Zoom Lens

Love, Language, and Violence Several trends in contemporary alternative cinema come into focus in this strong program of short films and videos screening Thursday…

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Zoom Lens

Desert Clich on Film Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' film program, one of the most exciting in town since Joel Shepard moved over…

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Second Time Around

Films of Jerry Barrish We all know at least a few actor/waiters, screenwriter/bicycle messengers, and so on. But local boy Jerry Barrish deserves special…

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Chaos Control

Critics are fond of describing Stephen Petronio's dances as aggressive and sex-driven. Enjoying an austere breakfast of dry bagel and poached egg white a…

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