If you need your faith in humanity restored, Aki Kaurismäki’s excellent new tragic-comedy will accomplish that task.
The four stars of "From Incarceration to Education" discuss the challenges and rewards of making the leap from the criminal justice system to academia.
'The Breadwinner' tells of life in Taliban-era Afghanistan; while 'The Nobodies,' from Colombia, is the latest cinematic reflection on the long-term impact of punk.
This film’s title refers to the way God intended things to be in Switzerland: a mountain paradise where men made the decisions, women followed orders, and nothing ever changed.
'LA 92,' screening in SF, chronicles the Rodney King case through contemporaneous news footage; while Antonioni's classic 'Blow-Up' is at BAMPFA.
'God's Own Country' is well worth our attention, as is 'Wait For Your Laugh,' a documentary about the feistiest woman this side of Betty White.
Based on a manga by Hiroaki Samura, 'Blade of the Immortal' stars Takuya Kimura as Manji, a samurai warrior granted eternal life. Also: 'The End of the Ottoman Empire' at BAMPFA.
'Rat Film' is a documentary that effectively blends history, sociology and zoology into a coherent whole.
On the one hand, respectful observational cinema, on the other, a bizarre Korean War-era Chinese satire of US capitalism.
Harry Dean Stanton died on Sept. 15, but his last movie, 'Lucky' is one of the best films of 2017. He leaves us with a bang.