We love the folks who run the perpetually challenged arthouse theaters, but the truly unsung heroes in the film scene are the small distributors working the fringes and niches of world cinema. The bravest of the bunch is Strand Releasing, founded in San Francisco two decades ago by Marcus Hu and Jon Gerrans. Strand has had the good taste (and the good sense) to acquire a remarkable array of taboo-shredding films that likely wouldn’t have otherwise seen an American theater marquee, from Gregg... More >>>