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Reviews From The 41st Mill Valley Film Festival

Posted October 9, 2018 by Peter Wong

Jafar Panahi’s new film “3 Faces” is the story of two veteran actresses and an aspiring one.  Real life TV star Behnaz Jafari and Panahi travel to a remote northwestern Iranian village to discover whether desperate teen Marziyeh truly committed
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Predicting SF’s Elections

Posted October 2, 2018 by

Key Races Remain Up For Grabs It’s a week before absentee balloting begins, a time when the likely winners of San Francisco elections are usually  clear. Not this year.  The combination of  voters’ atypically high preoccupation with national issues and
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Reviews From 6th Japan Film Festival Of San Francisco

Posted October 2, 2018 by Peter Wong

Even though the 6th Japan Film Festival of San Francisco is coming up on its final weekend, there are still some cinematic treasures to be seen.  Shinichiro Ueda’s “One Cut Of The Dead” happens to be one of those treasures.
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Conclusive Evidence: How the Media Fails Bicyclists

Posted October 2, 2018 by Angie Schmitt

Media coverage of cycling deaths consistently suggests that the deaths are acceptable and the victims were at fault, a new study shows. University of South Florida researchers Julie Bond and Erin Sheffels used a scientific technique called “critical discourse analysis”
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