Home Top Stories Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Go for Goth

'The Guest' filmmakers talk Carpenter, moody music, and finding the humor in horror

Project Censored 2014

Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media

Gearing up for war

The SFPD and police departments across the country get free military equipment, but does it make us safer or provoke violence?

Get read

SUPER EGO: Great new books on nightlife and music, plus Green Velvet, Cajmere, Fog Rugby, Friends With Benefits, MOM on Mars, more parties

Inglorious bastards

'The Kill Team' brings an ugly chapter in US military history to light

Framing fame

Entertainers take center stage in SF Jewish Film Festival docs

Guardian Intelligence: July 23 – 29, 2014

J-POP ROCKEDThe annual J-Pop Summit in Japantown drew a lively crowd of anime and other Japanese pop culture treasures to Japantown last weekend (including...

Jimmy Cliff high-kicks his way through 50 years of music at the Fillmore

July 21, 2014
Jimmy Cliff is a goddamn maniac. It's about 45 minutes into his 90-minute set at the Fillmore on Saturday night , and while the sheer...

Film Listings: July 2 – 8, 2014

July 2, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

A great week for (indie) sci-fi and docs: new movies!

This week, Frameline continues (our coverage here!), plus offbeat sci-fi winners Coherence and Snowpiercer are well worth seeking out ... especially if you're not...

Film Listings: June 25 – July 1, 2014

June 24, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Reel pride

What to see (or skip) as the huge Frameline 38 LGBT film festival takes over the city

Home brew

New docs probe where the heart is — and isn't

Rep Clock: April 30 – May 6, 2014

April 29, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/30-Tue/6 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

This Week’s Picks: January 8 – 14, 2014

January 7, 2014
WEDNESDAY 8Major Barbara Should a charity that relies on donations to fund its good works be picky about the source of its cash flow?...

Alerts: December 4 – 10, 2013

December 3, 2013
WEDNESDAY 4Fight Richmond evictions Richmond Recreation Center, 251 18th Ave, SF. 7pm, free. The San Francisco Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), the...

Film listings and reviews Oct. 30-Nov.5, 2013

October 29, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Docs, docu-dramas, and one verrrry angry high schooler: new movies!

This week's fare includes a thoughtful doc about the debate over late-term abortions, Benedict Cumberbatch's star turn as Julian Assange, the Carrie remake, and...

Film Listings: October 16 – 22, 2013

October 15, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Government shutdown puts thousands of SF veterans’ benefits at risk

More than 7,000 employees in Veterans Benefits Administration offices nationwide were furloughed today (Tues/8), the newest casualty of the federal government shutdown.As the Republicans...

Weekly Picks: October 9 – 15, 2013

October 8, 2013
Huzzah!THURDAY 10/10 "Calacas: Day of the Dead" This is the first year Creativity Explored — which guides artists with developmental disabilities — has taken on...

Rep Clock: September 18 – 24, 2013

September 17, 2013
Schedules are for Wed/18-Tue/24 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Pelosi defies history and her district

OPINION How is it that, despite deep congressional opposition to an American-led war on Syria, the representative for one of the nation's most progressive...

Solomon: You failed to break the spirit of Bradley Manning: An open letter to President Obama

August 26, 2013
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and...