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Why Frameline Matters

Last night at the closing night of Frameline 41, during the Q&A following the screening of After Louie – A Film by Vincent Gagliostro, a young man ran onto the … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Trudie Styler and James St. James Light Up Frameline 41

Green Room scenes at the Castro Theater on June 24, 2017 just before the Frameline screening of Trudy Styler’s film FREAK SHOW, starring the fabulous James St. James.  Styler celebrates … Continue reading

June 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Memory and Activism at Frameline 41

Specifically two films, AGAINST THE LAW and AFTER LOUIE. The former a docu-drama about the reluctant activist, Peter Wildeblood, whose imprisonment for being gay led to a book and the … Continue reading

June 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

LENA HALL Rocks Frameline 41

Lena Hall before last night’s Frameline 41 screening of BECKS, co-directed by Daniel Powell and Elizabeth Rohrbaugh. The film was written by Powell, Rorhbaugh and Rebecca Drysdale.  Hall rocked the … Continue reading

June 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

CAROL SUPPORT GROUP — Allison Tate and the Inevitability Factor.

Sometimes I do things that make me so much more than happy,that I struggle to find a way to adequately express it in words. That was the case in talking … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

ALABAMA BOUND – Carolyn Sherer

Carolyn Sherer, co-director of Alabama Bound, in my impromptu studio at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square (yeah, that’s quite a view). Her film about lesbian couples fighting the good … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Farewell, Robert Osborne

I had the pleasure and privilege of speaking with TCM‘s Robert Osborne twice, and each time it was a learning experience from someone whose knowledge of movies was nothing less than phenomenal, … Continue reading

March 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mike Birbiglia’s Teachable Moment

  Mike Birbiglia’s new film, DON’T THINK TWICE, won’t hit theaters until August 5, but for those in Northern California, there will be a screening at the Rafael Film Center on … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · Leave a comment


Muhammad Ali didn’t need to tell us that he was, is, and always will be The Greatest. There was the prowess in the ring, and his principled stand against the war … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Voice in the Night — The Friday the 13th Edition

  Is there a better way to ward off any putative bad mojo from Friday the 13th than by chatting with the divine Maureen Langan, host of Hangin’ with Langan on … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment