Tokyo Idols

While it’s easy to think that the United States has cornered the…

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

In the late 1990s, I had the good fortune to attend two…

Japan Film Festival 2017

As the J-POP SUMMIT festival gears up to descend upon Fort Mason…

Escapes

It can be difficult to stand out when a film’s credits include…

Marjorie Prime

Michael Almereyda fans are in luck. In addition to his somewhat hollow…

Whose Streets?

On Aug. 1, Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed the National Organization of…

Al Gore Is a Climate Optimist

For former Vice President Al Gore, climate change is not a political…

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 37, Week 2

Highlights of the second week of the 37th Jewish Film Festival look…

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

Movies are pure artifice, but they still wouldn’t work if not for…

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 37, Week 1

In its big 37th year, the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival again…