It Ain’t Over

By C.J. Hirschfield (May 17, 2023) On July 14, 2015, Hank Aaron, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays and Johnny Bench took to the field together at Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, where they were recognized as the greatest living ballplayers.

Home is a Hotel

By C.J. Hirschfield (March 2023) “An SRO is a room, and you have to build your whole life in a room.” At the beginning of the most excellent Home is a Hotel, premiering at the 66th SF International Film Festival April 22, the documentary provides us a quick history of SROs (single room occupancy hotels) […]

All The Beauty and Bloodshed

By C.J. Hirschfield (March 10, 2023) The documentary feature All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is actually three movies in one. Directed by 2015 Academy Award winner Laura Poitras (Citizenfour), the film explores the art, life, and political activism of internationally renowned artist Nan Goldin, whose story could not be more compelling. Through her photos, […]

A House Made of Splinters

By C.J. Hirschfield (March 8, 2023) Some feature length documentaries transport you across the world, into space, or under the ocean, exploring fantastic and fascinating environments that you never could have imagined. The Academy-Award nominee A House Made of Splinters takes place under just one roof, and the drama is no less compelling for it. […]