See 'The Insult, Lebanon’s Oscar entry for the Best Foreign Language Film, in Berkeley, and 'Vazante,' with its breathtaking black-and-white cinematography, in San Francisco.
Based on Edmundo Desnoes's novel 'Inconsolable Memories,' this movie's story revolves around Sergio, a bourgeois writer who’s chosen to stay in Cuba after the Revolution.
Written and directed by Hamburg-born filmmaker Fatih Akin ('Head-On'), 'In the Fade' is an absolute corker and a great way to start the cinematic new year.
15 movies, from Harry Dean Stanton in 'Lucky' through 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk,' that our film critic John Seal thinks are more than worthy of our attention.
'Along For the Ride,' the story of Hollywood hell raiser Dennis Hopper and his friend and fixer Satya de la Manitou, is a tall tale told extremely well.
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.