Unhappy marriages: Thursday night at the Jewish Film Festival

Thursday night, I caught two movies at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. One was very good. One was very bad. No filmmakers attended their films at the Albany Twin that night. That's normal after the Festival moves from San Francisco to the East Bay. A- Personal Affairs This surprisingly sad comedy looks at a quietly dysfunctional … Continue reading Unhappy marriages: Thursday night at the Jewish Film Festival

What’s Screening: August 4 – 10

Skeletons, mummies, heroic pirates, lost loves, rock 'n' roll, and James Cagney doing Shakespeare light up Bay Area screens this week. Also three new movies and two festivals. Festivals Modern Cinema continues through Sunday So does the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. Check out my festival coverage. New films opening A An Inconvenient Sequel: Truths … Continue reading What’s Screening: August 4 – 10