Ai Weiwei's HUMAN FLOW Opens in the Bay Area [REVIEW]

Ai Weiwei, Chinese contemporary artist, activist and film director is an iconic figure in the global social, political and cultural landscape. Born in Beijing, China on August 28, 1957, Ai lived in the United States for a period of time (Philadelphia, San Francisco and New York) where he studied at…

20 Oct 4:42 PM 0 Read More...

MVFF40: DARKEST HOUR's Joe Wright & Kristin Scott Thomas

DARKEST HOUR (2017), directed by Joe Wright [“Atonement” (2007) , “Pride & Prejudice” (2005) , “Anna Karenina” (2012)] and starring Dame Kristin Scott Thomas [“The English Patient” (1996), “Gosford Park” (2001), “Four Weddings and a Funeral” (1994), “The Horse Whisperer” (1998)] and Gary Oldman [“The Dark Knight Rises” (2012), “The Dark Knight…

18 Oct 12:09 PM 0 Read More...

Public Defender, Director Jeff Adachi's THE RIDE [VIDEO]

Exploring questions of ethnic diversity, race relations and cultural traditions, national leader and film director, Jeff Adachi, who is one of the country’s few elected chief public defenders, takes the audience through the underbelly of San Francisco’s criminal “injustice” system. Through his direction along with co-director Jim…

08 Oct 3:34 AM 0 Read More...

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of MVFF (Oct. 5-15)

The Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF), presented annually by the California Film Institute, will take place throughout Marin County October 5-15, 2017. In celebration of cinema and the festival’s 40th Anniversary, the festival will feature a diverse array of acclaimed films, filmmakers, and events.

To celebrate the BIG…

29 Sep 2:53 PM 0 Read More...

Venice Film Festival: VICTORIA & ABDUL [VIDEO/REVIEW]

“Victoria & Abdul” (2017), distributed by BBC Films-Focus Features, is an out-of-competition picture which made its world premiere at the recent 74th Venice Film Festival. The piece is a dramatic, biographical and historical film set in 1887 about the unlikely and charming love story between Queen Victoria…

27 Sep 8:47 AM 0 Read More...