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Not For Fun Only: Up-Coming: Berlin & Beyond Autumn Showcase

Berlin & Beyond will hold a 1-day film festival on Saturday, October 11th at the New People Cinema, featuring 5 films from Germany,

Not For Fun Only: Source Control 262-2185

A few weeks ago, a couple of these objects appeared on the sidewalk along Chestnut Street in the Marina.

Not For Fun Only: SFO: Norma's New Tenor

This past Saturday night I heard Norma again at the San Francisco Opera, this time with tenor Russell Thomas, who took over the role of Pollione after the 2nd performance.

Not For Fun Only: Mari Naomi at City Lights

Last week I was at City Lights bookstore to see Mari Naomi on the San Francisco stop of her book tour for Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories, a compilation of her autobiographical short story comics for The Rumpus.

Not For Fun Only: Silent Autumn

Last weekend I had a great time at the SF Silent Film Festival's 1-day Silent Autumn event at the Castro Theatre, where I saw 3 of the 5 programs.

Not For Fun Only: East German Cinema

I’m glad that last week a friend suggested we go to Oddball Films for a presentation on films from East Germany.

Not For Fun Only: SF Opera: Susannah

Last week I saw Carlisle Floyd's Susannah at San Francisco Opera.

Not For Fun Only: MVFF37: Soul of a Banquet

Last week I saw a preview of Soul of a Banquet, a modestly produced documentary by Wayne Wang about San Francisco restaurateur Cecilia Chiang.

Not For Fun Only: MVFF37: Two Days, One Night

Last week’s press announcement for the Mill Valley Film Festival included a preview of Two Days, One Night, a drama about social responsibility, set in Belgium.

Not For Fun Only: Mill Valley Film Festival 37 Press Announcement

Last week the California Film Institute held a press announcement at Dolby Labs for the 37th Mill Valley Film Festival, October 2 - 12.