May 2, 2023

From Streaming to Strike: What the Writers Strike Portends

By the time these words are published, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) will be on strike. Who cares? You care because within its ranks are the kind scribes who write all the shows you stream and movies you watch when dropping in to see what condition the human condition...
Nov 29, 2022

Camera Obscura: Hotel Petaluma becomes a haven for movie-loving misfits

On a mid-November weekend, tucked inside the Grand Ballroom of the historic Hotel Petaluma, a few dozen people gathered...
Dear Zoe
Nov 1, 2022

‘Dear Zoe’ Screens in Sonoma

With the uptick of local film development, dealmaking and production, you’d be forgiven if it suddenly seems that there’s...
Oct 26, 2022

Vamp Champ

A veritable vampire weekend awaits local Halloween celebrants with a taste for blood (and beyond) as the veil thins...
Mel Brooks Automat
Mar 30, 2022

Automat Documentary Reflects on 20th Century Self-Serve Restaurants

There was a time when, for the price of a nickel, diners could participate in a uniquely American food...
Oct 22, 2020

Scary Movies Invade North Bay Cinemas & Drive-Ins for Halloween

Classic and campy horror films screen this week and next.
Oct 13, 2020

Sonoma County Virtual Jewish Film Festival Opens Online and On Demand

Six feature-length films and a short-film program are available to watch through Nov. 16.
Oct 8, 2020

Mill Valley Director’s ‘The Book Makers’

There are many books about filmmakers, but not a lot of films about bookmakers—specifically art bookmakers. Filmmaker James Kennard’s...
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