The San Francisco Symphony is offering readers of EatDrinkFilms chances to win pairs of passes to the Saturday, February 13, 8pm showing of Vertigo with the Bernard Herrmann score performed live at Davies Hall in San Francisco.
Arrive at 7 p.m. to hear Kim Novak in conversation with arts journalist Steve Winn.
At Eat Drink Films we are delighted to serve as a Media Partner for this year’s Real Food Films Contest, a competition where in the past two years, more than 300 filmmakers from around the world have entered the world’s largest short-films competition for films on food, farming and sustainability. Continue reading →
Son of Saul is a powerful new film about a Jewish prisoner, working in the Auschwitz death factory during World War II, who discovers the body of a boy he believes is his son and determines to save him from the flames and give him a proper burial. Continue reading →
(Join us as EatDrinkFilms co-presents a night of Neon and Noir at San Francisco’s Balboa Theater on Saturday, December 12th, 2015. Special features include a compilation of San Francisco home movies from the Prelinger Archive that showcase San Francisco’s neon heritage, neon shorts plus Dark Passage, a classic noir directed by Delmer Daves and starring Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart set in San Francisco. Complete details below.)Continue reading →
Some films defy conventional review. Roger Ebert once called movies a powerful empathy machine; and in special cases we must approach a film first and foremost on those terms. Room is an experience more than a product, so I’ve been compelled to do that here. Continue reading →
A few quick notes on the late Hara Setsuko, but first a little context:
The actresses of Japanese cinema’s golden age were quite a company of heartbreakers. Three of Japan’s most internationally renowned filmmakers got the lions’ share of the talent: Kurosawa Akira, Mizoguchi Kenji, and Ozu Yasujirô. Continue reading →