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.
Josh Kornbluth talks about his art, his inspirations and why he likes to present himself as a screwup. The Berkeley comic and filmmaker is at the Elmwood Rialto tonight, Monday.
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.
The Berkeley City Council will honor Marian Diamond tonight for her distinguished brain research.
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.
Trump's immigration edict means Asghar Farhadi can't enter the U.S., but it may help "The Salesman" win an Oscar.