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  • A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile

    Sophie Deraspe's fascinating, frequently infuriating documentary A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile is a prime example of Why We Can't Have Nice Things. The world loves a scrappy underdog, and few were more scrappy and lovable than Amina Arraf, an More >>
  • The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

    So far, the first and largest Jewish film festival on the planet has shown more than 1,300 movies over the course of three-and-a-half decades. Screenings and related events strive to build and community celebrate independence — which seems like a More >>
  • Do I Sound Gay?

     Feeling insecure after a breakup, journalist and gay activist David Thorpe started obsessing about why he and his tribe so often sounded, to his ear, like "braying ninnies." That stereotypical gay man's voice, with the elongated vowels, the enunciated consonants, More >>
  • The Stanford Prison Experiment

    The time is 1971. The place is a fake prison in the basement of the Stanford psychology building. Two dozen students have agreed, for 15 bucks a day, to play the roles of guards and inmates. It's understood that they More >>
  • 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets

    White cops shooting unarmed black men is a hot topic in the news these days, mostly because it just. Keeps. HAPPENING. But lest we forget, civilians have also gotten into the act. Marc Silver's documentary 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets looks at More >>


  • Third Eye Blind @ The Masonic
    Third Eye Blind performed on Sunday, July 26 at The Masonic to a sold out show with the support of Dashboard Confessional & Ex-Cops. Photographs by Christopher Victorio.
  • Morrissey @ San Jose Events Center
    The last stop for Morrissey serenaded the sold out crowd during his only Northern California date on Saturday, July 25 at the San Jose Events Center. Photographs by Christopher Victorio.


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