Monthly Archives: August 2008

NETWORK

NETWORK  1976   (121 minutes)    D:  SIDNEY LUMET    W:  PADDY CHAYEFSKY   AUGUST 30th to September 4th   7:00 and 9:15pm, also Saturday and Sunday at 4:30pm                          … Continue reading

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CONSTANTINE’S SWORD

CONSTANTINE’S SWORD:  2007  (95 MINUTES)  D: OREN JACOBY ; W: JAMES CARROLL AND OREN JACOBY; PLAYS AT NWFF 1515 12TH FROM AUGUST 29TH TO SEPTEMBER 4TH:  7:15 and 9:15pm, plus 3:15 and 5:15pm on Saturday and Sunday. (The title refers … Continue reading

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Legacy of ’68 at Bumbershoot

Following on the heels of our weekend series Summer of ’68 Revisited, the legacy of the global protests of 1968 will be explored at Bumbershoot.  Underground restauranteaur Michael Hebb of onepot fame has installed a 40′ table at Bumbershoot, and … Continue reading

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Burn After Filming… Coen Bros Disappoint at Venice

Apparently the word out of Venice about the new Coen Brothers film isn’t too good. Here’s a report from Ronald Bergan of the Guardian. “Burn After Filming, more likely. Opening the Venice Film Festival tonight is another attempt by the … Continue reading

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TO THE LIMIT

While watching this film, the first thought that came to mind was “Thank God Germany has excellent health coverage!” I didn’t even KNOW that there was such a sport as “Speed Mountaineering!” Nor do I actually think it’s such a … Continue reading

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Like After Effects, for the I-Movie Set

Though the intro line “coming soon for home videos” raises some red flags, this pending editing tool sounds pretty promising and exciting… Realistic special effects coming soon for home video 11:17 21 August 2008 NewScientist.com news service Colin Barras Digital … Continue reading

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Manny Farber, 1917-2008

  In about 1977, I met Manny Farber in a funky little cinema in La Jolla. Jacque Demy’s Peau d’Âne was on screen. My nascent punk rock sensibilities precluded a heartfelt enjoyment of what would later become one of my favorite … Continue reading

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San Fran Film Society absorbs Film Arts Foundation

The latest in a series of changes for independent film, San Francisco’s Film Arts Foundation was absorbed today by the San Francisco Film Society. What’s fascinating is that cities like San Francisco, unlike Seattle, seem incapable of sustaining independent film … Continue reading

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It’s Fall!

On our webpage, at least. Check out our offerings for this coming September – November. Tickets will become available soon! And check back in, oh, about 2 weeks. The website will be looking remarkably different (and hopefully much better) by … Continue reading

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Baldwin Interview on siffblog

Steve Fried interviews Craig Baldwin here.

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