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SFIFF58: Week 2 in Review

Love & Mercy Written by Oren Moverman & Michael A. Lerner Directed by Bill Pohlad USA, 2015 Based on the life of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, Love & Mercy depicts the singer’s descent into mental illness at the peak of the…

SFIFF58: Documentary Roundup

T-Rex Directed by Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari USA, 2015 T-Rex follows the harrowing journey of seventeen year old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields from her small hometown of Flint, Michigan, to London in the summer of 2012, where she is in…

SFIFF58: Week 1

The New Girlfriend Written & Directed by François Ozon France, 2014 The latest from prolific French auteur François Ozon opens on a somber note as Claire (Anaïs Demoustier) recounts her lifelong friendship with the deceased Laura…

SFIFF 2014: Documentary Picks

Art and Craft From Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman, and Mark Becker comes a fascinating look into the life and work of notorious art forger Mark Landis, who, for over 30 years, has duped museums across the country into accepting phony…