Michael Fox shows independent filmmakers who are thriving in the Bay Area.
After ripping it up at various genre fests, the Bay Area indie horror flick settles in for a theatrical run at the Red Vic.
From the steep slope of 22nd Street down to La Taqueria, from the Attic to Boogaloos, this droll feature showcases the Mission to glowing advantage.
SFIFF handed out approximately $100,000 and announced the winner San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Rainin Foundation Filmmaking Grant during its Golden Gate Awards.
"I suddenly found myself surrounded by a group of 15 little [Cambodian] girls aggressively soliciting me for prostitution," Guy Jacobson told a MVFF audience.
George Ratliff talks about his first feature narrative Joshua, described by Sundance as a "horror story disguised as a sophisticated family drama."
The List: An Amerindie helmer well before the term was invented, Nilsson names 10 films which deeply affected him.
The editor and actor, known for his frequent work with Todd Haynes, died in New York. His friends share their thoughts.
White's heroes and heroines are content with their mundane lives until some uninvited intruder or unforeseen event exposes their frustration and complacency.
One of Apichatpong Weerasethakul Ôs goals as a filmmaker is to simply show what he likes, and what he likes to see.
It's taken over two years for Police Beat to go from one of the most praised films at Sundance to a theatre near you.
An interview with documentary and narrative filmmaker Philip Haas upon the release of his latest film, The Situation.
The Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Little Miss Sunshine made a Cody's San Francisco bookstore appearance promoting the publication of the shooting script.
Von Donnersmarck talks about his Lola-winning and Oscar-nominated debut during a visit to San Francisco.
Ramin Bahrani's debut feature follows a solitary, quiet immigrant struggling to make a go of it in New York City.
Filmmaking was just one among many creative outlets for Japanese multimedia artist Hiroshi Teshigahara.
Cinequest announces a plan to distribute indie films via DVD, the Internet, TV, and some traditional theatrical sales.
After weeks of Western Europe, what better way for the young cineaste to crash the City of Light than a trip to the silver screen?
John Cameron Mitchell's latest film: A bright, sexually explicit ensemble piece featuring American friends and acquaintances who might have made good primetime TV.
Filmmaker Georgia Lee discusses her narrative feature with family member Frances Chang.
Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland's exploration of a teen's rite of passage is the warmhearted opposite of MTV's glorification of wasteful and selfish spending.
The director of The Business of Strangers talks about his second feature, starring Robin Williams.
The co-director talks about his provocative fictional documentary about conjoined twins groomed for rock Ôn' roll stardom.
Ozon's Time to Leave demonstrates how central he's become to European cinema, and reminds us that he's among gay world cinema's most accomplished writer/directors.
The veteran Israeli filmmaker, in town for the Jewish Film Festival, talks about radical art and Free Zone.
A complete list of the winners of the Golden Gate Awards show, which was all about celebrating the city, with filmmakers of all genres saying a kind word or two about it.
David Munro and Xandra Castleton speak about making their indie Full Grown Men and taking it to the Tribeca Film Festival.