City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)
Directed by Lu ChuanWritten by Lu ChuanStarring: Liu Ye, Fan Wei, Hideo Nakaizumi, Gao YuanyuanRun Time: 133 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R
For China, the Nanjing Massacre, or the Rape of Nanking ...
A Documentary by Robin HessmanRun Time: 87 minutesMPAA Rating: Unrated
Lyuba, a teacher in Moscow, has a hard time explaining Soviet history to her students—"a normal mind can't comprehend it," she says.
Lyuba, together with ...
The San Francisco International Film Festival Turns 54
In San Francisco, a city that winces at the shortened moniker Frisco, eyebrows were no doubt slightly raised at the first sight of MTT on downtown banners several years ...
Directed by Julian SchnabelWritten by Rula Jabreal, from her novel of the same name Starring: Freida Pinto, Hiam Abbass, Alexander Siddig, Willem Dafoe, Vanessa RedgraveRun Time: 116 minutes
In Arabic, Hebrew and English
Saying anything about ...
Vera Farmiga and Keanu Reeves in "Henry's Crime"
Directed by Malcolm VenvilleWritten by Sacha Gervasi and David WhiteStarring: Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga, James CaanRun Time: 108 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R
When I noted that "Henry's ...
Max Manus (2008)
Directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg Written by Thomas Nordseth-TillerStarring Aksel Hennie, Agnes Kittelsen, Nicolai CleveRun Time: 118 minutesIn Norwegian with English subtitles
At San Francisco's Balboa Theatre April 8-15, 2011. Soon ...
Heartbeats (Les amours imaginaires) (2010)
In French with English subtitlesWritten and directed by Xavier DolanStarring Monia Chokri, Niels Schneider, Xavier DolanMPAA Rating: Not RatedRun Time: 95 minutes
Montréal is home to the largest francophone cultural ...
Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his men
The Storm That Swept Mexico
Directed by Ray TellesProduced by Paradigm Productions and PBS International Featuring: Luis Valdez, Alex Saragoza, Barry Carr, Romana Falcón Run Time: 125 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13
Circumstance, one of the new films by new director Maryam Keshavarz
New Directors/New Films: A Cinematic Rite of Passage
Showcasing and celebrating the premier films of some of the world's most exciting and promising new director talent is ...
Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune (2010)
Written and directed by Kenneth BowserStarring: Joan Baez, Tom Hayden and Christopher HitchensRun Time: 97 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Rated
"Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune," is a perceptive and ...