California Releases Guidance for Opening Movie Theaters

Movie theaters in California counties with regional variances can begin opening later this week if they limit theater capacity to 25% or no more than 100 attendees, under state guidance released Monday. While less-populated counties in more rural parts of the state may take this step, urban counties in the Bay Area are unlikely to open theaters soon.(…)

Frameline Postpones SF Film Festival

Frameline Executive Director James Woolley announced the postponement of the Frameline44 San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival.  Originally set to take place June 18-28, 2020, the film festival is now scheduled to take place in Fall 2020. In addition, Frameline will be expanding film offerings throughout the year and is working on innovative opportunities to still celebrate(…)

Join Reading Cinemas in Rohnert Park for a ‘Marty Party’

Reading Cinemas celebrates an iconic director, the one and only Martin Scorsese, in a month-long retrospective featuring four of his timeless, and quotable, films: Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas and Casino. Shows start at 7 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning March 4, with all tickets $8.50. Tickets are available at the box office, or guests may conveniently purchase tickets(…)

5th Annual Sonoma County Israeli Film Festival Kicks Off with Trans Drama

The Jewish Community Center (JCC) presents the 5th Annual Sonoma County Israeli Film Festival, March 3-31, at Rialto Cinemas Sebastopol. The festival seeks to nurture an appreciation of Israeli culture in Sonoma County, exploring the human stories and important issues facing Israeli society, and the larger world. The 2020 films focus on issues of gender identity, love at old(…)

‘Celebration of Trans Filmmakers’ to Happen in SF and P Town Jan 9-10

Saint Joseph’s Arts Society and Ken Fulk, the design impresario behind the revitalization and reimagination of the historic former church, now exhibition space and arts club, announces a CELEBRATION OF TRANS FILMMAKERS at its upcoming Provincetown Film Society’s COMING OUT 2020 Party in SAN FRANCISCO to fund a new mentorship and scholarship program for emerging Trans Actors. At the(…)