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Exciting Local Event in San Francisco

By Ron Merk There’s a major live event coming to San Francisco that I thought my readers should know about. A great deal of time, money and creativity go into creating this [...]

December 29, 2014

October 27th Is World Audio-Visual Day

By Ron Merk If you don’t know the term audio-visual, then you must be under 50! Every school used to have an audio-visual department, and some students trained on how [...]

November 2, 2014

Nitrate Film

By Ron Merk If you do not know what nitrate film is, then here’s a quick primer. It’s the film that started it all. It has both a bright side and a dark side, like most [...]

November 2, 2014

BERTOLUCCI – A Film Series

at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco Saturday, October 18, 2014 I remember when I saw my first Bertolucci film at the New York Film Festival in the mid-sixties when I was a [...]

October 24, 2014

BERTOLUCCI – A Film Series

October 18, 2014 Castro Theatre, San Francisco SCHEDULE 12:30pm – The Conformist (111 mins.) 3:00pm – The Sheltering Sky (137 mins.) 6:00pm – The Last [...]

October 16, 2014

The Mill Valley Film Festival Wraps…

By Ron Merk Last evening marked the end of the 37th Mill Valley Film Festival, with a wonderful party at the Elks Lodge in San Rafael, CA. A festival atmosphere was created [...]

October 14, 2014

Discovering Georgian Cinema

By Ron Merk BAM/PFA AND MOMA COLLABORATE ON THE LARGEST RETROSPECTIVE OF GEORGIAN CINEMA EVER IN THE US; SERIES FEATURES APPROXIMATELY FIFTY FILMS AND SPANS MORE THAN A [...]

October 12, 2014

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