This week: Idris Elba directs his first feature film; a 1963 movie that's every bit as good as John Ford’s classic The 'Grapes of Wrath;' and a "can't look away" film by artist Ulrike Ottinger.
This documentary from China explores the fascinating — and disturbing — world of "live streaming hosts," who build an audience and make money by singing and dancing online.
Don't miss a one-night-only documentary on the rocker, Joan Jett, playing Wednesday, or a documentary on an egregious 1917 crackdown on Arizona miners.
The Swiss director's movies have been out of circulation for 20 years, which makes BAMPFA's upcoming series, 'Subtle Subversion: The Films of Alain Tanner,' all the more welcome.
Ellen Burstyn stars in this "charming and quirky feature" about Buckminster Fuller, opening Friday at Landmark's Shattuck Cinemas.
A middle-aged, middle-class woman named Vero is driving home when she hits something. Is it a person? An animal? This Argentinian film explores her reaction to the accident.
Two road trip movies are opening in Berkeley on Friday. One is worth your while. The other, less so
The line-up includes Hiroshi Teshigahara’s "Women in the Dunes," and "A Film Unfinished," which includes Nazi propaganda shot in the Warsaw Ghetto.
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.
The documentary moves chronic fatigue syndrome from the "yuppie flu" category into a serious, yet still-misunderstood debilitating illness.
Two films to check out this week: one combines a search for blues masters with a backdrop of the Civil Rights movement. The other is a sci-fi futuristic fantasy.
Director Sébastien Laudenbach’s animated film is a timeless, beautifully told story that will appeal to older children and adults in equal measure.
If you are a fan of the blues, don't miss this documentary, which takes viewers on a trip through the Mississippi Delta to hear some fantastic musicians.