Sundance Selects has bought U.S. rights to Jeff Unay's documentary and directorial feature debut “The Cage Fighter,” Variety has learned exclusively. The mixed martial arts film premiered in April at…
San Francisco Film Festival
Thought you'd seen all you needed on the 1996 tabloid tragedy? Kitty Green approaches the Ramsey case from a fresh angle in this mold-shattering meta doc.
Ho Yuhang's action thriller does for half-century Hong Kong screen veteran Kara Wai roughly what Tarantino did for Pam Grier in "Jackie Brown."
This "real-life Rocky" is less in line with the "classic" 1976 triumphant underdog than the 2006 "Rocky Balboa" edition who's struggling, aging, and beset by personal problems.
Strand Releasing has acquired all North American rights to Amat Escalante's horror-fantasy “The Untamed” on the eve of its screening at the San Francisco International Film Festival. “The Untamed,”…
As another in-joke whose punchline probably wouldn't be that funny even if there was one, it's unlikely to expand the director's small coterie of admirers.
Shares the same meditative, episodic, visually seductive appeal as its predecessor—albeit spread out on a somewhat wider globe-trotting canvas this time.
This tale of a shy teen loner using his newfound rebellious side to refigure peer and parental relationships occupies familiar but pleasing seriocomic Amerindie terrain.
Jenny Slate’s drama-comedy “Landline” will open the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival on April 5. Slate, director Gillian Robespierre and producer and co-writer Elisabeth Holm will…
The San Francisco Film Society will honor Ethan Hawke during the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival. The event will take place on April 8 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and…
The San Francisco Film Society has selected Ellen Burstyn as the recipient of its Peter J. Owens Award for excellence in acting. The award will be presented at the April 25 awards night for the 59th…