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San Francisco International Film Festival

Being Leonard Cohen

New Skin for the Old Ceremony is reimagined with short films

What to watch

The Guardian staff's short takes on the San Francisco International Film Fest's must-sees

Occupational hazards

Punching in with a few SFIFF films set in the workplace

Film Listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Peter Galvin, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Louis Peitzman,...

Rep Clock

Schedules are for Wed/20–Tues/26 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and quadruple features are marked with a •. All...

Different walls

Habibi adds an enigmatic viewpoint to a growing chorus of Palestinian voices

Inflated meaning

Hirokazu Koreeda's tender Air Doll

True grit

Mapping the backwoods noir of slow-burn wonder Winter's Bone

Rep Clock

Schedules are for Wed/5–Tues/11 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features are marked with a •. All times are...

Film listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Erik Morse, Louis Peitzman,...

Film listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Erik Morse, Louis Peitzman,...

Rep Clock

Schedules are for Wed/28–Tues/4 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features are marked with a •. All times are...

“The Loved Ones:” the complete interview!

Pegged by some as "Misery meets Pretty in Pink," Sean Byrne’s instant horror mini-classic is by turns poignant, funny, grotesque, alarming, and finally very,...

“Pop-up is live”

Pop- Up Magazine issue #3 came out on Friday, and so did the lucky 900+ people who managed to get tickets before the box...

Love, guts, and glory

SFIFF: Sean Byrne dishes on his sleeper-hit slasher

Not fade away

Tracking those SFIFF films bracketed by returns

Thumbs up

SFIFF pays tribute to veteran film critic Roger Ebert

Top pic picks

SFIFF: Short takes on festival flicks

Join the cult!

San Francisco International Film Festival preview: Joshua Grannell's All About Evil is a bloody cinema valentine

Rep Clock

Schedules are for Wed/21–Tues/27 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double features are marked with a •. All times are...

Film listings

Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Michelle Devereaux, Max Goldberg, Dennis Harvey, Johnny Ray Huston, Erik Morse, Louis Peitzman,...

Editor’s Notes

The Chamber is launching its assault early

The Daily Blurgh: Sugar & Sassy & Death & Taxes (Donald Duck remix)

Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyondThe 53rd San Francisco International Film Festival takes place next week, but over in...

Herzog vs. Norris? What the tweet?

Determining what'll make Twitter's trending-topic menu is hardly rocket science. Seems everyone wants to weigh in on current events (Moscow, Justin Bieber) or add...