In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: August 14 – 20

Boots Riley, Humphrey Bogart, trans prostitutes, a fearless photographer, fire, and music. You can watch some or all of these this week through the magic of virtual cinema. Bay Area theaters with virtual cinema Balboa BAMPFA Cerrito Elmwood Lark New Mission Rafael Roxie Vogue Special online events Roxie Quick Takes: Boots Riley, Roxie, Wednesday, 6:00 … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: August 14 – 20

In Bay Area Virtual Cinema & Drive-ins: August 7 – 13

Movies by Ron Howard, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Spike Lee, and Jordan Peele streaming this week from your favorite theaters. Bay Area theaters with virtual cinema Balboa BAMPFA Cerrito Elmwood Lark New Mission Rafael Roxie Vogue Special online events B+ Rebuilding Paradise (2020), Balboa, Cerrito, Elmwood, Rafael, Vogue Livestream conversation via the Rafael with producer Xan Parker … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema & Drive-ins: August 7 – 13

In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: July 31 – August 6

Fire, vampires, con artists, a murder mystery, and polar bears. But if these don't seem tempting, how about Ella Fitzgerald and Ai Weiwei? Here are a few movies you can stream at home while helping local theaters get by this week. Virtual Festivals The San Francisco Black Film Festival closes Sunday Bay Area theaters with … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: July 31 – August 6

In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: July 17 – 23

Jim Jarmusch directs a jailbreak. Ai Weiwei makes art for prisoners of conscience. And Pauline Kael makes sense of it all. Also Jewish and Black film festivals. Virtual Festivals Cinegogue Summer Days continues through Sunday. Read my preview. The San Francisco Black Film Festival continues through August 2 Bay Area theaters with virtual cinema Balboa … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: July 17 – 23

In Bay Area Virtual Cinema and Drive-ins: July 10 – 16

We still can't go to a regular, Bay Area movie theater, but we've got three virtual film festivals, a lot of drive-in action - including Black Panther, Black Spider-Man, and a very white Indiana Jones. Also, three relatively new movies streaming through your favorite theaters. Virtual Festivals The San Francisco Frozen Film Festival opened last … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema and Drive-ins: July 10 – 16

In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: June 26 – July 2

This week, through closed Bay Area movie theaters and into your home, you've got Stanley Kubrick, Ray Harryhausen, Spike Lee, Charlie Chaplin, Ella Fitzgerald, and some talented artists you've never heard of. And a few conversations over the Internet. Virtual Festivals Frameline continues through Sunday. Read my preview. Charlie Chaplin Days opens today and closes … Continue reading In Bay Area Virtual Cinema: June 26 – July 2