FIREBRAND / MADAME SATÃ advanced screening and reception co-presented by Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival + Q&A with filmmaker Karim Aïnouz

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By Oliver Carnayhttps://www.youtube.com/embed/oyAK_isFwbU?si=jiyc8l3hiHJFGEK0An advanced screening of FIREBRAND, back to back with the screening of his debut feature MADAME SATÃ (2002) was held at the Aero Theatre.  Filmmaker Karim Aïnouz @karimainouz …

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Films to watch out at 48th annual San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival (Frameline48)

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By Oliver Carnay For more information and complete list of films playing at FRAMELINE48, please log on to frameline.org https://www.youtube.com/embed/-iCzagPQKVc?si=87TWAHyLCknbLFH- DEMONS AT DAWN is playing June 23, 8:30 pm at the Roxie…

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FRAMELINE48 celebrates queer creators, past and present, among other festival highlights

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By Oliver CarnayDirector Alessandra Lacorazza's debut feature, In the Summers (screening on 6/20 at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre) was awarded Frameline's Completion Fund Grant and went to premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival,…

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Theodore Pellerin delivers a tour de force performance in “SOLO” with an exquisite direction from Sophie Dupuis

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By Oliver Carnayhttps://www.youtube.com/embed/yO6tMRbbA88?si=O6SDdauhb6GI7CEC Theodore Pellerin (Genesis, Boy Erased, Never Rarely Sometimes Always) gives a brilliant and moving performance in this film bursting with energy and illuminating solo performances, as the…

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Docfilm “THE GRAB” is a powerful thriller about a nearly invisible conspiracy to control the world’s food and water, uncovering the money, and alarming rationale behind covert efforts to control the most vital resource on the earth, exposed and discovered by investigative journalist Nate Halverson.  

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By Oliver CarnayTHE GRAB will start playing at the Landmark Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco and will have a Q&A with Nate Halverson, Brigadier Siachitema, Mallory Newman, and David…

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48th San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival (Frameline48) runs June 19 through 29; First-ever Castro free outdoor block party event to open the festival followed by a screening of “Lil Nas X: Long Live Montero” documentary feature

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By Oliver CarnayThe oldest and longest-running LGBTQ+ film festival in the world, the San Francisco International Film Festival (also known as the arts non-profit FRAMELINE), NOW ON ITS 48TH anniversary…

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Docfilm “PRODIGAL DAUGHTER,” a heartfelt timely story of an immigrant woman artist, to premiere May 30 at LALIFF 2024

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By Oliver Carnay Filmmaker and artist Mabel Valdiviezo reunites with her family in Peru after 16 years of estrangement, confronting her past as an immigrant in the United States.  "PRODIGAL DAUGHTER"…

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Thrilling frontier Western “The Dead Don’t Hurt” starring Viggo Mortensen and Vicky Krieps was inspired by Mortensen’s mother; opens nationwide, in theatres May 31

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By Oliver CarnayWritten and directed by Academy Award®-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen, The Dead Don’t Hurt is a story of star-crossed lovers on the western U.S. frontier in the 1860s.  Both a tragic love story and…

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