The 41st Telluride Film Festival: Into the Dark—and the Light

by Risa Nye 

Before you arrive in Telluride on Labor Day weekend for the Telluride Film Festival, the only thing you know for sure is that you’re in for an action-packed event. You’ll be staying in one of the prettiest places you’ll ever see, but you can’t wait to go sit in the dark for hours with a bunch of strangers who share your passion for movies. Continue reading

Festival Recap: The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival

by Tien-Tien L. Jong

With 168 total films, spanning 56 countries (and 40 languages), the 57th edition of the San Francisco International Film Festival (April 24-May 8, 2014) was a truly “international” and diverse event. Here is a mini summary of my experience at the festival, with a list of my personal top five favorite new films that I discovered, and which I recommend keeping an eye out for at the multiplex, arthouse, or digital screening platform of your choice.  Continue reading