Film & Photography

12 Apr 2024

The Photography That Changed The Way We See the World: Irving Penn

Irving’s Penn’s level of craft and decades-long career make for a must-see show at de Young.

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10 Apr 2024

April 2024 Weekends Are For Film Festivals (Mostly)

There are fewer theatrical venues available.  Returning to the in-theater experience still proves a hard lift for way too many viewers.  And the 800-pound gorilla known in film festival circles as the San Francisco International Film Festival (hereafter “SFFILM”) has radically downsized in scale and scope this year. Should this

29 Mar 2024

All The Cool Stuff Coming To Netflix In April 2024

This April’s premieres on Netflix have some worthy offerings even if it won’t necessarily take viewers’ minds off the trash fire nature of current events.  There’s an animated update of a classic Norman Lear comedy.  The “Train To Busan” director adapts a science fiction body horror manga.  A spinoff series

27 Mar 2024

All The Cool Stuff Coming To Hulu In April 2024

Hulu’s April programming offers nods to “sex, drugs, and rock and roll.”  The sex part comes in movies which have a Catholic high school girl discovering the self-pleasuring capabilities of a cell phone or an American journalist doing sex work while stuck in a hostile country.   The drugs part

22 Mar 2024


Alamo Drafthouse in the Mission will play all nine movies in The Skywalker Saga in one epic marathon at its San Francisco New Mission theater in honor of the 25th anniversary of THE PHANTOM MENACE.

15 Mar 2024

Superfine Art Fair: Bringing 100 Artists to Fort Mason

Calling all art lovers! Over 100 artists from around the world are coming to San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center (FMC) to take over Fort Mason’s 50,000 square feet of pavilion space from March 21st to the 24th. Superfine Art Fair, in partnership with ArtSpan and Art Battle, will be transformed

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29 Feb 2024

The Amazing International Films at BAMPFA This Spring

Tom Lehrer famously sang “Spring is here, A-suh-puh-ring is here, life is skittles and life is beer.”  But whereas poisoning pigeons in the park helped Lehrer make the season complete, there are far less lethal ways cinephiles can celebrate the Spring season at the Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive

29 Feb 2024

Fishnets and Film: The Drag Themed Festival!

Do you ever think you might enjoy Drag performance and queer cinema paired with alcohol and tasty nibbles? Robby Kendall, the CEO of the drag-themed film festival, Fishnets and Films has got you covered! The next event is at New Parkway Theater on March 2nd. It’s a “Let’s Talk About

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