CAAMFest 35: Leonine Films Picks

The intelligent, capable, and unmarried working women of Mumbai struggle to find decent housing in Bachelor Girls…all the world’s a Center Stage in this riveting collection of shorts (one of many in the festival)…LF favorite Randall Okita returns to CAAMFest with The Lockpicker, a visually-stunning meditation on high school and its traumas…Tearepa Kahi’s documentary on…

Coming Soon: New Filipino Cinema 2014 at YBCA San Francisco

Co-curators Philbert Ortiz Dy and Joel Shepard have lined up an impressive and diverse selection of films for this festival, including emerging and established filmmakers working within the country and in the diaspora. Notable in the line-up are a pair of epic films: Lav Diaz’ Norte, The End of History (which recently screened at the…

SFIFF57: Soul Food Stories by Tonislav Hristov

In the Hungarian town of Satovcha in Soul Food Stories, Muslim, Christian, Roma and atheist Communists live together peacefully, united by their love of their families and community, rituals of food, prayer, conversation, fasting, and seasonal festivals, and divided, only superficially, by their religious or political identities. The members of this multi-generational community share a…