SF DOCFEST: The Plasticity of Reality

by Michael Fox The popularity peak presently enjoyed by documentaries and reflected in the ongoing success of SF DocFest (opening June 5 and continuing through June 19 in San Francisco and Oakland) owes a great deal to a pair of galactic mainstream-media shifts over the last two decades: Hollywood lost interest in depicting the reality-based […]

Slamdance

by Randy Myers PARK CITY, Utah – Small in scale but large in ambition, the upstart film festival Slamdance once again rolled into this snowy city to celebrate the work of talented, scrappy, first-time filmmakers.