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19 Mar 2021

Cinequest Film Fest is Back This Year as Cinejoy and it’s All Online

Cinequest is back!  The South Bay-based film festival had to stop its 2020 edition halfway through because of coronavirus lockdowns.  (The remaining Cinequest 2020 films were screened later in the year as the Cinejoy online film festival.)   Now, from March 20-30, 2021, Cinequest returns in its online version as Cinejoy,

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10 Nov 2020

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival Goes Virtual Amid Pandemic

In spite of the pandemic, the annual San Francisco Transgender Film Festival will go on as scheduled, albeit online. Now in its 22nd year, the event offers trans and gender non-conforming filmmakers a chance to reach a broad audience. This year’s festival runs this Thursday through Sunday. Shawna Virago, artistic

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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26 May 2020

You Can Help Support Youth Creativity During COVID-19

With everyone sheltering in place, Youth Beat, a digital media training program in Oakland, quickly switched to a virtual classroom format. And it’s been a real lifeline for many of their students, who are almost all low-income, inner-city Oakland kids who’ve been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Those kids

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29 Jan 2020

Film Festival-Packed February Plus Cat Videos Too

February may be the shortest month of the year.  But who would have expected it to be packed with film festivals?  Even if you don’t consider the S.F. Independent Film Festival, there are four other film festivals happening this month.  In those other festivals, you can see first-hand accounts of

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23 Sep 2019

The San Francisco Green Film Festival is Here and it is Awesome!

What’s manly about taking pride in actively trashing Earth’s environment?  For those who feel such behavior is an example of toxic masculinity, a creative refuge exists.  It’s the return of the San Francisco Green Film Festival (hereafter SFGFF), whose ninth edition offers more constructive stories about humanity’s relationship to the

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18 Jul 2019

Your 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Preview

The ad campaign for the 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) challenges viewers to think about the things that make a film Jewish.  Does it need to focus on Jewish religious issues? Must it be set in Israel? Does the talent in front of or behind the camera need

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31 Mar 2015

THIS JUST IN!: San Francisco International Film Festival Announces 2015 Schedule

People, it is SF International Film Festival time again. Actually, April 23 – May 7 is SF International Film Festival time but this morning the SF Film Society announced the full schedule of films screening at this year’s festival. And holy shit there are some really good ones! At $15 a

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