Oct 26, 2022

Vamp Champ

A veritable vampire weekend awaits local Halloween celebrants with a taste for blood (and beyond) as the veil thins this week.  It stands to reason—according to recent analysis by the fine folks at Lawn Love—San Francisco (and by extension the greater Bay Area) is among the researcher’s “Best and Worst...
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Feb 16, 2022

Audley Enough — ‘Strawberry Mansion’

By Kelly Vance It’s February, and some strange items are floating into theaters, including a steady flow of horror quickies...
Dec 15, 2021

Freak Show—‘Nightmare Alley’ Shines

Nightmare Alley, starring Tyrone Power and directed by Edmund Goulding, was just about the darkest of film noirs when...
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Dec 8, 2021

Buddhism in Film—A Conversation with International Buddhist Film Festival Executive Director Gaetano Kazuo Maida

I recently found out that the Bay Area is one of the top centers of Buddhist activity in the...
Mar 11, 2021

Israeli Film Festival Breaks the Mold with Virtual Screenings

Five films comprising dramas, comedies and a documentary are all coming to home audiences this month in the sixth...
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Feb 3, 2021

Heart and ‘Soul’: Marcus Shelby’s journeys through Healdsburg, Pixar and beyond

Near the start of Disney/Pixar’s latest animated film Soul, the character Ray Gardner encourages his son to appreciate live...
Jan 28, 2021

Stay Online with Weekend of Digital Events

Even as vaccines start rolling out in the North Bay, the Covid-19 pandemic continues to halt in-person gatherings in...
Dec 29, 2020

DocLands Plans for Virtual 2021 Film Festival

DocLands Documentary Film Festival, hosted by the California Film Institute, brings compelling true-life films to Marin each spring, though...
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