IndieFest celebrates films between the cracks

Amongst Bay Area film festivals, SF IndieFest is a hard one to classify. It's not about a genre (documentaries, noir) nor focused on a certain type of person (Jews, Asian Americans), and it's not big and flashy like the red-carpet festivals (SFFilm Fest, Mill Valley). Let's say IndieFest is a festival for films that fell … Continue reading IndieFest celebrates films between the cracks

All Foreign Films – even the noir: The first Bay Area film festivals of 2020

What do you want? Foreign films with subtitles? Foreign crime movies, mostly with subtitles. How about foreign films without subtitles? That's what we get in three of the first film festivals of 2020. For Your Consideration Rafael, January 3 - 9 The Best Foreign Language Film Oscar is now called Best International Film. But it … Continue reading All Foreign Films – even the noir: The first Bay Area film festivals of 2020