Hitchcock, Truffaut, Carbon Negative Craft Cocktails and James Dean’s Favorite Foods.

Dear Friends,

Ever heard of Hitchcock or Truffaut? Most likely you have seen some of their movies—possibly more of the work they directed than by other filmmakers. Our focus this week is on the new documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut as the French director’s daughter Laura and independent filmmaker Roger Leatherwood take turns writing about it. Pam Grady interviews the doc’s director, Kent Jones, who also offers an essay on growing up discovering these movies. As a bonus we offer a selection of most unusual trailers in Eat My Shorts. Continue reading

Neon Bar Signs on a Cold Night in Late November

neon-fourpanelby Tom Downs

Neon Photos by Al Barna

(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