (see below),...
SFFILM Review: 'Official Secrets'

Film Capsule Review: ‘Official Secrets’ at SFFILM

Based on the book, "The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War" by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell, Official Secrets at the SFFILM Festival unfolds in the tradition of All The President’s Men and Three Days of the Condor.A loyal citizen comes into possession of sensitive information which places her...
SFFILM Review: 'When I'm a Moth'

Film Capsule Review: ‘When I’m a Moth’ at SFFILM

When I'm a Moth is an intriguing film, told in a dreamy visual style that fictionalizes a moment in Hillary Rodham’s life, just before she enters law school. Inspired by a brief reference in Hillary’s memoir, co-directors Zachary Cotler and Magdalena Zyzak speculate with sensitivity and poetic imagination on...
Q Ball documentary at SFFILM in San Francisco

Film Capsule Review: ‘Q Ball’ documentary at SFFILM Festival

Across the Bay from the NBA champion Golden State Warriors is another Warriors team, one that plays only home games. These San Quentin Prison athletes are profiled in Q Ball a fascinating documentary, made possible by Kevin Durant, who is executive producer. Directed by Mike Tolajian, this SFFILM Festival...
Join us for a very special onstage tribute and conversation with acclaimed actor Laura Linney, in which she will go in-depth on her career and process.

San Francisco Film Festival opens with Maupin’s ‘Tales of the City’ at Castro, runs through April 23

SFFilm Festival has opened its annual two-week run in the Bay area, showcasing films in San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley. As always, the Festival will be a dazzling experience.More than 160 films from 52 nations will be featured. The work of more than 70 women directors is included.Among expected...
Too Old to Die Young Miles Teller

Refn’s ‘Too Old to Die Young’ Trailer: ‘Neon Demon’ meets ‘Lost Highway’

Those wondering what Neon Demon director Nicolas Winding Refn has been up to for the past few years, a new purple-y and pink-y trailer has landed today to give us most welcome evidence. (which shares the slight misfortune of having to fight for attention on the same day as...