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Stylish and impassioned, Qasim Basir's third feature expresses the vitality of being true to oneself in the face of a politically challenging new era.
USA | 89
Can a pop star also be a revolutionary?
UK/Sri Lanka/USA | 95
The wait is over – Bay Area icon Boots Riley's outrageous, taboo-breaking satire is now a wonderfully deranged feature film.
USA | 107
Join us for an in-depth onstage conversation with local film hero Ryan Coogler, followed by his blockbuster phenomenon 'Black Panther,' at Oakland's Grand Lake Theatre.
USA, South Africa, South Korea, Australia | 133
Over three seasons in his endlessly fascinating, Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series on life in the 21st Century United States, Bay Area cultural commentator, comedian, and author W. Kamau Bell has visited a vivid cross-section of American...
USA | Episodic | 42
Feast your eyes on the world of competitive dog grooming, where dogs are the canvas and the awards go to the wildest, most vibrant, and imaginative use of animal hair. In Rebecca Stern’s must-see-to-believe debut, groomers and their show-stop...
USA | Documentary | 88
Mouthwatering documentaries are executive producer David Gelb’s specialty. The man who brought the world Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) and the series Chef’s Table (2015-) and Chef’s Table: France (2016) is back with a new show. After concentrat...
USA | Episodic | 60
As more and more states join the push to legalize marijuana, hip-hop pioneer, graffiti artist, and filmmaker Fab 5 Freddy joins the conversation with this vape-worthy documentary. Grass Is Greener dives deep into the history of cannabis in Am...
USA | Documentary | 97
Harrowing, ambitious, and visually spectacular, Jennifer Kent's (The Babadook, 2014) second feature, set in the wilds of 19th-century Tasmania, follows the epic journey of revenge undertaken by Irish former convict Clare (a riveting Aisling F...
Australia | Fiction Feature | 136
UK | Documentary | 91
USA | Fiction Feature | 94
Oakland residents have long considered Barbara Lee to be their fierce and visionary champion for social justice equity, but it was her historic “no” vote in the aftermath of 9/11 that captured the attention of the world. This comprehen...
USA | Documentary | 80
USA | Documentary | 90
A poignant story of deferred dreams and a mother’s love, Miss Juneteenth tells the story of Turquoise Jones (Nicole Beharie), who pushes her daughter to compete in the titular African-American pageant that she herself won back in 2004. So in...
USA | Fiction | 103