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7th San Francisco Green Film Festival Preview

Posted April 20, 2017 by

Thanks to the ongoing environmental denialism of the Trump Administration, the films shown in the 7th edition of the San Francisco Green Film Festival are more important than ever.  Disappearing wildlife and climate change are expected subjects.  But who would
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Wrap-up Reviews From CAAMFest 35

Posted March 21, 2017 by

Tanuj Chopra’s Palo Alto-set comedy/drama “Chee and T” is a funny slacker buddy film with Southeast Asian American leads.  Viewers will laugh at hilarious drug abuse, sexy women, and cringeworthy sexual innuendo.  Homophobia is fortunately treated seriously. Spectacular 20-ish underachievers
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Reviews from CAAMFest 35

Posted March 10, 2017 by

The heartbreaking documentary “Plastic China” gives viewers an uncomfortable look at a more lo-fi version of waste reclamation.  Director Jiu-liang Wang’s portrait of two families involved in Chinese plastic recycling keeps its future tragedies understated. Former farmer Kun Wong runs
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500 Job seekers from African asylum seekers arrived to Holot detention facility 
 and demonstrated against deportation.  during the demonstration they had the support of the inhabitants of the facility deployed Settings
Ali Mutasem  speaks at a protest of support for asylum seekers at the Holot detention facility.

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Reviews from Cinequest Film And VR Festival 2017

Posted March 7, 2017 by

Alex Haughey and Brian Vidal’s small thriller “Prodigy” competently shows sometimes cagey, sometimes empathetic banter can overcome a claustrophobic visual setting. Unconventional child psychologist Dr. Jimmy Fonda is asked by old college friend Olivia to evaluate a rather unusual child
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