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Remember Fellini at 100

A BAMPFA retrospective, Federico Fellini at 100, begins with the artist's solo directorial debut and runs through May and includes the Italian writer-director’s early movies.
January 13, 2020

Filmmaker Liz Sher Profiles Alameda’s Weezie Mott

Known as the Julia Child of Alameda, Weezie Mott proves an interesting subject for filmmaker Liz Sher’s documentary: Weezie Mott: Still Cookin’.
January 7, 2020

A Holiday Buffet of Conscience, Conviviality, and Cats

Hollywood is ready with new movies for the season.
December 16, 2019

Drunken Film Festival Brings Film to Odd Places

The Drunken crew shows films in casual and colorful climes — bars, mostly, and other unusual venues.
October 1, 2019

A Berkeley Film Foundation Mini-Retrospective

Outdoor screenings showcase Berkeley Film Foundation’s first decade of moviemaker love.
September 5, 2019

Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Doc at The New Parkway

Called ‘One Voice: The Story of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir,’ the film is more ambitious than a typical concert film or behind-the-scenes tour.
August 5, 2019

Pauline Kael Leads the People of the Screen at SFJFF

The critic and the personality get the star treatment in Rob Garver’s affectionate documentary, What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael, which has its Bay Area premiere in the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.
July 24, 2019

See a Found Footage Opus

Based in San Francisco’s Mission District since the mid-’80s, Craig Baldwin makes a rare hometown visit on June 15 to rattle the rafters at Shapeshifters Cinema at Temescal Art Center.
June 14, 2019

‘Uneasy’ Shadows Two ‘Broke Brown Girls’

A comedic web series, ‘Uneasy’ was dreamed up by Oaklanders Samiat Salami and Vanessa Flores, who both star as some version of themselves in each episode.
May 27, 2019

BAMPFA Hosts Hirokazu Kore-eda Retrospective

BAMPFA’s Kore-eda retrospective, comprising seven evening screenings between May 2 and 18, is a soul-soothing invitation to discover both the universality and the complexity in the banality of everyday life.
May 1, 2019