What’s Screening: November 12 – 18

The San Francisco International Animation Festival continues through the weekend. New Italian Cinema opens Sunday. The Chinese American Film Festival starts Wednesday. And the Napa Valley Film Festival run Friday through Sunday. And on Sunday, the Club Foot Orchestra returns to the Castro, accompanying four silent movie screenings. I discuss specific movies at the end … Continue reading What’s Screening: November 12 – 18

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New PFA Schedule

At the Pacific Film Archive, November/December is always the shortest schedule of the year. Thank the holidays for that. A lot of people go to movies on Christmas, but they don’t go to the Pacific Film Archive. But the PFA has a promising month and a half of cinematic studies and pleasures. Certainly the most … Continue reading New PFA Schedule

Nowhere Boy

A My wife and I caught Nowhere Boy Saturday night. I went in knowing a considerable amount about John Lennon’s life. I went out knowing a whole lot more about how his emotional makeup. Or at least more about how some very talented filmmakers assume his makeup to have been. For those who haven’t heard, … Continue reading Nowhere Boy