Arts & Entertainment

The 20th Animation Show Of Shows

Posted October 30, 2018 by Peter Wong

This year’s milestone edition of Ron Diamond’s Animation Show Of Shows brings viewers Chinese-American astronaut dreams, growing up with facial blindness, and an astronomical love triangle, among other delights.  This program came about from Diamond’s annual country-hopping to such festivals
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Reviews From The 16th 3rd i Film Festival

Posted October 30, 2018 by Peter Wong

The annual 3rd i Film Festival returns this weekend with its 16th edition of films from South Asia and its Diaspora.   Of particular interest this time around are a couple of personal documentaries about two areas of South Asia unfortunately
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Reviews From The 2018 United Nations Association Film Festival

Posted October 16, 2018 by Peter Wong

Rebecca Haimowitz’ horrifying documentary short “62 Days” illustrate the awfulness of fetal personhood-inspired “Screw the mom, hatch the kid” laws. When pregnant Texas paramedic Marlise Munoz suffers a pulmonary embolism, it’s soon clear her brain is dead.  But treating hospital
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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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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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Reviews From Hong Kong Cinema 2018

Posted September 25, 2018 by Peter Wong

SFFILM’s annual Hong Kong Cinema series returns with its 8th edition.  From September 28-30, 2018 at San Francisco’s Vogue Theatre, attendees will have a chance to catch seven new films from Hong Kong ranging from a biopic about a 1970s
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