Arts & Culture

SF Transgender Film Festival brings trans artists exposure

SF Transgender Film Festival brings trans artists exposure

By Rae Raucci

The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (SFTFF) begins its 19th season at the historic Roxie Theater this month, Nov. 7-10.

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By Philip Campbell | November 12, 2019

First impressions are important, but they shouldn't lead to snap judgment. It is usually wiser to stop and think, but in the world of opera — especially Puccini — lovers tend to fall in love at first sight.

By Hannah Bennett | November 12, 2019

The newest show from San Francisco's most explosive comedian, Monica Palacios, is coming soon, and you shouldn't miss it.


By Jim Gladstone | November 12, 2019

"If I could only do one kind of performance," Mandy Patinkin explained in a recent phone interview with the B.A.R., "it would be doing concerts."

By Roberto Friedman | November 12, 2019

"Stomp," the so-called "international percussion sensation," played A.C.T.'s Geary Theater in San Francisco for eight performances last week, and Out There and a lot of vicarious percussionists were in the house.


By Jim Gladstone | November 12, 2019

Playwright Kate Attwell's "Testmatch" is about race and gender and global economic power.

By David Lamble | November 12, 2019

"At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal" (opening Friday) follows the course of an investigation.


By Sura Wood | November 12, 2019

It's hard to beat the provocative, alluring title or argue with the success of the immensely popular noir series "The French Had a Name for It."

By David Lamble | November 12, 2019

In "Scandalous: The Untold Story of The National Enquirer" (opening Friday), director Mark Landsman provides an incisive history of that supermarket checkout-counter tabloid.


By Brian Bromberger | November 12, 2019

Andre Aciman has published the sequel to his incandescent debut novel, "Call Me By Your Name."

By Jim Piechota | November 12, 2019

Writer Augusten Burroughs reveals yet another fascinating aspect about himself in " Toil & Trouble." Wait for it: he's a witch.


By Events Editor | November 6, 2019

Turn over a new leaf as mid-autumn arts events make a harvest of entertainments.

By Paul Parish | November 5, 2019

They were ready. Nothing short of a fire that could engulf Berkeley would have kept Cal Performances from presenting the Russian ballet "La Bayadere" in Zellerbach Hall last week.


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