Mill Valley Film Festival Preview

Here’s a quick preview of two films I’ve been able to preview for the Mill Valley Film Festival: B- Small, Beautifully Moving Parts, Sequoia, Saturday, October 8, 4:00; Rafael, Monday, October 10, 9:00. Sarah, a young, very pregnant technology geek (Anna Margaret Hollyman), sets out to find her estranged, irresponsible living-off-the-grid mother. Sarah’s unique personality … Continue reading Mill Valley Film Festival Preview

What’s Screening: September 23 – 29

The Irish Film Festival, the Latino Film Festival, and Hong Kong Cinema all continue through Sunday. B+ Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975, Embarcadero, Shattuck, Piedmont, opens Friday. The nature of the civil rights movement changed dramatically in the mid-to-late 1960’s, and this American/Swedish documentary tracks the black power movement from Stokely Carmichael’s heyday until heroin ravaged … Continue reading What’s Screening: September 23 – 29

The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975

B+ Documentary Directed by Göran Hugo Olsson The nature of the civil rights movement changed dramatically in the mid-to-late 1960’s, abandoning non-violence and attacking the heart of the American government. This American/Swedish documentary tracks the Black Power movement from Stokely Carmichael’s 1967 heyday until heroin ravaged Harlem in 1975. The picture starts out by explaining … Continue reading The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975