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Nerdvana: A Trifecta of Sci-Fi Film Trailers Stirs up Geeky Fantasies

Thursday's launch of the new Star Wars trailer signaled the beginning of an epic movie trailer release weekend.

SF Author K.M. Soehnlein Investigates the Curious Case of Producer Brian Grazer

K.M. Soehnlein, the award-winning author of The World of Normal Boys, sat down with Hollywood mega-producer Brian Grazer to talk about Grazer's new book, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life.

Cinderella’s Glass Slipper Reimagined by Nine Luxury Shoe Designers

When you were a child, did you wander around the house dressed in pinks or powders blues, pretending to be a Disney Princess? Ever wonder what it would be like to wear those iconic glass slippers? Well, your Disney-loving adult self may be in luck now.

Q&A With Filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom — director, producer, screenwriter, actress, speaker, mother of three, and wife to Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom — was at 2015 Sundance Film Festival to promote The Mask You Live In, the follow up to Miss Representation. The filmmaker talks to us about her latest documentary, redefining society’s definition of masculinity, and how we as individuals can set in motion a more responsible way to determine a man's "manliness." 

Q&A with SF Filmmaker Jennifer Phang

Hailed by organizers as a “Best Bet” for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, sci-fi stunner Advantageous may just be the festival’s most uncommon example of art imitating life. Born in Berkeley to Chinese-Malaysian and Vietnamese parents, San Francisco filmmaker Jennifer Phang’s much-anticipated feature explores extreme sacrifices made by parents for their children, albeit set in a haunting dystopia 25 years in the future.

12 Movies To Watch at the 36th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival

As usual, the lineup for this year's Mill Valley Film Festival is a cinematic feast for Bay Area cinephiles that lasts from October 3 to the 13th. From festival favorites to local up-and-coming filmmakers, the festival has a lot to choose from and if you can watch all films, then you probably manage your time better than me. If you aren't able to binge on all the movies, then here are 12 must-sees.

Beds, Boys and Bewilderment: What to See at Frameline37

One can't help but feel a bit sorry for the adorable otters that emblazon Frameline37's promo materials: They've been upstaged. The beloved fest, which opened last night, can only have one mascot--James Brougton, a figure so large and jubilant that he manages to eclipse all of the festival's many, many characters.

Love Unlimited : Ulrich Seidl's Paradise Trilogy Screens at YBCA

The official website of 60-year-old Austrian director Ulrich Seidl, whose Paradise trilogy screens at YBCA starting tonight, acknowledges a certain showmanship as it scrolls through his accumulated 'titles': director, writer, producer, voyeur, misanthrope, pessimist, blackguard

Seven Indie Films to Watch This Weekend

Get a sneak peek of seven indie gems screening in San Francisco over the weekend and into the week.

Our Top Seven Picks at the SF International Film Festival, Week Two

The San Francisco International Film Fest is halfway over, and highlights from week keep rolling in all over the web and locals, but there are still plenty of days left in the festival's fourteen-day run and a whole catalog of films to look forward to.

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