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By George

A new book collects George Kuchar's shouts and murmurs

Georgian rhapsody

'Discovering Georgian Cinema' raises the curtain on a vital national cinema

Rites of passage

Three consecutive Sundays of Nathaniel Dorsky's resplendent films at the Pacific Film Archive

Light meter

Top picks from San Francisco Cinematheque's third 'Crossroads' festival

How dark was my alley

Flick-packed Film Noir fest "I Wake up Dreaming" returns to the Roxie

Into new territory

SFIFF: Sailing off the map with Patience, Found Memories, It's the Earth Not the Moon, more at San Francisco International Film Festival

Eternal return

Three evenings of Gregory Markopoulos' visionary early films at the Pacific Film Archive

Zero for conduct

YEAR IN FILM: Contemplating the filmmaker as teacher

Let’s get lost

Skateboarding doc Dragonslayer coasts to a pretty picture of wasted youth

GOLDIES 2011: Paul Clipson

A keen appreciation for the interrelation between fine-grained detail and expansive volumes

Frame missing

The unorthodox visions of "Not Necessarily Noir"

French twists

French Cinema Now scores with standout works by reliable auteurs

Light years

Paying tribute to Jordan Belson's cosmic cinema

Difficult loves

In praise of Raúl Ruiz's elaborate Mysteries of Lisbon

Vive Vigo

A new DVD set celebrates Jean Vigo's evergreen films

Green dreams

Two documentaries on the lives of garbage pickers

Desolation angels

The Pacific Film Archive surveys the melancholy masterpieces of '70s American cinema

Buggin’ out

Michael Rapaport goes searching for A Tribe Called Quest

What goes around Hong Sang-soo disassembles the love triangle in “Oki’s Movie”

June 27, 2011
The drab realism of Hong Sang-soo’s films is more testing apparatus than window. His romantic narratives foreground structural operations (doublings, loops, intersections) in a...

A mother’s touch

Anna Magnani dazzles in Pier Paolo Pasolini's 1962 film, Mamma Roma

Fully loaded

Crossroads packs a season's worth of avant-garde cinema into a single weekend

Nothing was delivered

Meek's Cutoff travels the unkind road of Manifest Destiny

Occupational hazards

Punching in with a few SFIFF films set in the workplace

The world Maclaine made

SF Cinematheque pays tribute to a Beat legend