Reviews From SFFILM 67

Posted April 29, 2024 by

Partway through Kazuhiro Soda’s new observational documentary “The Cats Of Gokogu Shrine,” an interview subject talks of having to correct visitors to Ushimado, the small seaside town that’s the film’s central setting.  As he explains to such visitors, the town
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Should Activists Block Bridges?

Posted April 22, 2024 by

Activists and “No Business as Usual” Bridge blockades have become an increasingly common activist tactic. Last week’s Golden Gate Bridge blockage by Gaza war protesters is the most recent example. Do bridge blockades actually further protesters’ cause? Or support its
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SF Wilted Cathedral Hill On Earth Day

Posted April 22, 2024 by

Earth Day is the time to reflect on the importance of environmental conservation and sustainability and encourage us to come together and take action as a community for a healthier planet and a brighter future. Walking around Cathedral Hill on
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photo shows site where homeless shelter planned for retail spaces next to kid's playground

Can New Zoning Protect the Tenderloin?

Posted April 15, 2024 by

City Must Ban Retail Conversions Last week’s SF Standard detailed plans to open a homeless shelter and drop-in center next to one of the Tenderloin’s few children’s playgrounds (“Locals furious with homeless shelter plan for 3 vacant storefronts.”). The plan
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