Two new films opening in Berkeley this week offer insight into other cultures: Thailand and Syria.
Thomas Vinterberg’s 'The Commune,' set in early 1970s Denmark and filmed in Danish, while by no means a failure, is not one of his best efforts.
Three documentaries to see: one about the obituary pages of the New York Times, another about musician Bernt Berns, and a third on Julian Assange.
See film reviewer John Seal's latest recommendations.
Lydia Tenaglia's new documentary portrays the former Chez Panisse chef as a solitary figure who has never recovered from the isolation of his early, formative years.
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.
The 2017 Berkeley Film Foundation grant cycle is open until May 5
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.
A dinner, paired with Charlie Chaplin's "The Great Dictator," will take place Friday.