Arts & Entertainment

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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8th San Francisco Green Film Festival Preview

Posted September 4, 2018 by Peter Wong

Sharp-eyed filmgoers will note the 8th annual edition of San Francisco’s Green Film Festival takes place later than usual in 2018.  The Festival’s timing, running from September 6 to 14 this year, coincides with the Global Climate Action Summit. This
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Alain Tanner At The Pacific Film Archive

Posted August 14, 2018 by Peter Wong

SWISS FILMS’ traveling exhibition of forgotten director Alain Tanner’s oeuvre comes to a close this weekend with the screening of “In The White City,” Tanner’s classic of 1980s art cinema, at the Pacific Film Archive. From the late 1960s to
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The Pacific Film Archive Celebrates Jacques Becker

Posted July 31, 2018 by Peter Wong

Berkeley’s Pacific Film Archive is currently celebrating the great French director Jacques Becker with a month-and-a-half long retrospective.  The occasion for the Becker celebration is the Archive’s theatrical screenings of the charming Bertrand Tavernier documentary “My Journey Through French Cinema”
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Reviews From San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 38

Posted July 17, 2018 by Peter Wong

Gilda Radner, the subject of Lisa D’Apolito’s sometimes heartbreaking festival opener “Love, Gilda,” had a talent for making the truth funny through naivete.  Such characters as Emily Litella and Roseanne Roseanndanna helped meteorically propel Radner to fame on “Saturday Night
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