Arts & Entertainment

Best Of 2018 In Films

Posted January 8, 2019 by

Many of 2018’s best films provided a mental oasis for those seeking refuge from the year’s political dumpster inferno of GOP madness, naked corruption, and open racism.  Admittedly, many of the films from the following list would be unknown to
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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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