This year’s San Francisco Jewish Film Festival explores the Jewish experience with films chosen to provoke tribal pride, revelatory epiphanies, and uncomfortable conversations in roughly equal proportion.
“Auteur, Author: Film & Literature” runs June 1-5 at the Pacific Film Archive.
Amir Soltani’s documentary about West Oakland homeless recyclers tells a love story of sorts.
In A New Color, Mo Morris chronicles how the Berkeley artist and activist transforms lives.
Eugene Corr plans a general release of his cross-cultural youth baseball film to coincide with the spring opening of baseball season.
He brings cinema verité pioneer Richard Leacock into focus with an East Bay release.
What better way to get kids thinking, commenting, comparing, and being inspired than to throw them a film festival? That’s the idea behind the Bay Area International Children’s Festival.
The filmmaker continues his institutional fixation, turning his camera away from the Highland Hospital ER to the Oakland Police Department.
The recently released film Steve Jobs use a $1 million set at Alameda Point, pleasing the movie’s production manager who is crowing about the city’s film-friendly vibe.
Look for Bay Area details in Pixar’s latest movie about an 11-year-old girls battling emotions.