SAN FRANCISCO’S MOSTLY BRITISH FILM FESTIVAL FEATURES AN EVENING WITH ANNE COATES OSCAR WINNING EDITOR OF “LAWRENCE OF ARABIA”

This year’s San Francisco’s  Mostly British Film Festival (Feb 16-23) has a rare treat in store for film buffs. On Tuesday, Feb 21st you catch the legendary film editor Anne Coates in conversation with film historian David Thomson at the Vogue Theatre in San Francisco. This will be followed by the screening of A Murder… Continue Reading


VIDEO: WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND TECH SERIES

For the past 2 years we have produced a special TV series on Women in Science & Tech. Our sense was that this series would resonate with our audience in the San Francisco Bay area. Happily we got very encouraging feedback from viewers and programming folks from various TV stations.  And then we expanded our footprint… Continue Reading


VIDEO: JOHN TURNER ON KORLA PANDIT

I sit down to talk with John Turner director of Korla, a documentary that takes you on a fascinating journey on Korla Pandit’s music and life. Pandit was a talented musician, who was the person to perform live on American TV. Pandit performed on KTLA in Los Angeles in 1949. He was eventually replaced by… Continue Reading


FILM NOTES – ASGHAR FARHADI’S THE SALESMAN

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s award-winning film The Salesman  (Forushande in Persian) centers around the notion of love, friendship, trust, revenge and forgiveness. If you have seen Farhadi’s previous films like About Elly or The Separation you know they leave you with more questions than answers. In The Salesman Farhadi skillfully peels layer after layer and… Continue Reading