More than ready to take on politicians and redevelopers, Willie Ratcliff is in the most important fight of his life.
A glimmering production rescues a riveting but dense play from the ivory tower
Inner-city black boys spend a year in Kenya. Does it change their lives?
Jim Hightower's homespun political agitating comes to Berkeley
James Robinson used to be a pimp. Now he's a transit union bigwig. And he's got higher ambitions.
The intentions outweigh the execution in Ice Cube's Barbershop
A neo-noir, an Ur-neo-noir, and a black political satire color a pallid year of retreads, bogus events, and charity cases.
For its 40th year, the San Francisco International Film Festival boldly goes where it has gone before