Jesse Friedman/Beer & NoshMission Street Food proprietor Anthony MyintThough it only operated two nights a week (and sometimes not even that), Mission Street Food donated over $22,000 to charities that feed the hungry in 2009. This year, MSF founder Anthony Myint hopes to secure a full-time r ... More >>
Oh, we've still got Cindy to kick around...Though George W. Bush may be out to pasture, his nemesis, San Francisco's Cindy Sheehan, shows no sign of slowing down as she campaigns for an Oregon bill that would keep National Guard troops home, appears in a documentary film honoring an AWOL anti-war so ... More >>
The next wave of post-9/11 political films trades sobriety for satire.
Nonfiction continues its ascent onscreen
Kids at Paul Green's rock school are learning some serious riffs, but at what price?
The sprawling International Latino Film Festival covers a lot of ground
Das Beat: German freestylers team up with S.F. rappers Felonious
John Malkovich on acting: "You're treated like a recalcitrant, moody, trained organ-grinder monkey"
Everything we know we've learned from documentaries
Pissing off the local cinephile community at the S.F. International Film Festival
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Music for movies: Better a dramatic feature than the "wall-to-wall talking" of a documentary
Bay Area filmmakers put their best footage forward
Bay Area filmmakers respond to a call for short works about the events of Sept. 11
Two Berkeley filmmakers win best documentary at Sundance
Chock full of nuts
In the indie film Exploding Oedipus, a young man tries to escape from life by moving to an S.F. transient hotel.
D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it
What's up, doc?
Flaming Creatures; Chungking Express; D.O.A.
Medium Cool, High Hopes
For its 40th year, the San Francisco International Film Festival boldly goes where it has gone before