Downtown Berkeley, which once boasted a half-dozen movie theaters, will soon be down to one.
A proposal to build “approximately 15 stories” of new housing behind the theater’s facade cleared an early hurdle this month.
Deann Borshay Liem began her career exploring the mystery of her own identity. In ‘Geographies of Kinship, her latest film, she’s looking to place personal stories “within a broader historical phenomenon.”
One movie looks at a man unjustly accused of murder; another examines a restaurant in Michigan contending with COVID-19 and racism.
An unidentified prospective buyer has plans to “transform” the 108-year-old California Theatre, one of its owners says.
‘Land of Gold’ is making its West Coast premiere April 28 at the Castro Theatre as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival.
From ‘Dry Wood’ to ‘Blossoms of Fire,’ filmmaker’s documentaries capture golden moments of art and culture.
The annual celebration of cinema plants its East Bay flag at Pacific Film Archive. The festival runs through May 1.
‘Blue In the Face,’ a series of improvised vignettes from director Wayne Wang, has an eclectic cast — Madonna, Rosanne Barr, RuPaul, Harvey Keitel and more.
The film, a bitter personal reflection on the “dumbing down” of Israel, comes to the Shattuck Cinemas on Friday.
‘Out of the Blue,’ the uncompromising filmmaker’s searing family drama, will screen at Oakland’s New Parkway Theater Thursday.
Our reviewer calls the winners of three categories, assuming the Academy will follow its penchant for inspirational sports shorts and cutesy animals.