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Needs salt

'Tasting Menu' is a bland addition to the foodie-movie trend

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...

Mr. Nice Guy

'Super Duper Alice Cooper' goes through the looking glass with a rock legend

Projections

A long list of short takes on SFIFF 57, in chronological order

Reel-ality

Around the world with SF International Film Festival documentaries

Telling tales

Diverse stories take to the screen in CAAMFest's documentary competition

Women with movie cameras

Cheers to CAAMFest's crop of female Asian American film directors

Goldies 2014 Dance/Film: San Francisco Dance Film Festival

After starting small, the ambitious festival had a banner 2013 (with even bigger plans for the future)

Rep Clock: February 5 -11, 2014

February 4, 2014
Schedules are for Wed/5-Tue/11 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

This Week’s Picks: January 15 – 21, 2014

January 14, 2014
Word spears to pierce the stoniest of heartsTHURSDAY 1/16 "Ravishing, Radical, and Restored: The Films of Jack Smith" Legendary underground filmmaker Jack Smith gets the...

Keep moving

THE YEAR IN DANCE: A month-by-month look back at the twists, turns, and leaps of 2013 

In the last week before Oscar/Christmas season really roars to life … new movies!

This week, we feature a pair of excellent documentaries: Frederick Wiseman's At Berkeley (review here) and The Punk Singer, about riot grrrl icon Kathleen...

Alerts: November 13 – 19, 2013

November 12, 2013
Thursday 14Forum: Our children, our city Cesar Chavez Elementary School, 825 Shotwell, SF. ourchildren-ourcity.wikispaces.com. 6-9pm, free. Mayor Ed Lee and San Francisco Unified School...

Camp classic

Bloody long, and bloody fun: 'Crystal Lake Memories' documents the 'Friday the 13th' franchise in its gory entirety

Rep Clock: October 16 – 22, 2013

October 15, 2013
Schedules are for Wed/16-Tue/22 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Rep Clock: October 9 – 15, 2013

October 8, 2013
Schedules are for Wed/9-Tue/15 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Film Listings: October 2 – 8, 2013

October 1, 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...

Film Listings: September 25 – October 2, 2013

September 24, 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...

The observer

Jem Cohen talks art, photography, and 'Museum Hours'

Provoc-auteur

A multi-venue series highlights edgy filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini

Film Listings: July 31 – August 7, 2013

July 30, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

Film Listings: July 24 – 31, 2013

July 23, 2013
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

The truth hurts

Boxing, bigots, beauty, booze: Weighty themes permeate SF Jewish Film Festival docs

Silent films, racing snails, haunted houses, and more in weekend movies!

Those long, well-dressed lines wrapping around the Castro Theatre signal the advent of the annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival, now in its 18th...