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Keith Zwölfer, director of education for SFFILM, stays busy connecting filmmakers and studios with public, private and home schools<ins>. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner) </ins>

Streamlined SF film festival focuses on family features

SFFILM Director of Education Keith Zwölfer finds movies that appeal to kids

 

Rooney Mara, left, and Cate Blanchett star in the powerful “Carol.” (Courtesy The Weinstein Company.)

Scenic ‘Carol’ stuns with social value and sensitivity

Based on an ahead-of-its time lesbian novel by Patricia Highsmith, and directed…

 

One of Iran’s most internationally acclaimed filmmakers is behind the wheel in the clandestine “Jafar Panahi’s Taxi.” (Courtesy Kino Lorber)

Made in secret, ‘Jafar Panahi’s Taxi’ satisfies

“Jafar Panahi’s Taxi” is the third film Panahi has created in defiance…

One of Iran’s most internationally acclaimed filmmakers is behind the wheel in the clandestine “Jafar Panahi’s Taxi.” (Courtesy Kino Lorber)
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August 2: Jerry Day, Silent Disco and more

How to Entertain, Distract, and Unplug Your Kids By Matthew Jervis ($14.95)…

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Morality tale: Sam Riley and Andrea Riseborough are good in “Brighton Rock

‘Brighton Rock’: a sociopath and his true love

Writer-director Rowan Joffe engages in some provocative switcheroos in “Brighton Rock,” his…

Morality tale: Sam Riley and Andrea Riseborough are good in “Brighton Rock

'Source code' happily 'out there’

Jake Gyllenhaal is no stranger to working with mad scientists — or…

Festival co-founder talks about Cinequest

Film enthusiast Halfdan Hussey is the co-founder of Silicon Valley’s Cinequest —…

Documentary on defunct Bay Meadows all that’s left

As Bay Meadows was facing the end of its 75-year run in…

San Francisco Silent Film Festival comes to the Castro Theatre

Silent films The San Francisco Silent Film Festival presents “Winter Event,” a…

O come let us adore film: Holiday movies

SAN FRANCISCO — Where’s that darn figgy pudding?! It may be the…

Fall into film

It’s not just leaves that fall this time of year; box office…

Pina Bausch on film at Yerba Buena

German choreographer Pina Bausch, who died last year, is one of the…

Nothing’s ultimate about this ‘District 13’ retread

Don’t let the title fool you. "District 13" bears no relation to…

S.F. State student uses laughs to make films

The San Francisco State student’s film “A cartoon about death” is in…

Preview of ‘Milk’ film now online

The filming brought the life and times of Harvey Milk back to…

Woody enjoys being a foreign filmmaker

Hyperbole runs rampant in the entertainment industry, but it’s hardly effusive to…