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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.

Choice Words with "Simon Killer" Director Antonio Campos

A slick blend of art and genre cinema with a distinctly European feel, Simon Killer caught my attention when I first saw it last year at AFI Fest, after which I named it one of my most anticipated releases of the year. In the intervening time between then and its release this weekend, Killer has had a rough go of it.

Our Top Seven picks at the San Francisco International Film Festival, Week One

Once again the time has come when films, filmmakers, and fans alike bum rush Japantown for SF's biggest and brightest film event, the San Francisco International Film Festival.

Film Picks and Drinks from Tradition

Having only experienced Tradition on a weekend evening when mobility is nigh impossible through the twenty-somethings mobbing both sides of elaborately recesses bar trenches, I wasn’t sure what I was going to be in for when I visited GM Claire Sprouse there for this weekend’s picks and drinks.

What Are You Working On? with Joey Izzo

Bay Area Filmmaker Joey Izzo

Wherein 7x7 meets a member of the local film scene and asks them the immortal question: What are you working on?

Indie Films to Watch This Week

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

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