Director Daniel Schechter's witty social comedy "Safe Spaces" had the Castro Theatre rocking with laughter at this year's San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.
"Love, Antosha" presents a deeply moving portrait of the extraordinary life and death of Russian-American film actor Anton Yelchin.
"One Child Nation" (opening Friday) feels like more than just the sad story of millions of Chinese couples desperate to forget the atrocities of the 60s Cultural Revolution and eager to start new families.
In his new memoir "Mr. Know-It-All," outspoken self-proclaimed "filth elder" John Waters opens a Pandora's Box of opinions, secrets, and stories.
On August 29 and September 5, we'll present our annual two-part Fall Arts Preview issues. From the museums and galleries, to local theatre, -- our fall arts preview editions will cover it all.
It wouldn't seem like a promising premise for a film: a gay man from a poor Midwestern Mormon family, who is an LA cancer survivor, writer and comedian, converts to Judaism at age 31.
Israeli filmmaker Sameh Zoabi's screwball-style romantic comedy "Tel Aviv on Fire" opens Friday.
First released in 1968, Frank Simon's "The Queen" is an historic documentary about a drag pageant/beauty contest that took place in New York City in 1967. The film has rarely been screened since, but has now been fully restored by Kino Lorber.
The provocative new bio-doc "Mike Wallace is Here" (opening Friday) is an instructive guide to a chaotic universe.
The Castro Theatre seeks to provide cinematic relief for the deep-summer dog days with an August schedule that combines the newest fare ("The Last Black Man in San Francisco") with the old reliable widescreen treats ("Lawrence of Arabia").
After the opening night screening of 'Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles' at the Castro Theatre, filmmakers, producers, actors and patrons enjoyed the Opening Night party at The Contemporary Jewish Museum.
Our 10 summer films to catch at a Bay Area theater are full of proven talent.
The opening-night film for the 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival lit up the Castro Theatre screen last Thursday night.