Doc Stories closes with Martin Scorsese & Bob Dylan

Note: I've altered this article to correct an error. Doc Stories (a festival I didn't have time to cover) closed Monday night with a bang - a celebration of Martin Scorsese's non-fiction work. Not surprisingly, it was a packed house. SFFILM Director of Programming Rachel Rosen started the event with a wonderfully short introduction, followed … Continue reading Doc Stories closes with Martin Scorsese & Bob Dylan

What’s Screening: September 27 – October 3

On Bay Area movie screens this week: A 59-year-old erotic thriller from Korea, early works by Capra, Buñuel, and Pennebaker, and two young men born to be wild. We also have seven, yes seven, film festivals. Festivals The Women Sports Film Festival closes Saturday The Green Film Festival continues through Sunday. Read my preview. The Oakland … Continue reading What’s Screening: September 27 – October 3

Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Rolling Thunder Revue, Last Black Man in SF, Rosenda, The Vikings, & The Woman in the Window

I didn't see a single movie in my European vacation. I was tempted to see The Dead Don't Die in a cinema club across the street from our Airbnb, but it was dubbed into Italian. Then, as soon as I got home, I dived into previewing the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. It wasn't until … Continue reading Movies I’ve Recently Seen: Rolling Thunder Revue, Last Black Man in SF, Rosenda, The Vikings, & The Woman in the Window