Oakland City Hall's Black History Film Series continues tonight with The Interrupters, a 2011 documentary about a few brave individuals' hardcore efforts to curb inner city violence. Though it was shot in Chicago, the trailer shows a landscape that could have just as easily been filmed in East Oakla ... More >>
Opening tonight at the Roxie is Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, a documentary about the highly-regarded -- if somewhat forgotten -- punk-funk band from Los Angeles. After years on the road, traveling between festivals, the film is finally in a theater run. Tonight and tomorrow, the Roxie p ... More >>
Chris Metzler fits in perfectly in the eclectic documentary circles of his adopted S.F. home, even if he hasn't shed his L.A. roots. Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, the high-energy follow-up to Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea (co-directed with Jeff Springer), tracks the stormy histor ... More >>
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