Anita Katz

‘Non-Fiction’ an engaging slice of literary life

Great cast buoys Olivier Assayas’ latest character-rich offering

‘Silence of Others’ a stirring doc about Franco-era survivors

Film describes efforts to come to terms with atrocities

Batra’s ‘Photograph’ is a gentle romantic dramedy

Mumbai-set tale appeals with understated storytelling

‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ dazzling, dreamy noir drama

Bi Gan’s sophomore feature is surreal, atmospheric

Up close with performance pioneer Suzanne Lacy

SFMOMA, YBCA spotlight California conceptual artist

‘Red Joan’ a spy tale with missed opportunities

Story lacks depth, passion — even with Judi Dench

‘Little Woods’ a compelling drama about sisters in trouble

Nia DaCosta’s feature debut a vivid look at rural middle America

Feminists’ fury rises in ‘F213’

Group show offers works by angry artists calling for change

Mike Leigh tells story of British massacre in ‘Peterloo’

Human drama celebrates the organizing spirit of democracy

Movies and more at SFFILM Festival 2019

62nd Bay Area event a far-reaching celebration of cinema

Photo play

Fun SFMOMA show explores changing methods of image delivery

Mary Kay place dazzles in ‘Diane’

“Diane” is a movie about an individual life and, also, life itself.…

‘Hotel Mumbai’ captures drama of terrorism, with cliches

“Hotel Mumbai” dramatizes the horror and heroism in India’s largest city during…

‘Transit’ compellingly looks at refugees in peril

German filmmaker Christian Petzold pointedly transports the Holocaust to current times and…

Julianne Moore dances in ‘Gloria Bell’

Julianne Moore’s joyfully fresh take on filmmaker Sebastian Lelio’s dance-loving heroine allows…

‘Styx’ a thrilling sea-set morality tale

Titled for the mythological river separating the worlds of the living and…

Films and more at Cinequest creativity fest

Opening March 5, Cinequest is showcasing scores of independent and international titles.…

‘Birds of Passage’ a portrait of a little-known culture, with drugs

“Birds of Passage,” from Colombia, tells a story about the drug trade…

Quirky ‘To Dust’ tells story of a cantor and science teacher

A grieving Hasidic cantor and an undistinguished science professor explore the world…

Monet as modernist: Impressionist master changes style in final years

Having helped change how artists depicted the world in the late 1800s,…