This excellent documentary tells the story of Jane Jacobs, whose book, 'The Death and Life of Great American Cities,' became (and remains) a favorite among city planners.
Two unexpected treats: An animated film about budding tabloid journalists in a high school and a streaming horror flick.
The curtain comes down on the festival April 16, so catch one or more of the films screening at BAMPFA in Berkeley before then.
Highlights this week and next from the San Francisco International Film Festival which has films screening at Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley through April 16.
Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene is one of the focal points of Pacific Film Archive’s current series, African Film Festival 2017.
'Bird on a Wire,' a concert film about Leonard Cohen, took 40 years to reach the big screen. And don't miss 'My Love Affair with the Brain' on TV.
Based around his monologue of the same name, Kornbluth's new film blends performance footage with recreations of our hero’s efforts to make good with both the Franchise Tax Board and his future wife.
Formerly known as the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, CAAMFest offers a smorgasbord of choice for cinéastes.
'Kedi' suggests that cohorts of marauding cats rule the streets of Istanbul: lean and wild, they're the ultimate bohemians, living and loving as they see fit with no apologies.
This week BAMPFA is offering us a very rare opportunity to appreciate the work of Belorussian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa, whose work always performs well at festivals.
John Seal takes a look at the documentary shorts that are up for Oscars, and checks out 'Korla,' a documentary about Korla Pandit made by Berkeleyan John Wood.
This year’s Academy Award-nominated short subjects, both animated and live action, can now be seen in Berkeley.