Goldman Prize-winning environmentalists' work highlighted in short-form pieces by Parrinello, Antonelli and Dusenbery.
Artistic integrity is always in short supply, which makes Broughton an inspiration for every successive generation of poets and filmmakers.
Two Berkeley filmmakers tap vitality of 84-year-old neuroscientist Dr. Marian Diamond.
Priya Giri Desai documents matchmaking efforts for HIV-positives in India.
Britta Sjogren gets a second chance to make a film about how people rebound from trauma.
A collaborative project recounts the life and work of a German-born nun located outside Nairobi and the Sudanese Lost Girls she helped find.
Connie Field makes a radical shift to verité filmmaking, accompanied by an equally momentous switch in fundraising strategy with her latest project.
Berry Minott's work-in-progress travels to Guam seeking a cure, puzzling over scientific mystery.
Jakob Kornbluth hopes to turn another of brother Josh’s monologues, ‘Love & Taxes,’ into celluloid gold.
Filmmaker Jan Krawitz explores the nature of altruism in a story about a woman seeking to donate an organ to a perfect stranger.
One film was not enough to quench Frans Weisz’s fascination with Nazi-era artist Charlotte Salomon.
A filmmaker finds the rigors of circus life match the rigors of growing up in poverty in Brazil.
Tom Weidlinger creates a cooking show that offers surprises for the slow-foodie.
S. Smith Patrick shares purpose with the children she films.
'Zoo' director Robinson Devor uncovers the strange history behind the Gerald Ford assassination attempt in ’70s San Francisco.
Screenwriter Frank Pierson talks production at SFIFF54; Bay Area-made 'These Amazing Shadows' screens after the Festival closes.
The region's nonfiction filmmakers consider next steps after their SFIFF debuts.
Social-justice filmmaking gets discussed in a Bill Nichols'-moderated salon during SFIFF.
Local filmmakers reflect on the opportunities presented by screenings at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
Jennifer Juelich uses California carnivals as atmosphere for her DIY drama.
A nonfiction tagging doc takes a novel approach, looking at those who erase graffiti as opposed to those who make it.
Ron Merk sends a San Francisco-set series into the ring.
Long story short: A filmmaker finds the right length for his South American health doc.
Jason Wolos builds a drama about family and food with a few key ingredients.
After her own Assange story broke big, a Bay Area filmmaker followed another lead...to Iceland.
Carrie Lozano and Charlotte Lagarde find a life-and-death story in the making of 'My Coma Dreams.'
Scary Cow matches makers with crews, and, every quarter, finds audiences for both.
Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider follow 'Speaking in Tongues' with a doc that talks baseball.
Stephen Olsson looks into novel methods of treating PTSD in 'A Soldier’s Heart and the Long Road Home.'
Filmmakers make plans, stay calm, hone their messages for Park City audiences in days before festival opens.
Rachel Nanstad finds a unique American story in the Reed Sisters' musical act.