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    Queer Documentaries and Shorts to See at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

    Queer Documentaries and Shorts to See at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

    By Gary M. Kramer– The 43rd San Francisco Jewish Film Festival will take place July 20–August 6. This year’s program will open with Remembering Gene Wilder, about the comic actor,…

    Shalom Wonderful San Francisco Jewish Film Festival!

    Shalom Wonderful San Francisco Jewish Film Festival!

    By Jan Wahl– From our remarkable Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to questioning agnostics to firm atheists and everyone in between, we all look inside for our beliefs. In part because…

    Highlights From the Closing Weekend of Frameline47

    Highlights From the Closing Weekend of Frameline47

    By Gary M. Kramer– This year’s Frameline Film Festival comes to a close June 24 (with select films available via streaming through July 2). Here are nine features and documentaries…

    LGBTQ+ Pride Started for Me As a Child

    LGBTQ+ Pride Started for Me As a Child

    By Jan Wahl– Gay Pride started for me as a child. But it was mixed with anger and resentment towards a society that didn’t get it. My mother was raised…

    Highlights From Frameline47

    Highlights From Frameline47

    By Gary M. Kramer– The 47th Frameline Film Festival opens June 14 with a screening of the Bay Area-set Fairyland and ends June 24 with the drag comedy God Save…

    The Reluctant Activist: Rock Hudson

    The Reluctant Activist: Rock Hudson

    By Jan Wahl– One of my favorite Frameline offerings is a fabulous documentary, Rock Hudson: All That Heaven Allowed. Beautifully directed by Stephen Kijak (Sid and Judy), it not only…

    Joyland: An Outstanding Queer, Trans, and Feminist Film From Pakistan

    Joyland: An Outstanding Queer, Trans, and Feminist Film From Pakistan

    By Gary M. Kramer– In Pakistani Director/Cowriter Saim Sadiq’s extraordinary feature debut, Joyland, opening May 19 at the Roxie, Haider (Ali Junejo) meets a transgender exotic dancer, Biba (Alina Khan),…

    Food Porn

    Food Porn

    By Jan Wahl– My darling Liam Mayclem and I are practically orgasmic when we discuss our favorite movies costarring food. It’s a topic as unending as great film itself. The…

    Amy Schneider Talks About Her New Show, Podcast, Jeopardy! Strategy, Cats, Karaoke, and More

    Amy Schneider Talks About Her New Show, Podcast, Jeopardy! Strategy, Cats, Karaoke, and More

    By Gary M. Kramer– Oakland resident Amy Schneider made history with her 40-game winning streak on Jeopardy! that began in November 2021. She now has two projects, Jeopardy! Masters, a…

    Everyone Everywhere Loves CAAMFest

    Everyone Everywhere Loves CAAMFest

    By Jan Wahl– CAAMFest is a call to gather so that we may witness our transformations, restore our bonds, and lift each other up in the audacity of our stories.…